Media Coverage

MCC to Present Musical Comedy 'The Producers'

Published Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Mesa Community College’s Act I Musical Productions will present Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” next month at its campus at Southern Avenue and Dobson Road. Based on the hit 1968 film of the same name, the musical is built around a washed-up Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant, who scheme to get rich quick by producing the most notorious flop in the history of show business. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, through Saturday, Oct. 12 and Thursday, Oct. 17, through Saturday...

Local Woman Graduates with High Marks from ASU

Published Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Germaine Morris graduated summa cum laude in August from Arizona State University’s College of Public Programs with a bachelor’s in social work with a minor in communication. She attended MCC. Local woman graduates with high marks from ASU - Nogales International_ Community.pdf

2013 GEICO Business Student Scholars Receive $2,000 in Scholarships

Published Friday, September 27, 2013

After being addicted to drugs, losing her son and finding herself homeless, Valerie Le Grande dedicated herself to getting clean and sober and returning to college. Now she is one of two recipients of Phi Theta Kappa’s $1,000 GEICO Business Student Scholarships. A business administration major at Mesa Community College in Arizona, Le Grande earned a 4.0 grade point average, and she plans to continue her education at Arizona State University. 2013 GEICO Business Student Scholars Receive $2,000...

Affordable Care Act: Business Impact

Published Friday, September 27, 2013

At minute 5.04, Mesa Community College employees are quoted about how the Health Care Act impacts their lives. Affordable Care Act_ Business impact _ azfamily.pdf

East Valley Community Colleges Embrace New Local 4-Year Options

Published Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Dr. Shouan Pan said the addition of new Mesa colleges will give local students additional options if they are looking for a smaller campus environment or a school with a religious affiliation. East Valley community colleges embrace new local 4-year options - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Education News.pdf

Museum Exhibit Honors Inspiring Art Teachers

Published Monday, September 23, 2013

Five art teachers in metro Phoenix — including two from the Southeast Valley — who excel at applying those traits in their teaching are the subject of “Inspire,” an exhibition of artwork from their classrooms, Friday, Sept. 27, through Sunday, Jan. 5, at the young@art gallery of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. Second St. in Scottsdale.  Teachers Shelley Richardson of Mesa and Jasen Evoy of Tempe were chosen by their respective school districts for high levels of contribution...

NSF Grant Advances Career and Educational Pathways in Geospatial Technology

Published Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Northern Arizona University has been awarded a $448,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support career and educational pathways in geospatial technology. Through the Geospatial Connections Promoting Advancement to Careers and Higher Education, or GEOCACHE, project, NAU will partner with Mesa Community College to integrate GST and project-based learning in new and existing courses, increase awareness of and training for GST-related careers through internships, outreach and...

MCCCD to Add 360 Jobs to Aid Student Retention

Published Monday, September 16, 2013

The Maricopa County Community College District will hire about 360 new full-time faculty members over the next several years as a way to keep students from dropping out. Maricopa County Community Colleges to add 360 jobs to aid student retention.pdf

MCC Dental Program Seeks Dental Patients

Published Friday, September 13, 2013

Mesa Community College’s dental-hygiene program is looking for patients who have not received dental-hygiene care in at least three years to help students meet a requirement for challenging cases. Specifically sought are people who have been diagnosed with periodontal disease and have never been treated as well as those with other conditions such as puffy and bleeding gums. Dental program seeks dental patients.pdf

Hispanic Community Leader Luna Picked to Fill Mesa Council Vacancy

Published Friday, September 13, 2013

After the “gut-wrenching” process of whittling 17 qualified candidates down to one, the Mesa City Council has selected broadcast professional, teacher and Latino-community advocate David Luna to replace former Councilwoman Dina Higgins in northeast Mesa. Luna is adjunct faculty in MCC's communications department. Hispanic community leader Luna picked to fill Mesa Council vacancy.pdf