Media Coverage

Phoenix Business Journal 40 Under 40 2022: Brad Kendrex

Published Thursday, August 4, 2022

Brad Kendrex is selected as a Phoenix Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree for 2022. Kendrex serves as an executive vice president, finance and operations for both Chandler-Gilbert Community College and MCC. Phoenix Business Journal 40 Under 40 2022_ Brad Kendrex - Phoenix Business Journal.pdf

Coolidge foreman brings home IMCA racing title

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Coolidge Examiner interviews MCC alumni, Zack Tate, who won Iowa’s IMCA Midwest Madness Tour. One of Tate's sponsors is his former instructor, MCC Automotive Service faculty Jon D'Ambrosio, who is also part of Tate's racing team. Coolidge foreman brings home IMCA racing title _ News _ pinalcentral.com_.pdf

Women in tech: Semiconductor tech boot camp from Intel and Maricopa Community Colleges graduates all-female class

Published Monday, July 25, 2022

Leah Palmer, executive director for MCC's Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute, adjunct faculty Max Torres and MCC graduate Tennessee Jackson are interviewed by the Phoenix Business Journal about the Semiconductor Technician Quick Start program. Jackson is one of 12 students who graduated from the program, offered through the Fresh Start Women’s Foundation nonprofit in downtown Phoenix. Note: The full article is currently only available to those with a subscription.

To combat enrollment drops, this Arizona community college offered free tuition. The effect was huge

Published Saturday, July 23, 2022

The Arizona Republic highlights the Mesa College Promise, a partnership between MCC and the City of Mesa, which offers sholarships for Mesa high school graduates with financial need. Note: The full article is currently only available to those with a subscription.

2022 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report: Data and Analytics Edition

Published Monday, July 18, 2022

The 2022 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report features the Thunderbird Data Scholars (TDS) program, a three-level microcredential program offered by the MCC Office of Institutional Effectiveness. 2022HRDataAndAnalytics.pdf

MCC Greenhouse Offers Rare Learning Opportunities for Sustainable Horticulture/Agriculture Students

Published Thursday, July 14, 2022

AZEDNEWS highlights MCC's renovated greenhouse which provides a high-tech, industry standard learning experience for students in the landscape horticulture and sustainable agriculture programs. MCC greenhouse offers rare learning opportunities for sustainable horticulture_agriculture students - AZEdNews.pdf

MCC Theatre and Film Arts Students and Faculty Earn National Recognition

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2022

AZEDNEWS features MCC Theatre and Film Arts students and faculty who earned national recognition from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for their production of Antigone. MCC Theatre and Film Arts students and faculty earn national recognition - AZEdNews.pdf

Mesa Community College students earn national awards

Published Friday, July 8, 2022

The Mesa Independent features MCC's Theatre and Film Arts program and students who received 2022 national awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for their production of Antigone. Mesa Community College students earn national awards _ The Daily Independent at YourValley.net_.pdf

MCC Study Abroad Students Receive $34,000 in Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Yvonne Schmidt, MCC’s study abroad coordinator and Gilman Scholarship Advisor Ambassador, is quoted in this article featuring seven MCC students who received the Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship to study abroad in France, Ireland and Britain. MCC Study Abroad students receive $34,000 in Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships - AZEdNews.pdf

Mesa Community College fast tracks automated industrial technology careers

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Ken Hackler, director of the MCC automated industrial technology program, is quoted in this Mesa Independent article featuring Automated Industrial Technology classes working with robots and cobots. Mesa Community College fast tracks auto...he Daily Independent at YourValley.net_.pdf

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