Media Coverage

Regional Theatre Competition Nets Awards, Propels MCC Student Careers

Published Thursday, March 2, 2017

My News Mesa reports that Mesa Community College was host to over 2,000 attendees at this year’s Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), Feb. 14-18. MyNewsMesaRegional Theatre.pdf

Raising AZ Kids, "Ruthless," Plus Mention of MCC Magic of Musical Theatre

Published Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Raising AZ Kids article mentions Director Jere Van Patten, who teaches theater at Mountain View High School in Mesa, and is one of the directors for the Magic of Musical Theater Workshops at Mesa Community College every summer. (Link to Summer Camps page on MCC website). Summer Camps.pdf

Maximizing Community Resources While Bootstrapping Your Company

Published Monday, February 27, 2017

Kristione Ouzts of Mesa Community College talks to about launching a business and finding funding. Written by Tishin Donkersley, formerly adjunct sports psychologist at MCC.  Maximizing Community Resources While Bootstrapping Your Company.pdf

EV Nursing Programs Among the Best in Arizona

Published Monday, February 27, 2017

The East Valley Tribune reports that has selected the 10 best RN programs in Arizona, and two schools in the East Valley ranked high. Mesa Community College’s program ranked No. 1 on the list. The website called MCC “both rigorous and flexible in accommodating nursing students.” Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s program ranked No. 8. The Week in Review - Az Activities _ eastvalleytribune.pdf

Case Study: MCC PAC

Published Friday, February 24, 2017

Masonry Magazine examines the MCC Performing Arts Center from a masonry project point of view. Case Study PAC.pdf and Link  to Masonry Magazine

Why Trump's Immigration Crackdown Could Sink U.S. Home Prices

Published Thursday, February 23, 2017

A Washington Post article about how President Donald Trump's immigration policies threaten to crack a foundation of the American economy: the residential real estate market. MCC student Juan Rodriguez, a 24-year-old whose parents moved from Mexico when he was 7, is interviewed.   Why Trump's immigration crackdown could sink U.S.pdf

Glendale Aquaponic Farmer's Eco-Friendly Systems Combine Fish with Produce

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Arizona Republic reports on aquaponic efforts in the Valley, with comments from George Brooks Jr., who teaches aquaponics at MCC. Aquaponics AZCentral.pdf

Cardinals Team up with Padre Alum for New Marcos Field

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Wrangler News reports on Oscar Ramirez, a Marcos de Niza and MCC alum, who will be part of a team that will help design a new football field at Marcos. Ramirez.pdf

Feb. 22 is Walk your Dog Day

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Wrangler News interviews Dr. Kimberly Focht, DVW, of MCC's Veterinary Technology Program, about Walk your Dog Day. Dog.pdf

Meet the Teenagers Spurred into Action by Trump's Ban

Published Friday, February 17, 2017

Phoenix New Times reports that Mohamed Abdulkadir, a 19-year-old who attends Mesa Community College, is one of a group of young people taking action against Trump's Muslim ban. Meet the Teenagers Spurred into Action by Trump's Gan.pdf