Media Coverage

MCC Life Sciences professor co-authors book on Arizona amphibians and reptiles

Published Thursday, April 21, 2022

AZEdNews features MCC Life Sciences professor Andrew Holycross for co-authoring the second edition of A Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles in Arizona along with fellow researchers Thomas Brennan and Randall Babb. MCC Life Sciences professor co-authors book on Arizona amphibians and reptiles - AZEdNews.pdf

Nursing escape room helps students hone skills

Published Tuesday, April 19, 2022

AZEdNews features the use of escape room scenarios to help MCC nursing students apply what they learn in the classroom. Nursing Escape Room helps students hone skills - AZEdNews.pdf

'Escape rooms' help MCC nursing students

Published Sunday, April 17, 2022

The Mesa Tribune spotlights MCC nursing students in their article on MCC's nursing escape rooms. 'Escape rooms' help MCC nursing students.pdf

States look to community colleges to fill labor gap

Published Friday, April 15, 2022

MCC alumna Monique Acosta and faculty member David Medrano are quoted in Stateline's article on new workforce-oriented training initiatives, such as MCC's electrical wiring harness bootcamp, which Acosta took and Medrano taught. This article also appeared in other media such as: Route Fifty, Birmingham Watch and Campus Circle. States look to community colleges to fill labor gap.pdf

RH CPAs Chief Visionary Officer Leon Rives Announces Six New Hires

Published Thursday, April 14, 2022

Value Spectrum highlights MCC alumna Melanie Owens being hired as an incoming Associate by accounting, tax, and advisory firm RH. RH CPAs Chief Visionary Officer Leon Rives Announces Six New Hires _ Valuespectrum.com_.pdf

OER Helps Buoy Gen Ed Success at Community Colleges and Universities

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2022

SPARC quotes Laura Ballard, MCC's director of eLearning, in their article about a movement among colleges and universities to use Open Education Resources (OER) to increase access to general education courses. OER Helps Buoy Gen Ed Success at Community Colleges and Universities - SPARC.pdf

Former ASU basketball player Lester Neal lands first head coaching job at Mesa Community College

Published Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Arizona Central spotlights Lester Neal for his new position as the head coach of MCC's men's basketball team. Former ASU basketball player Lester Neal to lead MCC men's hoops.pdf

Mesa Community College’s Rose Garden creators win Pay It Forward award

Published Thursday, April 7, 2022

Leroy and Mary Lou Coffman, the creators of MCC's rose garden, are featured in Arizona Family for winning a $500 Pay It Foward award. The article can be viewed using the source link below.

'I would not be who I am without Phoenix': How this artist maintains her hometown ties

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2022

MCC alumna and artist Antoinette Cauley is featured in AZ Central as she flies back to Phoenix to display "Blackbird Fly", a series of 14 paintings displaying the black women of Phoenix, in an exhibition at Gateway Community College. Antoinette Cauley came home to celebrate the Black women of Phoenix_.pdf

Fully Online Z Degree in Communications Saves Students Time and Money

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Laura Ballard, MCC's director of eLearning, is quoted in this Member Spotlight published by League Connection's article about MCC's second fully online Z Degree, an Associates in Arts with an emphasis in communication. Mesa Community College_ Fully Online Z Degree in Communications Saves Students Time and Money _ The League for Innovation in the Community College.pdf

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