Media Coverage

Goodguys Spring Nationals: Trust is Key for Car Builder

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Tony Arme, 30, and an MCC grad, is a rising star in the high-dollar and highly competitive world of custom automobiles. Goodguys Spring Nationals_ Trust is key for car builder.pdf

"Beyond Therapy" Theatre Production

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mesa Independent calendar item: MARCH 12-14, “Beyond Therapy”: Mesa Community College’s Theatre and Film Arts Department is presenting Christopher Durang’s play, “Beyond Therapy,” directed by David Vining. a15_eastmesaindependent.pdf

Barry Metals Company Supports Manufacturing Education by Helping MCC Students

Published Monday, March 9, 2015

Barry Metals Company Supports Manufacturing Education by Helping MCC Students: Page 35

Elite NASA Scientists Describes Thrill of Mission for Captivated MCC Audience

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015

NASA scientist Dr. Claudia Alexander recently spoke to a captivated crowd at an MCC Honors Forum Lecture. Last November, Alexander was among an elite group of scientists watching with anticipation as the Rosetta Mission team landed a probe on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. www.wranglernews.com_pdf_wn030715.pdf Page 23 of the pdf below.

No Tuition Hike After Maricopa Colleges' Funding Eliminated

Published Friday, March 6, 2015

The Maricopa County Community College District will not raise tuition and property taxes, even though a new state budget proposal eliminates all state funding for the district's 10 schools. But hiring more full-time faculty may be put on hold. No tuition hike after Maricopa colleges' funding eliminated.pdf

Maricopa Community Colleges Add $7.3B to AZ Economy Each Year

Published Thursday, March 5, 2015

Former students of the Maricopa Community Colleges added $7.3 billion in income to the Arizona economy in 2013-2014, according to a new study released today. Maricopa Community Colleges add $7.pdf PR Web, original release and Maricopa Community Colleges.pdf

MCC Earns Extraordinary Recognition at Theater Fest

Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mesa Community College’s Theatre and Film Arts Department and Music Department competed in Region VIII of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in St. George, Utah, on Feb. 10-14 at Dixie State University. The annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival recognizes and celebrates the finest and most diverse work produced in university and college theatre programs.  MCC brought home many awards: mesa_independent_20150304_A12.pdf

Catholic College Launches Social Work Program, Related Scholarship

Published Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) is offering scholarships to the first cohort of the school’s new bachelor-level social work program. It debuts this fall at Mesa Community College. Every student who applies by the deadline and enrolls for the fall term is eligible to receive a scholarship of up to $4,000. St. Scholastica is a 103-year-old independent private college rooted in Catholic Benedictine tradition. Catholic college launches social work program, related scholarship _ The Catholic...

Sustainable Multi-Family Living at Verde Dimora in Mesa

Published Monday, March 2, 2015

Adjacent to Mesa Community College (MCC) at Red Mountain campus, a new multi-family development named Verde Dimora will add a sustainable preschool to the immediate community. Dr. Annapurna Ganesh, MCC Early Child Care and Education program director, said, “The sustainable preschool next door would allow students from the Red Mountain Campus to be able to participate at the preschool with internships and course specific practicum assignments.” Sustainable Multi-Family Living at Verde Dimora in...

Mesa Interim Police Chief's Goal: Big Impact in Short Time

Published Monday, March 2, 2015

After devoting most of his adult life to the Mesa Police Department, interim Police Chief John Meza finally received an opportunity to lead the agency when former Chief Frank Milstead resigned to accept a new post as director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Meza is an MCC alum and  thanks former Chief Dennis Donna for driving him to Mesa Community College to get him started. He ended up eventually earning a Master's Degree. Mesa interim police chief's goal_ Big impact in short...