Media Coverage

Everything You Wanted to Know About Sustainable Fish with Dr. George Brooks

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018

MCC professor Dr. George Brooks gives his insights of farmed vs wild fish and information about ocean polution in an interview by Chef Jennifer during a "Food to Love" segment on

MCC Sports highs and lows

Published Sunday, December 31, 2017

MyNewsMesa reports on Mesa Community College's best and worst of the sports program, including the MCC boys golf teams winning a national championship in May.  Mesa sports scene had celebratory, tragic moments in 2017 - MyNewsMesa.pdf

MCC's Art Gallery exhibit chosen as one of best in Metro Phoenix

Published Friday, December 29, 2017

Phoenix New Times reports on the "Blur" exhibiton curated by Ted Decker of Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art for the Art Gallery at Mesa Community College. Best Phoenix Art December 2017_ Saskia Jorda, Jake Early, Rossitza Todorova _ Phoenix New Times.pdf

MCC's athletes now supported by OSPI

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

PRWeb reports on Orthopedic and Sports Performance Institute (OPSI) acts as the team physician for several Valley teams, including Mesa Community College, which have now gone on to five local championships or placements.  Derek Price, DC, is CEO of OSPI and an MCC alum and 2016 MCC Hall of Fame inductee. 

Mesa Community College receives early Christmas present

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

EdSurge reports on Mesa Community College, along with several other high schools and colleges, to open an iOS design laboratory, which will train and certify students interested in developing apps in Swift, the programming language designed by Apple. How Tech Companies Woo Higher Ed (and What They Seek in Return) _ EdSurge News.pdf

MCC's successful young athletes in 2017

Published Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Pinal Central reports on Mesa Community College's Handy brothers who placed second place in the high jump at the Division II state track meet, his brother Terrell brought home a state championship in the triple jump. Young athletes made Maricopa proud in 2017 _ Sports _ pinalcentral.pdf

MCC students raise freshwater prawns in school's Center for Urban Agriculture

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Community College Daily reports on students at Mesa Community College (MCC) in Arizona, who are working diligently to raise giant freshwater prawns in several carefully constructed aquaponic systems in the college’s Center for Urban Agriculture. Raising giant freshwater prawns — in the desert – Community College Daily.pdf

Former teacher donates art collection valued at $113,000 to Mesa Community College

Published Tuesday, December 19, 2017

ABC15 reports on former Mesa Community College Art History teacher, Dr. Carole Drachler, as she donates her 3,058 books, along with 51,000 slide collections, valued at about $113,000, that she used while teaching at MCC.   Former teacher donates art collection valued at $113,000 to Mesa Community College - ABC15 Arizona.pdf

Alumnus blazes a trail for higher education

Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017

MCC alumnus Jesús López participated in the Maricopa to ASU Pathways Program (MAPP) while earning his Associate of Arts in Spanish at MCC.  ASU Now reports López, who helped others forge paths toward higher education as an ambassador for Access ASU's me3 program, is graduating from ASU with a bachelor's degree in Spanish literature and culture and a minor in criminology and criminal justice.  ASU Now article featuring Jesús López 

MCC alumna found calling to help others

Published Monday, December 11, 2017

Arizona State University spotlights Graciela Alvarez, a Mesa Community College graduate, U.S. army veteran and recent ASU graduate, as she speaks of her dream job and journey through her schooling. ASU article featuring Graciela Alvarez.