Media Coverage

Knock on Wood: James Schwarz Hopes to Dazzle with Woodchip Mosaics

Published Tuesday, March 22, 2016

James Schwarz is currently studying ceramic art at Mesa Community College and chiseling his way into the heart of the local art world with his woodchip mosaics. Knock on Wood_ James Schwarz Hopes to Dazzle with Woodchip Mosaics _ Visual Arts _ The PHiX.pdfKnock on Wood_ James Schwarz Hopes to Dazzle with Woodchip Mosaics _ Visual Arts _ The PHiX.pdf

MCC Children's Center Receives Highest Rating

Published Monday, March 21, 2016

The Children’s Center at Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave., has received the highest rating of five stars from Quality First Arizona – a signature program of First Things First. Mesa Community College Children’s Center receives highest rating _ Mesa Independent.pdf

For 11th Year, Avnet to Award $30,000 in Scholarships at Annual Avnet Tech Games

Published Monday, March 21, 2016

Teams of college students from Arizona’s universities, community colleges and technical schools will gather for the 11th annual Avnet Tech Games to compete in computer configuration, data analytics, robot construction and other STEM-based challenges. Student teams from Arizona State University, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Grand Canyon University, ITT Technical Institute, Mesa Community College, Northern Arizona University, Scottsdale Community...

Coverage of Baseball Star Kris Bryant Pranks a College Team as ‘The Transfer’

Published Monday, March 21, 2016

Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant paired up with Red Bull to prank the Mesa Community College baseball team by posing as a European transfer student ready to poach at-bats from the Thunderbirds. Thunderbirds coach Tony Cirelli told his players that "Roy Nabryt" ("Roy" for Bryant's NL Rookie of the Year honor in 2015 and "Nabryt" as an anagram of "Bryant") was a "big donkey with crazy power." Though a few Thunderbirds were understandably displeased with the thought of losing their starting spot,...

5 Ways to Pay for College

Published Friday, March 18, 2016

 Five types of resources that might help students fund the degree or career training they want.  5 ways to pay for college.pdf

Students Ages 4 and Older Can Go to ‘Camp’ at Maricopa Community Colleges this Summer

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016

From life skills and performing arts to Kid’s College and STEM in Spanish, students ages 4 and older can go to “camp” at Maricopa Community Colleges this summer. Registration started March 7 for 30 summer camps and programs offered at a variety of college locations and covering various topics including music, art, STEM, STEAM, theater, veterinary care, babysitting and more, according to a press release. Young musicians will find band and jazz camp at Mesa Community College. Theater students...

Mesa and Touring Art Exhibit Create Duet Between Creative Expression and Community

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The touring art exhibit "Play me, I'm Yours" has united the talents of artists from around the globe, making its most recent stop in Mesa, where it showcases a wide array of artistic perspectives from Alzheimer patients to college students. MCC has one of the street pianos in the student lounge at Southern and Dobson.

MCC Spring Powwow Calendar Listings

Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016

MCC Spring Powwow Calendar Listing. Navajo Post, Powwow MCC.pdf Pow Wow Calendar » » Mesa Community College Spring Powwow.pdf

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, volunteers on campus and want to help people gain human rights and dignity; • Brooke Hillard, will...