Media Coverage

Human Trafficking Awareness Week Calendar Items

Published Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Human Trafficking event calendar coverage: Channel 3: Channel5: EV Tribune:   Fox 10:  Channel 12, AZ Republic:

Sustainable Food System Student and Fashion Design Student on Maricopa Now

Published Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Video from Maricopa Now of MCC Sustainable Foods student Melissa Webb who started her own business. Beginning: AND at minute 24:56, fashion student Ashley Cooper, who is a successful fashion design alumna, is covered, along with MCC instructor Angela Johnson. The link also contains an informational profile of MCC, minute 15:27

Help, Support for Veterans at MCC, Maricopa Community Colleges

Published Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Veterans are finding the Maricopa Community Colleges to be the destination of choice when looking to fulfill their educational goals. That's because the colleges are not only committed to helping students succeed, they also provide services that are specifically designed for veterans. MCC student interviewed. Help, support for veterans at Maricopa Community Colleges.pdf  

The Southeast Valley Recalls Day JFK was Assassinated

Published Friday, November 22, 2013

Roc Arnett, serving as the first student-body president of the newly minted Mesa Community College in 1963, recalls hearing about when JFK was assassinated. The Southeast Valley recalls the day JKF was assassinated.pdf

MCC Student Reflects on How Her Calling in Life Came to Be

Published Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Miranda Hays, a full-time student at Mesa Community College, hopes to attend the University of Southern California and become a full time occupational therapist after completing her associate of science degree. MCC student reflects on how her calling in life -- providing therapy to children with autism -- came to be - East Valley Tribune_ Mesa.pdf

Community Colleges See Rise in 6-Year Graduation Rate

Published Monday, November 18, 2013

The Maricopa Community Colleges saw an 8 percentage-point gain in its graduation rate, the biggest increase in several years and one that puts the district on track to fulfill its commitment to produce more graduates. Community colleges see rise in 6-year graduation rate.pdf

Semper Fi/Wrangler News Report on Veteran Center

Published Thursday, November 14, 2013

As a U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, Alec Niblett’s missions took him to Iraq, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the Philippines. The 27-year-old Tempe resident hopes his current mission, begun this year at Mesa Community College, will take him beyond Earth and into space. Semper Fi _ Wrangler News.pdf

Gilbert School Board Could Block Mesa Apple Site

Published Thursday, November 14, 2013

Gilbert Public Schools’ governing board cancelled Wednesday’s meeting during which the board was supposed to vote on joining seven other government agencies in approval of a tax break for Apple, which has planned to open a manufacturing firm in Mesa. Seven government entities — Maricopa County, Mesa Community College, Maricopa Community Colleges, Central Arizona Project, Maricopa Integrated Health System, East Valley Institute of Technology and Mesa — have approved the break, said Mesa’s...

Macerich Turns Over Fiesta Mall to Lender in Lieu of Foreclosure

Published Thursday, November 14, 2013

Mesa’s Fiesta Mall, one of the Valley’s most iconic shopping centers, is now officially lender-owned. Macerich turns over Fiesta Mall to lender in lieu of foreclosure - Phoenix Business Journal.pdf

ANASAZI Foundation holding benefit concert

Published Wednesday, November 13, 2013

MCC alum Brad Hull will perform at Anasazi Foundation Concert. Due West vocalist Hull, a Thatcher native, attended MCC. His group toured this past summer with Trace Adkins, Billy Currington and the Doobie Brothers. ANASAZI Foundation holding benefit concert - East Valley Tribune_ Get Out.pdf