Cronkite News reports that Arizona public universities and colleges are working to drive up Arizona college graduation rates, smoothing the way for students transferring from community college, offering financial aid and adding online classes to draw non-traditional students. Schools like Mesa Community College offer students including students like Jason Schiffman, a public relations major, and Christen Webb, a speech and hearing sciences major, scholarships like the President's Honors...
Save.Print.Repeat welcomes their newest team member, recent Mesa Community College graduate Hannah Somerville, as their Marketing Communications Intern. Friday Feature_ Hannah Somerville – Print.Save_.Repeat.pdf
MyNewsMesa.com announced a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening at MCC's Downtown Center, along with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, 12 Books and a Mesa Veterans Resource Center. Internships for MCC students are being developed. MyNewsMesa Ribbon Cutting.pdf
12 News reports that Mesa Community College coach Ben McIvor has died. Police said McIver fell and hit his head during an altercation Saturday night. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The news was also reported on Channel 15 , the Arizona Republic and many other media outlets.
The Scottsdale Independent reports that the Arizona Community Action Association (ACAA) will honor twelve community advocates from across the state with the 2017 Heart in Hand Awards for their individual and collective efforts in the battle against poverty at the annual ACAA Statewide Conference, July 27-28 at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Monica Margaillan of the Mesa Community Outreach Center will be among the honorees. Scottsdale Independent.pdf and MyNewsMesa
The Arizona Republic reports David Hines, who played football for Mesa Community College, has moved into the role of executive director of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Arizona High School Sports.pdf
4-Traders.com reports that beginning with this fall 2017 semester, MCC is offering the Red Hat Academy to help prepare students to take the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam and become a Linux professional, a certification in demand by business and industry. Red Hat _ 4-Traders.pdf
My News Mesa reports that the Rose Garden at Mesa Community College (MCC), the largest rose garden in the desert Southwest, is one of only two locations in the United States selected to sponsor an international rose trial. Sonoran International Rose Trials at Mesa Community College - MyNewsMesa.pdf
MCC alum and artist Rosemary Connelly has her artwork in private collections throughout the United States and in Europe. The State of Delaware's website ran a profile of the artist. Delaware Artist Roster.pdf
MCC alum Mitchell Morimoto, who made his debut with the La Crosse Loggers, is interviewed by the La Crosse Tribune. In 2016, Morimoto led the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference in batting average (.430) and triples (11). Morimoto said about MCC: “It was a good experience, I got a lot better,” Morimoto said. “It was a lot of baseball and a lot of sunny weather, it was a great experience.” lacrossetribune.pdf