Media Coverage

East Valley Alumni are at the Head of the Class

Published Monday, June 12, 2017

The Phoenix East Valley writes that  the East Valley has a broad range of incomparable education assets, including MCC. WHY EAST VALLEY ALUMNI ARE AT THE HEAD OF THE CLASS.pdf

Lures are a Big Business for Bass-Fishing Mesa Woman

Published Monday, June 12, 2017

East Valley Tribune tells the story of MCC alumna Jennifer Duff, who now owns Jef International, an import/export company and serves as president of the MCC development board. Lures are a big business for bass-fishing Mesa woman _ Money _ eastvalleytribune.pdf

Coding: Not Just for Geeks

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017

Inside Higher Ed reports that starting this fall, six community college systems serving nearly 500,000 students, including MCC, will be the first to offer the App Development with Swift curriculum. Linda D. Collins, chair of the Department of Business and Information Systems, is quoted. Coding, Not Just for Geek, insidehighered.pdf

Digital Shakespeare: New Course Brings Old Works Alive

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017

UA News reports that undergraduate students from across Arizona gathered recently at Mesa Community College to present projects on Shakespeare. Digital Shakespeare_ New Course Brings Old Works Alive _ UANews.pdf

Best Art May 2017 Phoenix New Times

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017

Phoenix New Times writer Lynn Trimble includes MCC in an article on Best Art in May, citing Liquid Poetry, a pigmented inkjet print that is one of many student works recently featured in the "2017 Annual Juried Art Student Show" at The MCC Gallery located at Mesa Community College. Works in this exhibition were selected by Patty Haberman, chief curator for Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum. Best Art May 2017 Phoenix Lisa Sette _ Phoenix New Times.pdf

What Can Breathe New life Into Zombie Fiesta Mall?

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Phoenix Business Journal reports that two established developers and one of Arizona’s top real estate deal makers are working to redevelop Fiesta Mall in Mesa into a new 1.2 million square foot mixed-use development called The Campus. Beau Flahart, a retail broker with SVN Desert Commercial Advisors who focuses on the East Valley, said redevelopment plans need to link into nearby Mesa Community College and appeal to millennials. Fiesta Mall Phx Business Journal.pdf

First Men's Golf National Championship

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017

My News Mesa reports that the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds are the national champions! MyNewsMesa Golf.pdf

PHX Stages Cast Announcement for How to Succeed

Published Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Cast announcement of How to Succeed in Business by PHX Stages.  How to Succeed Cast Announcement.pdf

Live-Streaming Cam Offers Glimpse into Lives of Pupfish

Published Tuesday, May 30, 2017 reports on live-streaming underwater camera on MCC's Red Mountain campus. Pupfish.Prescott.pdf The Outdoor Wire link

Coverage: Apple launches one-year app curriculum for college students

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Arizona Republic/ reports MCC is one of six community college systems — and the only one in Arizona — chosen by Apple to begin offering its app development curriculum. Arizona Republic/azcentral 5/24/17 MCC was also mentioned in the following: Apple picks MCC to teach development of apps for iOS platform (East Valley Tribune 7/18/17) MCC Among Community Colleges to be First to Offer Apple Curriculum (My News Mesa) Apple launches app development curriculum for high school...