Media Coverage

College Connect partners with MCC

Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018

MyLocalNews Arizona reports on College Connect as they host a free workshop on Saturday, April 7 that will focus on high school transition for eighth graders and a summer job and volunteer fair for high school students. One of the partners is Mesa Community College. Free College Connect workshop on Saturday, April 7_ Topics include summer jobs fair, info for eighth graders - Arizona News.pdf

Increasing psychological and physical fidelity in patient simulation

Published Monday, March 19, 2018

The MCC Immersive Total Patient Management Experience (ITPME) is featured in the Winter 2018 Education Update/Domain3, the official membership publication of the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE). Authored by Sean Newton, BS, NRP; Charles A. Finch, D.O., FACOEP; and Lisa M. Newton RN, MSN, of MCC's Department of EMS/Fire Science, the article explains the premise of ITPME and how the cost-effective, cross-disciplinary, interprofessional medical simulation combines the strengths and...

MCC students earn awards and recognitions at KCACTF Regional Festival

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce reports on the several MCC students that were honored at the KCACTF Festival for their Theatre and Art works. MCC students earn awards and recognitions at KCACTF Regional Festival - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, AZ.pdf

How to Make the Most of Your College Career Center

Published Monday, March 12, 2018

U.S. News & World Report encourages students to take advantage of college career center help prior to graduation.  Excerpt: Experts at American University, the University of Notre Dame and Mesa Community College, plus an Ernst & Young hiring manager who recruits on university campuses, spoke to U.S. News to offer their best advice for how to make the most out of the college career center. ..."A lot of times students come to college thinking, 'I want to have a job where I make a lot of...

Turning Around an Enrollment Decline

Published Friday, March 9, 2018

When MCC needed to crank up enrollment retention, it turned to an outside company for help. The result was striking.  Campus Technology, March_April 2018.pdf

Designers’ program now offered at Mesa Community College

Published Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Ahwatukee Foothill News reports on Interior Designer for Hire, a program sponsored by the Arizona North chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers, partnering with Mesa Community College and Arizona State University to provide designer program. Designers’ program offering budget-rate consults on high-end jobs _ Business _ ahwatukee.com_.pdf

Four MCC students named to All-Arizona Academic Team

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

50Wire reports on four Mesa Community College who were recognized for their academic achievments and distinguished leadership at the 2018 All-Arizona Team Recognition Ceremony. Four MCC students named to All-Arizona Academic Team _.pdf

Day for Visionaries and Innovators hosted at MCC

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce reports on Mesa Community College and the League for Innovation in the Community College co-hosted a “Day for Visionaries and Innovators: Constructing a Blueprint for Radical Transformation” at MCC on February 16. The event is first in a series of forums that will serve as a foundation for a state model. Collaborative event focuses on sustainable solutions to student challenges - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, AZ.pdf

MCC English professor speaks to Jacobin Magazine

Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018

ASU and MCC English faculty member, Jennifer Baum, talks about growing up in New York, her parents and her religion. Growing Up in the “Just City”.pdf

Arizona's State Universities Receive Funding for Education, Research Projects

Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Maricopa Community Colleges received $325,000 from the Teagle Foundation to develop and implement a Guided Pathways framework for students supporting access to and success in the liberal arts. This work represents a collective, institution-wide transformation of Maricopa County Community College District practices, policies and structures. The evidence-based educational model is designed to provide intellectually coherent learning experiences.