Inside Higher Education article says community colleges working with Apple on coding courses report promising returns from the first year of the partnership. In the past year, Mesa Community College has enrolled close to 100 students in an iOS app development microcertificate program. Sixteen students, including recent high school graduates, adults looking to switch careers and retirees seeking new skills, graduated this past May, according to Linda Collins, chair of the institution’s business...
The East Valley Tribune publishes article on MCC professor Nicola Plowes' research on group conflicts in social insects. MCC Prof publishes study on warring ants | News | eastvalleytribune.com_.pdf [The original research article appears in The American Naturalist/University of Chicago Press Journals.]
Fox 10 News interviews NextGen Arizona representatives and MCC students about the importance of registering to vote during a Sept. 25 Voter Registration Day event on MCC's Southern and Dobson Campus.
MCC alumnus Frank Gonzales is featured in the Sonoran Quarterly (Fall/Holiday 2018 edition) discussing his exhibition "Untamed: Wild Compositions" appearing in the Ottosen Gallery at the Desert Botanical Garden. The exhibit will be on display Sept. 2018 through Jan. 2019. https://www.dbg.org/exhibits/untamed-wild-compositions-by-frank-gonzales/
Mesa Chamber of Commerce announced that 40 Mesa Community College students were named MCC Service Scholars, recognizing their community service and volunteerism, during an Aug. 17 luncheon at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus. MESA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.docx
The writings of two Mesa Community College professors, Niccole Villa Cerveny and Nicola Plowes, and an alumna, Esther Goldthwaite, appear in the Council on Undergraduate Research’s book, Mentoring through Transitions: Voices on the Verge. Alumna and Faculty.pdf
The Mesa Chamber of Commerce reports on Mesa Community College life science professor Nicola Plowes, a co-author of a research article, Mechanistic Models of Conflict between Ant Colonies and Their Consequences for Territory Scaling, appearing in the August edition of The American Naturalist/University of Chicago Press Journals. MCC Life Science Professor Publishes Ant Research - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, AZ.pdf
Funeral Business Advisor Magazine sat down with Clint Probst, MCC alumnus, funeral director and owner of Probst Family Funerals in Midway, Utah and Heber Valley Funeral Home in Heber, UT, to learn more about his career and experience in the funeral industry. The MCCCD Mortuary Science program is currently overseen by Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Funeral Business Advisor Magazine.pdf
Aquaculturenorthamerica.com features MCC aquaponics instructor Dr. George B. Brooks Jr. in an article on the U.S. aquaculture industry. Aquaponics 26-28.pdf
MCC astronomy professor Kevin Healy is interviewed by AZFamily.com about the new additions to the planetarium at the Southern and Dobson Campus. http://www.azfamily.com/clip/14593045/video-big-man-on-campus-planetarium