Media Coverage

Establishing LGBTQ+ Community at Community Colleges

Published Thursday, May 13, 2021

Nicole Collins and Beth Ann Wright of MCC were both featured in this HigherEdJobs.com article about establishing an LGBTQ+ community at community college. Establishing LGBTQ+ Community at Community Colleges - Higher Ed Careers - HigherEdJobs.pd

CFA Introduces the Inaugural Greater Phoenix Workforce Leadership Academy Fellows

Published Monday, May 10, 2021

Leah Palmer, executive director of the Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) at MCC, is announced as a Fellow in the inaugural class of the Greater Phoenix Workforce Leadership Academy in this InsideBusinessPhx.com article. CFA Introduces the Inaugural Greater Phoenix Workforce Leadership Academy Fellows - Greater Phoenix In Business Magazine.pdf

Thunderbird Tech Studio selected as MCC ‘Innovation of the Year’

Published Monday, May 10, 2021

Elizabeth Simpson, MCC English Faculty, was featured in this Daily Independent article on MCC selecting the Thunderbird Tech Studio for its Innovation of the Year award. Thunderbird Tech Studio selected as MCC ‘Innovation of the Year’ _ Your Valley.pdf

Applications being accepted for social work career-building program

Published Thursday, May 6, 2021

Dori DiPietro, director of the MCC Social Work Program, is featured in this AZEdNews.com article on MCC's new social work career building program which seeks to train people recovering from opioid addiction in careers dealing with drug addiction issues and social work. Applications being accepted for social work career-building program - AZEdNews.pdf

Grant provides additional support for MCC life science students

Published Thursday, April 29, 2021

Francesca De Martini, Ph.D., MCC Life Science faculty, is featured in this Daily Independent report on a new Maricopa Center for Learning and Innovation Horizon Grant which provides support to students within the MCC Life Sciences department. Grant provides additional support for MCC life science students _ Your Valley.pdf Note: Also mentioned in the article are Erica Morley, Ph.D., and Luke Mumaw of the MCC Life Sciences department.

Applications being accepted for social work career building program

Published Thursday, April 22, 2021

Dori DiPietro, director of the MCC Social Work Program, is cited in this Daily Independent story featuring the college's partnership with the Family Involvement Center to develop the careers of people recovering from opioid addiction. Applications being accepted for social work career building program _ Your Valley.pdf

National Volunteer Week

Published Sunday, April 18, 2021

MCC students are recognized by the City of Mesa during National Volunteer Week for their work promoting the 2020 census. National Volunteer Week _ City of Mesa.pdf

'Mesa College Promise': Graduating Mesa high school students can attend MCC for free

Published Friday, April 16, 2021

Carmen Newland, MCC senior associate vice president, is interviewed in this FOX10 segment explaining the Mesa College Promise program.

ASU student uses transfer pathway program to stay on track

Published Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Elizabeth Figueroa, ASU student and MCC alumna, is featured in this Arizona State University News article about using the MCC MAPP MyPath2ASU program to navigate her higher education. ASU student uses transfer pathway program to stay on track _ ASU News.pdf

Thousands fewer Arizona high school seniors apply for financial aid. But there is still time to sign up

Published Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Pat Peppin, interim dean of MCC Enrollment Services, is featured in this Arizona Republic article about the importance of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Arizona sees decline in college financial aid applications.pdf

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