Media Coverage

Council on Undergraduate Research Features MCC Alumna and Faculty

Published Friday, September 21, 2018

The writings of two Mesa Community College professors, Niccole Villa Cerveny and Nicola Plowes, and an alumna, Esther Goldthwaite, appear in the Council on Undergraduate Research’s book, Mentoring through Transitions: Voices on the Verge.  Alumna and Faculty.pdf

MCC Life Science Professor Publishes Ant Research

Published Friday, September 21, 2018

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce reports on Mesa Community College life science professor Nicola Plowes, a co-author of a research article, Mechanistic Models of Conflict between Ant Colonies and Their Consequences for Territory Scaling, appearing in the August edition of The American Naturalist/University of Chicago Press Journals. MCC Life Science Professor Publishes Ant Research - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, AZ.pdf

Alumnus Clint Probst profiled in Funeral Business Advisor Magazine

Published Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Funeral Business Advisor Magazine sat down with Clint Probst, MCC alumnus, funeral director and owner of Probst Family Funerals in Midway, Utah and Heber Valley Funeral Home in Heber, UT, to learn more about his career and experience in the funeral industry. The MCCCD Mortuary Science program is currently overseen by Chandler-Gilbert Community College.  Funeral Business Advisor Magazine.pdf

Aquaponics to the rescue

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018 features MCC aquaponics instructor Dr. George B. Brooks Jr. in an article on the U.S. aquaculture industry. Aquaponics 26-28.pdf

Video: AZ Planetarium

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018

MCC astronomy professor Kevin Healy is interviewed by about the new additions to the planetarium at the Southern and Dobson Campus.

MCC to Expand Apple Coding Classes

Published Monday, August 27, 2018

KTAR News reported that Apple chose Mesa Community College as one of six community colleges in the U.S. last year to offer its Everyone Can Code program. Now, after producing 16 graduates, the school plans to expand the number of coding classes available. Mesa Community College to expand Apple coding classes.pdf

New Community College Institute Starting Classes at Mesa Downtown Center

Published Monday, August 27, 2018

The Chamber Business News reported that a new IT Institute at the Mesa Community College Downtown Center is opening. The program is an extension of the Mesa Community College (MCC) information technologies program, led by Dr. Linda D. Collins, chair of the Business and Information Systems Department. New community college IT Institute starting classes at Mesa Downtown Center - Chamber Business News.pdf and Western Free Press

Two Professors Nominated by Arizona Teachers to Receive Economic Education Leadership Award

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2018

From AZEdNews: Two Arizona professors are recipients of Arizona Council on Economic Education’s (ACEE) Economic Education Leadership Awards. Dr. Amy S. Cramer, an economics professor at Pima Community College, and Debbie Henney, an economics professor, and director of both the honors program and Center for Economic Education at Mesa Community College, are being recognized by Arizona teachers for their excellent leadership in economic education. Two professors nominated by Arizona teachers to...

You can build an app for that: Phoenix-area college expands Apple coding classes

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Phoenix Business Journal reports on MCCCD Apple Coding Class. "Dave Levy is a self-taught app developer whose boss encouraged him to take Mesa Community College’s app development courses through a partnership with California tech behemoth Apple Inc. During the introductory class, Levy ended up helping other students when his work was done and he was subsequently asked to teach three of the classes the following spring." MCC's Dr. Linda Collins, chair, Business and Information Systems, was...

Mesa Morning Live Guest Dr. Richard Haney from Mesa Community College

Published Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Mesa Morning Live interviews MCC President Dr. Richard Haney.