Media Coverage

Community College Grads Add Billions to Arizona

Published Friday, February 6, 2015

Jack Lunsford, who is taking over leadership of the Arizona Community College Coordinating Council talks about the economic impact and need to rethink funding for the state's community colleges. Community-college grads add billions to Arizona.pdf

Free FAFSA Workshops This Weekend

Published Friday, February 6, 2015

MCC is one of several locations offering free FAFSA workshops this weekend. Free FAFSA workshops this weekend for college aid.pdf

Dianna M. Johnson Will be Recognized as Bio of the Month

Published Friday, February 6, 2015

America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals is recognizing MCC alum Dianna M. Johnson. The Bio of the Month membership is allotted to a particular individual by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals for excellence and performance in their chosen career. Dianna M. Johnson has a proven record of achievement in the field of roofing. Dianna M. Johnson Will be Recognized as the Bio of...

Buena Signing Day Enjoys Surprise Cameo

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015

National letter of intent day for the class of 2015 Buena Colts was more modest than in years’ past with only Grady McCoy and Seth Doser pledging to become Mesa Community College Thunderbirds next fall. (Sierra Vista Herald) Buena signing day enjoys surprise cameo _ The Sierra Vista Herald.pdf

Eastern Michigan's 2015 Recruiting Class

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015

USA Today mentions MCC's Juan Giraldo in Eastern Michigan's 2015 recruiting class article. Eastern Michigan's 2015 Recruiting Class.pdf

David Luna First Latino Elected in Mesa History

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015

David Luna, 58, is Mesa's first elected Latino council member in the city's 136-year history. Luna served as a Mesa Community College Commission on Excellence in Education member. David Luna first Latino elected in Mesa history.pdf

Lawmaker Hopes to Bring Obama's Free Community College Plan to Arizona

Published Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Rep. Reginald Bolding, D-Phoenix, authored a bill that would provide two years of free community college tuition to state residents who maintain a grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Lawmaker hopes to bring Obama’s free community college plan to Arizona _ arizonalatinos.pdf

Coverage of Superbowl Sharks and MCC Dancers

Published Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The sharks at the Superbowl Halftime Show have definitely become a favorite moment of the Super Bowl this year and the MCC dancers are in the midst of the hoopla. Two of our dancers who were originally supposed to be sharks were replaced at the last moment with Katy Perry's dancers. After the "left shark" was criticized by many for not knowing the dance moves, one of the palm trees stated, "The...

Natalie Morris on Giving Up Good Food Finder and Her Upcoming Bean Book

Published Monday, February 2, 2015

New Times article about Natalie Morris, Professor of Sustainable Food Systems Program at Mesa Community College. To those in the local food community, particularly those with an interest in sustainable food, the name Natalie Morris should be a familiar one. The trained chef turned entrepreneur created Good Food Finder, an online directory that identifies and locates local food producers around...

Reflect on Our Past, Reinvest in Our Future

Published Saturday, January 31, 2015

A My Turn editorial by MCC President Dr. Shouan Pan about the benefits of a community college education. MyTurn Reflect-Reinvest 013115.pdf