Media Coverage

Military Veterans Convocation

Published Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Third Annual Military Veterans Student Convocation will be held from 4-7 p.m. May 6 at the Mesa Community College. This is for graduating veterans of all Maricopa County community colleges and is a cultural celebration for students and families. Dinner will be served at 4 p.m. with and ceremonies at 5:15 p.m,. Attire is business casual; regalia is encouraged but not required. Required RVSP: Darcy Breault,  480-517-8687 or Military Veterans Convocation.pdf

Canyon Voices: Assembling an Opus

Published Monday, April 18, 2016

Article about the experiences of students who work on Arizona State University’s West campus literary magazine, Canyon Voices, including MCC alum Patricia Colomy. Canyon Voices_ Assembling an opus _ ASU Now_ Access, Excellence, Impact.pdf

MCC President Shouan Pan Leaving for Post at Seattle Colleges

Published Monday, April 18, 2016

Mesa Community College President Shouan Pan has been named the next chancellor of Seattle Colleges, a role he is expected to assume in early July. Pan, who has overseen MCC's two campuses since early 2008, confirmed he had accepted the appointment in a statement emailed to MCC colleagues and supporters Monday afternoon. Mesa Community College President Shouan Pan leaving for post at Seattle Colleges.pdf New Chancellor, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

Avnet Awards Scholarships at 11th Tech Games

Published Friday, April 15, 2016

Phoenix Business Journal reports on the 11th Avnet Tech Games, with MCC students participating and winning Networking Challenge. Avnet awards scholarships at 11th Tech Games - Phoenix Business Journal.pdf

Mesa Independent Coverage of Theatre Awards, Legally Blonde and Art Student Show

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The April 13 issue of the Mesa Independent covered several MCC stories, including Kennedy Theatre and Film Awards, Legally Blonde and Art Student Show. MCC Theatre Awards.pdf MCC Legally Blonde Calendar Listing.pdf MCC Art Student Show.pdf

ASU Alumna Starts KAYRAE Business to Display Local Talent

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016

After receiving an associate's degree in graphic design from Mesa Community College and a degree in marketing from ASU, McDaniel put her talents into KAYRAE, a non-profit company that opened in August of 2014 to allow local artists in the community to display their talent.  State Press article

Mesa CC Wins Both Games of Softball Doubleheader with Chandler-Gilbert CC

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Mesa Community College softball team swept both games of a doubleheader over Chandler-Gilbert at home Tuesday, 5-1 and 7-6, with the team rallying down two in the bottom of the seventh in the second game. The Thunderbirds improved to 20-27 and 16-24 in the ACCAC (ninth place of 13), while the last-place Coyotes fell to 4-32 and 4-35. Mesa CC wins both games of softball doubleheader with Chandler-Gilbert CC _ Examiner.pdf

"Slow Jam" with Mayor John Giles and MCC Jazz Band on Mesa Morning Live

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016

MCC Jazz Band makes an appearance on Mesa Morning Live and plays a "Slow Jam" with Mesa Mayor John Giles. Slow Jam with Mayor John Giles

CASE-Training Camp

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Marcy Snitzer, coordinator of alumni relations and communications at MCC, provides insight into training programs for alumni volunteers in this article by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). CASE - Training Camp.pdf

Mayors Work to Improve Arizona Dropout Rates, Negative Economic Impacts

Published Friday, April 8, 2016

In 2012, more than 18,000 students failed to finish high school. That will cost Arizona $7.6 billion over their lifetimes, according to a report by the Arizona Mayor’s Education Roundtable. But if Arizonans could cut that dropout rate in half, it would generate more than $3.8 billion in economic benefits to the state, the report said. Efforts to improve rates: Mayors Work To Improve Arizona Dropout Rates, Negative Economic Impacts _ KJZZ.pdf