Media Coverage

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-...

Meza Selected as City of Mesa Police Chief

Published Friday, April 17, 2015

The city of Mesa announced April 6 that interim Police Chief John Meza has been selected as the new police chief. Chief Meza, a former assistant chief, has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Mesa Community College within the Administration of Justice Program. Meza selected as city of Mesa police chief.pdf

MCCCD Artists of Promise on Display in Phoenix

Published Thursday, April 16, 2015

Video coverage of Artists of Promise event: http://www.azcentral.com/videos/news/2015/04/15/25810701/

Coverage of Winners of 10th Annual Avnet Tech Games

Published Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, announced today the 2015 winners of the Avnet Tech Games. Of the more than 200 students from universities and community colleges who competed in the games on Saturday, April 11 and in the virtual competitions, 31 students collected $1,000 scholarships. Additionally, nine faculty advisors received $2,700 in honorariums for leading the winning teams to victory. MCC had 3 winning teams. Phoenix Business Journal   PDF: Local college students...

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