Media Coverage

Mesa College Partners with Private School

Published Sunday, August 9, 2015

A public-private college partnership between Mesa Community College and The College of St. Scholastica is expected to strengthen the presence of the private college within the largest community college district in America. Mesa college partners with private school - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf

Mesa Students Push for Transgender Bathrooms

Published Friday, August 7, 2015

There's push on the Mesa Community College campus to try and make the transgendered community feel more comfortable when it comes to a basic need: Using a restroom. Mesa students push for transgender bathrooms on community college campus - ABC15 Arizona.pdf Video:

Let Your World Expand with New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning

Published Monday, August 3, 2015

New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning, sponsored by Mesa Community College, is offering 61 classes during Fall Semester. An open house for learning more about this organization and to join will take place on Friday, September 18 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the MCC Downtown Center, 145 N. Centennial Way, Mesa on the fourth floor. Let your world expand with New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning - Sun Lakes Splash.pdf

Small Park in Old Town Surprise Honors 3 Olympic Track Talents

Published Sunday, August 2, 2015

MCC Alum LaMonte King is honored in the Three Star Park in Surprise, AZ, along with Tim Williams and  LaNorris "Crickett" Marshall, who were Olympic-class track athletes in the 1970s and 1980s. King was a star at Arizona State, an AAU national champion 200-meter runner and a top five athlete in the long jump. In 1980, Marshall had just finished at Mesa Community College and was posting top-five national times in both sprints. Small park in old town Surprise honors 3 Olympic track talents -...

Mountain West Moves to 8-Man Officiating Crew

Published Thursday, July 30, 2015

Article mentions MCC football player and alum Austin Apodoca. Mountain West moves to 8-man officiating crew - The Denver Post.pdf

Honor Society: Crum

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Mandie Crum, daughter of Dean and Trish Crum, of Virden, N.M., has been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Mesa Community College. She is studying biomolecular engineering and has a 4.0 GPA. Mandie Crum is a 2012 Morenci High School graduate. Honor Society_ Crum - Eastern Arizona Courier_ Lifestyle.pdf

St. Scholastica Partners with Mesa Community College

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The College of St. Scholastica, a 103-year-old independent Catholic Benedictine college, has forged a partnership with Mesa Community College (MCC) that will strengthen its community presence and expand its social work course offerings. St. Scholastica will offer a bachelor of arts in social work program on the MCC campus. Fall 2015 classes commence in September and are already nearing capacity. St. Scholastica.pdf

Mesa Opens Multi-Million-Dollar Office Building in Fiesta District

Published Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Retail space that once lay barren, a sign of a struggling economy in Mesa’s Fiesta District, will soon become a beacon of growth in the city’s effort to redefine the district as a nucleus of industry in the East Valley. Mesa opens multi-million-dollar office building in Fiesta District - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf

Ranger Explains NAGPRA's Impact on Mesa Verde

Published Monday, July 27, 2015

Park Ranger Lara Lloyd will present a thought-provoking talk about the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and how it impacts Mesa Verde on Thursday, July 30.  Lara teaches in the Cultural Science department at Mesa Community College in Arizona. www.cortezjournal.pdf

Maricopa Community Colleges Help Foster Care Students Finish College

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015

The Maricopa Community Colleges announced a new program that will help children who are aging out of the foster care system to get into and complete college. Maricopa Community Colleges help foster care students finish college - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf