Media Coverage

EV Nursing Programs Among the Best in Arizona

Published Monday, February 27, 2017

The East Valley Tribune reports that has selected the 10 best RN programs in Arizona, and two schools in the East Valley ranked high. Mesa Community College’s program ranked No. 1 on the list. The website called MCC “both rigorous and flexible in accommodating nursing students.” Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s program ranked No. 8. The Week in Review - Az Activities _ eastvalleytribune.pdf

Case Study: MCC PAC

Published Friday, February 24, 2017

Masonry Magazine examines the MCC Performing Arts Center from a masonry project point of view. Case Study PAC.pdf and Link  to Masonry Magazine

Why Trump's Immigration Crackdown Could Sink U.S. Home Prices

Published Thursday, February 23, 2017

A Washington Post article about how President Donald Trump's immigration policies threaten to crack a foundation of the American economy: the residential real estate market. MCC student Juan Rodriguez, a 24-year-old whose parents moved from Mexico when he was 7, is interviewed.   Why Trump's immigration crackdown could sink U.S.pdf

Glendale Aquaponic Farmer's Eco-Friendly Systems Combine Fish with Produce

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Arizona Republic reports on aquaponic efforts in the Valley, with comments from George Brooks Jr., who teaches aquaponics at MCC. Aquaponics AZCentral.pdf

Cardinals Team up with Padre Alum for New Marcos Field

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Wrangler News reports on Oscar Ramirez, a Marcos de Niza and MCC alum, who will be part of a team that will help design a new football field at Marcos. Ramirez.pdf

Feb. 22 is Walk your Dog Day

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Wrangler News interviews Dr. Kimberly Focht, DVW, of MCC's Veterinary Technology Program, about Walk your Dog Day. Dog.pdf

Meet the Teenagers Spurred into Action by Trump's Ban

Published Friday, February 17, 2017

Phoenix New Times reports that Mohamed Abdulkadir, a 19-year-old who attends Mesa Community College, is one of a group of young people taking action against Trump's Muslim ban. Meet the Teenagers Spurred into Action by Trump's Gan.pdf

Kris Bryant Gets Pranked

Published Friday, February 17, 2017

Last year, Kris Bryant pranked a community college team into thinking he was a new and very talented transfer. But Bryant was on the other end of the stunt recently, when Red Bull and Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux teamed up to prank the National League MVP. Coverage by CBS Sports, 12 News and other outlets. 12 News CBS Sports Kris Bryant pranked.pdf video Denver Post Cinema Men's Fitness

For High Pay, Try Video-Game Industry

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Arizona Republic reports that the Entertainment Software Association says average compensation for jobs in the video game industry is about $97,000 a year. More than 400 U.S. colleges and universities now offer coursework in programming, graphic design and other disciplines that students use in the video-gaming industry, including Mesa Community College. For High Pay, Try Video-Game Industry.pdf

Pause for Applause, Kelly Boyce

Published Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Illinois State University features Kelly Boyce in Pause for Applause. The Arizona Diamondbacks, a professional baseball franchise, named Kelly Boyce its first female head athletic trainer in the team’s history. Boyce, who completed a three-year internship with the team, is also a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Mesa Community College. Pause for Applause, Kelli Boyce.pdf