Media Coverage

Recipients of A Nurse I Am Scholarship

Published Wednesday, July 31, 2013

MCC nursing student Theresa Jepsen is a recipient of A Nurse I Am scholarship.   Recipients each receive $2,000 toward defraying the cost of their nursing education. Selection was based on an essay written in response to the inspirational nurses' film, "A Nurse I Am". Recipients of A Nurse I Am Scholarship.pdf Her essay: Theresa Jepsen's Winning Essay from A Nurse I Am.pdf

MCC Dancer Has New Heart but Old Passion to Perform

Published Thursday, July 18, 2013

Mesa Community College student Mia Welch is not only alive and well after a heart transplant a year ago, she’s celebrating her new life by performing in a dance showcase Thursday. MCC dancer has new heart but old passion to perform.pdf

Ancient Artifact Replicas Provide Students with Ceramics Experience, Public a Chance to Watch Pit Firing

Published Wednesday, July 17, 2013

 At Mesa Community College, Linda Speranza’s ceramics students have been working with ASU museum studies graduate student Brian Asdell to create reproductions of ancient pieces not usually found in museum collections due to their ordinary and often undecorated design. Visitors attending the Deer Valley Rock Art Center’s sunset tour on July 26 will be able to witness the unveiling of the vessels after the firing is complete. Reservations are required for the tour, and general admission charges...

Arizona's Universities Get Innovative with Bike Security

Published Saturday, July 13, 2013

Community colleges and smaller universities around the state are using less-extensive measures, but still are making bike-theft prevention a priority. Mesa Community College, Glendale Community College and Gateway Community College use video surveillance as a bike-theft deterrent, according to officials at each campus. Arizona's universities get innovative with bike security.pdf

Higher-Ed Groups Unveil Alternative to Federal Student-Success Measures

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013

Six major higher-education associations have teamed up to develop a new method of measuring student success that provides a more comprehensive look at how students progress through college and how many of them eventually graduate. Higher-Education Groups Unveil Alternative to Federal Student-Success Measures - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education.pdf

MCC Presents 'Little Shop of Horrors'

Published Monday, July 8, 2013

Act 1 Musical Productions at Mesa Community College will present “Little Shop of Horrors,” based on the film by Roger Corman, later this month at MCC’s Theatre Outback on its Southern Avenue-Dobson Road campus. MCC presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’.pdf

MCC's Sonya Pearson Listed in Who's Who in Business

Published Monday, July 8, 2013

MCC Vice President of Student Affairs, Sonya D. Pearson, is listed in The Arizona Republic's Who's Who in Business:  Who's Who in Business_ Community colleges, ranked by enrollment.pdf

Reciben a Maestros del Mesa Community College de Arizona

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Jamie Herrera and Nora Reyes represent MCC: El Heraldo de León _ Portal de noticias del bajío de México.pdf

Benedictine University and Westminster College Hand Out Scholarships in Mesa

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Three Westwood High School grads and a Mesa Community College student are the first recipients of one-year $10,000 scholarships to branches of Benedictine University and Westminster College through a new program called Mesa Educates U. Benedictine University and Westminster College hand out scholarships in Mesa.pdf

Bigger Not Always Better: Three Athletes Start at Lower Levels with High Expectations

Published Monday, July 1, 2013

Valley athletes Wimbish, a 2011 Pride graduate, and Khari Holloway, a 2013 graduate, both drew Division I college interest but for different reasons and times, they chose Mesa Community College as the place to continue their careers. Bigger not always better_ Three athletes start at lower levels with high expectations - Ahwatukee Foothills News_ Sports.pdf