(Coverage of) College of St. Scholastica Increases Arizona Presence Via New Partnership

“Having the College of St. Scholastica on the MCC campus helps to fulfill our college goal of providing an accessible education for students and enabling them to become successful citizens in Arizona’s...

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Some DACA Students Pursue Higher Education for the First Time

Cesar Calderon starts classes next week at Mesa Community College. The 26-year-old graduated from Mesa High in 2012, but wasn’t able to afford higher education until a judge upheld a policy making some...

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Throwback Thursday: Rail History as Mesa Line Opens

A celebration of the light rail line to downtown Mesa on Saturday, Aug. 22 will feature informational panels on the history of Mesa, including info on what building served as the first home to Mesa Community College....

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

In-State Tuition Helps 'Dreamers,' Some Say Not Enough

After graduating from Tempe’s McClintock High School in 2005, German Cadenas applied to ASU but was denied admission. “At that time, they were treating undocumented students like international students...

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Non-Traditional Student's Life a Lesson to Others

MCC alum Cindy Wong had a lot of obstacles to overcome as a youth – some that have taken decades to reconcile. She's now a scholarship student at ASU. Read her story: Non-traditional student's life a...

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Coverage of Trio Grant: Extra $23.4 Million in Student Support Services Grants To Benefit 36 States' College Students

More than 100 institutions in 36 states will benefit on the additional $23.4 million in Student Support Services grants announced by the U.S. Department of Education just recently. MCC is a recipient of an additional...

Posted on Monday, August 17, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh