Article about the local maker movement with quote from Mesa Community College employee Paul Hickey. The movement, still in its infancy, embraces technological change. It brings people together in community spaces to make things, and make them better. "Paul Hickey, 31, of Chandler, was in the back, using the laser cutter to make an acrylic plaque. He said it’s not difficult to use the machine. 'The hard part is the design part, so you need to learn the software, and then the laser cutter does...
-The public is invited to tour the recently completed Mesa Community College Enrollment and Student Success Centers from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 29. Following an opening ceremony attendees may tour the facilities. Also, MCC Partners with St. Scholastica -mesaindependent_20150923_AMain.pdf
Previous MCC athlete in USA Today. Kemp off to good start in unexpected role as Pirates' top QB.pdf
The Valley’s growing love affair with food trucks and their ever-expanding culinary possibilities is dishing up controversy in some areas, where owners of traditional restaurants are making it clear they don’t want the competition and would prefer the vehicles keep their distance. In Mesa, an effort to establish regular food-truck events was launched in the Las Sendas area in early September, with the cooperation of the homeowner’s association there. Organizer Natascha Ovando-Karadsheh, a Las...
Article by Emily Dimson in the Blazing Star, a publication put out by the North American Native Plant Society, about teaching at the Red Mountain Campus. Pages 4-6 Blazing_Summer2015_v6_c.pdf
Tempe resident Carly Leonard, a U.S. Air Force veteran and staff member at Mesa Community College's Veterans Service Center, chats it up with a participant in the 32-mile roundtrip ride that began at MCC's main campus at Dobson Road and Southern Avenue, and stretched all the way to the college's Red Mountain campus and back. wn091915.pdf
Paul Patterson, MCC Program Coordinator for CCIP International Student Grant, was the Mystery Guest on Mesa Morning Live. The Mesa Chamber of Commerce sponsors the show. Video of Mesa Morning Live Show
The induction class for the Mountain Pointe Hall of Fame might be the smallest in the five years of existence, but the impact the individuals had was anything but slight. Sam Ballard molded young players into men while taking the boys basketball team to the brink of the state title game. Ballard knows a little something about playing at a high level as he took over the basketball program soon after the school opened. Ballard coached the team from 1997 to 2007 to a 171-90 before leaving for...
Dr. Brian Dille, Professor of Political Science, talks about the refugee crisis. (Link to come)
Insight into the I-10 shootings from Mesa Community College Psychological Science and ASU Criminal Justice Professor, Tim Franklin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDGLprU0VB4&feature=youtu.be