In 2004, voters in Maricopa County overwhelmingly agreed to spend nearly a billion dollars to renovate and build new facilities for their 10 community colleges. With the projects going up during one of the most volatile construction periods in history, the Maricopa County Community College District found that the $951 million didn't go as far as MCCCD hoped. Projects that started early in the bond period -- during the economic boom years of 2005 to 2008 -- were cut back, squeezed and reshaped....
Sunland CEO and former MCC student Doug DeClusin built asphalt company from the ground up. PavedWithSuccess.pdf
Young undocumented immigrants who receive work permits through President Barack Obama's deferred-action program will be eligible to pay lower in-state tuition, Maricopa Community Colleges officials said Wednesday. Young migrants may get Arizona college tuition break.pdf
Free dance lessons every Thursday at MCC to participate in AZ State Fair performance. Don.pdf
The City of Mesa, in partnership with Mesa Counts on College, presents the first Mesa Higher Education Conference & Expo Friday, Sept. 21 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Mesa Arts Center’s Piper Theater. The purpose of the event is to gather all of Mesa’s non-profit higher education partners in one location to inspire and engage businesses, academic leaders, school faculty and staff, students and parents. Dr. Pan is speaking at the event.
MCC's Duane Oakes talks about the Horizons project and how it encouraged educators to incorporate civic engagement in student learning. AACC completes 18 years of service learning.pdf
Award-winning designer Angela Johnson teaches in MCC's Fashion Department. Scottsdale Airpark News Fashion.pdf
Fahad Ullah, an MCC student and convenience store worker, assisted police in a home invasion incident. Fahad is one of the convenience store workers interviewed near the end of this video clip:
In the past, Maricopa Community Colleges had accepted work permits as one of the documents required to establish legal residency in Arizona to apply for in-state tuition, said Tom Gariepy, a spokesman. The colleges initially said they would extend that practice to undocumented immigrants who receive work permits through Obama's deferred-action program, but that decision was put on hold after Brewer issued her executive order, Gariepy said.
MCC Fashion Students will help with Scottsdale Fashion Show. www.maricopa.edu_marketing_download_Week of Sep 7 2012.pdf