Media Coverage

Nurturing Careers of Purpose in the Desert Southwest

Published Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The College of St. Scholastica, a 103-year-old Catholic Benedictine college that prepares students for “a life with purpose,” expanded its Minnesota campus to Arizona in 2014. CSS has a rich history in social work, health care and nursing education. It has forged a partnership with Mesa Community College, and this spring is offering a class, The Competency of Compassion, which emphasizes the importance of compassion in social work. This partnership further enhances the social work programs at...

BMCC Welcomes New Executive Director

Published Friday, April 24, 2015

Monday, April 20 marked the first day on the job for BMCC’s new Executive Director of Public Affairs, Manny Romero. Romero, who is also a product of the public community college system, earned an associate degree at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona. BMCC News _.pdf

North Dakota State Men's Golf Adds Montplaisir to 2015 Signing Class

Published Friday, April 24, 2015

Montplaisir joins North Dakota State after spending two years at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Ariz.North Dakota State Bison - North Dakota State Men’s Golf Adds Montplaisir to 2015 Signing Class.pdf

Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Honors Linda Mazon Gutierrez at 10th Annual Heroes of Education Event

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015

 The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation(MCCF), the fundraising arm of the Maricopa Community Colleges, awards the Heroes of Education award each year to a champion of higher education in Arizona. Dr. Ruth Tan Lim (Mesa Community College), was among those honored. Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Honors Linda Mazon Gutierrez at 10th Annual Heroes of Education Event.pdf

Covering Mesa: MCC 50th Anniversary Celebration

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015

Mesa Channel 11 video coverage of MCC's 50th Celebration. Covering Mesa: MCC 50th Anniversary Celebration

Meet Your Neighbor: Janice Pierson

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015

MCC faculty member Janice Pierson is featured in the Mesa Independent's "Meet Your Neighbor" section. Pierson in Eastmesaindependent.pdf

Arizona Teachers Join National Rally to Raise Minimum Wages

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015

While across the nation people turned in their taxes on April 15, another nation-wide event took place that could help minimum wage workers make Tax Day a lot easier next year. Teachers and minimum-wage workers flocked to the Arizona State University Tempe campus to rally in a national campaign called “Fight for $15.” Jodie Kay, an adjunct faculty member at Mesa Community College, is quoted. Ariz.pdf

Alumni Spotlight: Anthony Graham

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015

MCC education alumnus Anthony Graham is featured in NACCTEP News. He founded a leadership program for young men in northern Alabama called Ready yoUrself for the Future, also known as R.U.F.F. Their mission is to empower young men to become outstanding leaders in their home, school, and community. In just four years, they have mentored over 900 young men.  NACCTEP - National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs Newsletter.pdf

AZ College Students Speak Out About Fee Hikes

Published Monday, April 20, 2015

Students are voicing their opinions about proposed tuition and fee increases at Arizona colleges. No MCC comment, just general MCCCD information.AZ college students speak out about fee hikes - CBS 5 - KPHO.pdf

All-USA Coverage

Published Monday, April 20, 2015

Two MCC students are among "20 Community College students honored as nation's best": 20 community college students honored as nation's best.pdf http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/04/20/phi-theta-kappa-all-usa-community-college-award-winners-2015/26035505/ Spotlight on ALL-USA winner and MCC student Valerie Le Grande: All-USA spotlight_ After a decade of trauma, hope through education _ USA TODAY College.pdf http://college.usatoday.com/2015/04/20/all-usa-spotlight-after-a-decade-of-...

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