Media Coverage

Alum Helps ASU Microbiology Students Realize Their Dreams

Published Monday, July 20, 2015

Coming from a family of modest means, alumnus Michael Peddecord understands that a college education is expensive. Though he would eventually graduate in 1970 from the microbiology program in Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences, he started at Mesa Community College to save money and worked several jobs during college to pay for tuition. Alum helps ASU microbiology students realize their dreams _ ASU News.pdf

Leaders Ready to Launch Social Work Program at College of St. Scholastica in Mesa

Published Saturday, July 18, 2015

Timothy Schmaltz and Rosa Molinar are two of the key names to know when St. Scholastica launches its first social work cohort since expanding into Arizona.The social work program will be St. Scholastica’s first based out of Mesa Community College. Leaders ready to launch social work program at College of St.pdf

When Were Credit Cards Invented? A Complete History

Published Thursday, July 16, 2015

Richard Toler, faculty in the Department of Business and Information Systems at MCC, is featured in CardHub’s recent study about the history of credit cards. When Were Credit Cards Invented_ A Complete History.pdf

Phoenix Designer Will Release New Line of Leather Handbags After Successful Kickstarter

Published Monday, July 13, 2015

In just over two days, former MCC student Jennifer Boonlorn successfully funded the $10,000 needed for her Kickstarter campaign. Now nearly a month later, the Phoenix fashion designer is at nearly $19,000, giving her plenty to work with as she releases the new collection for her Soul Carrier handbag brand. Phoenix designer will release new line of leather handbags after successful Kickstarter.pdf

Dianna M. Johnson of German Roofing Recognized by America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Published Friday, July 10, 2015

Dianna M. Johnson of Mesa, Arizona has been selected as Professional of the Year by America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Roofing. Johnson earned her A.S. at Mesa Community College.

Three Technology Trends That Higher Education Leaders Should be Aware of in the Years Ahead

Published Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Sasan Poureetezadi, VP of Information and Technology at MCC, is published in Leadership, the Chair Academy Journal's Spring/Summer 2015 edition. The article examines technology trends in higher education. "Higher education leaders are often focused on strategic initiatives and day-to-day operational tasks, but an ever-increasing portion of their efforts are focused on where they should be investing their limited resources next." Article: journal_21-1 Technology Trends.pdf Entire journal:...

Healthful Diet Seen as Way to Help Achieve a Healthier Planet

Published Monday, July 6, 2015

MCC's urban agriculture initiative offers workshops to explore strategies. wnWorkshops.pdf

Peer Review Reaffirms MCC's Accreditation Status

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015

Mesa Community College’s accredited status with the Higher Learning Commission has been continued; a result of a recent comprehensive evaluation by HLC peer reviewers. wnHLC.pdf

MCC Athletes Score in U.S. Rankings

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015

Twenty-two students attending Mesa Community College are among 68 athletes from Maricopa Community Colleges recognized for academic achievement from the National Junior College Athletic Association for the just-completed 2014-15 year. wnAthletes.pdf

Mesa Gets Brand New Children's Hospital

Published Thursday, July 2, 2015

New addition to the Fiesta District: Hacienda HealthCare hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newest location, Hacienda Children’s Hospital, Wednesday morning at 610 W. Jerome Ave. in Mesa’s Fiesta District. 07215 EVTrib Fiesta Dist Children's Hosp.pdf