Media Coverage

Loggers' Zimmerman Making People Take Notice

Published Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Want to spark Jordan Zimmerman’s interest? Want to see his eyes widen, his motor rev up and his focus tighten? Tell him he can’t compete with upper tier college baseball players. Tell him he’s a good player, but not quite good enough. Then watch the 6-foot, 200-pounder from Mesa, Ariz., smash a baseball over the fence — which he did Monday afternoon in a 6-5 La Crosse Loggers win over Madison in the first game of a scheduled day-night doubleheader — with head-turning swing. This kid belongs...

Find Child Care Resources for Community College Students

Published Monday, June 29, 2015

This U.S. News & World Report article quotes Kris Bliss, MCC Director of Student Retention and Support Services on helpful tips for planning and cutting costs. USNews 062915 Bliss-childcare.pdf

Christian Kirk, Markus Howard Lead Student-Athletes Honored by National Alliance of African American Athletes

Published Saturday, June 27, 2015

MCC football player Deonte Williams is among those honored today by the Phoenix Chapter of the National Alliance of African American Athletes. Christian Kirk, Markus Howard lead student-athletes honored by National Alliance of African American Athletes.pdf

MCC Named NOAA Weather Ready Ambassador

Published Sunday, June 21, 2015

Mesa Community College has been named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. Mesa Community College named NOAA Weather Ready Ambassador - Mesa Independent _ Mesa Independent.pdf

Professor Joins College of St. Scholastica

Published Sunday, June 21, 2015

Professor joins College of St. Scholastica located at MCC: Professor joins College of St.pdf

$20M Redevelopment Near Mesa's Fiesta Mall

Published Thursday, June 18, 2015

The changing face of west Mesa's Fiesta Mall area now includes the glass walls and steel canopies of a modern office complex where big-box retail shops sat vacant for several years. A $20 million redevelopment project near the northwestern corner of Alma School Road and Southern Avenue has replaced the fading vestiges of Bed, Bath & Beyond, Petco and Circuit City with a 140,000-square-foot office building called Centrica. $20M redevelopment near Mesa's Fiesta Mall.pdf

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

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