Media Coverage

Avnet Announces Winners of 11th Annual Avnet Tech Games

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, announced today the winners of the 2016 Avnet Tech Games. In its 11th year, this STEM-based collegiate competition awarded 27 students with $1,000 scholarships each. Additionally, nine faculty advisors received $2,700 in honorariums for leading the winning teams to victory. Winners have been invited to attend a special tour of Avnet’s Chandler, Ariz. Global Solutions Center and will hear from Avnet executives and HR professionals about how...

Westwood High School Informs Students About Hoop of Learning Program

Published Tuesday, April 5, 2016

MPS's Westwood High School newsletter contained information on MCC's Hoop of Learning Program: Attention Native American students! Would you like to earn college credit for free? Then apply to the Hoop of Learning Program at Mesa Community College and Scottsdale Community College for the summer. The deadline to apply to take summer classes at MCC is April 15, 2016.  Westwood Warriors » Daily Announcements » April 5, 2016.pdf

'Picnic" Coming to MCC Theatre

Published Monday, April 4, 2016

Details of MCC production of 'Picnic' in Tempe Wrangler News. Page 19. Picnic Coming to MCC Theatre This Month.pdf

MCC's Wildlife Habitat Thrives; Receives Certification

Published Monday, April 4, 2016

The Groves Report and The Breeze (Nearby News) features an article on the Cienega at MCC's Red Mountain Campus, with statements by Emily Dimson and Andy Holycross.  Front cover and page 16: GrovesReport 040616 Cienega.pdf

Service to Community and Country:Mexican-American Residents of Yavapai County in the 1930s and 1940s

Published Monday, April 4, 2016

Historians, in chronicling Arizona’s eventful past, have tended to overlook the significant contributions of Mexican-heritage citizens of Prescott in the early 20th century. One was pilot Lt. Gilbert Duran Orrantia, who grew up in Clarkdale. His story was retold in Francisco Villareal’s book, Arizona’s Hispanic Flyboys. He served in combat in North Africa. Later, when was sent stateside, he became an instructor in combat tactics. After his discharge in 1945, he earned his degree in Secondary...

Partnership with THINKSpot Helps MCC Recruit Entrepreneur Students

Published Monday, April 4, 2016

MCC Business Faculty, Kristine Ouzts, has partnered with the City of Mesa ThinkSpot to recruit students for the MCC Entrepreneur Certificate Program. Partnership with THINKspot Helps MCC Recruit Entrepreneur Students.pdf

ASU spells success for new military advocate

Published Monday, April 4, 2016

Kelley Stewart, MCC and ASU alumna, is the newest military advocate at the Pat Tillman Veterans Center. ASU spells success for new military advocate _ ASU Now.pdf

Center Stage: Kent Burnham on Making Shakespeare Accessible to Students

Published Friday, April 1, 2016

Kent Burnham, adjunct professor at Mesa Community College and associate artistic director and director of education and outreach at Southwest Shakespeare Company, tells how the appeal of Shakespeare lies in its timelessness.

Coverage: Real Life Emergency Scenarios for First Responder Trainees

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Video coverage of the Immersive Total Patient Management Exercise from Wednesday and Thursday at MCC's Downtown Center. MCC students created life-like scenarios to aid in the training of tomorrow's first responders and medical professionals. Channel 3 AZ Family coverage of "Real Life Emergency Scenarios for First Responder Trainees." and  Channel 3 AZ Family coverage of "First Responders Train for Real World Scenarios." Fox Channel 10,  Arizona Morning @ 9 a.m. segment does not appear...

Poet Josh Rathkamp to host workshop, reading at Art Intersection

Published Tuesday, March 29, 2016

As part of a series celebrating National Poetry Month, poet Josh Rathkamp hosted a community writing workshop at the Art Intersection Gallery in downtown Gilbert, AZ on Thursday, April 7. During the workshop, participants learned how to “overcome writers block and use art and rituals as a form of creative inspiration.” Poet Josh Rathkamp.pdf