Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Honors Linda Mazon Gutierrez at 10th Annual Heroes of Education EventPublished 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
Mesa Channel 11 video coverage of MCC's 50th Celebration. Covering Mesa: MCC 50th Anniversary Celebration
MCC faculty member Janice Pierson is featured in the Mesa Independent's "Meet Your Neighbor" section. Pierson in Eastmesaindependent.pdf
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
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
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
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-...
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
Video coverage of Artists of Promise event: http://www.azcentral.com/videos/news/2015/04/15/25810701/
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...