Media Coverage

MCC Sets Record with 35 NJCAA Academic Student Athlete Award Winners

Published Tuesday, June 27, 2017

My News Mesa reported that the 2016-2017 athletic season for the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds saw a Valley of the Sun Bowl victory, five region championships and the icing on the cake, a national championship. But just as crucial as success in game competition is success in the classroom. MCC sets record with 35 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award...

Coming Up Roses

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017

The Rose Garden at Mesa Community College is featured in the Arizona Republic's special on desert rose gardens.  Excerpt: "Although the gardens at Sahuaro Ranch and Encanto Park have historic cred, the Rose Garden at at Mesa Community College earns fame as the largest in the desert Southwest, with nearly 10,000 plants over 3.5 acres." This article does not...

No More In-State Tuition for Dreamers

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017

KTVK features a comment from Mesa Community College student Ezequiel Santos, DACA recipient, on segment titled "No More In-State Tuition for Dreamers." Santos is also quoted in a New Times article, "DACA Students Hot, Vow to Fight Court Ruling." video unavailable New Times DACA Students Hot.pdf

Where Are They Now? 2011 Grad Jessie Whitfield Wins Digital Photo Booth Business

Published Thursday, June 15, 2017

ASU Honors College reports that Jessie Whitfield, who now owns her own digital photo booth business, transferred into ASU and Barrett from Mesa Community College’s honors program. She said her undergraduate experience prepared her for her current endeavors. Jessie Whitfield.pdf

Local graduate plans to open Christmas tree, blueberry farm

Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017

SanTan Sun News reports Elaine Atwood of Chandler, who earned two associate degrees in applied sciences from Mesa Community College, plans to open a Christmas tree and blueberry farm. Local graduate plans to open Christmas tree, blueberry farm SanTan Sun News.pdf

Mystery Guest Coach John Guerrero on Mesa Morning Live

Published Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Mesa Morning Live chose MCC Golf Coach John Guerrero and the MCC Golf Team as the Mystery Guests, announcing the national championship. Mesa Morning Live

MCTV Monthly Programming for June

Published Monday, June 12, 2017

MCC is featured several times in MCTV Monthly Programming for June. MNOW MCTV Interview with MCC Theatre Student Cedar Cody at 15:30 at Artists of Promise event. Linda Speranza is also shown at event. Hispanic convocation with MCC veteran Oscar Barron 29:30 https://youtu.be/...

East Valley Alumni are at the Head of the Class

Published Monday, June 12, 2017

The Phoenix East Valley writes that  the East Valley has a broad range of incomparable education assets, including MCC. WHY EAST VALLEY ALUMNI ARE AT THE HEAD OF THE CLASS.pdf

Lures are a Big Business for Bass-Fishing Mesa Woman

Published Monday, June 12, 2017

East Valley Tribune tells the story of MCC alumna Jennifer Duff, who now owns Jef International, an import/export company and serves as president of the MCC development board. Lures are a big business for bass-fishing Mesa woman _ Money _ eastvalleytribune.pdf

Coding: Not Just for Geeks

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017

Inside Higher Ed reports that starting this fall, six community college systems serving nearly 500,000 students, including MCC, will be the first to offer the App Development with Swift curriculum. Linda D. Collins, chair of the Department of Business and Information Systems, is quoted. Coding, Not Just for Geek, insidehighered.pdf

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