Press Releases

Leaders Gather During Manufacturing Month to Discuss Industry’s Future

Published Tuesday, October 7, 2014

MESA, Arizona – This morning, local, national and international guests gathered at the Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) at Mesa Community College (MCC). They learned about the Institute’s increased capacity to train students, and discussed the importance and urgency of meeting the manufacturing industry’s unique, immediate and future, workforce needs.  "We are pleased to...

Performing Arts Center Open House, Oct. 25

Published Monday, September 29, 2014

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College (MCC) will host an Open House in celebration of the completion of its new 462-seat Performing Arts Center (PAC). The free event is open to the public and will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa). Light refreshments will be provided.   MCC’s talented students will provide a...

Observe World Food Day at Empty Bowls

Published Friday, September 26, 2014

MCC Empty Bowls Events Support Paz de Cristo Community Center MESA, Arizona - The community is invited to participate in Mesa Community College’s (MCC) Empty Bowls events in observance of World Food Day (Oct. 16, 2014). 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. For more than two decades MCC’s Art...

Classic Fairytale, Rumpelstiltskin, to Play at MCC Theatre

Published Thursday, September 18, 2014

MESA, Arizona -- Mesa Community College’s (MCC) Theatre & Film Arts Department will debut its 2014-2015 season of plays with the classic children’s play, Rumpelstiltskin written by Linda Daugherty and directed by Kevin Dressler. The play is an adaptation of the Grimm Bothers fairy tale concerning greed and deceit when a young woman, Alana, is forced to spin straw into gold for a covetous king...

National Manufacturing Day Open House at MCC

Published Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute Offers Tours MESA, Arizona – The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) at Mesa Community College (MCC) is celebrating National Manufacturing Day by opening its doors to the community. Guided tours of its enhanced machining, processing and additive manufacturing labs will be offered between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at MCC’s...

EPA Grant to College Urban Horticulture Program Aids Elementary Students

Published Wednesday, September 10, 2014

MCC Urban Horticulture and Agribusiness Program Awarded EPA Environmental Education Grant Left to right: Preston Cameron-MCC, Peter Conden-MCC, George Brooks-RighTrac, Inc., Bob Bonura-MCC, Jim Hicks-RighTrac, Inc., Lawrence Robinson-Roosevelt School District. MESA, Arizona – The Urban Horticulture and Agribusiness program at Mesa Community College (MCC), in partnership with...

NAU Offers Business Administration Degree at MCC’s Southern & Dobson Campus

Published Tuesday, September 9, 2014

MESA, Arizona – Beginning this fall, students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) may take 300- and 400-level courses offered by Northern Arizona University (NAU) at Mesa Community College’s Southern and Dobson Campus. “We are pleased to have an NAU advisor on campus to assist MCC students in determining if NAU’s business administration programs are a good fit and helping with...

Dental Hygiene Students Seek Those with Oral Health Needs

Published Wednesday, September 3, 2014

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College’s Dental Hygiene program is currently looking for patients who have not received dental hygiene care in the past three years or longer. Requirements of the students’ clinical education call for challenging patients and the Class of 2015 is looking for patients who meet these criteria to assist in their...

Free Financial Literacy Workshops Offered at MCC

Published Tuesday, September 2, 2014

 9/10/14 update: Due to storm damage location of workshops changed to NU101 as noted below MESA, Arizona – Financial matters can be stressful and confusing. Mesa Community College (MCC) will provide students, their family members and the community with the tools and resources to better understand and manage their finances. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently reported nearly 20 million...

MCC Book Club Explores Cultural Practices

Published Tuesday, August 26, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – The community is invited to join the Mesa Community College (MCC) Book Club to read popular, informative, thought-provoking selections. This semester the Club will read Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer. Receiving an impressive 4.5 rating on Amazon, Eating Animals reveals Foer’s thought-provoking journey as he asks the tough question, “Why do we eat animals?”...

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