Media Coverage

Mesa Counts on College Awards Grants - Coverage

Published Sunday, August 5, 2012

Mesa Counts on College, an initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, announced this week three projects that will receive money to increased post-secondary completion among Mesa’s youth. The selected proposals, which total $19,000 in funding, were submitted by Chicanos Por La Causa, the Mesa Community Action Network and Randy Payne of the Dobson High School’s counseling staff. http://www.mpsaz.org/news/articles/20477/mesa-counts-on-college-awards-grants http://www.msnbc.msn....

Mesa Eyesores on Way to be Replaced by MCC Arts Center

Published Saturday, August 4, 2012

Mesa Community College plans a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 16 to kick off construction of a performing arts center that will totally transform the old Harkins theater and Fuddruckers restaurant on Longmore Road.

Many Children Suffering in Silence

Published Friday, August 3, 2012

Family column by MCC’s Edgar Callirgos. Page 2.

Zoe Salina Zamora

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Young actress appears in MCC’s Theatre Productions.

Chandler Brothers Dedicated to Their Body of Work

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Tres and Matt Kwilosz are body builders and MCC students.

Mesa Community College Sets Theater Schedule

Published Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The MCC Theatre and Film Arts Department has announced its 2012-13 season at the Theatre Outback. Performances include: "The Dining Room" by A.R. Gurney in September; "Zorro (Z) or the Curse of Capistrano, an original adaptation written and directed by Oscar Giner for December;  "Caucasian Chalk Circle" by Bertolt Brecht in January/February; and "The Cripple of Inishmaan" by Marin McDonagh in April.

Disabled Athletes Visit Mesa for Week of Games Coverage

Published Monday, July 23, 2012

National Junior Disability Championships are happening this week at MCC. More than 200 athletes from Arizona to Thailand registered for this year's week-long championships, which kicked off with an opening ceremony and social Sunday. This is the third time the games, expected to inject about $700,000 into Mesa's economy, have come to the city since 1997.

Mesa's Center for Higher Education a Big Hit

Published Monday, July 23, 2012

The number of universities calling the East Valley home is going up again with Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Penn., signing on as the fourth college in downtown Mesa. Wilkes joins Westminster and Albright colleges in the new Mesa Center for Higher Education, 245 W. Second St. Benedictine University will have its own campus at 225 E. Main St. More important, the four schools join A.T. Still University Medical School and ASU Polytechnic, Mesa Community College, Carrington College, Everest...

Benedictine Names Seasoned Educator Jo Wilson

Published Monday, July 23, 2012

Longtime Arizona resident and educator Jo Wilson has been tapped to help lead Benedictine University's western expansion of its values-based Catholic higher education to Mesa, Ariz.   http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/local/education/article_2a90db0a-d2cc-11e1-b461-0019bb2963f4.html

Back to School: Create a Culture of College Completers (MCOC)

Published Sunday, July 22, 2012

Guest Commentary by Kathy Bareiss of MPS on Mesa Counts on College

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