Press Releases

Honorees Inducted Into MCC Hall of Fame

Published Thursday, November 1, 2018

MESA, Arizona — Nov. 2, 2018 — Ten outstanding alumni, staff and community members were welcomed into the Mesa Community College Hall of Fame during a reception and ceremony hosted by the MCC Alumni Association Nov. 1 at the MCC Theatre, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, 85202. The MCC Hall of Fame honors alumni, community members, and MCC employees whose personal and professional accomplishments and...

Alumnus brings Farmers Market to MCC Red Mountain

Published Wednesday, October 24, 2018

MESA, Arizona — Oct. 24, 2018 —The community is invited to the inaugural Farmers Market at Mesa Community College at Red Mountain, 7110 E. McKellips Rd., on Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Local produce, meats, eggs and other local farmers market products will be available. More than 50 artisan vendors as well as food trucks will be at the market. Markets will be held at MCC Red Mountain every...

MCC Empty Bowls events benefit Paz de Cristo Community Center

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Fighting hunger one bowl at a time MESA, Arizona — Oct. 16, 2018 —The community is invited to participate in the Mesa Community College (MCC) Empty Bowls events at both college campuses in observance of World Food Day. For a $10 donation, patrons may select a one-of-a-kind, handcrafted ceramic bowl and receive a modest, yet delicious meal of soup and bread. Wednesday, Oct. 17 -- MCC Southern...

Combating Food Insecurity and Hunger

Published Monday, October 15, 2018

Education and Action at Mesa Community College MESA, Ariz. – October 15, 2018 – Mesa Community College invites community members to learn about food insecurity and hunger and how to contribute to its eradication. Events are being held at both MCC campuses in October in conjunction with annual Empty Bowls events. Food Box Cooking Competitions feature local chefs ...

International exchange students focus on business, early childhood education and sustainable agriculture

Published Monday, October 8, 2018

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2018 – Mesa Community College is pleased to welcome 12 international exchange students to contribute to our vibrant campus community during the 2018-2019 academic year as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program will provide 146 participants from underserved global communities with a one-year non-degree academic...

Alumnus and spouse establish endowed scholarship

Published Monday, October 1, 2018

Karl and Aurelia Schroeder Scholarship benefits MCC business students MESA, Ariz. – Oct. 1, 2018 – Mesa Community College announces the establishment of the Karl and Aurelia Schroeder Endowed Scholarship to assist MCC students pursuing a degree or certificate in business, with preference to students who are the first in their families to attend college. “Given my personal experience, I am...

MCC students chosen for NASA’s NCAS project

Published Monday, September 24, 2018

Cameron Piotti, will have an on-site experience at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia in Fall 2018. MESA, Ariz. – Sept. 25, 2018 – Ten Mesa Community College students have been selected to participate in this fall’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Three MCC students just completed the summer session of the...

Students earn MCC Service Scholarships

Published Monday, September 24, 2018

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 25, 2018 – Fourty Mesa Community College students were named MCC Service Scholars, recognizing their community service and volunteerism, during an Aug. 17 luncheon at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus. Recipients each volunteered a minimum of 100 hours of service during the previous 12 months; collectively providing over 9,400 hours of volunteer service to the community....

MCC Faculty Helps Hungry and Struggling Students

Published Monday, September 24, 2018

MESA, Ariz. – Sept. 24, 2018 -- Mesa Community College Faculty Senate donated $1,000 to the college’s on-campus pantries, assisting hundreds of a growing number of students facing food and living insecurities. MCC Student Life and Leadership (SL&L) is using the funds, which were donated at the end of the Spring 2018 semester, to purchase much needed food and hygiene supplies for the Mesa...

Presenting MCC’s Fall Arts Season

Published Friday, September 21, 2018

Photo by Nick Woodward-Shaw MESA, Arizona -- Sept. 21, 2018 -- Mesa Community College’s Fall 2018 Arts season brings performances and exhibitions that feature up-and-coming student artists and renowned craft masters presented in exquisite venues on MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave.). The Performing Arts Center (PAC) delivers exceptional acoustics and visibility for...

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