Media Coverage

Returning to School has Become a Popular Course at Midlife

Published Monday, October 7, 2013

Paula Waybright, a career adviser at Mesa Community College, said it’s important that whatever change someone makes is a “transition into something they’re excited about," in an article about boomers returning to college. Returning to school has become a popular course at midlife.pdf

MCTV Coverage of Hispanic Heritage Events at MCC

Published Friday, October 4, 2013

At minute 10:30, MCTV interviews artist Hugo Medina about the mural at MCC, followed by an interview with Azul Gomez about the Farmworkers' Exhibit in the library.

Family Values Influence Student's Choice of Non-Profit Leadership

Published Wednesday, October 2, 2013

To say that community service is a family value for Devin Oakes and his family would be an understatement. At a family reunion recently, about 60 members of Oakes’ extended clan gathered at an elementary school in northern Arizona and built planter boxes for a community garden. As he grew up, outings with his parents often involved helping others. In that respect, it’s not surprising that Oakes enrolled at ASU this fall as a major in nonprofit leadership and management. What’s unusual is the...

Andrew Kuhn in Westminster Leadership Magazine

Published Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Former MCC student president Andrew Kuhn appears in Westminster College Leadership magazine: WestminsterMagazine,AndrewKuhn.pdf

MCC to Present Musical Comedy 'The Producers'

Published Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Mesa Community College’s Act I Musical Productions will present Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” next month at its campus at Southern Avenue and Dobson Road. Based on the hit 1968 film of the same name, the musical is built around a washed-up Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant, who scheme to get rich quick by producing the most notorious flop in the history of show business. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, through Saturday, Oct. 12 and Thursday, Oct. 17, through Saturday...

Local Woman Graduates with High Marks from ASU

Published Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Germaine Morris graduated summa cum laude in August from Arizona State University’s College of Public Programs with a bachelor’s in social work with a minor in communication. She attended MCC. Local woman graduates with high marks from ASU - Nogales International_ Community.pdf

2013 GEICO Business Student Scholars Receive $2,000 in Scholarships

Published Friday, September 27, 2013

After being addicted to drugs, losing her son and finding herself homeless, Valerie Le Grande dedicated herself to getting clean and sober and returning to college. Now she is one of two recipients of Phi Theta Kappa’s $1,000 GEICO Business Student Scholarships. A business administration major at Mesa Community College in Arizona, Le Grande earned a 4.0 grade point average, and she plans to continue her education at Arizona State University. 2013 GEICO Business Student Scholars Receive $2,000...

Affordable Care Act: Business Impact

Published Friday, September 27, 2013

At minute 5.04, Mesa Community College employees are quoted about how the Health Care Act impacts their lives. Affordable Care Act_ Business impact _ azfamily.pdf

East Valley Community Colleges Embrace New Local 4-Year Options

Published Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Dr. Shouan Pan said the addition of new Mesa colleges will give local students additional options if they are looking for a smaller campus environment or a school with a religious affiliation. East Valley community colleges embrace new local 4-year options - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Education News.pdf

Museum Exhibit Honors Inspiring Art Teachers

Published Monday, September 23, 2013

Five art teachers in metro Phoenix — including two from the Southeast Valley — who excel at applying those traits in their teaching are the subject of “Inspire,” an exhibition of artwork from their classrooms, Friday, Sept. 27, through Sunday, Jan. 5, at the young@art gallery of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. Second St. in Scottsdale.  Teachers Shelley Richardson of Mesa and Jasen Evoy of Tempe were chosen by their respective school districts for high levels of contribution...