FlagFriends Coordinators Joan and Stan Alf Retiring

Ten years ago, a retired couple, Joan and Stan Alf, started FlagFriends (Flagstaff International Friendship Program) to give international students at NAU a chance to learn more about American culture and interact with...

Posted on Friday, November 21, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

Finding a Mentor and Being One

MCC Alum William Brickhouse is mentor to students. 20141119150803669.pdf 20141119150914934.pdf

Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

Community College Students Pack Lunches for Students

Honors students at Mesa Community College gathered Oct. 26 to make sandwiches, write inspirational notes and draw on lunch bags for the homeless. mesa_independent_cmes20141119_9.pdf

Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

Sonoran Artist, Former MCC Teacher

Former MCC art teacher, Susan Canasi, will have her sculptures in a studio show this month. mesa_independent_cmes20141119_1.pdf mesa_independent_cmes20141119_2.pdf

Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

New Home for Endangered Pupfish

An outdoor-laboratory cienega for Mesa Community College at Red Mountain now has 307 endangered native desert pupfish in a refuge pond. mesa_independent_20141119_A01.pdf mesa_independent_20141119_A04.pdf

Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh

Renewing Higher Education's Mission of Democracy

While the Truman Commission stated that educating for democracy "should come first ... among the principal goals for higher education," today, society asks colleges and universities to prepare individuals for...

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 by Sally Mesarosh