Media Coverage

MCC Professor Andrew Holycross Leads Rattlesnake Distribution Research Team

Published Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Mesa Chamber of Commerce reports on Mesa Community College Red Mountain Campus faculty Andrew Holycross recieving a $50,000 grant from the Coronado National Forest (U.S Forest Service) to study the threatened New Mexico Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake in Arizona’s Peloncillo Mountains. Mesa Chamber of Commerce article -- 10-10-2017

New Media Lab Experience at MCC Incorporates Many Disciplines

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017 reports that the New Media Lab Experience at MCC offers students the opportunity to learn a wide range of skills that incorporate elements of many disciplines, like English composition, to create multimedia projects. MCC President Sasan Poureetezadi and instructor Eddie Webb are interviewed. Media Lab My News Mesa.pdf

MCC professor's 3-D scans of deep-sea fish enriches free educational resource

Published Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce released a press release reporting  that MCC life science professor Alex Cheroske traveled to Friday Harbor Laboratories on an island about 60 miles north of Seattle to assist University of Washington professor Adam Summers in his quest to complete computerized tomography (CT) scans of all known species of fish. MCC professor's 3-D scans of deep-sea fish enriches free educational resource - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, AZ.pdf

MCC Instructor comments on the Superstition Mountain in Phoenix

Published Thursday, September 28, 2017

Phoenix New Times reports on the Superstition Mountains in Phoenix. Journalist and MCC Instructor Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez comments on the mountains and Latino tradition within them. Superstitious PHX_ Best of Phoenix 2017 Explores Luck and Lore _ Phoenix New Times.pdf

Celebrate Hispanic heritage with events at MCC

Published Tuesday, September 26, 2017

AZ Central reports on several events and activities happening around the valley to celebrate Hispanic hertiage, MCC being one of the places. Somos Peoria, Hispanic Heritage Festival and Margarita Mojito Festival.pdf

DACA recipients preparing to lose coverage

Published Tuesday, September 26, 2017

DACA recipients in the Phoenix area are filling out applications to extend their coverage, but they know they may end up undocumented once again.

Coverage: Apple picks Mesa school to help create apps

Published Tuesday, September 19, 2017

ABC15 reports on how Mesa Community College is one of six colleges in the country handpicked by Apple to start their app developing class.  Fox10 reports on Mesa Community College implementing an Apple app program to inspire the next generation of app users by teaching them how to create their own. Apple picks Mesa school to help create apps - ABC15 Arizona.pdf

Coverage: Student athlete writes children's book honoring grandfather

Published Friday, September 8, 2017

ABC15 surprises young author with Phoenix Suns idol Devin Booker. Justin Pazera orchestrates a meeting between MCC student Malique Washington and an idol depicted in his book Be A Star!, Devin Booker from the Phoenix Suns. (Sept. 26, 2017) MCC business major, student athlete, and children's book author Malique Washington was interviewed by Phoenix Chapter of the National Alliance of African American Athletes for a YouTube segment about his book. (Sept. 11, 2017) Reporter Justin Pazera of...

MCC civic engagement featured in Community College Journal

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Duane Oakes, faculty director at the Center for Community and Civic Engagement at Mesa Community College and MCC alumnus, comments on civic engagement on campus in the August/September issue of the Community College Journal. CCJournal AugSept2017-2.pdf

MCC screens National Theatre Live broadcasts for fall semester

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Students, faculty and staff at Mesa Community College as well as the community can have the chance to experience theater in an exciting way through the theater department’s screenings of National Theatre Live’s productions this fall at MCC Theatre on the Southern Avenue and Dobson Road campus. MCC screens National Theatre Live broadcasts for fall semester - MyNewsMesa.pdf