Media Coverage

Coca-Cola Scholars

Published Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Coca-Cola Scholars Devin Oakes and M. Wright announced. Coca-ColaScholars.pdf

MCCCD Tuition Increase OK'd

Published Wednesday, March 27, 2013

With drastic declines in state funding, the Maricopa County Community College District’s tuition increase seemed nearly inevitable. There was almost no opposition when the district governing board voted to raise tuition $5 per credit Tuesday night, a 6.5 percent increase.  Maricopa County Community Colleges' tuition increase OK’d.pdf Live tweets from Republic reporter from meeting:

Marvel at Roses on Garden Tour

Published Tuesday, March 26, 2013

With so many leafless, spiky plants growing all around us in this desert, roses seem luxuriously soft and frilly — even with their thorns — by contrast. You can enjoy the flowers up close on a rose garden tour presented by the Mesa-East Valley Rose Society 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Marvel at roses on garden tour - Ahwatukee Foothills News_ Valley And State.pdf

Chandler-Gilbert College Breaks Ground on $30m Athletic Complex

Published Tuesday, March 26, 2013

A new facility at Chandler-Gilbert Community College aims to offer students an athletic facility and student services building, all under one roof. The bond sales approved by voters in 2004 totaled $951 million, and have funded projects at other campuses in the Maricopa Community Colleges. Such projects include the remodeling of the performing arts center at Mesa Community College, as stated in last year’s district capital planning report. Chandler-Gilbert college breaks ground on $30m...

MCC Has Open House

Published Monday, March 25, 2013

 Mesa Community College will host the “Open House That Opens Doors” on Wednesday and Thursday, giving prospective students a chance to have one-on-one meetings with faculty members. MCC has open house at main, east Mesa campuses.pdf

MCCCD Weighs Tuition Hike

Published Friday, March 22, 2013

A tuition increase for students of Maricopa Community Colleges would pay for a fundamental change to the district’s security culture, from an uneven patchwork of guards and aides at the many campuses to a full staff of certified, armed officers. MCCCD weighs tuition hike to bolster campus security.pdf

HP Case Study Mesa Community College

Published Friday, March 22, 2013

A case study of why MCC chose HP for the advantages of the specific hardware solutions for the college to update computer systems. Quotes from Dr. Pan, Sasan Poureetezadi, Jeff Darbut and Janice Pierson. HPCaseStudyMesa Community College FINAL hi-res.pdf

Students Honored for Theater Work

Published Friday, March 22, 2013

Students honored for Theater Work at LA Theatre Center. Students Honored for Theater Work.pdf

Valley Colleges, Universities See Growth in Online Innovations

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Valley colleges and universities are forging ahead with online innovations that cater to adults as the need for workers to differentiate themselves in the market becomes more important than ever. Ottawa University is teaming with Blackboard Inc. to create a hybrid online-ground curriculum, while Mesa Community College received approval to begin offering online degrees and certificates. Valley colleges, universities see growth in online innovations - Phoenix Business Journal.pdf

Rose Tour

Published Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The Rose Garden at MCC to begin tours. MCCBeginsRoseGardenTours.pdf