Media Coverage

Strength through grief: The personal journey leading one Valley woman back to the hospital

Published Saturday, February 27, 2021

Leigha Wolf, a newly registered nurse at Banner Gateway Medical Center and MCC alumna, interviews with ABC15 about working to become a nurse after the death of her parents. Strength through grief_ The personal journey leading one Valley woman back to the hospital.pdf

Mesa Community College online classes available across the nation

Published Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Mesa Independent quotes Laura Ballard, MCC eLearning director, in an article on MCC being authorized to offer classes in all 50 states by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. Mesa Community College online classes available across the nation _ Your Valley.pdf

‘Mesa Mick’: Micky Scala represents city on boxing’s biggest stage

Published Monday, February 22, 2021

Micky Scala, a young local boxer and MCC student, is featured in the East Valley Tribune following his second professional win. ‘Mesa Mick’_ Micky Scala represents city on boxing’s biggest stage _ Sports _ eastvalleytribune.com_.pdf

Becoming a nurse fulfills her mom’s dying wish

Published Friday, February 12, 2021

GilbertSunNews.com explains how Leigha Wolf, MCC alumna and newly registered nurse, fulfilled the dying wish of her mother by joining Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert. Becoming a nurse fulfills her mom’s dying wish _ Community _ gilbertsunnews.com_.pdf

After tragedy and time, MCC professor’s “Snakes of Arizona” is complete

Published Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Andrew Holycross, MCC Life Sciences faculty and co-author of the newly published "Snakes of Arizona" book, is interviewed by the MesaCC Legend. After tragedy and time, MCC professor’s “Snakes of Arizona” is complete – Mesa Legend.pdf

‘Pushed into isolation’: Students struggle amid lockdown

Published Monday, February 8, 2021

The Mesa Legend reports on the MCC counseling department seeing an increased number of students since the COVID-19 lockdown. ‘Pushed into isolation’_ Students struggle amid lockdown – Mesa Legend.pdf

Gilbert offers free education to those impacted by COVID-19

Published Monday, February 8, 2021

Michael Voss, MCC dean of Career and Technical Instruction, and MCC student Jackie Wheeler are featured in this ABC 15 Rebound Arizona segment featuring free job training scholarships for qualifying Town of Gilbert residents impacted by COVID-19. Dan Henderson with the Town's Economic Development department is also featured. Gilbert offers free education to those impacted by COVID-19.pdf

Vallum Poem of the Week: “Four on the Floor” By Amy Lerman

Published Monday, February 8, 2021

Vallum: Contemporary Poetry highlights Amy Lerman, MCC English faculty member, for her poem "Four on the Floor". Vallum Poem of the Week_ “Four on the Floor” By Amy Lerman _ Vallum_ Contemporary Poetry.pdf

Preston D. Cameron of Oculus Consulting Group: “Enabling a Positive Climate”

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2021

ThriveGlobal.com publishes advice by Preston D. Cameron, MCC's Business Program Director, on maintaining a positive climate at work. Preston D. Cameron of Oculus Consulting Group_ “Enabling a Positive Climate”.pdf

How to celebrate Black History Month 2021 across Phoenix: 8 virtual and in-person events

Published Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The Arizona Republic reports on the Langston Hughes Project, a virtual jazz experience hosted by Mesa Community College, Scottsdale Community College and Chandler-Gilbert Community College, in an feature about local Black History Month events. Celebrate Black History Month in Phoenix with these 8 events.pdf

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