Media Coverage

Locals Helping Locals: 6 Success Stories You Need to Know About: Dominique Hunter

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016

KTAR reported that generous donors provide funding for the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, which provides millions of dollars in scholarships and financial awards that enable area residents to pursue dream of higher education. MCC student Dominique Hunter is one recipient.  Locals helping locals_ 6 success stories you need to know about.pdf

New Call Center Opens in Mesa's Fiesta District, Expected to Employ 970 People

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016

KJZZ reported on the opening of Santander Consumer USA in the Fiesta District. When asked why Santander picked Mesa, the CEO pointed across the street to Mesa Community College. “They are very interested in the young, educated, motivated workforce that Mesa has to offer," said Mesa Mayor Giles. New Call Center Opens In Mesa's Fiesta District, Expected To Employ 970 People Over Three Years _ KJZZ.pdf

Regional Reviews: Picnic

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016

TalkinBroadway.com review of Picnic: "With such a wonderful cast and lovely technical designs, MCC's production of Picnic was a rewarding journey to the past." Rave reviews of work by actors Cedar Eileen Cody, Dolores Mendoza, Brandon Caraco, Samantha Hanna, and Andrew Blahak, plus recognition for work by Kara E. Thompson, Cheyenne Vande Krol-Phillips, Ashley Dietrich-Sharp and Anthony Jannuzzi. Talkin' Broadway Regional News & Reviews, Phoenix - _Picnic_ - 5_3_16.pdf

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Names Winners

Published Tuesday, May 3, 2016

MCC student Kinsey Peotter is the recipient of a $1,200 scholarship from Artistic Director Jeff Whiting to attend the Open Jar Institute Summer Residency in New York. Her name appears in the Theatre Buzz section of Stage Directions. Stage Directions - Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Names Winners.pdf

Biologists Find the AZ Black Rattlesnake on 'Extinction Trajectory'

Published Tuesday, May 3, 2016

MCC professor Andrew Holycross is co-author of a study on the "extinction trajectory" of the Arizona black rattlesnake, according to the University of Arkansas News. Biologists Find the Arizona Black Rattlesnake on 'Extinction Trajectory' _ University of Arkansas.pdf

5 Best Things to Do in Metro Phoenix

Published Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Phoenix New Times notes, "We’ve all got hang-ups. But for art students at Mesa Community College, they’re objects presented on gallery walls," in an article that spread the word about MCC's Art Student Show. Best Events in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa May 2 to May 5 _ Phoenix New Times.pdf

High School Mechanics Compete for Scholarship

Published Monday, May 2, 2016

The East Valley Tribune reported on high school students competing for scholarships in the AZ High School Automotive Challenge at MCC, sponsored by ABC Nissan. Bryce Bond, automotive instructor and programs chair at MCC, is quoted. 050216 EVTribune -- AzHighSchoolAutoChallenge.pdf

Living the Dream: UConn's New AD Grew Up in Sports

Published Monday, May 2, 2016

The Hartford Courant reports that Dave Benedict, UConn's new athletic director, grew up as a competitive coach's son at Mesa Community College. Living The Dream_ UConn's New AD Grew Up In Sports - Hartford Courant.pdf

May Edition of Maricopa Now Includes EMT/Fire/Paramedic, Nursing, Theatre, Fashion, Powwow, Artists Promise, Rose Garden

Published Monday, May 2, 2016

MCTV's most recent edition of Maricopa Now includes Intensive Total Patient Management Exercises (EMT/Fire/Paramedic, Nursing and Theatre collaboration) 3:50 to 8:16 (collaboration overview) (Jim Hill, Sean Newton, Mallory Prucha, Justine Willman), 11:08-11:45 (nursing student Jaclyn Phommavongsa), and 19:26 (theatre student). G2 Fashion Scholarship 8:48 (Peichi Jiang). Powwow 10:05 (Clara Trim, Yvonne Dinehdeal).  Artists of Promise 12:15 (Veturia Brindas, Valerie Neal). Rose garden 26:15...

Fitness: Resistance Training is Not Just About Body Building

Published Friday, April 29, 2016

What is the role of resistance training in a weight-loss program? Craig Nolan, a member of the Exercise Science faculty at Mesa Community College, writes about fitness for InMaricopa publication. Fitness.pdf

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