Media Coverage

Community College Students Pack Lunches for Students

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Honors students at Mesa Community College gathered Oct. 26 to make sandwiches, write inspirational notes and draw on lunch bags for the homeless. mesa_independent_cmes20141119_9.pdf

Sonoran Artist, Former MCC Teacher

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Former MCC art teacher, Susan Canasi, will have her sculptures in a studio show this month. mesa_independent_cmes20141119_1.pdf mesa_independent_cmes20141119_2.pdf

New Home for Endangered Pupfish

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014

An outdoor-laboratory cienega for Mesa Community College at Red Mountain now has 307 endangered native desert pupfish in a refuge pond. mesa_independent_20141119_A01.pdf mesa_independent_20141119_A04.pdf

Coverage of Unique Grad-Level Research Conducted at MCC

Published Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Through a unique and intensive summer research experience, a group of six MCC students may have discovered beneficial new uses of essential oils derived from naturally occurring Sonoran Desert plants. KEYC-TV: Unique Graduate-Level Research KEYC - Mankato News.pdf PR Web: Unique Graduate-Level Research Conducted.pdf KWQC: Unique Graduate-Level Research Conducted 2.pdf (scroll down):  Unique Graduate-Level Research Conducted _ etvfutures.pdf

Renewing Higher Education's Mission of Democracy

Published Monday, November 17, 2014

While the Truman Commission stated that educating for democracy "should come first ... among the principal goals for higher education," today, society asks colleges and universities to prepare individuals for jobs in a cost-effective and accessible way.  The White House Domestic Policy Council recently asked Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service to explore this challenge through aNational Summit on Civic Learning and National Service.  Participants...

MCC's 'Hairspray' Has Firm Hold on Quality Theatre

Published Monday, November 17, 2014

(MCC) decided on the musical Hairspray to debut its spanking new Performing Arts Center last night. What a choice! Examiner's sneak peek tour last night of backstage dressing rooms while the cast and director got gussied up for opening night was a treat, followed by a performance that was even sweeter. MCC's 'Hairspray' has firm hold on quality theatre.pdf

Universities are Taking Neighborhood Engagement to the Next Level

Published Monday, November 17, 2014

In this article about community engagement at universities, MCC is mentioned: "The nation’s two-year community colleges are also engaged in programs designed to directly address issues and problems affecting their communities. Arizona’s Mesa Community College, located in a suburb of Phoenix, is developing a program aimed at combating human trafficking." Universities Are Taking Neighborhood Engagement to the Next Level – Next City.pdf

Sister Act Headlines ASU Women's Basketball Season

Published Thursday, November 13, 2014

The sister era is dawning for Arizona State women's basketball. Peace Amukamara is in this season, reuniting with her sister, Promise, a senior.  Peace, coming off a national junior-college title at Mesa Community College, isn't setting any limits. Sister act headlines ASU women's basketball season.pdf

Glass Sculptures at Mesa Artist's Show

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Artists at the show include Susan Canasi, a former Mesa Community College art teacher. Mesa_Independent_20141112_A02_0.pdf

Rumpelstiltskin Calendar Listing

Published Monday, November 10, 2014

“Rumpelstiltskin” at Mesa Community College: 7 p.m. evening shows and 2 p.m. matinees at Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave. in Mesa. This play based on the classic fairy tale is written by Linda Daugherty and directed by Kevin Dressler. MIndep 101414 Rumpstil.pdf