Media Coverage

MCC Students Warned About Sex Offender

Published Monday, September 24, 2012

Students were sent an email this week alerting them about Brian Downing. Downing sexually assaulted three females in Arizona, but was eventually allowed to move to Oregon. MCC students warned about sex offender _ azfamily.pdf

Maricopa Now Features Exotic Amazon Fashion Show at MCC

Published Monday, September 24, 2012

This segment of Maricopa Now features emerging MCC fashion designers at fashion show. Click on Maricopa Now and go to minute 10:45.

Colleges Planning Mesa Sites Tout Full Tuition Scholarships

Published Monday, September 24, 2012

A degree from a small liberal-arts college can be pricey. Westminster College of Fulton, Mo., which is opening a branch in Mesa in the next year, can cost more than $15,000 annually. That compares with $2,280 a year for a full schedule at Mesa Community College. So, four of the liberal-arts colleges that are in the process of opening branch campuses in Mesa have announced that they will each offer two full-tuition scholarships to local students at the start of the next school year. Colleges...

MCC, Mesa Schools Liaison Honored by Non-Profit

Published Saturday, September 22, 2012

Deanna Villanueva-Saucedo, community liaison for Mesa Public Schools and Mesa Community College, recently was recognized by Valle del Sol, a Valley non-profit, and Mesa United Way.Mesa schools, MCC liaison honored by Valley non-profit.pdf

Upper Iowa Tops Off Mesa Bid Colleges

Published Thursday, September 20, 2012

Last week, Upper Iowa became the fifth college this year to establish a campus in Mesa. The city is now home to five liberal-arts institutions with a combined age of 676 years. Upper Iowa tops off Mesa bid for colleges.pdf

Valley Colleges Approve Transfer Deal

Published Thursday, September 20, 2012

Westminster College has signed a transfer-student agreement with the Maricopa Community Colleges making it easier for students to continue their higher education at Westminster. Valley colleges approve transfer deal.pdf  

Valley College Reps Will Meet Students at Expo

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Representatives from five small colleges that are opening branches in Mesa -- as well as reps from Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus, Mesa Community College, Northern Arizona University and other public universities -- will share information with prospective students at a college expo on Friday. Valley college reps will meet students at expo.pdf

MCC Dental Program Seeks Those Needing Cleaning

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2012

MCC Dental Hygiene students will conduct complimentary oral-health screenings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, 5855 E. Still Circle, Mesa. To register: 480-248-8195.   MCC dental program seeks those needing cleaning.pdf

Learn About 5 New Universities at Mesa College Expo

Published Monday, September 17, 2012

Next Friday, the community can come to learn about the five schools – Upper Iowa University became the newest on Thursday – and what they will bring to the city. Learn about 5 new universities at Mesa college expo - East Valley Tribune_ Mesa.pdf

Colleges Revamp Expansion Booms, Busts

Published Monday, September 17, 2012

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....