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MCC Early Childhood Education Program earns national accreditation

Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022

MESA, Ariz. – Nov. 28, 2022 – The Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education program at Mesa Community College (MCC) has been granted first-time accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in Washington, D.C. MCC is one of four schools in the country granted first-time accreditation during the association’s summer 2022 session and brings...

MCC nursing program ranked among top 10 in Arizona

Published Monday, November 7, 2022

MESA, Arizona -- Nov. 7, 2022 -- The Mesa Community College Nursing Program is ranked among the top 10 in Arizona for 2023 by the national nursing advocacy organization RegisteredNursing.org. MCC ranked fifth, out of the 34 registered nursing programs in the state, with a score of 95.79 ahead of Grand Canyon University (ranked sixth), Arizona State University (ranked seventh), University of...

Empty Bowls events, benefitting Paz de Cristo Community Center, return to MCC

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Fighting hunger one bowl at a time MESA, Arizona — October 26, 2022 — The community is invited to the Mesa Community College (MCC) Empty Bowls events to help combat food insecurity. According to the Arizona Food Bank Network, one in nine Arizonans struggle with limited or uncertain access to healthy, safe and nutritious foods. For a $10 donation, patrons may select a one-of-a-kind, handcrafted...

MCC inducts honorees into Hall of Fame Oct. 27

Published Tuesday, October 25, 2022

MESA, Arizona — Oct. 25, 2022 — Ten notable alumni, employees, athletes and faculty members are being inducted into the Mesa Community College (MCC) Hall of Fame in recognition of their professional and personal accomplishments, and significant contributions to the college and the community. The traditional induction ceremony begins with a reception at 6 p.m., Oct. 27, 2022, on the MCC Art...

MCC bestows two 2022 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Awards

Published Thursday, October 13, 2022

MCC 2022 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty: Dawn Wilkinson (left) and Rod Golden (right). MESA, Ariz. – Oct. 13, 2022 – Mesa Community College selects Cultural Science Department Professor Rod Golden and Education Studies Department instructor Dawn McGraw Wilkinson as Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award recipients for 2022. “I am honored to be recognized by my colleagues for the...

MCC English Department faculty co-chairs national conference of women journalists

Published Friday, October 7, 2022

MESA, Arizona – Oct. 7, 2022 – Mesa Community College Journalism and New Media Studies Program Director Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez co-chaired the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) Conference and Mentoring Program (CAMP) Sept. 9-11 in Austin, Texas. JAWS is a 36-year-old national organization supporting the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism working toward a...

Mesa Community College supports small businesses in the East Valley, hosts event, opens Entrepreneur Center

Published Friday, October 7, 2022

MESA, Arizona – Oct. 7, 2022 – Mesa Community College invites the community to the grand opening of its East Valley Community Entrepreneur Center and a Maricopa Entrepreneur Days event on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Mesa Community College Southern and Dobson Campus (BP Building), 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. Maricopa Entrepreneur Days, offered by the Maricopa County Community...

STEAM Scholars Program returns to MCC in collaboration with community partners

Published Friday, September 30, 2022

MESA, Arizona – Sept 30, 2022 – The East Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (EVHCC) STEAM Scholars Program, a collaboration among the EVHCC, Mesa Community College and three local support partners, introduces incoming high school freshmen to the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Local partners included Mesa Public Schools (MPS), Arizona State University (ASU),...

Mesa Community College awards $11,000 in scholarships to high school artists 

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Purgatory by Noura Ibrahim MESA, Arizona – Sept 27, 2022 – Nineteen high school artists from across Arizona who entered their work in the annual Spectrum Art Exhibit, sponsored and hosted by Mesa Community College, were awarded $11,000 in scholarships by the college. The juried exhibit, featuring the work of 9th-12th grade students, ran June 23-Aug. 4 in the MCC Art Gallery at the Southern and...

​​​​​​​Mesa Community College launches new advanced IT program 

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Registration is open for prerequisite AppleCare course MESA, Arizona – Sept. 14, 2022 – Maricopa IT Institute-East Valley (MITI-EV) launches a new IT certification program. The program, which launches at Mesa Community College in Spring 2023, provides the knowledge to support, manage and deploy Apple products in multiple industries. Registration is open for one of the AppleCare prerequisite...

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