Media Coverage

Cast announcement - Big Fish

Published Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Cast announced for BIG FISH at Mesa Community College / Act 1 Musical Productions, reports PHX Stages.

Dancing the Light Fantastic: Tapping Into a Craze Revitalized from the Days of Early America

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016

Tempe Wrangler News reports that Mary Wall, who spent years teaching dance at Mesa Community College and at Marilyn Bostic’s Ballet Centre in south Tempe, now owns Wall to Wall Dance Center in Tempe. She gives aspiring professionals, as well as those merely conscious of tap dancing’s health benefits, a chance to improve their skills and enjoy added mobility, age not withstanding.  Dancing the light fantastic_ Tapping into a craze revitalized from the days of early America - Wrangler News.pdf

Designing an Amusement Park Ride

Published Friday, May 20, 2016

MCC math instructor Rolando Robles was published in the National Council of Teachers in Mathematics about his research into STEM activities that allow students to creatively explore problem solving. Amusement Park Design.pdf

New Frontiers Newsletter Summer 2016

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016

New Frontiers newsletter stated that members helped with MCC student registration, Empty Bowls and two MCC Student Open House events, totaling 500 volunteer hours to the college. Compressed Summer Newsletter.pdf

5 Million-Dollar Man: Alphagraphics Owner's Fundraising Work Benefits MCC

Published Thursday, May 12, 2016

Arizona Republic article on Steve Adams, owner of an Alphagraphics franchise, who prides himself in community engagement, serving on boards for area nonprofits and educational institutions. In the past few years, he took on the task of helping to raise more than $5 million for Mesa Community College. 5 Million-Dollar Man.pdf

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.