Media Coverage

Coverage: Building the Better Fishbowl: Aquaponics Combines Fish, Greens to Create Cleaner Food

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017

The East Valley Tribune reports on Aquaponics at MCC and in the East Valley. East Valley eco-innovators are counting on aquaponics to become the next wave in the good food movement. Peter Conden, MCC Director of Sustainable Agriculture and Dr. George Brooks are interviewed.  Aquaponics EVTribune.pdf This article, retitled "Area...

Arizona Public Universities Turn to Fundraising to Close Gaps

Published Friday, January 27, 2017

The Phoenix Business Journal reports that as state funding continues to dwindle for Arizona's public universities and community colleges, they are turning to private and philanthropic fundraising to grow resources — something formerly reserved for private schools.  Mesa Community College is reaching out to its own alumni for the first time to seek donations....

Black History Month Events

Published Friday, January 27, 2017

Arizona State University event calendar lists History vs. Struggle: Ancestors Speak, presented by the MCC NAACP on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at S&D campus. History V Struggle.pdf

Coverage of How 'Dreamers' are Preparing in Case Trump Ends Obama Immigration Actions

Published Tuesday, January 24, 2017

USA Today story on "Dreamers" includes an interview with MCC student Juan Rodriguez.  Dreamers USA Today.pdf also Courier Post Des Moines Register Cincinnati.com Daily Times and many others

Community Learning Day

Published Monday, January 23, 2017

KPNX-PHX (NBC) ran a segment on the Community Learning Day at MCC. No clip available.    

Black Women Walking

Published Monday, January 23, 2017

Celebrate National Women's History Month! Black Women Walking, a one-act play, uses storytelling, music, multimedia, and dance to venture back in time and meet great historic figures like Sojourner Truth, Marian Anderson, Fannie Lou Hamer and other Black heroines of history. March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Performing Arts Center at MCC's Southern and Dobson Campus. Black Women Walking _ Mesa Community...

Performing Arts Students Recognized at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Published Monday, January 23, 2017

MCC hosts the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival from Feb. 14-18.  Santa Monica College's Production of Beckett Plays Chosen for Prestigious Festival.pdf Long Beach City College News

Of Mice and Men

Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Reserve your tickets now for "Of Mice and Men," a play that runs April 21-29 in the MCC Theatre, that examines the strong bond of a pair of itinerant field workers during the Great Depression who pursue the lofty and unattainable American Dream of settling down on their own ranch. Via HeyEvent.com. Of Mice and Men_ MCC Production_ April 21-29 – Heyevent.pdf

MCC's Vet Tech Program May Provide Medical Care for Maricopa County Animal Care and Control

Published Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Mesa Independent reports that the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 11 will vote on an agreement with Mesa Community College’s Veterinary Technology program, as part of its educational modules, to provide diagnostic and medical attention such as dental procedures, spay and neuter and grooming on an as-needed basis to specifically selected animals...

College of St. Scholastica Opens New Midtown Office

Published Monday, January 9, 2017

AZBigMedia.com reports that The College of St. Scholastica’s administrative staff moved into new offices at 3550 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix. Social work faculty already have office space at Mesa Community College (MCC) and at Phoenix College. College of St. Scholastica.pdf

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