Press Releases

MCC online classes available across the nation

Published Thursday, February 25, 2021

MCC eLearning team: Laura Ballard, Stephanie Williams and Ryan Matthews MESA, Arizona – February 25, 2021 — Mesa Community College (MCC) secures a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) for students who live in a state outside Arizona while working to earn a degree. The agreement, through the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), is effective...

Dental Hygiene students offer free dental services

Published Friday, January 22, 2021

MESA, Arizona – Jan 22, 2021 -- Mesa Community College Dental Hygiene students seek individuals for complimentary oral health screenings on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, 5855 E. Still Circle in Mesa. Appointments are available at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and may be made by calling 480-248-8195. Ideal screening candidates are individuals who have not...

MCC Veterinary Technology students benefit from RECOVER Initiative training  

Published Tuesday, January 19, 2021

MESA, Arizona -- Jan. 21, 2021 -- Thirty-six Mesa Community College (MCC) veterinary technology students participate in online Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) certification courses through the Reassessment Campaign on Veterinary Resuscitation or RECOVER Initiative program. The curriculum, made available at no charge to students, offers valuable research and information...

AppleCare technician training in the East Valley

Published Thursday, January 14, 2021

MESA, Arizona -- Jan. 14, 2021 --- Mesa Community College, the only college in Arizona to offer the AppleCare Technician certificate program, offers two eight-week, for-credit, evening AppleCare courses this spring. The courses incorporate curriculum from Apple’s Learning Tracks for Macs and iPhones and may be completed in one semester. “Students completing the AppleCare Technician program will...

MCC hosts drive-through graduation celebration

Published Thursday, December 17, 2020

MESA, Arizona – Dec.17, 2020 – Mesa Community College hosts a drive-through graduation celebration to honor its 2,645 2019-2020 graduates. The celebration, postponed from May 2020 due to pandemic restrictions, will honor more than 100 recent alumni as they pass through a reception line at the college’s Southern and Dobson Campus (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa). “We are saddened that we were not...

Empire Southwest partners with MCC and NAU to advance employee careers

Published Wednesday, December 16, 2020

MESA, Arizona – Dec. 16, 2020 – Empire Southwest partners with Mesa Community College and Northern Arizona University to help employees continue their education and earn college degrees. This collaboration provides a convenient path toward earning a professional certificate or an associate’s degree from MCC as well as a bachelor’s degree from NAU. “Empire Southwest is proud to have a...

Paramedicine professionals may specialize in advanced life support or maintain licensure with new MCC courses

Published Tuesday, December 15, 2020

MESA, Arizona -- Dec. 15, 2020 -- Mesa Community College Paramedicine Education program announces the inaugural offering of a Critical Care Paramedicine Course, preparing certified paramedicine professionals to earn Critical Care and Flight Paramedicine certifications; and a Paramedicine Refresher, providing continuing education to maintain professional competencies and certification standards....

Mesa Community College joins AWS Academy, equipping students with in-demand cloud computing skills

Published Friday, December 11, 2020

MESA, Arizona -- Dec. 11 , 2020 – Mesa Community College is participating in the AWS Academy, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) program that provides higher education institutions with a ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum. Beginning in January 2021, students can enroll in courses that will prepare them to pursue careers in the fast-growing cloud computing space and earn industry-recognized AWS...

MCC Biology professor coauthors authoritative book: Snakes of Arizona

Published Wednesday, December 9, 2020

MESA, Arizona -- Dec. 9, 2020 -- Mesa Community College Life Science professor Dr. Andrew Holycross and his colleague, the late Dr. Joseph Mitchell, co-edited and recently published Snakes of Arizona (ECO Publishing). Written for naturalists and professional biologists, resource managers, teachers and students, the book examines all aspects of the biology of Arizona’s snakes, and is supported by...

$50K Santander Consumer USA Inc. Foundation grant opens doors for student entrepreneurs at Mesa Community College

Published Friday, December 4, 2020

MESA, Arizona -- Dec. 4, 2020 -- The Santander Consumer USA Inc. Foundation (“SC Foundation”) awards a $50,000 grant to the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to support low-income and underrepresented student entrepreneurs enrolled in the Mesa Community College Green Flag program during the 2020-2021 academic year. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. However, across the nation...

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