Media Coverage

State Dept.-Sponsored Program Promotes Global Understanding

Published Monday, October 12, 2015

Young people from developing countries spend a year at an American community college, where they gain career skills, engage in the community, learn about U.S. culture and get inspired to make a positive impact when they return home. That’s the concept behind the Community College Initiative (CCI) sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) on behalf of the Community College Consortium (CCC). The CCC promotes collegial cooperation...

Berry Sanders Political Rally Highlights Economic Inequality, Social Issues

Published Monday, October 12, 2015

Bernie Sanders’ stance on issues of economic inequality, student loan debt and retirement benefits drew the most applause from his political rally at Reid Park on Friday night. “I really resonate with his stance on LGBTQ rights,” said Danielle Jancarole, a 23-year-old Mesa Community College student. “I like his economic agenda, but that’s more of a side benefit for me.” Arizona Daily Wildcat __ Bernie Sanders' political rally highlights economic inequality, social issues.pdf

College Hosts Earth Science Day

Published Monday, October 12, 2015

An earth science day is scheduled from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at Mesa Community College’s Southern and Dobson campus at 1833 W. Southern Ave. College hosts earth science day - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf

Maricopa Now, Oct. Edition, Featuring MCC student Cassie O'Coyne, Veterans 9/11 Event and MCC Promo.

Published Thursday, October 8, 2015

MCC student Cassie O'Coyne is featured on MCTV, Maricopa Now, at minute 3:50.  Cassie is a part-time student in the electronics engineering program. Also highlighted is MCC's 9/11 Commemorative Event at minute 11:24, as well as an MCC promo spot at minute 12:30.  MCTV, the digital television channel, is a partnership between the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and Cox Communications. MCTV serves as the primary television media outlet for MCCCD, the largest community...

Private College Offers Online Certificates

Published Thursday, October 8, 2015

The College of St. Scholastica, a private Catholic Benedictine school, offers access to online graduate-level certificate programs to Arizona students. St. Scholastica recently launched a social work program in partnership with Mesa Community College. Private college offers online certificates - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf

'Very Driven' Marana Man Seeks Best Warrior Crown

Published Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Spc. Bryce Parker, a Mesa Community College student and a civil affairs specialist, is competing with 12 other soldiers in the Army’s Best Warrior competition. Very driven’ Marana man seeks Best Warrior crown.pdf

Newlywed Game: ASU Athletics Edition

Published Monday, October 5, 2015

Kizzy and Rathen Ricedorff competed in the Newlywed Game with the ASU State Press. Rathen attends Mesa Community College and is currently the starting quarterback.  Newlywed game_ ASU athletics edition - The State Press.pdf

Young Immigrants Fight for Health Care

Published Monday, October 5, 2015

Cesar Calderon, 26, knows what it means to be shut out of insurance. A DACA recipient and student at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona, he has been disabled since he was nearly killed in a car crash in 2006. After spending several weeks in a coma in an Arizona hospital, the staff there decided to transfer him to a clinic in Mexico in a controversial practice known as medical repatriation, since at the time he was undocumented and lacked insurance. “I couldn’t believe that the country I...

Maricopa Community Colleges Sends Security Advisory to Students in Wake of Oregon Shooting

Published Sunday, October 4, 2015

Students and teachers should be ready to fight for the lives and attack mass shooters if necessary, according to a security alert by one of the largest community college systems in the U.S. The advisory was sent to students at the Maricopa Community Colleges after Thursday’s killings at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, gives tips on how to escape and hide from "active shooters." Maricopa Community Colleges sends security advisory to students in wake of Oregon shooting - Phoenix...

(Coverage of) FLCC Awarded $1.5M for Research

Published Saturday, October 3, 2015

The National Science Foundation has awarded Finger Lakes Community College a $1.5 million grant to continue its work in developing undergraduate research programs in its classrooms and laboratories and at other community colleges across the country. The success of the pilot led to a $3.35 million grant and the establishment of CCURI in 2011. Since then, CCURI has developed a network of 60 partner community colleges, including Mesa Community College. FLCC awarded $1.pdf FLCC awarded $1 (page...