Media Coverage

Education News, Arizona Daily Star Auto-Repair Contest

Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Students from four Southern Arizona schools will compete in the 2016 Arizona High School Auto Challenge next month. Juniors and seniors from Flowing Wells, Marana, Mountain View and Safford high schools qualified for the contest, which will be held at Mesa Community College on April 22, by completing an online written test. Education notes_ Prop.pdf

New Frontiers Awards Scholarships to Five MCC Students

Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016

New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning awarded five, $1,000 scholarships to MCC students. The 2015-16 scholarship recipients are:  • Georgina Deviasso, Early Childhood Education, will graduate in 2017, volunteers and tutors; • Dorna Singer, Education/Early Learning and Development, will graduate in 2017, volunteers at MCC with children’s activities; • Ryan Gudin, Law, will graduate in May 2016,...

Guitar Building Institute at Mesa Community College starts March 14

Published Monday, March 14, 2016

The National STEM Guitar Project will host a Guitar Building Institute at Mesa Community College March 14-18.  The five-day educator/student institute combines instructional activities and training on science, technology, engineering and math with hands-on applied learning guitar building techniques. The result is an experience that engages middle, high school and post-secondary students and...

Mesa Community College Students on All-Arizona Academic Team Coverage

Published Sunday, March 13, 2016

Mesa Community College honored high-achieving students who have been named to the All-Arizona Academic Team during an awards luncheon on March 3. Seventy-five community college scholars from across the state participated in the ceremony, which celebrates their outstanding academic achievements and distinguished leadership skills. Mesa Community College students on All-Arizona Academic Team _...

Mesa Community College Music and Theatre & Film Arts Students Bring Home Awards from Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016

Students from the Mesa Community College Theatre & Film Arts Department and Music Department earned multiple recognitions against rigorous competition during the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) held in Hawaii on February 11-14.

Former Palatine Sports Standout Fighting Colon Cancer

Published Friday, March 11, 2016

MCC shortstop got the unexpected news that he had colon cancer. And to make matters worse, he was in stage 3 of the disease. Fighting Cancer.pdf

Coverage of MCC Veteran Resource Fair

Published Thursday, March 10, 2016

Coverage of MCC Veteran Resource Fair on: KPHO-PHX (CBS)  TVEyes Media Monitoring Suite - [Transcript]2.pdf and  News/Talk 92.3 KTAR TVEyes Media Monitoring Suite - [Transcript].pdf

MCC'S New Art Gallery Has a Seriously Impressive Collection

Published Thursday, March 10, 2016

Visitors who take a left after walking into a new gallery space in Mesa will encounter iconic images created by William Wegman, an artist renowned for using his own Weimaraners in his compositions. They're displayed across from Red Vapor for Ripe Strawberries, a 2013 oil-on-panel piece by Phoenix artist Rachel Bess. Nearby, works by local artists Frank Ybarra and Joe Ray share a wall with a...

The 8th annual Phoenix Experimental Arts Festival

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Mesa Community College faculty Chris Todd performed the piece,“Intoxia (moonflower)” at the Phoenix Experimental Arts Festival. Northeast Valley News _ The 8th annual Phoenix Experimental Arts Festival displayed captivating performances.pdf

Benedictine University at Mesa Offers New Scholarship

Published Tuesday, March 8, 2016

New full-time traditional undergraduate students enrolled beginning fall 2016 at the Benedictine University at Mesa campus may be eligible for the new Mesa Partnership Scholarship to help with tuition costs. The $3,000 annual scholarship is for employees or dependents of City of Mesa employees; employees or dependents of Mesa Public Schools employees; Mesa Public Schools graduates and...