Media Coverage

MCC Program Eases Students' Transition to College Life

Published Friday, December 14, 2012

In order to increase retention rates among first-generation Mesa Community College students, a new program this semester paired students with staff mentors to help ease their transition to college life. The program is MCC President Shouan Pan’s response to President Obama’s 2009 challenge to increase college completion rates, according to MCC executive assistant Janet Felton. Connect 4 Success. MCC program eases students' transition to college life - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Education...

3 Tips to Help You Successfully Navigate the Holidays

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Tips from MCC's Edward Callirgos. HolidayTips.pdf

ASU's Smoking Ban Necessary

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Opinion piece by MCC's Marilyn Janson. Smoking Ban.pdf

YAL at Mesa Community College Chooses Charity

Published Tuesday, December 11, 2012

YAL at MCC helps raise money for the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society. Dec 11.docx

College Financial-Aid Fraud Rises as Online Study Grows

Published Tuesday, December 11, 2012

As online college classes grow in popularity, financial-aid fraud rings are increasing as well, Arizona authorities say. In the last three years, federal officials have uncovered three financial-aid schemes involving hundreds of thousands of dollars at Rio Salado College, an online school that is part of the Maricopa Community Colleges system. College financial-aid fraud rises as online study grows.pdf

National Guardsmen to Train at Mesa Community College

Published Monday, December 10, 2012

Twenty-two members of the Arizona National Guard, 91st Civil Support Team will participate in virtual training at Mesa Community College’s Virtual Incident Command Center in mid-December. Guardsmen to train at Mesa Community College.pdf

SL Grad Bekah Young Places in JUCO Cross Country Meet

Published Friday, December 7, 2012

Bekah Young a 2012 graduate from Show Low High School, recently finished her first year running cross country at Mesa Community College. Young walked on to the 13-woman roster.   SL grad Bekah Young places in JUCO cross country meet - White Mountain Independent_ Local Sports.pdf

Omegas Celebrate 101 Years of Friendship and Service

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Omegas award scholarship to student who will attend MCC. OmegasCelebrate101YearsofFriendshipandService.pdf

Scottsdale Will Celebrate Life of Its “Mr. Prestige”, Don Frye

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Longtime Scottsdale resident Don Frye created the Al Grey trombone scholarship at MCC. mr. prestige.pdf

Beware of Sneaky Sugars

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012

MCC nutrition faculty Maureen Zimmerman talks about hidden sugar in food. Beware of Sneaky Sugars.pdf

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