Media Coverage

Former MCC Thunderbird Jeff Oscarson an Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inductee

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Arizona Republic reports Jeff Oscarson, a former Thunderbird baseball player, was selected as a 2018 Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inductee. 

It's Academic! Two LDS All-Arizona Academic Team Students Rewarded For Academic Effort And Community Outreach

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Beehive, a Latter-day Saint-focused regional newspaper, reports that two Mesa Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society students, Jacob Riddle and Johnathan Speakman, were awarded spots on the All-Arizona Academic team and the prestigious All-USA Academic Team. These weren’t just any scholarships. By demonstrating academic excellence and community outreach, both received substantial scholarship combinations to assist them in achieving their collegiate goals. It’s Academic! Two LDS...

When Storage Capacity Hits the Wall: A Tale of Two Organizations

Published Monday, July 30, 2018

Nearly every company at some point reaches the natural limits of its IT infrastructure. MCC chose to standardize on HPE Nimble Storage, focusing on adaptive flash arrays based on the college’s need for performance, ease of management, scalability, and value.  When Storage Capacity Hits the Wall.pdf

Northern Arizona University Expanding Bachelor's Degree Programs at MCC

Published Thursday, July 12, 2018

Northern Arizona University is adding three new bachelor’s degree programs at the Southern and Dobson campus of Mesa Community College. The new programs, Strategic Leadership, Applied Human Behavior, and Industrial Leadership, are designed to meet the workforce needs of businesses in Mesa and the surrounding region, reported the City of Mesa Economic Reporter. NAU at MCC.pdf

MCCCD IT Institute in Mesa Announces Inaugural Classes

Published Thursday, July 12, 2018

The City of Mesa Economic Reporter reported on the MCCCD IT Institute in Mesa. The Institute will offer Networking Technology I and Survey of Computer Information Systems as inaugural courses this fall, according to Dr. Linda Collins, chair, Mesa Community College Department of Business and Information Systems. IT Institute Mesa Economic Reporter.pdf

A Guide to Earning an Online Associate Degree

Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Laura Ballard, e-learning director at MCC, provides insight for this U.S. News and World Report article on online associate degrees. A Guide to Earning an Online Associate Degree.pdf

Two local professors nominated by Arizona Teachers to receive the prestigious Economic Education Leadership Award

Published Friday, July 6, 2018

MCC Professor Debbie Henney makes history being the first professor to receive the prestigious Economic Education Leadership Award from the Arizona Council on Economic Education. The award will be presented at the 2018 "Champions in Education" dinner on Nov. 14, 2018.  press_release_-_2018_economic_education_leadership_award(1).pdf

Garrett Watts' Wiki: A YouTuber Who Knows No Food Boundaries

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018 reports on comedian Garrett Watts, who attended MCC and is now a popular vlogger who makes strange videos, leaving fans either stratching their heads in confusion or howling from laughter. Garrett Watts’ Wiki_ Age, Height & Other Facts to Know.pdf

Mesa Woman Gets Life on Track Through Year Up

Published Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Former Mesa Community College student Odette Mimila found help through a program called Year Up in getting her education back on track. Mesa woman gets life on track through Year Up _ Life _ eastvalleytribune.com_.pdf

MCCCD IT Institute announces inaugural classes

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Registration is open for classes at the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) IT Institute in Mesa. MCCCD IT Institute announces inaugural classes - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, AZ.pdf