Media Coverage

Payne Named as Assistant Fire Chief

Published Friday, September 16, 2016

MCC alum Jason Payne will be introduced to the Town Council this week as the Fountain Hills Rural/Metro Fire Department Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal, reports the Fountain Hills Times. A graduate of Dobson High School in Mesa, Payne attended ASU before deciding to become a firefighter. He received his AA in Fire Science from Mesa Community College. Local News.pdf  

MPJE Concert

Published Tuesday, September 13, 2016

From Wrangler News: Jazz Big Band Lovers! You won’t want to miss this one! At the MCC Performing Arts Center with Artistic Director and Piano Extraordinaire Emmy Award Winner, Nick Manson. MPJE Concert - Wrangler News.pdf

Opening Night Reception--All in the Timing--MCC Theatre & Film Arts

Published Tuesday, September 13, 2016

PHXSTAGES blog invites people to MCC's OPENING NIGHT Reception and Performance of ALL IN THE TIMING, by David Ives on Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m.  PHX Stages_ opening night reception - ALL IN THE TIMING -.pdf  

Transfer Student Pushes to Help Autism Community Through Research at ASU

Published Friday, September 9, 2016

ASU State Press article on MCC alum Jacob Sorenson, who is taking advantage of his time at ASU through autism research. Transfer student pushes to help autism community through research at ASU - The State Press.pdf

MCC Dental Hygiene Students Seek Those with Oral Health Needs

Published Thursday, September 8, 2016 announces that MCC dental hygiene students need patients.  MCC dental hygiene students seek those with oral health needs - MyNewsMesa.pdf

The Week Ahead--Astronomy Nights Return to Mesa Planetarium

Published Thursday, September 8, 2016

The East Valley Tribune reports that Astronomy Nights return to the MCC Planetarium the first Friday of every month, beginning this week (after a summer hiatus). The show at the planetarium begin every half hour beginning at 6 p.m. If the weather permits, participants will also be able to view the Moon, planets and stars through the planetarium’s telescope. For more information, go to The Week Ahead - East Valley...

Morning Talk: Spiritual Education as Therapy for the Soul

Published Thursday, September 8, 2016 reports that a morning lecture at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Tolleson will examine the intersection of Jungian principles and spiritual evolution and is taught by Margaret McGill, who has developed and taught Mesa Community College adult education courses in Emotional Transformation and Dream Interpretation. For Additional Information: Morning Talk_ Spiritual Education as Therapy for the Soul _ Franciscan Renewal Center _ Tolleson Events at kyma....

The Root: Understanding Racism, Privilege and Power

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Modern Times Magazine reports that Impact Arizona Series will present Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. — considered one of the most dynamic thinkers on race today — in a forum held at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 10,  in Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave. “The Root: Understanding Racism, Privilege and Power” will focus on race and racism.  History, Equality And More On Tap For Phoenix Metro.pdf

Mesa Arts Center Celebrates New Exhibits with Literature-Themed Festival

Published Tuesday, September 6, 2016

AZ Republic reports that visitors will find MCC alum and Mesa-based artist Corinne Geertsen’s "The Footnote Chronicles," at the Mesa Arts Center museum in a series incorporating digital collages from the Mesa artist and short stories, poems and thoughts inspired by her work.  Mesa Arts Center celebrates new exhibits with literature-themed festival.pdf

Best Art in Phoenix in August: Frank Gonzales

Published Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Phoenix New Times includes Tempe artist Frank Gonzales in Best Art of Phoenix, for his work Adaption.  Classically trained in painting at Mesa Community College, he recalls being inspired at a young age by "the unbelievable stillness and separation" of taxidermy birds in natural history museums. This piece was recently featured in "Frank Gonzales: A Vivid Gaze" presented by Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Public Library in the Appaloosa Library exhibition space.  Best Art in Phoenix...