Media Coverage

Coverage of Sonya Pearson President-Elect of National Council on Student Development

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Mesa Independent features Sonya Pearson, Mesa Community College vice president of student affairs, who has been elected president-elect of the National Council on Student Development. The council promotes the understanding of and respect for all community college students and professionals through advocacy and education. Ms. Pearson will begin a two-year term of service as NCSD president-elect on July 1 before serving as president, while continuing her role as vice president of student...

Mesa Chamber presents 2017 Annual Leadership Awards

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017

My News Mesa reports that on April 21, the Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2017 Annual Leadership Awards to honor business excellence and leadership in Mesa. Winners included Professor of the Year, Paul Harasha, Mesa Community College, and Student of the Year, Charlotte Ruth, Skyline High School. MCC VP of Academic Affairs Rodney Homes presented a $1,000 scholarship award to Skyline High School student Charlotte Ruth. The scholarship, sponsored by MCC, is awarded based on a competitive...

MCCCD Governing Board Approves Preliminary Budget

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017

KJZZ reports that the Maricopa County Community College district adopted a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year Tuesday night. The $1.4 billion proposal is $59.4 million less than last year. District board member Jean McGrath cast one of the no votes. She said she believes Mesa Community College’s Red Mountain campus, which reportedly costs $7 million a year to operate, should be shut down based on student enrollment and other factors. MCCCD Budget.pdf

Free Credit Report on WalletHub Features John Beshk

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017

WalletHub asked experts, including John Beshk from MCC, about the role that free credit reports play in consumers' lives as well as how we can make better use of them.  Wallet Hub, John Beshk.pdf

The Lonely Beauty at MCC's Of Mice & Men

Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Writer Jennifer Haaland reviews MCC's Of Mice & Men for PHX Stages. "The play's heartbeat relies on the characters' and audience's ability to see and believe in dreams that never materialize.  Because MCC's production paints several elements of the dream so vividly, it succeeds." The lonely beauty at MCC.pdf

DACA Clubs Provide Resources, Support for Undocumented Students

Published Monday, April 24, 2017

Cronkite News reports that Monica Margaillan, Ezequiel Santos and Valeria Rodriguez started the first club for undocumented students in the Maricopa Community College District. Maricopa Undocumented Students Thriving provides a hub for information on legal services, counseling, scholarships and more.  DACA clubs provide resources, support for undocumented students _ Cronkite News.pdf

Inside Maricopa Sports Feature on Tony Cirelli

Published Friday, April 21, 2017

Nice feature on MCC Baseball Coach Tony Cirelli on Inside Maricopa Sports.

Earth Day 2017 Happenings in Mesa

Published Friday, April 21, 2017

MCC Red Mountain campus is mentioned by My News Mesa as a place to see local wildlife in Mesa for Earth Day. Earth Day 2017 happenings in Mesa.pdf

My Turn Column by Brian Dille: Andy Biggs Bill Would Cause Global Panic

Published Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Arizona Republic features MCC Political Science Professor Brian Dille's editorial about Andy Biggs, Dille says the Mesa congressman is pushing a dangerous agenda that would isolate us from the world. Dille is the director of MCC's Model United Nations Program. My Turn Brian Dille.pdf

Tucson J to Showcase Local Woman's Multimedia Art

Published Monday, April 17, 2017

AZ Jewish Post features two local Jewish artists who are among the 10 women featured in the show: Julie Szerina Stein and Anne Lowe. Stein studied art at MCC.  Tucson J.pdf