Media Coverage

Body Parts Found Near Canal in West Valley

Published Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Annalisa Alvrus, Ph.D., a forensic anthropology professor at Mesa Community College, talks to ABC15 about determining cause of death.MCSO_ Body parts found near Tonopah canal in West Valley.pdf

Glitch Let Maricopa College Students Change Grades

Published Tuesday, October 2, 2012

A software glitch during maintenance allowed students who take online classes at nine Maricopa Community Colleges to change their grades during a two-hour period a few weeks ago. Glitch let Maricopa college students change grades.pdf  

Mesa College Student Government Hosts 3-Night Legislature, Congressional Candidate Forum

Published Saturday, September 29, 2012

In an effort to help students — potential young voters — learn more about candidates’ positions on education, Andrew Kuhn and MCC's Associated Students are hosting a candidate forum spanning three nights this week (Oct. 1-3) at the East Valley Intstitute for Technology. At the event, candidates running to represent the region served by Mesa Community College will answer questions on higher education posed by students and local residents. Mesa college student government hosts 3-night legislature...

EVB Live Coverage of Veteranpalooza

Published Friday, September 28, 2012

A partnership between the VA and MCC puts on Veteranpalooza, an event dedicated to returning veterans.

Obama Administration Announces $500 Million in Community College Grants to Expand Job Training

Published Thursday, September 27, 2012

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced $500 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs. ETA News Release_ Obama administration announces $500 million in community college grants to expand job training through local employer partnerships [09_19_2012].pdf

MCC NAACP Develops Leadership Academy

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The MCC NAACP has developed a leadership academy designed to increase students' knowledge help them become effective leaders. 

Deferrals for Illegal Immigrants Spikes Interest in GEDs

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Mesa Community College offers four fee-based classroom GED courses in English and four in Spanish, and those are full in large part because of the demand created by deferred action, according to Monica Margaillan, coordinator of minority services. Deferrals for illegal immigrants spikes interest in GEDs - Ahwatukee Foothills News_ Community Focus.pdf

BMX Rider Plans to Attend ASU After a Few More Years of Travel

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

BMX rider graduated from Mesa Community College last fall with an associate degree in secondary education. He wanted to continue his schooling but was unable to balance riding professionally and going to school.

The Maricopa Community Colleges Sign Transfer Agreement with Westminster College

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Westminster College of Fulton, MO, has signed a transfer student agreement with the Maricopa Community Colleges, making it easier for students to continue their higher education at Westminster. The Maricopa Community Colleges Sign Transfer Agreement with Westminster College.pdf

VA, Mesa College Team Up to Help Veterans of Recent Wars

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Phoenix Veterans Administration and Mesa Community College plan to hold "Veteranpalooza -- Bridge to Your Future" 3-7 p.m. Thursday at MCC's main campus, Southern Avenue and Dobson Road, Mesa. The free event is geared toward easing the transition to civilian life for veterans of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. VA, Mesa college team up to help veterans of recent wars.pdf  

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