Media Coverage

Sustainable Multi-Family Living at Verde Dimora in Mesa

Published Monday, March 2, 2015

Adjacent to Mesa Community College (MCC) at Red Mountain campus, a new multi-family development named Verde Dimora will add a sustainable preschool to the immediate community. Dr. Annapurna Ganesh, MCC Early Child Care and Education program director, said, “The sustainable preschool next door would allow students from the Red Mountain Campus to be able to participate at the preschool with internships and course specific practicum assignments.” Sustainable Multi-Family Living at Verde Dimora in...

Mesa Interim Police Chief's Goal: Big Impact in Short Time

Published Monday, March 2, 2015

After devoting most of his adult life to the Mesa Police Department, interim Police Chief John Meza finally received an opportunity to lead the agency when former Chief Frank Milstead resigned to accept a new post as director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Meza is an MCC alum and  thanks former Chief Dennis Donna for driving him to Mesa Community College to get him started. He ended up eventually earning a Master's Degree. Mesa interim police chief's goal_ Big impact in short...

Charting a Course for Growth at Middlesex Community College

Published Sunday, March 1, 2015

New at MCC helm, James Mabry's out to build partnershipsCharting a course for growth at Middlesex Community College - Lowell Sun Online.pdf

RED Awards 2015: Best Redevelopment Project

Published Friday, February 27, 2015

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 10th annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2014 and the construction teams involved.  The winner of the RED Award for Best Redevelopment Project is Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center. An unused Harkins Theater set the stage for MCC's new performing arts center, thanks to the innovative design and execution by Jones Studio and Layton Construction. RED...

MCC Tutoring Program Certified

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015

Tutors who hone their skills at Mesa Community College have received a five-year stamp approval from the College Reading and Learning Association, the international rating organization that evaluates tutor qualifications.  Tutoring Program Certified.pdf Page 17 of Wrangler News

Ultimate Arizona Bucket List: 25 Things to Do in Mesa (Rose Garden)

Published Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Rose Garden at MCC is listed on the "Ultimate Arizona Bucket List" by AZ Central. "Stop and adore the roses. In March and April, the 6-acre Mesa Community College rose garden is in bloom. About 9,000 bushes and 40 beds, tended by 400 volunteers, make it the largest rose garden in the Southwestern desert." Ultimate Arizona bucket list_ 25 things to do in Mesa.pdf

Award-Winning Artists Help GCC Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Published Thursday, February 19, 2015

An art exhibit, “Peterson & Peterson,” honoring the 50th anniversary of GCC, was on display in the Palm Court Lounge (SU 104) through Feb. 25 at the college, 6000 W. Olive Ave. The show features work by Willis (“Pete”) Peterson and his daughter, Cynthia Peterson. Cynthia is an art instructor at MCC and award-winning painter. Art show features father, daughter - Your West Valley News_ Glendale.pdf, online West Valley News. Award-winning artists help GCC celebrate its 50th anniversary -...

NASA Research Scientist Who Worked on Rosetta Comet Landing to Speak Feb. 18

Published Thursday, February 19, 2015

Dr. Claudia Alexander, who worked on the U.S. team that landed a probe on the Rosetta Comet in 2014, will speak as part of the Maricopa Community Colleges Honors Forum Lecture Series at Mesa Community College. Dr. Claudia Alexander is a research scientist specializing in geophysics and planetary science. Dr. Alexander has worked for the United States Geological Survey and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).NASA Research Scientist Who Worked on Rosetta Comet Landing to...

Apache Junction's Taylor is February Artist of the Month

Published Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Superstition Arts and Cultural Alliance and Dreams and Legends Gallery have announced their selection of David Scott Taylor, an MCC alum, as February Superstition Artist of the Month. Apache Junction’s Taylor February Artist of the Month.pdf

MCC Dental Hygiene Students Make Their Rounds at Barrow Neurologic Center

Published Friday, February 13, 2015

Beginning this month, MCC’s dental hygiene students are rotating on the hospital floors of Dignity Health’s Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ.  MCC Dental Hygiene Students Make Their Rounds at Barrow Neurologic Institute _ American Dental Education Association.pdf