Media Coverage

Former T-Bird, Adam Sonabend, Hosts Baseball Camp for Foster Children

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017

My News Mesa reports that former Mesa Thunderbird and current San Francisco Giant minor league baseball player, Adam Sonabend, with help from about 15 other major leaguers, made that dream a reality for 50 children who live in foster care around the Valley. Former T-Bird Hosts Baseball Camp.pdf

MCC Announces Spring 2017 Arts Season

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017

My News Mesa and the Tempe Wrangler News report that Mesa Community College announced its spring 2017 arts season. Performances and exhibitions feature work by up-and-coming student artists as well as renowned master artists. MyNewsMesa.pdf Tempe Wrangler: MCC Arts Season.pdf and page 19 of

The Desert Reimagined with Artist Frank Gonzales

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The New Times features Arizona native Frank Gonzales, a skilled artist who creates imaginative acrylic paintings that capture the essence of the Sonoran desert. He studied painting at MCC. Frank Gonzales.pdf

Talent Search: Finding Potential to Fill the Need for Future Engineers

Published Monday, February 6, 2017

ASU Full Circle reports on a grant that will provide $5 million over the next five years for ASU's Fulton Schools to partner with nine Arizona community colleges with aim of putting more students into the community college-to-ASU pipeline toward careers in engineering and related science and technology fields. The partner schools are Central Arizona College, Eastern Arizona College, Estrella Mountain Community College, Glendale Community College, Mesa Community College, Mohave Community College...

FC Arizona Soccer to be Played in Mesa

Published Friday, February 3, 2017

Mesa Independent reports that the long, excruciating wait for die-hard soccer fans in Mesa is finally over. FC Arizona is bringing the world’s most popular sport to town starting in March and maybe even a championship. FC Arizona opens its inaugural season March 4 at John D. Riggs stadium at Mesa Community College. The website is FC Arizona soccer at MCC.pdf

Open Mic Featuring Josh Rathkamp

Published Friday, February 3, 2017

GCC website announces MCC Creative Writing Professor Josh Rathkamp to speak at Glendale Community College on Wednesday, February 15th from 7-9 p.m. Open Mic Featuring Josh Rathkamp.pdf

Maricopa Now February 2017 Edition: MCC Manufacturing and Automation Program

Published Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The February edition of Maricopa Now features MCC's manufacturing and automation technology programs, with interviews from MCC instructors Harvey Johnson and Carl Whitesel and MCC student Thomas Sosa, TRW intern. Minute 3:25

Not Fade Away (AzAMI)

Published Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Community College Journal reports: The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) is still a year away from the end of the U.S. Department of Labor grant that expanded the program. But already, AzAMI Executive Director Leah Palmer at Mesa Community College (MCC) in Mesa, Arizona, is fielding calls from companies that have hired her students through the institute. Not Fade Away CCJ Dec 2016.pdf   Dec. 2016 issue

This Music Major Leads the AZ House of Representatives (JD Mesnard)

Published Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Arizona Republic features new state House Speaker and MCC adjunct professor of politics J.D. Mesnard, who brings his policy background to the job. He makes a nod to his music background by outfitting his office with a piano. JD Mesnard Leads House of Representatives.pdf

MHS Actors Earn Invitations to National Competition

Published Wednesday, February 1, 2017

In Maricopa reports that the Maricopa High School troupe performed at the Central Arizona Festival of Theatre, held at MCC. Those who scored the top mark of “Superior” are invited to the International Thespian Society National Competition in Lincoln, Nebraska, in June. MHS Actors Earn Invitations.pdf