Media Coverage

Man Hikes Length of Grand Canyon

Published Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Dr. Andrew Holycross is one of only three Arizonans who have hiked the length of the Grand Canyon on both sides of the Colorado River. Holycross and his wife hiked the Grand Canyon many times together, but during a trip in February 2012, she fell and tragically died. They were married for just nine months. The couple had planned to do this rare hike together, so Holycross accomplished it in her memory. (5/26/14) Fox10 Facebook -- So far 3,400+ likes and many, many comments...including posts...

Graduates Look to Take Over Unique Family Businesses

Published Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Three graduates from the mortuary science program at Mesa Community College this year are poised to take over the family business in an industry that has changed drastically in recent years. Graduates look to take over unique family businesses - CBS 5 - KPHO.pdf

People News: Michelle Kemeny

Published Thursday, May 22, 2014

Michelle Kemeny of Mesa has been named to the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society’s 2014 All-USA Community College Academic Team. Ms. Kemeny is one of 20 two-year college students to be recognized out of more than 1,700 across the nation.  Mesa_Independent_20140514_A16_0.pdf

MCC to Host NJCAA Track and Field Championships

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Mesa Community College will host the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association men’s and women’s outdoor track and field championships later this month. The three-day event will be at John D. Riggs Stadium, 1833 W. Southern Ave., May 15-17.  MCC to host NJCAA track and field championships - East Valley Tribune_ Mesa.pdf

May Edition of Maricopa Now: Water Safety Day, Craig Nolan, Nora Reyes and Artists of Promise

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014

This month's Maricopa Now edition features Water Safety Day, an interview with Craig Nolan in Exercise Science, an interview with Nora Reyes on cultural diversity and coverage of Artists of Promise. MCTV, the digital television channel, is a partnership between the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and Cox Communications. MCTV serves as the primary television media outlet for MCCCD, the largest community college system in the...

Social Work Grad Shares Story of Survival as Advocate for Victims of Sex Trafficking

Published Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Savannah Sanders was 16 when she began her battle with drug addiction and homelessness. Trafficked into the sex trade from a massage parlor in Mesa, Ariz., Sanders fought back, and nearly two years later, began her mission to provide resources to victims of sex trafficking and childhood abuse.  To make this happen, she earned her GED in 2010 and applied a full scholarship toward her studies at Mesa Community College.  Social work grad shares story of survival as advocate for victims of sex...

MCC Mortuary Science Program Helps Graduates Continue Family Business

Published Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Of the 37 Mesa Community College students graduating with Associate of Applied Science degrees in Mortuary Science this semester, three will be taking over local family businesses. Graduates Bill Lowman (Phoenix), of Lowman’s Arizona Funeral Home, Taylor Adair (Tucson), of Adair Funeral Home, and Bryce Bunker (Mesa), of Bunker Family Funeral Home, all say it’s an honor to be carrying on a family tradition and that MCC helped them obtain the necessary credentials. MCC Mortuary Science Program...

Benedictine University Offering New Scholarship

Published Thursday, May 8, 2014

Benedictine University at Mesa has started a new scholarship to honor Mesa Community College President Shouan Pan. Benedictine University offering new scholarship - East Valley Tribune_ Mesa.pdf

MCC Scholarship Gets New Eligibility Requirements

Published Thursday, May 8, 2014

President's Honors Scholarship will be available to students who graduate in the top 20 percent of their high school class or complete high school with a GPA of 3.0 or above, successfully test into MCC’s honors program and enroll within two academic semesters following high school graduation. Mesa Community College scholarship gets new eligibility requirements.pdf

Hand-Sanitizer Theft Led to Meth Bust at MCC

Published Wednesday, May 7, 2014

An investigation into the theft of a bag of hand sanitizer led to a methamphetamine bust at Mesa Community College's Red Mountain campus, according to court records. Hand-sanitizer theft led to meth bust at Mesa Community College.pdf