Media Coverage

Upper Iowa Tops Off Mesa Bid Colleges

Published Thursday, September 20, 2012

Last week, Upper Iowa became the fifth college this year to establish a campus in Mesa. The city is now home to five liberal-arts institutions with a combined age of 676 years. Upper Iowa tops off Mesa bid for colleges.pdf

Valley Colleges Approve Transfer Deal

Published Thursday, September 20, 2012

Westminster College has signed a transfer-student agreement with the Maricopa Community Colleges making it easier for students to continue their higher education at Westminster. Valley colleges approve transfer deal.pdf  

Valley College Reps Will Meet Students at Expo

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Representatives from five small colleges that are opening branches in Mesa -- as well as reps from Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus, Mesa Community College, Northern Arizona University and other public universities -- will share information with prospective students at a college expo on Friday. Valley college reps will meet students at expo.pdf

MCC Dental Program Seeks Those Needing Cleaning

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2012

MCC Dental Hygiene students will conduct complimentary oral-health screenings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, 5855 E. Still Circle, Mesa. To register: 480-248-8195.   MCC dental program seeks those needing cleaning.pdf

Learn About 5 New Universities at Mesa College Expo

Published Monday, September 17, 2012

Next Friday, the community can come to learn about the five schools – Upper Iowa University became the newest on Thursday – and what they will bring to the city. Learn about 5 new universities at Mesa college expo - East Valley Tribune_ Mesa.pdf

Colleges Revamp Expansion Booms, Busts

Published Monday, September 17, 2012

In 2004, voters in Maricopa County overwhelmingly agreed to spend nearly a billion dollars to renovate and build new facilities for their 10 community colleges. With the projects going up during one of the most volatile construction periods in history, the Maricopa County Community College District found that the $951 million didn't go as far as MCCCD hoped. Projects that started early in the bond period -- during the economic boom years of 2005 to 2008 -- were cut back, squeezed and reshaped....

Paved With Success

Published Friday, September 14, 2012

Sunland CEO and former MCC student Doug DeClusin built asphalt company from the ground up. PavedWithSuccess.pdf

Young Migrants May Get Arizona College Tuition Break

Published Friday, September 14, 2012

Young undocumented immigrants who receive work permits through President Barack Obama's deferred-action program will be eligible to pay lower in-state tuition, Maricopa Community Colleges officials said Wednesday. Young migrants may get Arizona college tuition break.pdf  

Don Zombie Makeup, Moves for Worldwide Thriller Dance

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Free dance lessons every Thursday at MCC to participate in AZ State Fair performance. Don.pdf

Mesa to Host Higher Ed Conference and Expo

Published Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The City of Mesa, in partnership with Mesa Counts on College, presents the first Mesa Higher Education Conference & Expo Friday, Sept. 21 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Mesa Arts Center’s Piper Theater. The purpose of the event is to gather all of Mesa’s non-profit higher education partners in one location to inspire and engage businesses, academic leaders, school faculty and staff, students and parents. Dr. Pan is speaking at the event.