Media Coverage

MCC Student Sculptures Featured in platFORM Art Project

Published Tuesday, November 10, 2015

MCC student sculptures are part of the public art programs from Tempe, Scottsdale, Chandler, and Surprise who have joined forces in platFORM, an initiative to offer opportunities for student artists to create sculptures for temporary placement in public places. The artwork of Lisa Bernal Brethour, Dave Higley, AShley Bennardo and Jephyr Curtis are featured here: City of Tempe, AZ _ platFORM.pdf Lisa Bernal Brethour, Artist.pdf Higley, Bennardo, Curtis.pdf

D'Anna Column (MCC Hunger Awareness Week)

Published Tuesday, November 10, 2015

A few weeks ago D'Anna threw down a challenge to the community to start their own food drives to help United Food Bank this Thanksgiving, and so far the response has been amazing. One of the institutions that took him up on the challenge was Mesa Community College, which invited him out to the Red Mountain Campus this week to take part in their annual hunger awareness campaign. D'Anna_ 'Nancy Drew' and the case of the mystery Mesa machine.pdf

Hara, Moeur Among Fall Kunsho Recipients

Published Monday, November 9, 2015

The Japanese government on Nov. 2 announced the recipients of its Fall 2015 Decorations. MCC professor Kelly Moeur, 64, of Tempe, Ariz. will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, for promoting exchange and friendly relations between the U.S. and Japan. Hara, Moeur Among Fall Kunsho Recipients.pdf Also:  and Consulate-General of Japan in Los Angeles.pdf

Shouting Out MCC's 'Garden" Secrets

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015

Reviewer Jennifer Haaland calls MCC's production of The Secret Garden "a sweeping and lush production of a musical that gathered bountiful 1991 Tony Awards including Best Score. Throughout the performance, hidden treasures of creativity and talent blossomed. Shouting out MCC's 'Garden' secrets _ Examiner.pdf

7 Ways to Go to College for Free

Published Friday, November 6, 2015

Article lists tips for students and includes, "One example: the full-tuition scholarship for good students atMesa Community College in Arizona. Once you’ve finished your first two years, you can apply for transfer scholarships to four-year schools." 7 Ways to Go to College for Free _ Money.pdf

Mesa Leaders Outraged Over MCC 'Rebranding' Plan

Published Friday, November 6, 2015

A "rebranding" plan that would shake up how Mesa Community College's name is displayed and marketed has Mesa leaders incensed. Mesa leaders outraged over MCC 'rebranding' plan.pdf

11 Teams Participate in a Service Project at Feed My Starving Children

Published Thursday, November 5, 2015

Eleven Mesa Community College athletics teams took time out of their busy schedules to participate in a service project at Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization based in Mesa that sends volunteer-packed, nutritious meals to 70 countries worldwide. The students packed a total of 275 food boxes in two hours, breaking the previous record of 252 in the same time frame. The 275 boxes represent 59,400 meals, enough to feed 162 children for a full year, according to a press release. MCC...

ASU, Maricopa Corporate College Have Helped Lure Thousands of Jobs to Phoenix

Published Thursday, November 5, 2015

Arizona State University and Maricopa Corporate College have had roles in bringing more than 8,000 jobs to Phoenix in the past 12 months. That’s the case with Santander Consumer USA, Inc. The company picked a location on Southern Avenue across from Mesa Community College. BizJrnl 110515 MCOR, MCC mention.pdf

NAU Yuma Instructors and Students Presentation on Human Trafficking

Published Sunday, November 1, 2015

 Rose Marie Lichtenfels, an NAU Yuma and Mesa Community College instructor, is interviewed about Human Trafficking. NAU Yuma Instructors and Students Host Presentation on Human Trafficking _.pdf

D'Anna: The Republic's Clark Kent is Hanging up his Notebook (Turkey Drive)

Published Friday, October 30, 2015

The Republic's "Give a Journalist the Bird Food Drive" is moving full speed ahead. D'Anna says, "The good folks at Mesa Community College, who have spent more than a decade raising awareness about hunger through the Empty Bowls program, have joined the challenge, as has Benedictine University. And next week I hope to have exciting news from a certain major institution in Tempe." D'Anna_ The Republic's Clark Kent is hanging up his notebook.pdf