Media Coverage

Best of Mesa 2015: MCC

Published Thursday, March 26, 2015

East Valley Tribune names MCC "Best of Mesa 2015 College" The largest of the 10 members of the Maricopa Community Colleges system, Mesa Community College offers degrees in programs like film, biology, interior design and journalism. The school recently added a new performing arts center that can seat 462 people. Best of Mesa 2015_ People & Places - East Valley Tribune_ Home.pdf

East Valley Rides into Cycling Community

Published Monday, March 23, 2015

East Valley cycling has taken off in recent years as the area has become one of the most bike-friendly regions in the country. Grid Bike Share is a program that allows users to utilize city-owned bicycles to get from place to place. Bicycle facilities have sprouted up all over the East Valley, with many cities even renovating older buildings to make them more cycle-friendly. Locations in Mesa are yet to be determined, but Jim Hash, Mesa’s bicycle and pedestrian coordinator, said the most...

(Coverage of) Suspect in Mesa Shooting Faces Murder, Assault Charges

Published Friday, March 20, 2015

A man suspected of killing one person and wounding five others during a shooting spree in downtown Mesa on March 18 is facing murder, assault, burglary and kidnapping charges. Mesa Community College’s Southern Avenue and Dobson Road campus, the Pima Medical Institute’s Mesa campus, and the EVIT Mesa campus were placed on lockdown because of the incident. Suspect in Mesa shooting faces murder, assault charges - East Valley Tribune_ Mesa.pdf Washington Post link and Man arrested in Phoenix-area...

Competition for Jobs? Guest Worker Spouses Entering Market

Published Thursday, March 19, 2015

Hari Ramadasu goes to work every day as a software engineer in Chandler while his wife, Harshini, stays home and watches TV.  That's not by choice. But soon both Hari and Harshini will be able to work thanks to one of the provisions under President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration that has not been challenged by Republicans. Harshini is attending Mesa Community College. Competition for jobs_ Guest-worker spouses entering market.pdf

Talk of the Town: Save Public Education from Politicians

Published Thursday, March 19, 2015

Graduate of MCC defends community colleges. Juliette Maiorana, an Arizona native, received her doctorate in history from the University of California in 2013. Dr. Maiorana's historical research and writing has been recognized by numerous grants, awards and fellowships. Currently she is working on her first book, 'The Mining Life,' a history of industrial mining and family life in Arizona, the Southwest and northern Mexico. Talk of the Town_ Save public education from politicians - The...

MCC Invites Public to Spring Pow Wow

Published Thursday, March 12, 2015

American Indian dancers, drummers and authentic food are just a few of the highlights of Mesa Community College’s Spring Pow Wow. The event showcases indigenous talent and provides a source of funding for student scholarships. When: April 4, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Gourd dance at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Grand entry of dancers at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Where: MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Avenue in Mesa, on the south end of campus by the tennis courts Cherokee One Feather...

Free Human Trafficking Presentations at Local Colleges

Published Thursday, March 12, 2015

Two visiting Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows will make presentations on human trafficking Monday, March 23 at Mesa Community College and Wednesday, March 25 at Scottsdale Community College. Milos Dordevic, senior criminal police investigator with the Ministry of the Interior in Serbia, and Vanessa Fusco Nogueira Simões, a public prosecutor and creator of the first cyber-crime prosecution office in Brazil, will discuss trafficking prevention efforts in their regions. Free human trafficking...

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

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