Media Coverage

Mesa Arts Center Celebrates New Exhibits with Literature-Themed Festival

Published Tuesday, September 6, 2016

AZ Republic reports that visitors will find MCC alum and Mesa-based artist Corinne Geertsen’s "The Footnote Chronicles," at the Mesa Arts Center museum in a series incorporating digital collages from the Mesa artist and short stories, poems and thoughts inspired by her work.  Mesa Arts Center celebrates new exhibits with literature-themed festival.pdf

Best Art in Phoenix in August: Frank Gonzales

Published Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Phoenix New Times includes Tempe artist Frank Gonzales in Best Art of Phoenix, for his work Adaption.  Classically trained in painting at Mesa Community College, he recalls being inspired at a young age by "the unbelievable stillness and separation" of taxidermy birds in natural history museums. This piece was recently featured in "Frank Gonzales: A Vivid Gaze"...

Desert Echoes Flute Project

Published Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Flute View (Sept. 1, 2016) boasts DEF, conducted by Christina Steffen, as a first-class ensemble in a review of highlights from the National Flute Association convention.

Women in Technology Careers Discussion

Published Thursday, September 1, 2016

MCC was mentioned on the AZ Daily Mix on AZ-TV 7 Cable 13 during a discussion on women in technology. No transcript available

Podcast: Future of Surveying

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016

HXGNNews interviewed  Nikolas Smilovsky, who is the mapping department manager at BPG Designs in Arizona. He oversees internships for undergraduate students in the Mesa Community College Geospatial Technology program.  He says, "Mesa Community College does a great job because of the community college system, bringing in students say right out of high school that...

"Pitful" Passionate Pundits

Published Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Blog piece on by a parent: "At  Mesa Community College (Red Mountain campus) while my daughter takes a reading test for dual enrollment credit (Spanish)." Pitiful” Passionate Pundits _ Kismet.pdf

2016 College Guide and Rankings

Published Monday, August 29, 2016

Washington Monthly ranks MCC #11 for Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners.  Washington Monthly _ 2016 College Guide and Rankings.pdf

Student with Vision to Help Heal World Transfers into ASU with Prestigious Scholarship

Published Thursday, August 25, 2016

MCC alum Jacob Sorenson’s resume reads like that of a seasoned professional. This fall, he has transferred into Arizona State University as a junior majoring in applied biological sciences at the Polytechnic campus and a student in Barrett, The Honors College. Sorenson’s studies at ASU will be supported by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. He is one of 75...

E-Learning, the Digital Divide and Student Success at Community Colleges

Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Robert Soza, a residential English faculty member at Mesa Community College and the Maricopa Community Colleges Faculty Association President, is co-author of this article in EDUCAUSE Review about E-Learning and Student Success. E-Learning, the Digital Divide, and Student Success at Community Colleges _ EDUCAUSE.pdf

Study: Arizona Among Best States for Community Colleges

Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016

KJZZ reports that the personal finance website, WalletHub, ranks Arizona among best states for community colleges. Study_ Arizona Among Best States For Community Colleges _ KJZZ.pdf