Macy's Closing Sparks Fear of Fiesta Mall's Demise

Macy’s Inc. announced Jan. 8 that it would close its 159,000-square-foot Fiesta location as part of a nationwide cost-cutting effort, capping off at least a decade of slow decline for the mall. Macy...

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

Nearly Naked Theatre Company: 'Take Me Out'

Eric Boudreau, who plays Mason “Marz” Marzac in theatre production, grew up playing basketball and soccer in Port Angeles, Wash., and moved to the Valley to study musical theater at Mesa Community...

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

Community Colleges Creating Pathways for Underprepared Students

Some community colleges have acknowledged the need to address the lack of academic readiness within student ranks, says Dr. Gerardo de los Santos, president and chief executive officer of the League for Innovation in...

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

East Valley Partnership Chief Roc Arnett Describes His Eden

MCC is part of this article on East Valley Partnership President Roc Arnett's game plan for the Southeast Valley for 2014.   Education 2 of 4 “When you add up...

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

Rock Hounds Gather for Flagg Gem and Mineral Show

Several thousand seasoned collectors, families and kids are expected to attend the 42nd annual Flagg Gem and Mineral Show set for Jan. 3-5 in the west parking lot of Mesa Community College at Dobson Road and Southern...

Posted on Monday, January 6, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

'Deadhead Volunteers' Needed at Rose Garden

Where can you see roses bloom in the desert? The Rose Garden at Mesa Community College proudly showcases more than 9,000 rose bushes of more than 300 varieties. To prepare for the next blooming cycle in mid-March, the...

Posted on Monday, January 6, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh