Media Coverage Ribbon Cutting

Published Tuesday, August 1, 2017 announced a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening at MCC's Downtown Center, along with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, 12 Books and a Mesa Veterans Resource Center. Internships for MCC students are being developed. MyNewsMesa Ribbon Cutting.pdf

Coverage: MCC Football Coach Dies

Published Monday, July 31, 2017

12 News reports that Mesa Community College coach Ben McIvor has died. Police said McIver fell and hit his head during an altercation Saturday night. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The news was also reported on Channel 15 , the Arizona Republic and many other media outlets. 

Coverage: Community Advocates Honored for Efforts to Combat Poverty

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Scottsdale Independent reports that the Arizona Community Action Association (ACAA) will honor twelve community advocates from across the state with the 2017 Heart in Hand Awards for their individual and collective efforts in the battle against poverty at the annual ACAA Statewide Conference, July 27-28 at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch.  Monica Margaillan of the Mesa Community Outreach Center will be among the honorees. Scottsdale Independent.pdf and MyNewsMesa

New AIA Executive Director talks transfers, year-round practice and growth of club sports

Published Friday, July 21, 2017

The Arizona Republic reports David Hines, who played football for Mesa Community College, has moved into the role of executive director of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Arizona High School Sports.pdf

Mesa Community College Offers Red Hat Academy

Published Thursday, July 20, 2017 reports that beginning with this fall 2017 semester, MCC is offering the Red Hat Academy to help prepare students to take the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam and become a Linux professional, a certification in demand by business and industry. Red Hat _ 4-Traders.pdf

Sonoran International Rose Trials at MCC

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017

My News Mesa reports that the Rose Garden at Mesa Community College (MCC), the largest rose garden in the desert Southwest, is one of only two locations in the United States selected to sponsor an international rose trial.  Sonoran International Rose Trials at Mesa Community College - MyNewsMesa.pdf

Delaware Artists Roster

Published Monday, July 17, 2017

MCC alum and artist Rosemary Connelly has her artwork in private collections throughout the United States and in Europe. The State of Delaware's website ran a profile of the artist. Delaware Artist Roster.pdf

Mitchell Morimoto Makes Loud Debut with La Crosse Loggers

Published Thursday, July 13, 2017

MCC alum Mitchell Morimoto, who made his debut with the La Crosse Loggers, is interviewed by the La Crosse Tribune. In 2016, Morimoto led the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference in batting average (.430) and triples (11). Morimoto said about MCC: “It was a good experience, I got a lot better,” Morimoto said. “It was a lot of baseball and a lot of sunny weather, it was a great experience.” lacrossetribune.pdf

Former Major Leaguers host clinic at Mingus

Published Saturday, July 1, 2017

MCC alum Ken Phelps leads free All-Stars clinics along with several fellow MLB alumni. A recent Verde Independent article features a recent clinic hosted at Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood, Ariz.  Ken Phelps, a 2016 MCC Hall of Fame Outstanding Athlete Honoree, played Baseball for MCC in 1974 prior to his 11-year career in Major League Baseball. His career highlights include a World Series Championship in 1989 with the Oakland A’s and the American League record for the fastest to reach...

Arizona junior colleges provide viable route to professional baseball for players

Published Friday, June 30, 2017

Cronkite News reports on the less traditional junior college path for Major League Baseball players across the state.  JUCO baseball programs thrive in Arizona.pdf