Media Coverage

Mee to Get Year's Pay for Severence from HFCC

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2012

As the search gears up for replacing Henry Ford Community College President Gail Mee, her current contract guarantees she will receive an extra year’s pay after she finishes her work at the school. Mee is a former MCC employee. Mee to get year’s pay for severance from HFCC - News - Press and Guide.pdf

MCC Dance Program Recognized in Dance Teacher Magazine

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2012

MCC's Dance program was recognized in the October 2012 edition of the national magazine, Dance Teacher. The article focuses on new dance programs in higher education and talks about the Associate in Arts, Fine Arts degree in dance (AAFA) available at MCC.

MCC to Screen Education Film, "Race to Nowhere"

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2012

“Race to Nowhere” started as a parent movement, but has grown nationwide. It features the stories of children who, “have been pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve.” Mesa Community College to screen education film 'Race to Nowhere' - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Education News.pdf

Artists Help Fight Hunger at Empty Bowls Event

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2012

For 20 years, Mesa Community College has hosted the annual Empty Bowls event. In 1992, the Art Department presented the idea as a way to support a nationwide movement for feeding the needy and homeless.Artists help fight hunger with Empty Bowls event in Mesa.pdf  

Su Vida MCC, Knowledge is Power

Published Thursday, October 11, 2012

The Su Vida program was filmed at MCC and the video includes Liz Calderon, Deb Bitter and Keith Heffner. If you do not want to watch the entire spot, you can view the interviews for each of the above individuals at the following times: Liz Claderon is at minute 5.22 Theatre Outback and art mural/Empty Bowls mention is at minute 10:42 Deb Bitter is at minute 14.01 Keith Heffner is at minute 18.32.

MCC Continues to Offer Childcare Assistance

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2012

MCC receives CCAMPIS Grant and will continue to offer childcare assistance to students. childcare.pdf

'My Favorite Year' Launches in Remodeled MCC Theatre

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Mesa Community College's Act I Musical Productions presents "My Favorite Year," opening Oct. 18 in the newly renovated MCC Theatre.'My Favorite Year' launches in remodeled Mesa Community College theater.pdf

Surviving Adversity: A Life Left Behind (Thuy Wong)

Published Monday, October 8, 2012

Thuy Wong is living proof that, with love and support from people who care about and believe in you, it is possible to overcome even the worst kinds of adversity.In the early 1970s, Wong was a little girl living in Vietnam. The youngest of 10 children, Wong endured extreme poverty and tragedy. Surviving Adversity_ A Life Left Behind _ Wrangler News.pdf

Home Events, Finds, Tips

Published Friday, October 5, 2012

Ron Dinchak, a life-science instructor at Mesa Community College, will talk about creating a sustainable, healthy backyard ecosystem to promote birding and enjoy nature. 10_5 - Home events, finds and tips.pdf

Maricopa Now, MCC Student Creates Jingle Dress

Published Friday, October 5, 2012

MCC student earns a scholarship with her creation of a Native American Jingle Dress. Begins at minute 9:05.