Wanted: A New Community College Model for Arizona

Maricopa Community Colleges leaders made a wise decision this week. Skipping the normal formalities of four months of discussion and votes, they  swept any consideration of tuition or property-tax increases...

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

David Luna First Latino Elected in Mesa History

David Luna, 58, is Mesa's first elected Latino council member in the city's 136-year history. Luna served as a Mesa Community College Commission on Excellence in Education member. David Luna first...

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Promise's Improved Play Drives ASU

Former MCC T-Bird basketball player Promise Amukamara's performance has driven the Sun Devils to the best start in school history and one of the biggest surprises of the season. Promise Amukamara focuses...

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Lawmaker Hopes to Bring Obama's Free Community College Plan to Arizona

Rep. Reginald Bolding, D-Phoenix, authored a bill that would provide two years of free community college tuition to state residents who maintain a grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Lawmaker hopes to bring...

Posted on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Coverage of Superbowl Sharks and MCC Dancers

The sharks at the Superbowl Halftime Show have definitely become a favorite moment of the Super Bowl this year and the MCC dancers are in the midst of the hoopla. Two of our dancers who were...

Posted on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

What's Next? Food for Thought.

MCC President Shouan Pan is featured in Mesa Mayor John Giles' blog. The piece mentions the 50th anniversary, Carnegie classification, HLC and what they ate for lunch! 12115 Mayors blog.pdf

Posted on Monday, February 2, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh