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
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.
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...
Guest Commentary by Kathy Bareiss of MPS on Mesa Counts on College
After a whirlwind six months that saw four liberal arts colleges agree to set up shop in downtown Mesa, the city is probably finished with that phase of its college-recruitment drive. Mesa has taken great pains to knit the four schools into the fabric of community life, involving them in early discussions with Mesa Public Schools, MCC and groups such as the Mesa Chamber of Commerce.
Mason Steill, 22, grew up in Chandler. He graduated from Corona del Sol High School in 2008 and went to Mesa Community College and, somewhere along the way, decided to take his life in a different direction. Which is how he came to be Army Spc. Mason D. Steill, combat medic.
Congestive heart failure is not something commonly associated with young, otherwise healthy dancers, but here sits MCC dancer Mia Welch, waiting; she’s waiting for a heart. Mesa dancer, 21, waits for new heart - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf
Vote Like Your Life Depends on It, It Actually Does Article by Danny White Article not online. Contact IA for clipping.
Mesa has secured a fourth liberal arts college for a planned higher education center that’s set to open downtown in the fall of 2013.
Justin Decker and Dana Yanch are Mesa Community College graduates who have found that networking—on both the technical and personal sides—has resulted in lucrative career opportunities within east Valley companies.