Media Coverage

Maricopa County Community College District invited to White House celebration

Published Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Chamber Business news features MCC student Hannah Cheloha who was selected to represent the MCCCD and the MCC Everyone Can Code program during a Pledge to America’s Workers Month anniversary celebration at the White House. Chamber Business News White House Celebration (3).pdf This article also appeared in the 08/15/19 edition of Arizona Business Magazine online.

TruWest Credit Union donates $25K for Mesa Community College scholarships

Published Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tempe based credit union TruWest donates over $25,000 to the MCC First Year Experience program to help provide scholarships for first-generation college students. TruWest Credit Union donates $25K for MCC scholarships _ Apache Junction Independ.pdf

Community college part of White House program

Published Sunday, August 11, 2019

Mesa resident and Mesa Community College alumni, Hannah Chelolah, attended a workers and teachers celebration at the White House to discuss MCC's skill training programs. Community College Part of White House Program.png

Graduates earn 4,427 degrees, certificates from Mesa Community College

Published Thursday, August 8, 2019

Arizona Business Daily reports that over a quarter of the 4,427 degrees given to MCC students in 2017 and 2018 were in liberal arts and sciences. The U.S. Department of Education reported 1,264 associates degrees and one certificate were given to students in liberal arts of sciences. Second to only art studies, which alone accounted for over 1,154 certificates awarded to students. Graduates earn 4,427 degrees, certificates from MCC _ Arizona Business Daily.pdf

Too few guidance counselors, too little information: Why community college might be the best path for high school graduates -- but they'll never know it

Published Thursday, August 1, 2019

The 74 education publication reported that Mesa Community College places its own permanent, full-time staffers inside six feeder high schools to provide information to students and parents. The 74.pdf

5 local botanical gardens to check out right now

Published Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Phoenix Magazine includes The Rose Garden at MCC as one of 5 recommended botanical gardens to visit. Phoenix Magazine, Botanical Gardens.pdf

Ak-Chin Indian Community member Sandra Shade earns Doctoral Degree

Published Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Cowboy Lifestyle Network reported that Ak-Chin Indian Community member and MCC alumna Sandra Shade earned a doctoral degree, the first in the community to do so. Dr. Shade.pdf

Coverage: Mesa Community College names Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs

Published Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Arizona Education News reported Mesa Community College announced Dr. Lori Berquam as its Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, assuming new duties on July 29, 2019. This article was shared via Tempe in Motion, a blog and news about Tempe Arizona, and mention was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education. AZEdNews Berquam.pdf The Chronicle of Higher Education - Appointments.pdf

The heart of the hearse

Published Monday, July 29, 2019

Jackson Hole News interviewed MCC alumnus Tyson Clemons, who now works at Valley Mortuary in Wyoming. Close Up_ The heart of the hearse _ Closeup _ jhnewsandguide.com_.pdf

Guitar-making workshop at Bozeman High aims to engage students

Published Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported MCC electronics instructor Rino Mazzucco teaches his “students,” Bozeman teachers, how manufacturing a guitar can engage teenagers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Guitar-making workshop at Bozeman High aims to engage students in STEM _ Education _ bozemandailychronicle.com_.pdf

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