The Phoenix Business Journal reports that as state funding continues to dwindle for Arizona's public universities and community colleges, they are turning to private and philanthropic fundraising to grow resources — something formerly reserved for private schools. Mesa Community College is reaching out to its own alumni for the first time to seek donations. Arizona public universities turn to fundraising to close gaps.pdf
Arizona State University event calendar lists History vs. Struggle: Ancestors Speak, presented by the MCC NAACP on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at S&D campus. History V Struggle.pdf
USA Today story on "Dreamers" includes an interview with MCC student Juan Rodriguez. Dreamers USA Today.pdf also Courier Post Des Moines Register Cincinnati.com Daily Times and many others
KPNX-PHX (NBC) ran a segment on the Community Learning Day at MCC. No clip available.
Celebrate National Women's History Month! Black Women Walking, a one-act play, uses storytelling, music, multimedia, and dance to venture back in time and meet great historic figures like Sojourner Truth, Marian Anderson, Fannie Lou Hamer and other Black heroines of history. March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Performing Arts Center at MCC's Southern and Dobson Campus. Black Women Walking _ Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center _ Mesa Events at kyma.pdf
MCC hosts the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival from Feb. 14-18. Santa Monica College's Production of Beckett Plays Chosen for Prestigious Festival.pdf Long Beach City College News
Reserve your tickets now for "Of Mice and Men," a play that runs April 21-29 in the MCC Theatre, that examines the strong bond of a pair of itinerant field workers during the Great Depression who pursue the lofty and unattainable American Dream of settling down on their own ranch. Via HeyEvent.com. Of Mice and Men_ MCC Production_ April 21-29 – Heyevent.pdf
The Mesa Independent reports that the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 11 will vote on an agreement with Mesa Community College’s Veterinary Technology program, as part of its educational modules, to provide diagnostic and medical attention such as dental procedures, spay and neuter and grooming on an as-needed basis to specifically selected animals from Maricopa County Animal Care and Control. MCC's Vet Tech Program.pdf
AZBigMedia.com reports that The College of St. Scholastica’s administrative staff moved into new offices at 3550 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix. Social work faculty already have office space at Mesa Community College (MCC) and at Phoenix College. College of St. Scholastica.pdf
All Sports Tucson reports that All-Southern Arizona standout Alec Bon announced his commitment to play for Mesa Community College after his visit to the campus on Thursday.