Media Coverage

Feb. 22 is Walk your Dog Day

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Wrangler News interviews Dr. Kimberly Focht, DVW, of MCC's Veterinary Technology Program, about Walk your Dog Day. Dog.pdf

Meet the Teenagers Spurred into Action by Trump's Ban

Published Friday, February 17, 2017

Phoenix New Times reports that Mohamed Abdulkadir, a 19-year-old who attends Mesa Community College, is one of a group of young people taking action against Trump's Muslim ban. Meet the Teenagers Spurred into Action by Trump's Gan.pdf

Kris Bryant Gets Pranked

Published Friday, February 17, 2017

Last year, Kris Bryant pranked a community college team into thinking he was a new and very talented transfer. But Bryant was on the other end of the stunt recently, when Red Bull and Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux teamed up to prank the National League MVP. Coverage by CBS Sports, 12 News and other outlets. 12 News CBS Sports Kris Bryant pranked.pdf video Denver Post Cinema Men's Fitness

For High Pay, Try Video-Game Industry

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Arizona Republic reports that the Entertainment Software Association says average compensation for jobs in the video game industry is about $97,000 a year. More than 400 U.S. colleges and universities now offer coursework in programming, graphic design and other disciplines that students use in the video-gaming industry, including Mesa Community College. For High Pay, Try Video-Game Industry.pdf

Pause for Applause, Kelly Boyce

Published Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Illinois State University features Kelly Boyce in Pause for Applause. The Arizona Diamondbacks, a professional baseball franchise, named Kelly Boyce its first female head athletic trainer in the team’s history. Boyce, who completed a three-year internship with the team, is also a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Mesa Community College. Pause for Applause, Kelli Boyce.pdf

ASU Aims to Increase Numbers of Online Students and Community College Transfers

Published Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The ASU State Press reports that ASU has outlined a plan that could increase financial aid to students transferring from Arizona's community colleges. MCC transfer student Derek Fermaint is interviewed. ASU aims to increase number of online students and community college transfers.pdf

Playwright Steve Yockey Heads to Mesa with DGF's Traveling Master's Program

Published Monday, February 13, 2017

Broadway World reports that Steve Yockey (Very Still & Hard to See, Blackberry Winter) joins the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program to work with student writers and offer feedback on their plays at Mesa Community College on February 16 & 17, during the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Playwright Steve Yockey Headed to Mesa with DGF's Traveling Masters Program.pdf


Published Thursday, February 9, 2017

Cronkite News reports on the process of Aquaponics and interviews Dr. George Brooks, Jr., who teaches the subject at MCC. Video

Former T-Bird, Adam Sonabend, Hosts Baseball Camp for Foster Children

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017

My News Mesa reports that former Mesa Thunderbird and current San Francisco Giant minor league baseball player, Adam Sonabend, with help from about 15 other major leaguers, made that dream a reality for 50 children who live in foster care around the Valley. Former T-Bird Hosts Baseball Camp.pdf

MCC Announces Spring 2017 Arts Season

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017

My News Mesa and the Tempe Wrangler News report that Mesa Community College announced its spring 2017 arts season. Performances and exhibitions feature work by up-and-coming student artists as well as renowned master artists. MyNewsMesa.pdf Tempe Wrangler: MCC Arts Season.pdf and page 19 of