Media Coverage

Ancient Artifact Replicas Provide Students with Ceramics Experience, Public a Chance to Watch Pit Firing

Published Wednesday, July 17, 2013

 At Mesa Community College, Linda Speranza’s ceramics students have been working with ASU museum studies graduate student Brian Asdell to create reproductions of ancient pieces not usually found in museum collections due to their ordinary and often undecorated design. Visitors attending the Deer Valley Rock Art Center’s sunset tour on July 26 will be able to witness the unveiling of the vessels after the firing is complete. Reservations are required for the tour, and general admission charges...

Arizona's Universities Get Innovative with Bike Security

Published Saturday, July 13, 2013

Community colleges and smaller universities around the state are using less-extensive measures, but still are making bike-theft prevention a priority. Mesa Community College, Glendale Community College and Gateway Community College use video surveillance as a bike-theft deterrent, according to officials at each campus. Arizona's universities get innovative with bike security.pdf

Higher-Ed Groups Unveil Alternative to Federal Student-Success Measures

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013

Six major higher-education associations have teamed up to develop a new method of measuring student success that provides a more comprehensive look at how students progress through college and how many of them eventually graduate. Higher-Education Groups Unveil Alternative to Federal Student-Success Measures - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education.pdf

MCC Presents 'Little Shop of Horrors'

Published Monday, July 8, 2013

Act 1 Musical Productions at Mesa Community College will present “Little Shop of Horrors,” based on the film by Roger Corman, later this month at MCC’s Theatre Outback on its Southern Avenue-Dobson Road campus. MCC presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’.pdf

MCC's Sonya Pearson Listed in Who's Who in Business

Published Monday, July 8, 2013

MCC Vice President of Student Affairs, Sonya D. Pearson, is listed in The Arizona Republic's Who's Who in Business:  Who's Who in Business_ Community colleges, ranked by enrollment.pdf

Reciben a Maestros del Mesa Community College de Arizona

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Jamie Herrera and Nora Reyes represent MCC: El Heraldo de León _ Portal de noticias del bajío de México.pdf

Benedictine University and Westminster College Hand Out Scholarships in Mesa

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Three Westwood High School grads and a Mesa Community College student are the first recipients of one-year $10,000 scholarships to branches of Benedictine University and Westminster College through a new program called Mesa Educates U. Benedictine University and Westminster College hand out scholarships in Mesa.pdf

Bigger Not Always Better: Three Athletes Start at Lower Levels with High Expectations

Published Monday, July 1, 2013

Valley athletes Wimbish, a 2011 Pride graduate, and Khari Holloway, a 2013 graduate, both drew Division I college interest but for different reasons and times, they chose Mesa Community College as the place to continue their careers. Bigger not always better_ Three athletes start at lower levels with high expectations - Ahwatukee Foothills News_ Sports.pdf

MCCCD Sued Over In-State Tuition for Migrants

Published Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is suing the Maricopa County Community College District over its policy of charging in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants who receive work permits through the federal deferred-action program. Maricopa community colleges sued over in-state tuition for migrants.pdf Related articles:  Arizona Daily Star, KJZZ, KPHO NEWS 5, KNXV NEWS 15

Mesa Students Learn, Earn on the Job

Published Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Part of a $3 million grant to Mesa Public Schools from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is being used this summer to introduce high-school juniors to health careers. Mesa students learn, earn on the job.pdf