Media Coverage

Community Colleges to Cut Hours of 1,300 to Avoid Paying Benefits

Published Monday, May 6, 2013

The Maricopa Community Colleges are cutting 1,300 temporary workers back to less than 25 hours a week in an effort to avoid $13 million in additional health insurance costs. CommunityCollegestoCutHoursof1,300toAvoidPayingBenefits.pdf

Wise Move on Offering "Dreamers" In-State Tuition

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Maricopa County Community College District has presented a fascinating argument for allowing a handful of Dream Act kids to pay in-state tuition: It’s legal. That is the argument the district has presented to Attorney General Tom Horne, who has resisted President Obama’s executive order last August authorizing temporary work permits for certain young people illegally brought into the U.S. as children. Wise move on offering 'dreamers' in-state tuition.pdf

Festival of the Arts on Maricopa NewsLog

Published Monday, April 29, 2013

Coverage of MCC's Festival of the Arts on Maricopa NewsLog.

Former Mesa Resident Honored in Illustrator Contest

Published Thursday, April 25, 2013

Former Mesa resident and MCC graduate Tiffany England, who now lives in Los Angeles, was one of 12 illustrators honored for their work in the Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest at the 29th annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards. Former Mesa resident honored in illustrator contest.pdf

1,300 Special Olympians Expected at Summer Games

Published Thursday, April 25, 2013

More than 1,300 athletes ages 8 through adult are competing in the Special Olympics Arizona Summer Games at Mesa Community College. Special Olympians expected at Games.pdf

MCC Grad Takes Her Thrifty Designs to Big Apple

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2013

MCC student Vara Ayanna Johnson has been lucky enough to find her calling in life and works everyday to make her dreams a reality and spread her life’s mantra to whoever will listen. Mesa Community College Graduate Takes Her Thrifty Designs to the Big Apple - Student Life - eCollege Times - Arizona State University.pdf

Maricopa Community Colleges to Limit Hours of Temp Workers and Adjuncts

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2013

About 1,300 temporary workers and part-time instructors with the Maricopa County Community College District have learned their hours will be strictly limited starting in July. Officials said the cuts will help the district comply with the Obama Administration’s Health Care Reform Act.  temporary workers and adjunct instructors _ KJZZ.pdf

Helping Black Men Succeed as Students is Focus of C. College Meeting

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2013

 "Students Striving for Excellent Performance," is offered by Mesa Community College. Helping Black Men Succeed as Students Is Focus of Community-College Meeting - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education.pdf

MCC Honors Kavanaugh

Published Saturday, April 20, 2013

MCC recognizes Dennis Kavanaugh for his service on Commission on Excellence in Education. MCC Honors Kavanaugh.pdf

Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh honored by MCC

Published Thursday, April 18, 2013

District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh has been honored by Mesa Community College for his service on the Commission on Excellence in Education (COEIE). Kavanaugh spent the last two years as the Chair of the Commission after having previously served 11 years as a member of the COEIE. Kavanaugh.pdf