Press Releases

Two MCC Students Named to National All-USA Team

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Two Mesa Community College students, Valerie Le Grande and Andrew Sypher, are among 20 students nationwide named to the 2015 All-USA Community College Academic Team by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. The honor, which comes with a $5,000 scholarship, recognizes high-achieving, two-year college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with...

Theatre Presents "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015

MESA, Arizona  – Mesa Community College’s Theatre & Film Arts Department presents Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, May 1, 2, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. and May 2 and 9 at 2 p.m. in the MCC Theatre located on the south side of the college’s Southern and Dobson Campus in Mesa. Tickets are available by calling the Box Office at 480-461-7172 or online or at the...

Cisco Selects MCC Student for Dream Team

Published Monday, April 20, 2015

MESA, Arizona – April 20, 2014 – Nathan Pan, a Mesa Community College Network Academy student, was recently selected to be part of the Cisco Live Dream Team. Hundreds of students from across the country submit video and written applications for a chance to participate in this prestigious event. Dream Team selection criteria include technical and professional skills, instructor recommendations,...

MCC Teams Triumph at Avnet Tech Games Onsite Competition

Published Thursday, April 16, 2015

MESA, Arizona – April 14, 2014 – Student teams from Mesa Community College swept three of eight categories at the 10th annual Avnet Tech Games Onsite Competition held Saturday, April 11 at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, Arizona. Against more than 200 students in 70 teams from universities and community colleges, MCC won the Solar Scrimmage, Robot Race Obstacle Course and Cisco...

MCC Automotive Program Receives National Accreditation

Published Thursday, March 12, 2015

MESA, Arizona – The automotive training program at Mesa Community College has received accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). MCC’s automotive program has been accredited for Master Certification, the highest level NATEF offers. To achieve this coveted recognition, the school’s...

Humphrey Fellows to Speak on Human Trafficking

Published Tuesday, March 10, 2015

MESA, Arizona -- March 12, 2015 -- Two visiting Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows will make presentations on human trafficking Monday, March 23 at Mesa Community College and Wednesday, March 25 at Scottsdale Community College. Milos Dordevic, senior criminal police investigator with the Ministry of the Interior in Serbia, and Vanessa Fusco Nogueira Simões, a public prosecutor and creator of the first...

Public Invited to MCC Pow Wow

Published Tuesday, March 10, 2015

MESA, Arizona –March 11, 2015 –American Indian dancers, drummers and authentic food are just a few of the highlights of Mesa Community College’s Spring Pow Wow. The event showcases indigenous talent and provides a source of funding for student scholarships. "Our American Indian Institute is looking forward to sharing our culture and rich heritage with members of the community," said Yvonne...

MCC Theatre Presents “Beyond Therapy” Comedy

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015

MESA, Arizona – February 25, 2015 – Mesa Community College’s Theatre & Film Arts Department is presenting Christopher Durang’s comedy, Beyond Therapy, directed by David Vining. The comedy focuses on two Manhattanites who are seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests their patient place a personal ad in the newspaper. Are the two...

MCC Garners Awards at Regional Kennedy Center Theatre Competition

Published Monday, February 23, 2015

MESA, Arizona – February 25, 2015 – Mesa Community College’s Theatre and Film Arts Department and Music Department competed in Region VIII of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in St. George, Utah, on Feb. 10-14 at Dixie State University. The annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival recognizes and celebrates the finest and most diverse work produced in...

Ten East Valley Students Named to All-Ariz. Academic Team

Published Friday, February 13, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Mesa Community College (MCC), Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) and Scottsdale Community College (SCC) will honor 10 high-achieving students who have been named to the All-Arizona Academic Team during an awards luncheon on Feb. 18. Seventy-three community college scholars from across the state will participate in the ceremony, which celebrates their...

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