Media Coverage

How to Make the Most of Your College Career Center

Published Monday, March 12, 2018

U.S. News & World Report encourages students to take advantage of college career center help prior to graduation.  Excerpt: Experts at American University, the University of Notre Dame and Mesa Community College, plus an Ernst & Young hiring manager who recruits on university campuses, spoke to U.S. News to offer their best advice for how to make the most out of the college career center. ..."A lot of times students come to college thinking, 'I want to have a job where I make a lot of...

Turning Around an Enrollment Decline

Published Friday, March 9, 2018

When MCC needed to crank up enrollment retention, it turned to an outside company for help. The result was striking.  Campus Technology, March_April 2018.pdf

Designers’ program now offered at Mesa Community College

Published Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Ahwatukee Foothill News reports on Interior Designer for Hire, a program sponsored by the Arizona North chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers, partnering with Mesa Community College and Arizona State University to provide designer program. Designers’ program offering budget-rate consults on high-end jobs _ Business _ ahwatukee.com_.pdf

Four MCC students named to All-Arizona Academic Team

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

50Wire reports on four Mesa Community College who were recognized for their academic achievments and distinguished leadership at the 2018 All-Arizona Team Recognition Ceremony. Four MCC students named to All-Arizona Academic Team _.pdf

Day for Visionaries and Innovators hosted at MCC

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce reports on Mesa Community College and the League for Innovation in the Community College co-hosted a “Day for Visionaries and Innovators: Constructing a Blueprint for Radical Transformation” at MCC on February 16. The event is first in a series of forums that will serve as a foundation for a state model. Collaborative event focuses on sustainable solutions to student challenges - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, AZ.pdf

MCC English professor speaks to Jacobin Magazine

Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018

ASU and MCC English faculty member, Jennifer Baum, talks about growing up in New York, her parents and her religion. Growing Up in the “Just City”.pdf

Arizona's State Universities Receive Funding for Education, Research Projects

Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Maricopa Community Colleges received $325,000 from the Teagle Foundation to develop and implement a Guided Pathways framework for students supporting access to and success in the liberal arts. This work represents a collective, institution-wide transformation of Maricopa County Community College District practices, policies and structures. The evidence-based educational model is designed to provide intellectually coherent learning experiences.  

Medium on MCC alumni

Published Thursday, February 22, 2018

Medium interviews MCC alumni Dominique DDaye Hunter on her transfer to ASU and journey through the colleges. Turning Towards a Purpose — College Dreams – ASU-Turning Points Magazine – Medium.pdf

New Blockchain Technology Certificate Offered at Mesa Community College

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018

AZED News reported on Mesa Community College announcing that they will offer a Blockchain Technology Certificate of Completion beginning Fall 2018, becoming one of the first community colleges in the country to provide a blockchain technology certificate program, preparing students for emerging high-tech careers. New blockchain technology certificate offered at Mesa Community College - AZEdNews.pdf

Mesa named one of most artistic cities in U.S.

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018

AZFamily reported on the City of Mesa being named by Expedia, Inc. as one of the most artistic cities in the United States. The travel company includes Mesa in the large city category, with a population between 350,000 and 1 million, as having a thriving arts community.  Mesa named one of most artistic cities in U.S. - Arizona's Family.pdf

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