Media Coverage

Blockchain Weekly: Wallets and Digital Asset Custody

Published Friday, October 19, 2018

MCC residential faculty Dennis Kibbe is interviewed by Blockchain Weekly about blockchain classes at MCC. He is introduced at minute 8:07 and participates in the discussion from 16:24 forward.

Mesa Chamber of Commerce: International exchange students focus on business, early childhood education and sustainable agriculture

Published Thursday, October 11, 2018

AZ Business Daily reports that Mesa Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement: Mesa Community College is pleased to welcome 12 international exchange students to contribute to our vibrant campus community during the 2018-2019 academic year as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Community College Initiative (CCI) Program.  MESA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE_ International exchange students focus on business, early childhood educati.pdf

MCTV Video on Arboretum Accreditation

Published Thursday, October 11, 2018

MCTV includes the MCC Arboretum Accreditation in the October episode of Maricopa Now, the official monthly T.V. magazine show of the Maricopa Community Colleges.

Last Chance to Register to Vote

Published Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Reporter Gabby Parra from AZFamily 3TV CBS5 visited MCC's Southern and Dobson Campus to report on MCC students from the Center for Community & Civic Engagement who were emphasizing the importance of voting.

MCC Alumnus Karl Schroeder Establishes Scholarship Fund

Published Monday, October 8, 2018

Community College Daily reported that Mesa Community College (MCC) alumnus Karl Schroeder and his wife, Aurelia, are starting a scholarship fund to help MCC business students. (Second story) Scholarship Fair.docx

My Name is ... Rachel Bliss

Published Friday, October 5, 2018

At her day job, former MCC student Rachel Bliss works as a manufacturer rep for three industrial and commercial boiler lines. In her free time, she runs Be About Bliss, a nonprofit that provides a bag of food and book to students at two elementary schools in Aurora before they leave for winter break. Article appears in Highland Ranch Herald, a publication of Colorado Community Media. My Name Is ... Rachel Bliss _ Highlandsranchherald.net_.pdf

Apple Persists with Community Colleges

Published Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Inside Higher Education article says community colleges working with Apple on coding courses report promising returns from the first year of the partnership. In the past year, Mesa Community College has enrolled close to 100 students in an iOS app development microcertificate program. Sixteen students, including recent high school graduates, adults looking to switch careers and retirees seeking new skills, graduated this past May, according to Linda Collins, chair of the institution’s business...

Professor publishes study on warring ants

Published Monday, October 1, 2018

The East Valley Tribune publishes article on MCC professor Nicola Plowes' research on group conflicts in social insects. MCC Prof publishes study on warring ants | News | eastvalleytribune.com_.pdf [The original research article appears in The American Naturalist/University of Chicago Press Journals.]

Events held on Valley campuses for National Registration Day

Published Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Fox 10 News interviews NextGen Arizona representatives and MCC students about the importance of registering to vote during a Sept. 25 Voter Registration Day event on MCC's Southern and Dobson Campus. 

When art meets nature

Published Tuesday, September 25, 2018

MCC alumnus Frank Gonzales is featured in the Sonoran Quarterly (Fall/Holiday 2018 edition) discussing his exhibition "Untamed: Wild Compositions" appearing in the Ottosen Gallery at the Desert Botanical Garden. The exhibit will be on display Sept. 2018 through Jan. 2019.