Media Coverage

MCC civic engagement featured in Community College Journal

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Duane Oakes, faculty director at the Center for Community and Civic Engagement at Mesa Community College and MCC alumnus, comments on civic engagement on campus in the August/September issue of the Community College Journal. CCJournal AugSept2017-2.pdf

MCC screens National Theatre Live broadcasts for fall semester

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Students, faculty and staff at Mesa Community College as well as the community can have the chance to experience theater in an exciting way through the theater department’s screenings of National Theatre Live’s productions this fall at MCC Theatre on the Southern Avenue and Dobson Road campus. MCC screens National Theatre Live broadcasts for fall semester - MyNewsMesa.pdf

Coverage: Arizona ban on ethnic studies unconstitutional: U.S. judge says

Published Friday, August 25, 2017

A federal judge has overturned an Arizona ban on ethnic studies courses aimed at Hispanic students, saying it was motivated by racial discrimination and violated pupils' constitutional rights. MCC program specialist, Alfred Chavez, was interviewed by several sources. Arizona ban on ethnic studies unconstitutional_ U.S. judge _ News _ 1330 & 101.pdf Arizona ban on ethnic studies unconstitutional, U.S.pdf Arizona ban on ethnic studies unconstitutional.pdf US_ Arizona ban on ethnic studies...

MCC Tennis participates in Community Service Month

Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017 reports the creation of the ITA Community Service Month. Taking place during the month of October, the ITA Community Service Month encourages teams across all five divisions of collegiate tennis to get out and volunteer their time in their respective communities. ITA Community Service Month - Tennis Industry news.pdf

Former MCC faculty publishes ¿Como Se Dice?

Published Thursday, August 17, 2017

Book Bank features former Mesa Community College faculty member Ana C. Jarvis, who has published her new educational book ¿Como se dice... ? Como se dice..._, Enhanced Edition _ Books, New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Humanities _ www.futbolkafe.pdf

MCC Rose Garden listed as one of the Top 10 Hidden Gems in Arizona

Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Only In Your State compiles a list of Top 10 Hidden Gems in Arizona that are free to visit, including the Rose Garden at Mesa Communtiy College. 10 Hidden Gems In Arizona That Are Free To Visit.pdf

Coverage: Solar Eclipse 2017: Eclipse-viewing parties and events around Arizona

Published Thursday, August 10, 2017

ABC 15 and MyNewsMesa reports on Mesa Community College, along with several other schools and community centers, that are hosting parties for the partial solar eclipse happening in Arizona on August 21.  Solar Eclipse 2017_ Eclipse-viewing parties and events around Arizona - ABC15 Arizona.pdf Solar eclipse festivities in Mesa - MyNewsMesa.pdf Fox 10 News.pdf Fox 10 link to video

MCC athletics partner with Mesa Youth Sports for week-long camp

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017

MyNewsMesa reports that the Mesa Community College athletic department partnered with the city of Mesa Youth Sports last week for a five-day, five different sports camp. MCC athletics partner with Mesa Youth Sports for week-long camp - MyNewsMesa.pdf

Coverage: Arizona colleges strive to increase state’s graduation rate

Published Monday, August 7, 2017

Cronkite News reports that Arizona public universities and colleges are working to drive up Arizona college graduation rates, smoothing the way for students transferring from community college, offering financial aid and adding online classes to draw non-traditional students. Schools like Mesa Community College offer students including students like Jason Schiffman, a public relations major, and Christen Webb, a speech and hearing sciences major, scholarships like the President's Honors...

Mesa Community College graduate lands Print.Save.Repeat internship

Published Friday, August 4, 2017

Save.Print.Repeat welcomes their newest team member, recent Mesa Community College graduate Hannah Somerville, as their Marketing Communications Intern. Friday Feature_ Hannah Somerville – Print.Save_.Repeat.pdf