Media Coverage

College District Won't be Bullied by Attorney General

Published Monday, March 24, 2014

The Maricopa Community College District, an independently elected body, isn't kowtowing to the attorney general regarding "dreamers" tuition. College district won't be bullied by attorney general.pdf

PBS Video on Clinton Global Initiative University

Published Monday, March 24, 2014

The seventh annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University will take place this weekend at Arizona State University in Tempe. Former President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton will meet with more than 1,000 student leaders from around the world. The students will work at developing solutions to human rights abuses, women’s social and economic empowerment, and HIV/AIDS in the United States. Jacqueline...

Q&A with Chelsea Clinton at CGI U (MCC alumna Kathleen Stefanik)

Published Monday, March 24, 2014

A question and answer session was held for ASU media by Clinton Foundation Vice Chairman Chelsea Clinton on Saturday, March 22 at the Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University. ASU students and CGI U commitment makers Laura Chenier and Kathleen Stefanik (MCC alumna) joined Clinton for the session. Q&A with Chelsea Clinton at CGI U _ ASU News.pdf

Court Filing: Brewer Should Stay Out of Arizona College Tuition

Published Thursday, March 20, 2014

The attorney for the state's largest community college system says Gov. Jan Brewer has no right to tell them how much they can charge "dreamers" to attend school there. Court filing_ Brewer should stay out of Arizona college tuition rates for 'dreamers'.pdf

MCC Farmers Market and Olympic Weight Lifting Featured on 'Maricopa Now'

Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014

This month's episode of MCTV's Maricopa Now features two video segments on MCC.  The entire episode of the March show may be viewed here: MCC's Farmers Market is at minute 19:25 and Olympic Weight Lifting Class at MCC at minute 26:40. 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...

'Maricopa Now' Features MCC Fitness Center

Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014

MCC Fitness Center featured on the February edition of Maricopa Now: Jim Haggerty featured on minute 26:15.

Mesa Eyes Eminent Domain for Fiesta 'Micro Parks'

Published Monday, March 17, 2014

The Mesa City Council will be asked on Monday, March 17, to approve the use of eminent domain, if necessary, to acquire land for several "micro parks" in the Fiesta District. City Engineer Beth Huning, in a report to the council, described the tiny parks as "pedestrian refuge areas" along Southern Avenue between Alma School Road and Longmore. Mesa eyes eminent domain for 'micro parks' in Fiesta area.pdf

Meet Marla Denham: Denham calls 'em as she sees 'em

Published Monday, March 17, 2014

Marla Denham attended MCC in 1981, playing volleyball and basketball. She is now the coordinator of basketball and volleyball officials for the Big Sky Conference. Meet Marla Denham_ Denham calls ’em as she sees ’em.pdf

MCC Gets Big Money for Advanced Manufacturing

Published Monday, March 17, 2014

MCC receives $2.5 million manufacturing grant. Community College Journal - February _ March 2014 - Page 16-17.pdf

Mesa resident works through lupus to help others

Published Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Posted by East Valley Tribune: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 10:00 amMaj. Antoinette Grimes [David Jolkovski/Tribune] Shelby Slade, Special to Tribune After 17 years in the military Maj. Antoinette Grimes thought she was finally getting the opportunity to serve her country until a collapsed lung separated her from her unit leaving for Iraq. She recovered from that ailment and did serve in Afghanistan, but she was medevaced because she had gone into the early stages of kidney failure. “I felt...