Press Releases

Nurse Assisting program moves to Red Mountain Campus

Published Thursday, May 2, 2019

MESA, Arizona – May 2, 2019 -- The new Nurse Assisting Program training site at MCC Red Mountain was recently evaluated and approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. Mesa Community College is offering its Nurse Assisting Program as an eight-week course and is moving the program’s education facility from its Southern and Dobson Campus to its MCC Red Mountain Campus.  A new, 1,646-square-...

MCC partners with Boeing to train future workforce

Published Friday, April 26, 2019

The Boeing Company photo: Boeing Mesa Employee works on electrical cable harness wiring in the Electrical Center of Excellence. MESA, Arizona – April 26, 2019 -- Mesa Community College partners with The Boeing Company to identify and train future electrical cable harness wirers. Registration is open now for summer Cable Harness Wiring Boot Camps. The accelerated two-week [eight-day], three-...

MCC student Ivan Quintana receives prestigious transfer scholarship

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Ivan Quintana MESA, Arizona – April 24, 2019 – Ivan Quintana, a Mesa Community College (MCC) student and 2019 class honors speaker, is selected as a 2019 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholar. He is one of 61 recipients nationally to receive this highly competitive scholarship, providing up to $40,000 annually for a maximum of three years to complete a bachelor’s degree....

MCC student Jenna Connolly selected for two NASA internships

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019

MESA, Arizona – April 23, 2019 –The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) offered Mesa Community College student Jenna Connolly not one, but two internships this summer. She accepted one of the internships, which will take her to NASA’s Langley Flight Center in Virginia to work on website redesign. “I am looking forward to meeting my team and starting the internship,” Connolly...

Maricopa Community Colleges honor MCC emerging artists

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Marcus Campbell, second place honoree in 2019 Artist of Promise poetry category. MESA, Arizona – April 23, 2019 -- The public is invited to attend Artists of Promise (AOP), a free annual gala and exhibition honoring the Chancellor Award Winners of Maricopa Community Colleges' student competitions in creative writing, dance/choreography, fashion design, film/media arts, music composition, music...

New Z Degree program allows students to earn degree with no textbook costs

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Dr. Annalisa Alvrus and Laura Ballard MESA, Arizona – April 23, 2019 – Mesa Community College offers a new Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) Z Degree, providing an opportunity for students to earn an associate’s degree without ever having to step foot inside a classroom or purchase a textbook. The MCC Z Degree, or zero textbook cost degree, embraces online education and provides a...

MCC hosts inaugural American Indian Recognition Softball Games

Published Friday, April 12, 2019

Renee Ramos, Alyssa Matus, Ariana Sanchez, Nikki Begay, Brittany Walkingstick and Marisa Vallejo. Showcases Nike N7 uniforms, supporting Native American Athletes MESA, Arizona – April 12, 2019 – The Mesa Community College softball team will showcase Nike N7 uniforms during its inaugural American Indian Recognition Softball Games on April 20 against the South Mountain Community College Cougars...

MCC professor Amelia Rodriguez earns award for diversity efforts

Published Thursday, April 4, 2019

MESA, Arizona – April 5, 2019 – Mesa Community College professor Amelia Rodriguez received a 2019 Maricopa Community Colleges Diversity Advisory Council Award of Excellence. She was celebrated for her efforts in supporting diversity, equity, inclusion and engagement efforts during a celebration March 29 at Phoenix College. According to the nomination, Professor Rodriguez “created the opportunity...

Students named 2019 Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholars

Published Thursday, April 4, 2019

Zachery Zapata, 2019 Coca-Cola Silver Team Scholar. Three students earn scholarships for academic achievements MESA, Arizona – April 4, 2019 – Three Mesa Community College students, Zachary Zapata, Victoria Johnson and Racheal Mangini, have been named 2019 Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholars in addition to being selected as All-Arizona First Academic Team scholars. Zapata, a Silver Team Scholar...

MCC student earns scholarship trifecta

Published Thursday, April 4, 2019

Christopher Hunt, a recipient of multiple prestigious scholarships . Christopher Hunt receives three prestigious scholarships for outstanding academic achievements MESA, Arizona – April 4, 2019 – Mesa Community College student Christopher Hunt (Mesa), a 2019 All-Arizona Academic First Team scholar, receives three additional prestigious scholarships to aid in the attainment of his educational...

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