Media Coverage

MCC Alumna Recognized for Excellence in Interior Design

Published Friday, September 23, 2016 reports on MCC alumna Sujaya Reddy, owner of 7 Dimensions LLC in Ahwatukee, who was recognized by the American Society of Interior Designers Arizona North Chapter with a first-place Design Excellence Award for in the Emerging Professional category. MCC alumna recognized for excellence in interior design - MyNewsMesa.pdf

MCC Unveils Fall 2016 Arts Season

Published Friday, September 23, 2016 provides a listing of the Fall 2016 Arts Season at MCC.  MCC unveils fall 2016 arts season - MyNewsMesa.pdf

AFLCMC-Hanscom captain selected for PhD program

Published Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hanscom Airforce Base writes that Capt. Samuel Jones, chief of the advanced capabilities section in the Special Programs Division, is one of three Air Force captains who will pursue a fully funded doctorate degree at one of more than 20 top-tier universities in September 2017. Jones earned an associate’s degree in manufacturing (semiconductor) at MCC. AFLCMC-Hanscom captain selected for PhD program.pdf

Coverage of Captain Squeegee's New Music Video

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016

New Times explores how local music group Captain Squeegee (many of the musicians are MCC alum or students) turned to Mesa Community College to film their video in the college's performing arts center, coordinated through Rob Hunter. "Our fake show had to look totally real, so Freddie and Zach brought all the big camera-guns to MCC," Torgersen says. "The floating pentagrams above the stage are my personal favorite." New Times: How a Psychic Inspired Captain Squeegee's New Music Video.pdf and...

White Privilege Workshop Opens Dialogue on Racism

Published Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Story and photo in the AZ Informant about Impact Arizona series, Understanding The Root: Racism, Privilege, Leadership and Action, featuring Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., on September 8 – 10, at Mesa Community College and ASU’s downtown campus. White Privilege Workshop Opens Dialogue On Racism.pdf

Coverage of 2016 AriZoni Theatre Awards Announced

Published Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Phoenix New Times and several other publications announced that the 26th annual AriZoni Theatre Awards took place Monday, September 19, at Tempe Center for the Arts. More than 20 theaters, in addition to several youth theaters, participated in this year's awards — which are meant to honor excellence in local theater. Mesa Community College Theatre and Film Arts was the big winner with 11 awards. ASU Lyric Opera Theatre and Mesa Encore Theatre earned 5 awards each. New Times: 2016 AriZoni...

7 Best Things to Do in Metro Phx This Week

Published Monday, September 19, 2016

New Times picks the best events in metro Phoenix from Monday, September 19, through Thursday, September 22. At the top of the list is MCC's "Biennial Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition," which features more than two dozen artists, including Tom Klare, a former editorial photographer who has taught at MCC for a decade; Cynthia Peterson, a still-life painter; and Sandra Luehrsen, who teaches 3D design and clay workshops. Phoenix Events September 19 to 22_.pdf

Tempe Chamber of Commerce Names Leadership Members

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016

Included in AZBIGMEDIA's report of the listing of Tempe Chamber Leadership Members is MCC's Sonia Filan, Director of Institutional Advancement & Entrepreneurial Programs.  Tempe Chamber of Commerce names Tempe Leadership members _ AZ Big Media.pdf and Tempe Chamber site

Fulton Schools Teams Win 12 of 20 ASU Edson Student Entrepreneur Awards

Published Friday, September 16, 2016

The ASU School of Engineering reports that twelve of the 20 student-led startups chosen for Arizona State University’s Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative for the 2016-2017 academic year are led by Fulton Schools students. MCC student (dually enrolled) Aron Mixson, a software engineering student, has always found himself shopping the “big and tall” section when it comes to clothes. But four years ago, realizing he was overweight, he decided to change both his appearance and mentality.  Mixson...

Payne Named as Assistant Fire Chief

Published Friday, September 16, 2016

MCC alum Jason Payne will be introduced to the Town Council this week as the Fountain Hills Rural/Metro Fire Department Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal, reports the Fountain Hills Times. A graduate of Dobson High School in Mesa, Payne attended ASU before deciding to become a firefighter. He received his AA in Fire Science from Mesa Community College. Local News.pdf