Press Releases

MCC Faculty and Students Recognized During City’s MLK Celebration

Published Friday, January 23, 2015

MESA, Arizona –  Mesa Community College (MCC) sociology faculty Mona Scott was awarded the 2015 Veora E. Johnson Spirit of Unity, Educator of the Year award during the City of Mesa’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on Jan. 19. Four MCC students received scholarships from the Mesa MLK committee during the same event. The Mesa MLK committee is a group of Valley citizens dedicated to...

Mesa Community College Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Published Thursday, January 15, 2015

Strengthening communities through excellence in education MESA, Arizona – January 16, 2015 – Mesa Community College enters a golden year in 2015 as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. From the 1960s to the present day, MCC has been a vital part of the fabric of the city of Mesa and the Southeast Valley. MCC’s role in the education of thousands of students has influenced...

CUA Monthly Environmental Workshops

Published Friday, January 9, 2015

MESA, Ariz.—The Center for Urban Agriculture at Mesa Community College and Brooks Community School is sponsoring a nearly year-long series of environmental workshops titled “Urban Farming: Healthy Foods and Healthy Living."  The workshops are free to the general public. The Center serves as a community hub for K-12 and college STEM education through horticulture, sustainable urban agriculture...

MCC Selected for Community Engagement Classification

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015

MESA, Arizona—The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized Mesa Community College’s (MCC) dedication to community outreach by awarding the 2015 Community Engagement Classification to the College. MCC is one of 361 U.S. colleges and universities that now hold the designation, a status earned through a voluntary participation process by the campuses that...

MCC Students Build a Bridge for Special Needs Children

Published Tuesday, December 23, 2014

MESA, Ariz.—Two Mesa Community College students are making a difference in the lives of patients at Boulder Mountain Therapy in Mesa. The students, Mollie Heiden and Joshua Okken, built a bridge that provides special needs children with a unique way to improve their balance skills. Jane Goodman, owner of Boulder Mountain Therapy said they are thrilled with the new rope bridge. Since 2004, 75 MCC...

Public Invited to MCC Book Clubs

Published Thursday, December 18, 2014

MESA, Arizona -- For book lovers eager to delve into literary discussions and meet others with a love for reading, Mesa Community College’s Book Clubs are the place to be. This semester the club at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus will be reading Jennifer Finney Boylan's funny and revealing memoir, She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, Boylan's narrative of her own transition...

Book Club at MCC RM Campus Open to Public

Published Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Twelve Years a Slave is MCC RM Book Club Selection Book lovers in northeast Mesa and surrounding areas are invited to join Mesa Community College students, faculty and staff to discuss Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup. The book is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom in the pre-Civil War United States. The MCC Red Mountain Book Club...

MCC Offers Saturday Enrollment Hours on Jan. 17

Published Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Thinking about starting the new year by pursuing a college degree or a certification to bolster your career?  Mesa Community College is offering special Saturday enrollment hours on Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. for new or continuing students. Students can meet with academic advisors, learn about financial aid, and find assistance at three locations in Mesa:  MCC at Southern and...

Public Invited to MCC Book Club at Southern and Dobson

Published Tuesday, December 16, 2014

MCC Book Club members MESA, Ariz. – For book lovers eager to delve into literary discussions and meet others with a love for reading, Mesa Community College’s Book Club is the place to be. This semester the club at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus will be reading Jennifer Finney Boylan's funny and revealing memoir, She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, Boylan's narrative of...

MCC Earns Presidential Honor for Community Service

Published Monday, December 15, 2014

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College (MCC) has been named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of 766 higher education institutions nationwide, and one of only four in Arizona. "We are proud to continue to receive this designation since its inception," said Shouan Pan, President, Mesa Community College. "MCC has a long-held tradition of promoting service-...

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