Media Coverage

New MCC Provost Talks Economic Recovery

Published Monday, August 27, 2012

New Mesa Community College provost Patrick Burkhart's professional life has been marked by a string of reinventions. Photo slideshow of Red Mountain:

Drivers Ticketed by Red Light Camera in Mesa at Confusing Intersection

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012

The intersection of Southern and Dobson snags 3,500 drivers each year.

Brewer Bars Public Benefits for Illegal Immigrants

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012

Brewer's order, issued late in the day, reiterates that state agencies are required to deny licenses and other public benefits (including in-state tuition) to all undocumented immigrants, even those who gain approval under President Barack Obama's new "deferred action" program.

MCCCD Rolls Out New Learning Management System at 8 Colleges Coverage

Published Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Following the successful implementation of a new Learning Management System (LMS) at Mesa Community College, the Maricopa Community Colleges have announced a schedule to make available the new LMS at eight more colleges at the start of the fall semester.

New Ahwatukee Pastor Has Deep Roots in Valley

Published Saturday, August 11, 2012

Desert Foothills United Methodist Church in Ahwatukee welcomed a new pastor last month, the Rev. Dr. Mike Kerr-Osman, who attended MCC.

Groundbreaking Performing Arts Center Coverage

Published Friday, August 10, 2012

Groundbreaking for performing arts center, new art gallery.  Front page Tribune: Independent: Aug. 17, 2012, Mesa Independent, Video of Sledge-Hammer Groundbreaking Ceremony Wrangler News:

Mesa Counts on College Awards Grants - Coverage

Published Sunday, August 5, 2012

Mesa Counts on College, an initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, announced this week three projects that will receive money to increased post-secondary completion among Mesa’s youth. The selected proposals, which total $19,000 in funding, were submitted by Chicanos Por La Causa, the Mesa Community Action Network and Randy Payne of the Dobson High School’s counseling staff. http://www.msnbc.msn....

Desert Echoes Flute Project Performs at National Convention

Published Sunday, August 5, 2012

The Desert Echoes Flute Project, a choir program sponsored by the Mesa Community College Music Department, is taking its show on the road! DEF Project was recently selected to perform at the National Flute Association Convention taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada August 9 - 12, 2012.

Mesa Eyesores on Way to be Replaced by MCC Arts Center

Published Saturday, August 4, 2012

Mesa Community College plans a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 16 to kick off construction of a performing arts center that will totally transform the old Harkins theater and Fuddruckers restaurant on Longmore Road.

Many Children Suffering in Silence

Published Friday, August 3, 2012

Family column by MCC’s Edgar Callirgos. Page 2.