Media Coverage

Coverage of High-End Apartment Complex in Mesa

Published Thursday, May 7, 2015

Officials and business leader put some muscle behind their words Wednesday afternoon in Mesa to help break ground on a 354-unit high-end apartment complex. The development is the first going up in area around Mesa Community College in more than 20 years. KTAR: Ground broken on high-end apartment complex in Mesa.pdf AZCentral: Mesa Fiesta District gets first housing in 20 years.pdf

Coverage of Mesa Chamber of Commerce Annual Leadership Awards

Published Thursday, May 7, 2015

MCC received a special recognition for 50 years of Excellence in Education by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce during the Annual Leadership Awards. Also recognized was MCC Professor Ann Ewing, Professor of the Year recipient. Mesa Chamber of Commerce - Get Involved - Annual Events - Annual Leadership Awards.pdf Mesa Tribune: Mesa chamber honors top members - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local...

Review of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Published Thursday, May 7, 2015

Theatre reviewer writes a positive review of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, stating, "Mesa Community College's production sizzles with passion and greed."  Talkin' Broadway Regional News & Reviews, Phoenix - _Cat on a Hot Tin Roof _ - 5_7_15.pdf

Kellis Graduate Gets Ready for Shot at LPGA Tour

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015

 Mary Driscol spent two years at Mesa Community College and another year at Arizona Christian University.  As she heads off to law school, Driscol is also focused on continuing her golf career by playing on The Cactus Tour this year before attempting to qualify for the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) within the next couple years. Kellis graduate gets ready for shot at LPGA tour -...

Meet Your Neighbor: Joy Bickham

Published Tuesday, May 5, 2015

MCC employee Joy Bickham is featured in the Mesa Independent's "Meet Your Neighbor" column. Meet Your Neighbor_ Joy Bickham - Mesa Independent _ Mesa Independent.pdf

Judge: Dreamers Can Get In-State Tuition in Arizona

Published Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Young immigrants granted deferred deportation status by the Obama administration are eligible for in-state college tuition, a Maricopa County judge ruled Tuesday. MCC student Cesar Calderon and Arizona Dreamers Coalition advocate Erika Andiola were interviewed on the MCC campus where Calderon is already enrolled but can't afford the classes. Judge_ Dreamers can get in-state tuition in Arizona -...

Boivin: ASU, Todd Graham Changing Perception of JC Players

Published Monday, May 4, 2015

The Sun Devils have long had a reputation of embracing the junior-college transfer. In the non-athletic world, many accomplished students are spending their first two years at junior colleges because of high tuition at four-year universities. Damarius Randall is one such example. Boivin_ ASU, Todd Graham changing perception of JC players.pdf

Rose Garden, 50th Birthday and Pow Wow Featured on MCTV

Published Sunday, May 3, 2015

MCC's Rose Garden (beginning), 50th Birthday (minute 16:25) and Pow Wow (minute 22:11) are featured on MCTV, the Official Monthly T.V. Magazine Show of the Maricopa Community Colleges, Cox Digital Channel 115.

Damarious Randall Took Unusual Path to Green Bay's Secondary

Published Friday, May 1, 2015

On Thursday, the Green Bay Packers made the defensive back Damarious Randall, an MCC alumnus,  their first-round draft pick at No. 30 overall.  Damarious Randall took unusual path to Green Bay's secondary.pdf Related story: Damarious Randall took unusual path to Green Bay's secondary.pdf

Coverage of Chandler Resident Becomes Part of Cisco Live Dream Team

Published Thursday, April 30, 2015

Nathan Pan, Mesa Community College Network Academy student, was recently selected from more than 100 applicants to be part of this year’s Cisco Live Dream Team. Comment by MCC professor Bob Samson. Tribune:  Chandler resident becomes part of Cisco Live Dream Team - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf 4Trader: Cisco Systems _ Chandler resident becomes part of Cisco Live Dream Team _...