Media Coverage

Home Invasion Suspects Called Victim an Easy Target

Published Thursday, September 6, 2012

Fahad Ullah, an MCC student and convenience store worker, assisted police in a home invasion incident. Fahad is one of the convenience store workers interviewed near the end of this video clip:  

Dreamers Cautious About Obama's Deferred-Action Program

Published Thursday, August 30, 2012

In the past, Maricopa Community Colleges had accepted work permits as one of the documents required to establish legal residency in Arizona to apply for in-state tuition, said Tom Gariepy, a spokesman. The colleges initially said they would extend that practice to undocumented immigrants who receive work permits through Obama's deferred-action program, but that decision was put on hold after Brewer issued her executive order, Gariepy said.

Scottsdale Training Hosts Fall Fashion Show

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2012

MCC Fashion Students will help with Scottsdale Fashion Show. www.maricopa.edu_marketing_download_Week of Sep 7 2012.pdf

Mesa Construction Boom Defining Future

Published Tuesday, August 28, 2012

From one end to the other -- and at many points in between -- Mesa is enjoying a construction boom that will help define how the city looks and functions for decades, including the Harkins Theatre remodel.

Impossible Revives 8 x 10 Instant Film Gallery

Published Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Neil Winter, photo lab tech at MCC, has his photography featured in this New York exhibit. Link contains nude photos.

New MCC Provost Talks Economic Recovery

Published Monday, August 27, 2012

New Mesa Community College provost Patrick Burkhart's professional life has been marked by a string of reinventions. Photo slideshow of Red Mountain:

Drivers Ticketed by Red Light Camera in Mesa at Confusing Intersection

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012

The intersection of Southern and Dobson snags 3,500 drivers each year.

Brewer Bars Public Benefits for Illegal Immigrants

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012

Brewer's order, issued late in the day, reiterates that state agencies are required to deny licenses and other public benefits (including in-state tuition) to all undocumented immigrants, even those who gain approval under President Barack Obama's new "deferred action" program.

MCCCD Rolls Out New Learning Management System at 8 Colleges Coverage

Published Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Following the successful implementation of a new Learning Management System (LMS) at Mesa Community College, the Maricopa Community Colleges have announced a schedule to make available the new LMS at eight more colleges at the start of the fall semester.

New Ahwatukee Pastor Has Deep Roots in Valley

Published Saturday, August 11, 2012

Desert Foothills United Methodist Church in Ahwatukee welcomed a new pastor last month, the Rev. Dr. Mike Kerr-Osman, who attended MCC.