MERCED, California (KSEE/KGPE) – More than 2,000 students at UC Merced took part in a ceremony to officially start a new academic year.
A crowd of both first-year and transfer students walking in a procession Tuesday morning at the local college. They crossed Scholars Bridge before passing through the Beginnings sculpture.
The University’s Interim Chancellor Nathan Brostrom welcomed the students in. They will pass through the sculpture again after graduation. The fall semester starts on Wednesday.