Media Coverage

Apple Opens Global Data Center in Mesa

Published Friday, August 17, 2018

The fast-growing tech giant, Apple, unveiled its $2 billion-dollar investment in a global data and command center. At the grand opening, Mesa Mayor John Giles said, "Mesa Community College has an IT certification program. You can go there as one of the few programs in the country where you get Apple-certified teachers teaching you how to create Apple apps." Apple article.docx

August Edition of Maricopa Now Features Rattlesnake Research and Sustainable Agriculture Program

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The August edition of Maricopa Now features Rattlesnake Research with Professor Andrew Holycross and the Sustainable Agriculture Program with Peter Conden, Steve Priebe and George Brooks, Jr. Note: The Community Garden is no longer available at the Southern and Dobson Campus. There is a Community Garden at MCC at Red Mountain. https://youtu.be/GQ1XFYjwTK4 Sustainable Agriculture: minute 13:36  Rattlesnake Research: minute 17:35 Rattlesnake exerpt on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/...

Dedicated math professor, students continue lesson in monsoon power outage

Published Tuesday, August 14, 2018

When the lights went out during Professor Roxanne Klassen's math class at Mesa Community College, her students were determined to keep learning. Dedicated math professor, students continue lesson in monsoon power outage _ 12news.com_.pdf

After Years in Public Life, Veteran EV Leader Runs for Office

Published Monday, August 13, 2018

Roc Arnett, the first student body president of MCC, is one of two candidates for an at-large seat on the seven-member Maricopa County Community College District governing board. After years in public life, veteran EV leader runs for office _ News _ eastvalleytribune.com_.pdf

Former MCC Thunderbird Jeff Oscarson an Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inductee

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Arizona Republic reports Jeff Oscarson, a former Thunderbird baseball player, was selected as a 2018 Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inductee. 

It's Academic! Two LDS All-Arizona Academic Team Students Rewarded For Academic Effort And Community Outreach

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Beehive, a Latter-day Saint-focused regional newspaper, reports that two Mesa Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society students, Jacob Riddle and Johnathan Speakman, were awarded spots on the All-Arizona Academic team and the prestigious All-USA Academic Team. These weren’t just any scholarships. By demonstrating academic excellence and community outreach, both received substantial scholarship combinations to assist them in achieving their collegiate goals. It’s Academic! Two LDS...

When Storage Capacity Hits the Wall: A Tale of Two Organizations

Published Monday, July 30, 2018

Nearly every company at some point reaches the natural limits of its IT infrastructure. MCC chose to standardize on HPE Nimble Storage, focusing on adaptive flash arrays based on the college’s need for performance, ease of management, scalability, and value.  When Storage Capacity Hits the Wall.pdf

Northern Arizona University Expanding Bachelor's Degree Programs at MCC

Published Thursday, July 12, 2018

Northern Arizona University is adding three new bachelor’s degree programs at the Southern and Dobson campus of Mesa Community College. The new programs, Strategic Leadership, Applied Human Behavior, and Industrial Leadership, are designed to meet the workforce needs of businesses in Mesa and the surrounding region, reported the City of Mesa Economic Reporter. NAU at MCC.pdf

MCCCD IT Institute in Mesa Announces Inaugural Classes

Published Thursday, July 12, 2018

The City of Mesa Economic Reporter reported on the MCCCD IT Institute in Mesa. The Institute will offer Networking Technology I and Survey of Computer Information Systems as inaugural courses this fall, according to Dr. Linda Collins, chair, Mesa Community College Department of Business and Information Systems. IT Institute Mesa Economic Reporter.pdf

A Guide to Earning an Online Associate Degree

Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Laura Ballard, e-learning director at MCC, provides insight for this U.S. News and World Report article on online associate degrees. A Guide to Earning an Online Associate Degree.pdf

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