Media Coverage

5 Mesa Community College Mortuary Science Students Chosen to Compete in Houston for SCI Scholarship

Published Thursday, February 13, 2014

MCC Students Competing for SCI Scholarships Back Row: Melissa Bidon and Bryce Bunker Front Row: Shannon Cochrane, Andrea Handley, and Brienna Yarger Mesa, Arizona – February 12, 2014 – SCI has announced the thirty candidates that were selected to travel to Houston, TX to compete for the 2014 SCI Scholarship; five of which attend the MCC Mortuary Science Program in Mesa, Arizona. Bryce Bunker, Shannon Cochrane, Andrea Handley, Brienna Yarger and Melissa Bidon will be flying out to...

3OYS Investigates: Bacteria Found in Bounce Houses

Published Tuesday, February 4, 2014

They're bouncy. They're jumpy. They're fun. But it's not just kids bouncing and jumping at these popular indoor parks. "Lots of interesting stuff growing at these places," says Dr. Stan Kikkert, who heads up the Bio Tech program at Mesa Community College. 3OYS Investigates_ Bacteria found in bounce houses _ azfamily.pdf

MCC 1 of 7 colleges to receive service-learning grant

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014

Mesa Community College (MCC) is one of seven community colleges across the country awarded a service-learning grant from the Teagle Foundation. MCC 1 of 7 colleges to receive service-learning grant - East Valley Tribune_ Mesa.pdf

Ex-lawmaker to Join College District Board

Published Friday, January 31, 2014

Former state legislator and gubernatorial candidate Alfredo Gutierrez was selected Friday to serve on the Maricopa County Community College District governing board. Ex-lawmaker to join college district board.pdf

Find Unique Varieties at EV Rose Auction

Published Friday, January 31, 2014

The Mesa-East Valley Rose Society hosts its annual auction, featuring more than 150 varieties of miniatures, minifloras, polyanthas, hybrid teas and shrub roses, along with fertilizers and other supplies. Proceeds benefit the Rose Society and The Garden at Mesa Community College.   Find unique varieties at EV rose auction - East Valley Tribune_ Events.pdf

RVCC Joins Multi-State Service Learning Project

Published Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Mesa Community College and Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg are two of seven community colleges nationally that has been awarded a Service Learning grant from the New York-based Teagle Foundation. The three-year, $8,500 annual grant will enable seven community colleges to work together on a national project, “Student Learning for Civic Capacity: Stimulating Moral, Ethical, and Civic Engagement for Learning that Lasts.” RVCC joins multi-state service learning project.pdf

2014 Governor's Arts Awards Attract 84 Nominations

Published Monday, January 27, 2014

MCC's Theatre and Arts Program is one of  84 nominations from 27 Arizona communities that were submitted in six categories for the 33rd annual Governor's Arts Awards for individuals and businesses who have made substantial and outstanding contributions to arts and culture statewide. Note: Among the 84 nominees, the MCC Theatre and Film Arts Department has been nominated in the Category of Outstanding Organizations this year. 2014 Governor's Arts Awards Attract 84 Nominations; Honorees to Be...

MCC Receives $2.5 Million Grant

Published Tuesday, January 21, 2014

A program at Mesa Community College has received a $2.5 million grant to provide advanced manufacturing training to the East Valley. The school’s Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute received the grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Mesa Community College receives $2.5 Million Grant.pdf

Turley Excited to be Back Home in White Mountains

Published Tuesday, January 21, 2014

MCC alum Tony Turley started as the city’s new Administrative Services director Jan. 6. Turley attended MCC in 1984 and credits his accounting class at MCC as providing the start to his career. Turley excited to be back home in White Mountains - White Mountain Independent_ Latest News.pdf 

Brewer Tells East Valley Audience Another Term is Possible

Published Friday, January 17, 2014

Gov. Jan Brewer hinted Thursday that her breakfast appearance at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa might not be the last of its kind. The breakfast meeting, sponsored by the East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance, the East Valley Partnership and Mesa Community College, is an annual tradition. Brewer tells East Valley audience another term is possible.pdf