Media Coverage

What's Next? Food for Thought.

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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

Coverage of "MCC is Awarded Top Honor for Community Service"

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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 Budget Promises Hard Look at Government

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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...

Before and After: $2M Makover Will Create Mesa 'Micro Parks'

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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

New Frontiers Lifelong Learning Open House

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Information about New Frontiers Lifelong Learning Open House NewFrontiers.pdf

District Can't Find Spanish Teacher

Published Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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

Coverage of "Community College Program Leads to High-Paying Jobs"

Published Monday, January 19, 2015

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...

Evelyn Plantillas Celebrates Golden Anniversary as MCC Student

Published Wednesday, January 14, 2015

MCC alum Evelyn Plantillas tells her story of the beginnings of MCC for the AZ Informant. AZInformant Evelyn Plantillas 11.14.15.pdf

MCC's Human Trafficking Awareness on Maricopa Now

Published Tuesday, January 13, 2015

MCC's Human Trafficking Awareness event covered on Maricopa Now: minute 4:35:

Mesa Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published Monday, January 12, 2015

The Mayor of Mesa and a Grammy nominated jazz artist are both part of the events in the City of Mesa to remember the leadership and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The events are organized by the Mesa Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee and will be held from Saturday, Jan. 17 through Martin Luther King (MLK) Day Monday, Jan. 19. The Veora E. Johnson Educator of the Year Award...