KTAR and multiple outlets report that a task force that reviewed 10 schools’ athletics programs has recommended four Arizona community colleges cut football, including MCC. Athletics Programs.pdf
A new report by the research group Wisconsin HOPE Lab suggests that basic needs security for college students are not being met, but MCC’s staff says otherwise. MCC's Landon Kea, Nedd Anderson, Beth Ann Wright, Aron Mixson and Linda Speranza are quoted. Food Insecurity.pdf
The Mesa Independent features an article on the Mesa Community College Children’s Center, which has been recognized for providing quality early childhood education in Mesa. Mesa Community College Children’s Center's curriculum focuses on each child's needs - Mesa Independent _ Mesa Independent.pdf
The East Valley Tribune features the Rose Garden at Mesa Community College, an East Valley showplace for the flowers and the largest rose garden in the Southwest. Tribune Rose Garden.pdf
Mesa Community College student and baseball player Alfonso Barragan is profiled in this Sporting Nation story. MCC coach Anthony Cirelli is quoted. Sporting Nation.pdf
LearnHowToBecome.org has announced its list of the most affordable colleges and universities in the U.S. for 2017. MCC is listed among 50 Most Affordable Online Two-Year Colleges. 2017’s Most Affordable Online Colleges Ranked by LearnHowtoBecome.pdf
The Mesa Independent features Sonya Pearson, Mesa Community College vice president of student affairs, who has been elected president-elect of the National Council on Student Development. The council promotes the understanding of and respect for all community college students and professionals through advocacy and education. Ms. Pearson will begin a two-year term of service as NCSD president-elect on July 1 before serving as president, while continuing her role as vice president of student...
My News Mesa reports that on April 21, the Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2017 Annual Leadership Awards to honor business excellence and leadership in Mesa. Winners included Professor of the Year, Paul Harasha, Mesa Community College, and Student of the Year, Charlotte Ruth, Skyline High School. MCC VP of Academic Affairs Rodney Homes presented a $1,000 scholarship award to Skyline High School student Charlotte Ruth. The scholarship, sponsored by MCC, is awarded based on a competitive...
KJZZ reports that the Maricopa County Community College district adopted a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year Tuesday night. The $1.4 billion proposal is $59.4 million less than last year. District board member Jean McGrath cast one of the no votes. She said she believes Mesa Community College’s Red Mountain campus, which reportedly costs $7 million a year to operate, should be shut down based on student enrollment and other factors. MCCCD Budget.pdf
WalletHub asked experts, including John Beshk from MCC, about the role that free credit reports play in consumers' lives as well as how we can make better use of them. Wallet Hub, John Beshk.pdf