Media Coverage

Best Art in Phoenix in August: Frank Gonzales

Published Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Phoenix New Times includes Tempe artist Frank Gonzales in Best Art of Phoenix, for his work Adaption.  Classically trained in painting at Mesa Community College, he recalls being inspired at a young age by "the unbelievable stillness and separation" of taxidermy birds in natural history museums. This piece was recently featured in "Frank Gonzales: A Vivid Gaze" presented by Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Public Library in the Appaloosa Library exhibition space.  Best Art in Phoenix...

Desert Echoes Flute Project

Published Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Flute View (Sept. 1, 2016) boasts DEF, conducted by Christina Steffen, as a first-class ensemble in a review of highlights from the National Flute Association convention.

Women in Technology Careers Discussion

Published Thursday, September 1, 2016

MCC was mentioned on the AZ Daily Mix on AZ-TV 7 Cable 13 during a discussion on women in technology. No transcript available

Podcast: Future of Surveying

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016

HXGNNews interviewed  Nikolas Smilovsky, who is the mapping department manager at BPG Designs in Arizona. He oversees internships for undergraduate students in the Mesa Community College Geospatial Technology program.  He says, "Mesa Community College does a great job because of the community college system, bringing in students say right out of high school that might not have had aspirations to be a doctor or a lawyer or something like that." [PODCAST]_ Future of Surveying - HxGN News.pdf

"Pitful" Passionate Pundits

Published Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Blog piece on by a parent: "At  Mesa Community College (Red Mountain campus) while my daughter takes a reading test for dual enrollment credit (Spanish)." Pitiful” Passionate Pundits _ Kismet.pdf

2016 College Guide and Rankings

Published Monday, August 29, 2016

Washington Monthly ranks MCC #11 for Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners.  Washington Monthly _ 2016 College Guide and Rankings.pdf

Student with Vision to Help Heal World Transfers into ASU with Prestigious Scholarship

Published Thursday, August 25, 2016

MCC alum Jacob Sorenson’s resume reads like that of a seasoned professional. This fall, he has transferred into Arizona State University as a junior majoring in applied biological sciences at the Polytechnic campus and a student in Barrett, The Honors College. Sorenson’s studies at ASU will be supported by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. He is one of 75 outstanding community college students from 21 states to receive the scholarship this year. Student with...

E-Learning, the Digital Divide and Student Success at Community Colleges

Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Robert Soza, a residential English faculty member at Mesa Community College and the Maricopa Community Colleges Faculty Association President, is co-author of this article in EDUCAUSE Review about E-Learning and Student Success. E-Learning, the Digital Divide, and Student Success at Community Colleges _ EDUCAUSE.pdf

Study: Arizona Among Best States for Community Colleges

Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016

KJZZ reports that the personal finance website, WalletHub, ranks Arizona among best states for community colleges. Study_ Arizona Among Best States For Community Colleges _ KJZZ.pdf

T-Bird to GB Packers Secondary Projection

Published Monday, August 22, 2016 provides update on MCC alum Damarius Randall and the Green Bay Packers.  2016 Green Bay Packers Secondary Projection » Last Word On Sports.pdf