Media Coverage

Funds Needed to Continue Mesa Counts on College

Published Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Mesa Counts on College grant is expiring, but the work — and the need for it — isn’t. Amy Trethaway, a city employee who is the director of Mesa Counts on College, told the City Council this week the effort will continue with new public outreach and hoped-for new sources of money. Funds needed to continue Mesa Counts on College.pdf

Scary Stuff! How Dirty are Halloween Masks?

Published Thursday, October 24, 2013

How dirty are Halloween masks? MCC's fearless Biotechnology Professor, Stan Kikkert, investigates the germ factor for 3 On Your Side:  3OYS_ Scary stuff! How dirty are Halloween masks_ _ azfamily.pdf Also appeared in other news outlets, including: and Channel 5 did their own version:

Peace Pole Dedication and Sept. 11 Memorial Day

Published Monday, October 21, 2013

The Democracy Commitment newsletter contains two articles about Mesa Community College, including coverage of the Peace Pole Dedication and Sept. 11 Memorial Day. TDC Newsletter-FIN.pdf

The Journey of Damarious Randall

Published Monday, October 21, 2013

ASU football player Damarious Randall got his start at MCC after being out of football for two years. ASU Football_ The journey of Damarious Randall - House of Sparky.pdf

Students, Faculty Sign Pledge for College Completion

Published Monday, October 21, 2013

At Mesa Community College, in Arizona, some professors and their students take a trip to the college’s main hallway to sign the pledge. "If we don’t see the value of helping students complete, we’re missing the boat,” said Duane Oakes, faculty adviser for the PTK chapter at Mesa. Students, faculty sign pledge for college completion _ Inside Higher Ed.pdf

Mesa Woman Wants to Thank Good Samaritan

Published Wednesday, October 16, 2013

A Mesa woman wants to say thank you to the Good Samaritan who returned her wallet with something much more valuable than cash inside. Valeria Valencia lost her wallet a month ago in the parking lot at Main Street and Mesa Drive in Mesa. It had her cash, credit cards and work permit inside. As a DREAMer, that work permit is her lifeline, allowing her to go to school and work. She came to the United States from Mexico 11 years ago. "It was nerve wracking, I was terrified," she said. "The only...

New Veteran Center Will be Unveiled at MCC

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2013

MCC will honor veterans with the grand opening of its new Veteran Center for Student Success 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at its campus at Southern Avenue and Dobson Road. New veterans center will be unveiled at Mesa Community College.pdf

MCC Actors Touring Schools

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Mesa Community College’s Theatre and Film Arts Department will be taking a production of “East of the Sun and West of the Moon” to nine Mesa elementary schools. Mesa Community College actors touring schools.pdf

Empty Bowls at MCC

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Empty Bowls at MCC on two campuses in Oct. Las Sendas UpClose _ Up Close Publications.pdf

October Events-Homecoming and Empty Bowls

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2013

October events listed in NearbyNews publication, including Homecoming and Empty Bowls. Mesa Events _ News Around Your Neighborhood!.pdfMesa Events _ News Around Your Neighborhood!.pdf