Media Coverage

Deferrals for Illegal Immigrants Spikes Interest in GEDs

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Mesa Community College offers four fee-based classroom GED courses in English and four in Spanish, and those are full in large part because of the demand created by deferred action, according to Monica Margaillan, coordinator of minority services. Deferrals for illegal immigrants spikes interest in GEDs - Ahwatukee Foothills News_ Community Focus.pdf

BMX Rider Plans to Attend ASU After a Few More Years of Travel

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

BMX rider graduated from Mesa Community College last fall with an associate degree in secondary education. He wanted to continue his schooling but was unable to balance riding professionally and going to school.

The Maricopa Community Colleges Sign Transfer Agreement with Westminster College

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Westminster College of Fulton, MO, has signed a transfer student agreement with the Maricopa Community Colleges, making it easier for students to continue their higher education at Westminster. The Maricopa Community Colleges Sign Transfer Agreement with Westminster College.pdf

VA, Mesa College Team Up to Help Veterans of Recent Wars

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Phoenix Veterans Administration and Mesa Community College plan to hold "Veteranpalooza -- Bridge to Your Future" 3-7 p.m. Thursday at MCC's main campus, Southern Avenue and Dobson Road, Mesa. The free event is geared toward easing the transition to civilian life for veterans of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. VA, Mesa college team up to help veterans of recent wars.pdf  

'The Dining Room' Explores Shift of Family Values

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012

‘The Dining Room’: Family meals no longer characterize American life. This play written by A.R. Gurney unwraps the consequences of this cultural shift. MCC production. 'The Dining Room' explores shift of family mealtime on stage in Mesa - East Valley Tribune_ Performance.pdf

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

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