Press Releases

MCC Invites the Community to Participate in a 9/11 Commemoration Day

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Martin Germain, MCC veteran student and cyclist MESA, Arizona — Aug. 26, 2015 — Mesa Community College, along with the Phoenix VA Health Care System, will host a 9/11 Commemoration Day on Saturday, Sept. 12. The free event is a salute to the Mesa community including civilians, active duty service members, veterans and their families, and will take place on MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833...

MCC grad Andrew Sypher receives Hites Transfer Scholarship

Published Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Andrew Sypher, 2015 Hites Transfer Scholar MESA, Arizona -- August 18, 2015 – Mesa Community College graduate, Andrew Sypher (Mesa), is one of 10 students, out of more than 2,100 applicants worldwide, selected based on academic rigor, leadership and engagement, to receive a Phi Theta Kappa 2015 Hites Transfer Scholarship, to assist in the attainment of a baccalaureate degree. Sypher will...

St. Scholastica Partners with Mesa Community College

Published Thursday, July 30, 2015

MESA, Arizona – July 14, 2015 – The College of St. Scholastica, a 103-year-old independent Catholic Benedictine college, has forged a partnership with Mesa Community College (MCC) that will strengthen its community presence and expand its social work course offerings. St. Scholastica will offer a bachelor of arts in social work program on the MCC campus. Fall 2015 classes commence in September...

MCC Graduate Receives Hispanic Scholarship Award

Published Tuesday, July 21, 2015

MESA, Arizona – July 14, 2015 – Mesa Community College graduate Karina Aguilar has received $5,000 from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to continue her studies at University of California, San Diego. HSF General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to community college transfer students...

MCC Offers Special Saturday Hours

Published Tuesday, July 21, 2015

MESA, Arizona – July 1, 2015 – When does fall semester start at Mesa Community College? Where can I go to talk to an advisor? How do I apply for financial aid? New or continuing students can find the answers to these questions on Saturday, Aug. 22  from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at three locations in Mesa:  MCC at Southern and Dobson, MCC at Red Mountain and the Mesa Community Outreach Center in downtown...

Mesa Community College Maintains Accredited Status with the Higher Learning Commission

Published Thursday, June 25, 2015

MESA, Arizona – June 25, 2015 -- Mesa Community College's accredited status with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has been continued; a result of a recent comprehensive evaluation by HLC peer reviewers. “This is wonderful news and an affirmation of the quality of our institution. A demonstration of our continued commitment to excellence since receiving initial accreditation in 1967,” said...

MCC Named Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

Published Tuesday, June 9, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College has been named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is an effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness against extreme weather, water and climate events. As a WRN Ambassador, MCC is committing to work with NOAA and other...

Mesa Community College 50th Anniversary Gala Funds Student Scholarships

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

MESA, Arizona – April 13, 2015 -- Mesa Community College students will benefit from the more than $250,000 raised for MCC’s Student Scholarship Endowment fund during last Friday's Fundraising Gala and live auction at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa. More than 400 community members gathered to celebrate MCC’s 50th year and provide support for future students. The goal for the evening was to raise...

Gap Inc. Awards MCC Grant

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College Fashion Merchandising & Design Department has received a 2015 grant from Gap Inc. to help prepare community college students for the workforce through on-campus and in-store learning. The Gap Inc. for Community Colleges (GIFCC) Program is a partnership with the White House "Skills for America's Future" initiative and will offer strategic job and career...

Recipients of American Indian Academic Conference Announced

Published Tuesday, May 12, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College’s 2015 American Indian Academic Conference on April 30 featured Arizona State University's Director of American Indian Studies, John Tippeconnic, and 14 students who presented academic papers. Conference officials awarded scholarships ranging from $50-$700 to all 14 candidates. Talia White of MCC’s American Indian Institute and MCC student Dendrick Jones...

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