Media Coverage

MCCCD Skills Centers Receive Federal Job-Training Grant

Published Thursday, October 9, 2014

Maricopa Community Colleges announced that two of its skill centers will receive part of a $10 million federal job-training grant co-administered by the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education. This is the fourth and final round of TAACCCT funding; three Maricopa Community Colleges — Rio Salado, Estrella Mountain and Mesa Community College — have received funding in the past. MCCCD Receives Job...

Science Students Present Research at National Poster Session

Published Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Students who showed their posters and presented their research at the CCURI Spring Student Colloquium at Mesa Community College last February presented their project at a national poster session in Washington D.C. Science Students Present Research.pdf

Mesa Company Trains, Connects Service Dogs with People

Published Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Jennifer Rose, a 22-year-old student at Mesa Community College, is seeking a dog from Arizona Goldens to help with epilepsy. Her dog will cost $17,500 because it must have a vest to carry her medicines. In five months, she's raised $1,000 of the $17,500 needed from online fundraisers and a website. Service Dog.pdf

MCC Featured in City of Mesa Economic Reporter Newsletter

Published Monday, October 6, 2014

MCC is featured in several stories in the Fourth Quarter 2014 edition of the City of Mesa's Economic Reporter. EDNewsletter2014Q4.pdf

EPA Grant to College Urban Horticulture Program Aids Students in the Roosevelt School District

Published Monday, October 6, 2014

Mesa Community College, in partnership with the Roosevelt School District, received a two-year $108,000 grant to create an Urban Horticulture Center. South Mountain District News ... EPA Grant.pdf

MCC Forums to Answer Questions About Budgeting for College

Published Friday, October 3, 2014

MCC is offering students, their family members and the community tools and resources to better understand and manage their finances during a series of workshops. wn092014_pdf - wn092014.pdf

MCC Hosting Candlelight Vigil

Published Friday, October 3, 2014

Mesa Community College has organized a candlelight vigil for Oct. 6 to honor domestic violence victims. CandlelightVigil.pdf

Mesa Community College receives agriculture grant from EPA

Published Sunday, September 28, 2014

Excerpt: "The grant was for the environmental education,” Conden said. “We figure what’s a better way to teach people environmental education than through aquaponics?” "The program is divided into several stages, but it includes teaching seminars on gardening and sub-granting to aquaponics STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs in local school districts. The college has...

Is Mesa's Fiesta District the next hotspot?

Published Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Excerpt: "Mesa Community College, on the west end of the district, has poured millions into its own campus in recent years, adding student facilities that are also community attractions. "A $15 million, 462-seat performing arts center is set to open at MCC next month, with the musical "Hairspray" as its first show. The college redeveloped an old Harkins movie theater to support the arts center...

Extreme storm chaser Reed Timmer visits Arizona

Published Thursday, September 18, 2014

Excerpt: "Reed Timmer is called the world's most extreme storm chaser and for good reason. He drives into the eye of the storms as the star of the Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers. "Wednesday night, he was in Arizona to speak at the Mesa Community College Honors Program Lecture Series."