Media Coverage

As awards finalist, MCC will vie for $1 million in 2017 prize money (Aspen Award)

Published Monday, February 8, 2016

MCC has been named among the nation’s top 150 community colleges, landing it not only in prestigious company but as one of the potential finalists for a $1 million top prize to be awarded later this year. Wrangler News.pdf Page 21

People Builder Duane Oakes

Published Monday, February 8, 2016

Within 48 hours of arriving at BYU, transfer student Duane D. Oakes (BS ’89, MA ’90) found himself parked on the steps of the BYU administration building, staring at the skies from a sleeping bag and waiting to get a ticket to apply for a job. He wondered what on earth he was doing in Provo. Duanne now serves as a member of the faculty and the director for the Center for Community and Civic...

England native Harry Busby takes advantage of opportunities at Arizona

Published Monday, February 8, 2016

Arizona men’s tennis junior Harry Busby has been open to new opportunities in Tucson since transferring from Mesa Community College. Arizona Daily Wildcat __ England native Harry Busby takes advantage of opportunities at Arizona.pdf

Mesa Community College Online Offerings Garner National Acclaim

Published Sunday, February 7, 2016

Mesa Community College (MCC) has been named one of the top online colleges in Arizona by Accredited Schools Online, a resource for students looking for online college and university programs. Online: East Valley Tribune and In Your Community - East Valley Tribune_ Arizona.pdf Mesa Community College Online Offerings Garner National Acclaim _ Mesa News.pdf

MCC Introduces New Degree

Published Friday, February 5, 2016

MCC's new sustainable agriculture degree,  introduced this spring semester under MCC’s Urban Horticulture program, focuses on landscape design, landscape contracting and management, nursery and greenhouse operations. Urban Farming.pdf

Report Stresses Need for Real Research in Undergraduate Classes

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Its findings arise from a meeting of educators and scientists called by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on including "discovery-based" research in undergraduate courses. Niccole Cerveny, a geography professor at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Ariz., developed one of the models of undergraduate research highlighted in the December 2015 report. She believes...

Politics Unplugged

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016

MCC President Dr. Shouan Pan is interviewed about the state of public education on Politics Unplugged on AZ Family Channel 3. View: Politics Unplugged  MCC coverage is at 16:40 Dr. Pan is at 18:55

5 Things to Know About FAFSA

Published Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Looking for ways to pay for college?  Juan Carlos Sanchez, financial aid outreach specialist at Mesa Community College, says your first, go-to resource is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA. This one application unlocks a trove of federal grants, scholarships, loans and more!  5 things to know about FAFSA.pdf

Track's Tonnesen Aims for NCAA title, Olympics

Published Monday, February 1, 2016

Qualification for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, an appearance in the 2015 World Championships, Pac-12 Conference field athlete of the year, Pac-12 champion and a second place finish in the 2015 NCAA Championships.  These are just some of the achievements and accolades Pau Tonnesen, MCC track and field alum, has obtained over his past two seasons competing for the Arizona track and field...

Tilt Gallery gears up for 11th Anniversary

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016

Tilt Art Gallery, founded by MCC alumnae Melanie and Melanie Craven, will host a lecture and presentation of process by Ron Bimrose, Artist & Educator of Fine Art at Mesa Community College on March 10 at 6pm. Tilt Gallery gears up for 11th Anniversary _ AZ Big Media.pdf