Media Coverage

Local graduate plans to open Christmas tree, blueberry farm

Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017

SanTan Sun News reports Elaine Atwood of Chandler, who earned two associate degrees in applied sciences from Mesa Community College, plans to open a Christmas tree and blueberry farm. Local graduate plans to open Christmas tree, blueberry farm SanTan Sun News.pdf

Mystery Guest Coach John Guerrero on Mesa Morning Live

Published Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Mesa Morning Live chose MCC Golf Coach John Guerrero and the MCC Golf Team as the Mystery Guests, announcing the national championship. Mesa Morning Live

MCTV Monthly Programming for June

Published Monday, June 12, 2017

MCC is featured several times in MCTV Monthly Programming for June. MNOW MCTV Interview with MCC Theatre Student Cedar Cody at 15:30 at Artists of Promise event. Linda Speranza is also shown at event. Hispanic convocation with MCC veteran Oscar Barron 29:30 Inside Sports Coaches corner with Alfonso Barragan - first generation student 5:57 FB head Coach Ryan Felker 8:50 until approve 14:30 Spirit of the Arts Features MCC Theatre...

East Valley Alumni are at the Head of the Class

Published Monday, June 12, 2017

The Phoenix East Valley writes that  the East Valley has a broad range of incomparable education assets, including MCC. WHY EAST VALLEY ALUMNI ARE AT THE HEAD OF THE CLASS.pdf

Lures are a Big Business for Bass-Fishing Mesa Woman

Published Monday, June 12, 2017

East Valley Tribune tells the story of MCC alumna Jennifer Duff, who now owns Jef International, an import/export company and serves as president of the MCC development board. Lures are a big business for bass-fishing Mesa woman _ Money _ eastvalleytribune.pdf

Coding: Not Just for Geeks

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017

Inside Higher Ed reports that starting this fall, six community college systems serving nearly 500,000 students, including MCC, will be the first to offer the App Development with Swift curriculum. Linda D. Collins, chair of the Department of Business and Information Systems, is quoted. Coding, Not Just for Geek, insidehighered.pdf

Digital Shakespeare: New Course Brings Old Works Alive

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017

UA News reports that undergraduate students from across Arizona gathered recently at Mesa Community College to present projects on Shakespeare. Digital Shakespeare_ New Course Brings Old Works Alive _ UANews.pdf

Best Art May 2017 Phoenix New Times

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017

Phoenix New Times writer Lynn Trimble includes MCC in an article on Best Art in May, citing Liquid Poetry, a pigmented inkjet print that is one of many student works recently featured in the "2017 Annual Juried Art Student Show" at The MCC Gallery located at Mesa Community College. Works in this exhibition were selected by Patty Haberman, chief curator for Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum. Best Art May 2017 Phoenix Lisa Sette _ Phoenix New Times.pdf

What Can Breathe New life Into Zombie Fiesta Mall?

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Phoenix Business Journal reports that two established developers and one of Arizona’s top real estate deal makers are working to redevelop Fiesta Mall in Mesa into a new 1.2 million square foot mixed-use development called The Campus. Beau Flahart, a retail broker with SVN Desert Commercial Advisors who focuses on the East Valley, said redevelopment plans need to link into nearby Mesa Community College and appeal to millennials. Fiesta Mall Phx Business Journal.pdf

First Men's Golf National Championship

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017

My News Mesa reports that the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds are the national champions! MyNewsMesa Golf.pdf