Media Coverage

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

Barry Metals Company Supports Manufacturing Education by Helping MCC Students: Page 35

Elite NASA Scientists Describes Thrill of Mission for Captivated MCC Audience

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015

NASA scientist Dr. Claudia Alexander recently spoke to a captivated crowd at an MCC Honors Forum Lecture. Last November, Alexander was among an elite group of scientists watching with anticipation as the Rosetta Mission team landed a probe on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. www.wranglernews.com_pdf_wn030715.pdf Page 23 of the pdf below.

No Tuition Hike After Maricopa Colleges' Funding Eliminated

Published Friday, March 6, 2015

The Maricopa County Community College District will not raise tuition and property taxes, even though a new state budget proposal eliminates all state funding for the district's 10 schools. But hiring more full-time faculty may be put on hold. No tuition hike after Maricopa colleges' funding eliminated.pdf

Maricopa Community Colleges Add $7.3B to AZ Economy Each Year

Published Thursday, March 5, 2015

Former students of the Maricopa Community Colleges added $7.3 billion in income to the Arizona economy in 2013-2014, according to a new study released today. Maricopa Community Colleges add $7.pdf PR Web, original release and Maricopa Community Colleges.pdf