Media Coverage

Coverage: Solar Eclipse 2017: Eclipse-viewing parties and events around Arizona

Published Thursday, August 10, 2017

ABC 15 and MyNewsMesa reports on Mesa Community College, along with several other schools and community centers, that are hosting parties for the partial solar eclipse happening in Arizona on August 21.  Solar Eclipse 2017_ Eclipse-viewing parties and events around Arizona - ABC15 Arizona.pdf Solar eclipse festivities in Mesa - MyNewsMesa.pdf Fox 10 News.pdf Fox 10 link to video

MCC athletics partner with Mesa Youth Sports for week-long camp

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017

MyNewsMesa reports that the Mesa Community College athletic department partnered with the city of Mesa Youth Sports last week for a five-day, five different sports camp. MCC athletics partner with Mesa Youth Sports for week-long camp - MyNewsMesa.pdf

Coverage: Arizona colleges strive to increase state’s graduation rate

Published Monday, August 7, 2017

Cronkite News reports that Arizona public universities and colleges are working to drive up Arizona college graduation rates, smoothing the way for students transferring from community college, offering financial aid and adding online classes to draw non-traditional students. Schools like Mesa Community College offer students including students like Jason Schiffman, a public relations major, and Christen Webb, a speech and hearing sciences major, scholarships like the President's Honors...

Mesa Community College graduate lands Print.Save.Repeat internship

Published Friday, August 4, 2017

Save.Print.Repeat welcomes their newest team member, recent Mesa Community College graduate Hannah Somerville, as their Marketing Communications Intern. Friday Feature_ Hannah Somerville – Print.Save_.Repeat.pdf Ribbon Cutting

Published Tuesday, August 1, 2017 announced a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening at MCC's Downtown Center, along with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, 12 Books and a Mesa Veterans Resource Center. Internships for MCC students are being developed. MyNewsMesa Ribbon Cutting.pdf

Coverage: MCC Football Coach Dies

Published Monday, July 31, 2017

12 News reports that Mesa Community College coach Ben McIvor has died. Police said McIver fell and hit his head during an altercation Saturday night. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The news was also reported on Channel 15 , the Arizona Republic and many other media outlets. 

Coverage: Community Advocates Honored for Efforts to Combat Poverty

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Scottsdale Independent reports that the Arizona Community Action Association (ACAA) will honor twelve community advocates from across the state with the 2017 Heart in Hand Awards for their individual and collective efforts in the battle against poverty at the annual ACAA Statewide Conference, July 27-28 at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch.  Monica Margaillan of the Mesa Community Outreach Center will be among the honorees. Scottsdale Independent.pdf and MyNewsMesa

New AIA Executive Director talks transfers, year-round practice and growth of club sports

Published Friday, July 21, 2017

The Arizona Republic reports David Hines, who played football for Mesa Community College, has moved into the role of executive director of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Arizona High School Sports.pdf

Mesa Community College Offers Red Hat Academy

Published Thursday, July 20, 2017 reports that beginning with this fall 2017 semester, MCC is offering the Red Hat Academy to help prepare students to take the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam and become a Linux professional, a certification in demand by business and industry. Red Hat _ 4-Traders.pdf

Sonoran International Rose Trials at MCC

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017

My News Mesa reports that the Rose Garden at Mesa Community College (MCC), the largest rose garden in the desert Southwest, is one of only two locations in the United States selected to sponsor an international rose trial.  Sonoran International Rose Trials at Mesa Community College - MyNewsMesa.pdf