Press Releases

MCC Department of Theatre and Film Arts Announces 2022-2023 Season

Published Tuesday, September 13, 2022

MESA, Arizona – September 13, 2022 – The Mesa Community College (MCC) Theatre and Film Arts Department presents its 2022-2023 season for the college and greater community. “We’ve made season passes available, allowing patrons to enjoy all three mainstage shows for the cost of two,” said Mace Archer, MCC faculty and co-director of the Theater and Film Arts department. “This year we are presenting...

MCC Dental Hygiene students offer free dental screenings

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2022

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 7, 2022 -- Mesa Community College Dental Hygiene students are offering complimentary oral health screenings to qualified individuals Sept. 10 at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH), 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. Time slots are on a first come, first serve basis...

MCC First Year Experience receives $40,000 grant from TruWest® Credit Union

Published Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Left to right: MCC student Analin Quiroz, Mike Waldron (TruWest), Melissa Carpenter and Dr. Tammy Robinson (MCC); Alan Althouse, Rachel Caballero and Jennifer Kimmell (TruWest). MESA, Arizona — Aug. 29, 2022 — TruWest Credit Union strengthens its longstanding partnership with Mesa Community College and support of students participating in its First Year Experience (FYE) program with a $40,000...

MCC faculty develops training for national network of education providers

Published Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Michael Bogner, MCC Computer Information Systems faculty MESA, Arizona – August 23, 2022 – Michael Bogner, Mesa Community College Computer Information Systems (CIS) faculty and National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Master Trainer, completes development of a Train-the-Trainer iOS App Development Program, a program supported by Apple’s Community Education Initiative. Earlier this...

MCC brings construction trades program to the East Valley

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2022

MESA, Arizona – August 3, 2022 – In direct response to industry needs, Mesa Community College launches Construction Trades program with the Fall 2022 semester. “We've seen tremendous success in our Construction Management degree and are expanding our support for the industry by adding a Construction Trades program,” said David Cain, Ph.D., MCC Construction Trades program director. “Our...

Community College Initiative Program offers unique opportunity for personal and economic growth

Published Thursday, July 28, 2022

MCC international students MESA, Ariz., July 28, 2022 – Mesa Community College (MCC) is pleased to once again welcome international exchange students during the 2022-2023 academic year as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program provides participants, from underserved and underrepresented groups, a scholarship to study in a non-degree...

MCC Theatre and Film Arts students and faculty earn national recognition -- 2022 KCACTF

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2022

MESA, Arizona – June 29, 2022 – Mesa Community College’s Theatre and Film Arts students receive the 2022 National Awards of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for their production of Antigone. Antigone, which was featured in the 2021 Phoenix Film Festival, originally showcased at the Region VIII KCACTF Festival in February where students earned numerous awards and...

MCC offers classes in working with robots and cobots: AIT program fast tracks industrial technology careers

Published Monday, June 27, 2022

MCC student Raichelle Castillo-Curtis with cobot buddy. MESA, Arizona – June 27, 2022 – The Mesa Community College (MCC) Automated Industrial Technology (AIT) program offers certificates and degrees for students wanting to learn to work with robots, including the increasingly popular cobots, which work alongside humans. AIT skills are increasingly used in many fields and industries. Automation...

MCC greenhouse offers rare learning opportunities for sustainable horticulture/agriculture students

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2022

MESA, Arizona – June 22, 2022 – Completed at the height of the pandemic in early 2020, the renovated greenhouse at Mesa Community College provides a rare learning environment for landscape horticulture and sustainable agriculture students. Located on the southeast side of MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus, the 5,400-square-foot greenhouse was built with funding from Proposition 301, an Arizona...

MCC Study Abroad students receive $34,000 in Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2022

MESA, Arizona – June 22, 2022 – Seven Mesa Community College students receive a total of $34,000 in Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships supporting participation in the MCC Study Abroad program; providing faculty-lead, short-term summer classes abroad. The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program, an international scholarship sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, awards up to...

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