During Jan. 19th celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the City’s MLK Committee presented an award and four scholarships to local residents as part of the day’s proceedings. The committee awarded the 2015 Veora E. Johnson Spirit of Unity, Educator of the Year award to Mona Scott, a faculty member of Mesa Community College. Scott was recognized for encouraging her students to examine...
MCC's Performing Arts Center is one of AZRE RED Award finalists. AZRE announces 2015 RED Awards finalists _ AZ Big Media.pdf
MCC President Shouan Pan is featured in Mesa Mayor John Giles' blog. The piece mentions the 50th anniversary, Carnegie classification, HLC and what they ate for lunch! 12115 Mayors blog.pdf
MCC Awarded Carnegie Community Service Award SMILoans (link), Carnegie Foundation Names Two Maricopa Community Colleges _Community Engaged Campuses_ - SmiLoans.pdf Mesa Independent: TopHonorFor CommunityService.pdf
Ducey's proposed budget cuts the appropriation for the Maricopa County Community College District by more than 50 percent. For this year, the 10-college district received about $7.4 million for its operating budget — less than 1 percent of its revenue. That reduction was partly because enrollment has declined. The colleges also received an extra $1.4 million specifically for science, technology...
Five largely overlooked patches of Fiesta District land will get a $2.2 million makeover this year after Mesa officials gave the go-ahead to convert them into "micro parks." MCC mentioned briefly. Before and after_ $2M makeover will create Mesa 'micro parks'.pdf
Information about New Frontiers Lifelong Learning Open House NewFrontiers.pdf
Payson Unified School District board members expressed amazement that the district can’t find a qualified Spanish teacher. As a stopgap measure, Superintendent Greg Wyman at a meeting on Monday asked the board to make an agreement with Mesa Community College Distance Learning. District can’t find Spanish teacher _ Payson Roundup - Payson, AZ.pdf
Enrollment is growing at the Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) at Mesa Community College. It was started by aerospace companies in the Valley because they needed more skilled employees. "I have employers contacting me almost daily asking me who's your next guy and when are they ready," said Joe Martinez with Mesa Community College. Yahoo News, Phillipines (link), Community...
MCC alum Evelyn Plantillas tells her story of the beginnings of MCC for the AZ Informant. AZInformant Evelyn Plantillas 11.14.15.pdf