Media Coverage

From Communist China to MCC President

Published Friday, November 9, 2012

The life story of Dr. Shouan Pan. China.pdf

My One Professor Video, Heather Thomas

Published Thursday, November 8, 2012

My One Professor Video by Heather Thomas talks about MCC's Duane Oakes and how he changed her life. Heather is now a student at NAU and works at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Zorro details. zorro.pdf

Career Assessment Tool for Students

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Career Assessment Tool for Students Career Assessment.pdf

Tossing Out Knowledge with the Bathwater (Race to Nowhere)

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Archimedes’ bathtub and this modern educational challenge came to mind while reading Friday’s story by the Tribune’s Stacie Spring about a gathering of educators, parents and students at Mesa Community College to watch a 2009 documentary, “Race to Nowhere.” Spring wrote that the film “focuses on how many students are over-tested, over-stressed and willing to do anything to get good grades.” Scarp_ Tossing out knowledge with the bathwater - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Voices.pdf

Maricopa Community Colleges Marking Anniversary as Part of 50th

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Maricopa Community Colleges is celebrating its 50th anniversary and Mesa Community College figures that’s a good time to mark its own 47 years’ existence. MCC has several free events planned to mark the occasion.  Maricopa Community Colleges marking anniversary as part of district’s 50th.pdf

November Theater Picks in Metro Phoenix (Shakespeare in Rose Garden)

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Shakespeare in the Roses Teaming up with the Rose Garden at Mesa Community College for a dual fundraising gala, Southwest Shakespeare presents the comedy “Falstaff,” an original adaptation drawing on “Henry IV” (parts one and two), “Henry V” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” and starring company regulars Jesse James Kamps and Justine Hartley. The event also includes an hors d'oeuvres reception and silent auction. Details: 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17; performance at 7:30 p.m. MCC Rose Garden...

3 of Arizona's U.S. House Races Tight

Published Tuesday, November 6, 2012

MCC Professor Brian Dille comments on election 2012 story. 3 of Arizona's U.S.pdf

MCC Aiding New College Students

Published Friday, November 2, 2012

For the Spring 2013 semester, MCC’s General Business Program has introduced a fresh cohort of courses to help new college students with pre-college jitters. newcollege.pdf

Maricopa Now with Janice Pierson and Debbie Smith

Published Thursday, November 1, 2012

Video shot on MCC's S&D Campus last fall by the Maricopa Colleges Television. MCC's Janice Pierson and student Stacy Schneider are at minute 8:00, Work Study with Debby Smith and various students is at 9:39.