Media Coverage

Disabled Athletes Visit Mesa for Week of Games Coverage

Published Monday, July 23, 2012

National Junior Disability Championships are happening this week at MCC. More than 200 athletes from Arizona to Thailand registered for this year's week-long championships, which kicked off with an opening ceremony and social Sunday. This is the third time the games, expected to inject about $700,000 into Mesa's economy, have come to the city since 1997.

Back to School: Create a Culture of College Completers (MCOC)

Published Sunday, July 22, 2012

Guest Commentary by Kathy Bareiss of MPS on Mesa Counts on College

Mesa's College Push is Winding Down

Published Monday, July 16, 2012

After a whirlwind six months that saw four liberal arts colleges agree to set up shop in downtown Mesa, the city is probably finished with that phase of its college-recruitment drive. Mesa has taken great pains to knit the four schools into the fabric of community life, involving them in early discussions with Mesa Public Schools, MCC and groups such as the Mesa Chamber of Commerce.

A Man Who Deserves Thanks

Published Saturday, July 14, 2012

Mason Steill, 22, grew up in Chandler. He graduated from Corona del Sol High School in 2008 and went to Mesa Community College and, somewhere along the way, decided to take his life in a different direction. Which is how he came to be Army Spc. Mason D. Steill, combat medic.

Mesa Dancer, 21, Waits for New Heart

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Congestive heart failure is not something commonly associated with young, otherwise healthy dancers, but here sits MCC dancer Mia Welch, waiting; she’s waiting for a heart. Mesa dancer, 21, waits for new heart - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf    

Vote Like Your Life Depends on It

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Vote Like Your Life Depends on It, It Actually Does Article by Danny White Article not online. Contact IA for clipping.

4th University Joins Downtown Mesa College Initiative

Published Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Mesa has secured a fourth liberal arts college for a planned higher education center that’s set to open downtown in the fall of 2013.

Learning Networking Skills Proves Vital to Grads Job Search

Published Monday, July 9, 2012

Justin Decker and Dana Yanch are Mesa Community College graduates who have found that networking—on both the technical and personal sides—has resulted in lucrative career opportunities within east Valley companies.

How Mesa Became a College Town

Published Monday, July 9, 2012

The idea was to take a sprawling desert suburb, better known for senior-living trailer parks than for schools, and retrofit it with the kinds of colleges that sprang up in America's older regions, decades or even centuries ago.

Burkhart Appointed Community College Provost

Published Friday, July 6, 2012

Burkhart Appointed Community College Provost