Media Coverage

Mesa Chamber Hands Out Awards

Published Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The East Valley Tribune reported that the Mesa Chamber of Commerce announced Business of the Year awards at its annual Leadership Awards Dinner at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa. MCC Professor Andrew T. Holycross was named Professor of the Year. In addition, Kasandra Zapien of Mountain View High School was chosen Student of the Year, an award sponsored by MCC. In Case You Missed It - East Valley Tribune_ Arizona.pdf Results of 2016 Leadership Awards - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, AZ.pdf

What's Trending: 3 Reasons to Fall in Love with Tiny Objects

Published Tuesday, May 10, 2016

A stroll through social media shows we're becoming more and more smitten with tiny things like food, houses and hobbies, according to The List TV Show @abc15. Bradley Hasemeyer and MCC Psychology Professor, Dr. Derek Borman, have three reasons we're intoxicated by the itsy-bitsy. What's Trending: 3 Reasons to Fall in Love with Tiny Objects  

Briana Hughes Makes Honor List at MCC

Published Monday, May 9, 2016

The Daily Courier reports that Briana Hughes, of Prescott, was on the President’s Honor List for the fall semester at Mesa Community College last semester with a 4.0 GPA. She is studying Mortuary Science at Mesa and will be graduating on May 7, 2016 from Yavapai College with an A.A. degree and on May 13 from Mesa C.C. with her A.A. degree in Mortuary Science. She will be going to work in Yavapai County once she graduates in the funeral business. Briana Hughes makes honor list at Mesa Community...

Tucson Art Institute's Closure to Limit Local Choices in Fashion Design

Published Monday, May 9, 2016

Arizona Sonora News announced that the impending closure of the Art Institute of Tucson will make it more difficult locally for students to pursue fashion design at a higher educational level. "Closure would leave Pima Community College in Tucson, the Art Institute of Phoenix, Phoenix College and Mesa Community College as the only schools left in the state with fashion design programs. Arizona State University, however, plans to add a program." Tucson Art Institute’s closure to limit local...

AZ-TV 7 Cable 13 Coverage of Performing Arts Center Concert

Published Monday, May 9, 2016

AZ-TV 7 Cable 13 coverage of free performance on Wednesday, May 11 at 7:30 at MCC's Performing Arts Center with Harrison Fjord, Sounds of the Mouth and Alpin Hong. 

10 Websites for Finding College Funds

Published Friday, May 6, 2016

AZ Republic article recommends 10 websites to look for college funding. MCC financial aid specialist Juan Carlos Sanchez is interviewed.  10 websites for finding college funds.pdf

3 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power with MCC RM Prof Derek Borman

Published Friday, May 6, 2016

3 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power with MCC RM Prof Derek Borman, Ph.D @abc15 via The List Show TV. 

First Look: Proposed Degree Programs, Renderings for ASU's Downtown Mesa Campus

Published Friday, May 6, 2016

"Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh mentioned Mesa Community College's extensive performing-arts program in this Arizona Republic article, saying it would be a "great complement, segue and partnership" if MCC arts students could transition and continue their studies at a nearby ASU campus." AZRepublic 050616 First look_ Proposed degree programs, renderings for ASU's downtown Mesa campus.pdf

Old Idea Meets New Technology: Geomapping, a High-Growth Industry

Published Thursday, May 5, 2016

My Local News interviews MCC faculty member Karen Blevins and reports that Mesa Community College students have a unique opportunity to learn the latest methods of geomapping and apply that knowledge in a vast array of situations. Old idea meets new technology_ geomapping, a high-growth industry _ Mesa News.pdf

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