Press Releases

MCC Students Honored at American Indian Academic and Artisan's Conference

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014

MESA, Ariz. –  Mesa Community College recently hosted the annual American Indian Academic and Artisan’s Conference, showcasing artwork and academic papers by talented American Indian students and artists. The event was a collaborative effort between the MCC English Department and American Indian Institute. The awards were administered by a group of private donors and the MCC English...

MCC Teams Win at Avnet Tech Games

Published Thursday, April 24, 2014

Mesa Community College walked away with two team championships at the Avnet Tech Games Competition recently. Bruce Carlton, MCC computer science faculty, sponsored the teams, which included: MCC Robot Team at Avnet Tech Games Robot Race Obstacle Course Team: Spencer Hall, Federico Ortega, Richard Dale.  Each student won a $1,000 scholarship.  MCC Solar Team...

MCC Creative Writing Competition Winners

Published Thursday, April 24, 2014

2014 Creative Writing Winners Congratulations to the Spring 2014 MCC Creative Writing Competition student winners. A total of $5,000 in cash scholarships were presented for work in three categories. The competition is one of the nation's largest competitions for a community college.Poetry: 1st place: Amber Walkowiak 2nd place: William Rose 3rd place: Bill Alewyn Honorable...

Top Honor for Theatre & Film Arts Student

Published Monday, April 21, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – Mesa Community College’s Theatre & Film Arts Department student Jessica Thompson won the top design award in her field at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), held at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., this past Saturday, April 19.   Thompson, a Desert Vista High School graduate (Awautukee, Ariz.), was honored, April 19  for her Theatre Sound...

MCC to Host Annual Fashion Show "Hanging by a Thread"

Published Friday, April 11, 2014

Mesa Community College to Host Annual Fashion Show “Hanging by a Thread” MESA, Ariz. – Mesa Community College’s Fashion Merchandising and Design Department will host its annual fashion show, “Hanging by a Thread,” to showcase students’ original designs and build a scholarship fund for future students. All proceeds will be used to grant scholarships to qualified MCC Fashion...

Eligibility Changes for MCC President’s Honors Scholarship

Published Friday, April 11, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – Beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year, The Mesa Community College (MCC) President’s Honors Scholarship will be available to students who graduate in the top 20 percent of their high school class or complete high school with a GPA of 3.0 or above, successfully test into MCC’s Honors Program, and enroll at MCC within two academic semesters following high school graduation. The...

Governor Appoints MCC President to State Cmsn.

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014

MESA, Ariz. -- Gov. Jan Brewer appointed, and the Senate approved, Mesa Community College President Dr. Shouan Pan to serve on the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education (ACPE). Dr. Pan will serve a four-year term representing a community college district with a population of more than 500,000 people. “Dr. Pan’s leadership and experience at Mesa as well as community colleges across the...

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Screening at MCC

Published Monday, April 7, 2014

MESA, Ariz. –– To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington, and to introduce four documentaries with riveting new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America , the Mesa Community College (MCC) Library will offer a screening and discussion centered around the documentary Slavery by Another Name at its Southern and Dobson location (1833 W. Southern Ave...

Acclaimed Play at MCC Theatre

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dead Man's Cell Phone play Mesa Community College’s Theatre and Film Arts Department presents Sarah Ruhl’s acclaimed contemporary play, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, with performances April 18, 19, 24, and 25 at 7:30 p.m. and April 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. at the MCC Theatre. The play is an amazing odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about mortality, redemption, and the need to...

MCC's 2014 Family Fun Fair

Published Tuesday, April 1, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – The general public is invited to attend a free Family Fun Fair event on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. at Mesa Community College (MCC). The event, put together to celebrate National Association for the Education of Young Children’s annual Week of the Young Child, is a free event for families with young children. The fair will be hosted by Mesa Community College...

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