Press Releases

Maricopa Community Colleges and City of Mesa Announce New Mesa IT Institute

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Partnership Bridges Industry Employability Gap TEMPE, Arizona -- March 28, 2018 -- Maricopa Community Colleges is announcing the new Information Technology Institute at Mesa to meet the emerging technological workforce’s demand for talent in areas of app development, big data, cloud computing, mobile and wearable technology, and the Internet of Things. “With technological development...

Green Flag Mesa supports student entrepreneurship

Published Tuesday, March 27, 2018

MESA, Arizona – March 27, 2018 -- Mesa Community College and the Mesa Chamber of Commerce establish Green Flag Mesa, a new business development center for Mesa Community College (MCC) students. Officially opened for business March 7 the facility bolsters development of small businesses operated by MCC students. The remodeled space located at the Mesa Chamber of Commerce’s new office at 165 N....

MCC students receive national academic honors, scholarships

Published Thursday, March 22, 2018

MESA, Arizona – March 22, 2018 – Mesa Community College Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society students Maxwell Manning, Jacob Riddle and Johnathan Speakman are recipients of prestigious national honors and scholarships. Maxwell Manning Jacob Riddle Johnathan Speakman...

MCC Student Maria Dawes named Newman Civic Fellow

Published Thursday, March 22, 2018

MESA, Arizona – March 22, 2018 – Mesa Community College (MCC) student Maria Dawes, Mesa, has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow. Dawes, a single mother who balances her commitment to family and her community while maintaining high academic standards, receives a one-year fellowship experience with access to in-person and virtual learning opportunities, networking events and mentoring from...

7th Annual Festival of the Arts

Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018

MESA, Arizona – March 20, 2018 – Mesa Community College invites the community to attend the 7th Annual Festival of the Arts in a celebration of student artists, musicians, poets, storytellers, dancers, and theatre performers on Thursday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southern and Dobson Campus. The festival brings numerous MCC departments together, including Art, Music, Dance, Theatre...

MCC celebrates 350th internship to Disney College Program

Published Monday, March 19, 2018

Students may receive up to six college credits from MCC as a Disney College Program intern MESA, Arizona – March 20, 2018 – Mesa Community College, a Distinguished Disney College Program Institution, is pleased to announce its 350th student internship with the Disney College Program. MCC students locally and from around the world have benefited from the internship program since 2001. Any MCC...

Student awards and recognitions at KCACTF Regional Festival

Published Tuesday, March 13, 2018

MESA, Arizona – March 14, 2018 – More than 100 Mesa Community College Music and Theatre & Film Arts students competed alongside participants from 70 colleges in the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), again hosted at MCC, Feb. 13 to 17. The Festival recognizes and celebrates the finest and most diverse work produced by university and college theatre...

Four MCC students named to All-Arizona Academic Team

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Recognized for academic achievement and distinguished leadership MESA, Arizona –  Feb. 28, 2018 -- Four high-achieving Mesa Community College students will be celebrated for their outstanding academic achievements and distinguished leadership at the 2018 All-Arizona Academic Team Recognition Ceremony March 1 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.), at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa, 1011 W. Holmes Ave., Mesa.   The...

Collaborative event focuses on sustainable solutions to student challenges

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

MESA, Arizona – February 28, 2018 – Mesa Community College (MCC) and the League for Innovation in the Community College co-hosted a “Day for Visionaries and Innovators: Constructing a Blueprint for Radical Transformation” at MCC on February 16. The event is first in a series of forums that will serve as a foundation for a state model. Rufus Glasper, Ph.D., President and CEO, League for...

Affordable Colleges Online Gives Top Rankings to MCC

Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018

1. Affordable Colleges Online ranked Mesa Community College No. 29 out of 50 Most Affordable Online Colleges. Programs were assessed by which schools provided the most programs and financial aid options with lower rates and services necessary for online students, while also keeping tuition and fees at a reasonable level. 2. Affordable Colleges Online ranked Mesa...

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