Media Coverage

Seattle's Newest Southpaw

Published Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Josh Fields, a former standout pitcher from Columbia Falls, played eight seasons at all levels in the minors, a remarkably long career compared to the average three- to five-year span. After graduating from Mesa Community College in Arizona, Fields was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 23rd round of the 2001 MLB draft. “It’s a pretty cutthroat business. You either perform or you don’t. And there’s always someone next in line trying to take your job,” Fields said. Seattle’s Newest...

Henry Ford College to Host Leadership Program in October

Published Monday, June 15, 2015

Henry Ford College will host the Great Lakes Academy Foundation Leadership Program Oct. 19-23 in the Community Room of the HFC Welcome Center on the main campus, 5101 Evergreen Road.The purpose of the program is to help develop the leadership skills of area educators, administrators and executive leadership at colleges, universities and school districts in southeast Michigan.  The Chair Academy, a department of Mesa Community College in Mesa, Ariz., and the Maricopa County Community College...

Oswald Named Community Manager

Published Tuesday, June 9, 2015

MCC alum Mark Oswald has been named community manager of The Highlands at Dove Mountain, a 1,297-home active adult development in Marana. Oswald named community manager - Inside Tucson Business_ People In Action.pdf

Megadeth's David Ellefson: How Formal Training Helped Me Become a Better Musician

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson stopped by for a question-and-answer session at the Mesa Community College's Summer Band Camp last Wednesday, June 3 in Mesa, Arizona. He discussed his musical education, how it influenced his career, and he offered some advice for younger musicians wanting to pursue music as a career path. Megadeth's David Ellefson_ How Formal Training Helped Me Become Better Musician - Blabbermouth.pdf

Meet Your Neighbor: Debby Smith

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Meet Your Neighbor is a feature of the Independent that introduces readers to a community member. This week Debby Smith, who works at Mesa Community College's Red Mountain Campus, is featured. Meet Your Neighbor_ Debby Smith - Mesa Independent _ Mesa Independent.pdf

MCTV Coverage of Veterans Convocation and Bonnie Brockway

Published Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Maricopa Now coverage of MCCD Veterans Convocation and MCC graduate Bonnie Brockway. Maricopa Now Bonnie Brockway appears at minute 25:15 MCTV, the digital television channel, is a partnership between the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and Cox Communications. MCTV serves as the primary television media outlet for MCCCD, the largest community college system in the United States, with over 200,000 students in 10 colleges and numerous learning centers throughout Maricopa...

MCC Summer Band Camp on Fox 10

Published Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Fox 10 reporter Cory McCloskey visits Summer Band Camp in the Performing Arts Center at MCC:

Brian Richards Looks Forward to Challenges of New Job

Published Monday, June 1, 2015

 Newly appointed Snowflake Town Manager Brian Richards attended Mesa Community College and Arizona State University, where he graduated with a degree in accounting in 1993.  AzJournal.pdf

College District Works With Companies to Improve Offerings

Published Monday, June 1, 2015

To help meet the demand for skilled employees in the area, the Maricopa County Community College District is allowing employers to help shape its curriculum. College district works with companies to improve offerings.pdf

The Landmark Restaurant sold in Mesa

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Landmark Restaurant property, where Mesa Community College began in 1963, has been sold and will be preserved.  Landmark Restaurant sold in suburban Phoenix - Phx Business Jrnl 052715.pdf East Valley Tribune link;   Mesa’s Landmark closes its doors - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf