Media Coverage

Officials Unveil Power Knowledge Corridor Signs

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Mesa is installing new street signage on Power Road along what they've been calling the Power Knowledge Corridor, which includes MCC's Red Mountain Campus. Officials unveil Power Knowledge Corridor signs.pdf

Tempe Director, Mesa Actor Go 'Around the World in 80 Days'

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Mesa actor and MCC alum, Jon Gentry, is going global, playing Passeportout, manservant to intrepid adventurer Phileas Fogg, in the Arizona Theatre Company production of Jules Verne's classic "Around the World in 80 Days." Tempe director, Mesa actor go 'Around the World in 80 Days'.pdf

Self-Care: Finding Tools to Handle Difficult Emotions

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014

MCC communications instructor Rebecca Irvine discusses handling difficult emotions. Self-care_ Finding tools to handle difficult emotions _ Deseret News.pdf

Awards honor outstanding students at community colleges

Published Tuesday, April 8, 2014

2014 All-USA Community College Academic Team Honors outstanding students.  Students of all ages and backgrounds — who have overcome a range of challenges to pursue their dreams — are thriving in the USA's community colleges. The Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society will honor them by announcing its 2014 All-USA Community College Academic Team today, recognizing 20 two-year college students from across the USA who display an outstanding combination of academic achievement and community...

East Valley Veterans Education Center Gets a New Home

Published Monday, April 7, 2014

Rio Salado College held a March 26 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new East Valley Veterans Education Center at 3320 S. Price Road, Tempe. The veterans center is hosted by Rio Salado College in partnership with the Maricopa Community Colleges District, Scottsdale Community College and Mesa Community College. Other partners include the Arizona Department of Labor, Arizona Department of Veterans Services, Disabled American Veterans, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Phoenix VA Healthcare...

Mesa Mayor Smith participates in day of recognition

Published Friday, April 4, 2014

Excerpt: Mesa Mayor Scott Smith recently participated in the second Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. The ceremony recognized AmeriCorps and Senior Corps volunteers serving in Mesa, and Mesa United Way was awarded a five member VISTA project that focuses on serving veterans. Members worked at the Veteran Service Center at Mesa Community College to help build a web-based one-stop-shop for veterans through the City of Mesa.

Admire Blooms on Mesa, Chandler Garden Tours

Published Thursday, April 3, 2014

Mesa East Valley Rose Society presents its annual Rose Garden Tour 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at seven gardens in Chandler and Mesa. Docents will offer guided tours of the Rose Garden at Mesa Community College, which boasts more than 9,000 rose bushes, at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Admire blooms on Mesa, Chandler garden tour - East Valley Tribune_ Events.pdf

Dr. Nora Reyes, Enfoque En Tu Futuro

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Guitars -- A National Instructor Development Project

Published Thursday, March 27, 2014

Mesa Community College’s Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AZAMI) is hosting a Digital Fabrication-STEM Guitar Building Workshop this week. This National Science Foundation (NSF) project trains high school and community college faculty in the development, use and integration of guitar building as an instruction tool. Participating educators spend an intense week engaged in student-centered learning activities while building a custom electric guitar, relating its design and fabrication...

Twenty-five Named Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished College Administrators

Published Thursday, March 27, 2014

MCC's Dr. James Mabry is part of twenty-five college administrators who will be honored with 2014 Distinguished College Administrator Awards, presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during Nerd Nation, the Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida, April 24-26. Twenty-five Named Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished College Administrators _ Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.pdf