Press Releases

7th Annual Festival of the Arts

Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018

MESA, Arizona – March 20, 2018 – Mesa Community College invites the community to attend the 7th Annual Festival of the Arts in a celebration of student artists, musicians, poets, storytellers, dancers, and theatre performers on Thursday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southern and Dobson Campus. The festival brings numerous MCC departments together, including Art, Music, Dance, Theatre...

MCC celebrates 350th internship to Disney College Program

Published Monday, March 19, 2018

Students may receive up to six college credits from MCC as a Disney College Program intern MESA, Arizona – March 20, 2018 – Mesa Community College, a Distinguished Disney College Program Institution, is pleased to announce its 350th student internship with the Disney College Program. MCC students locally and from around the world have benefited from the internship program since 2001. Any MCC...

Student awards and recognitions at KCACTF Regional Festival

Published Tuesday, March 13, 2018

MESA, Arizona – March 14, 2018 – More than 100 Mesa Community College Music and Theatre & Film Arts students competed alongside participants from 70 colleges in the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), again hosted at MCC, Feb. 13 to 17. The Festival recognizes and celebrates the finest and most diverse work produced by university and college theatre...

Four MCC students named to All-Arizona Academic Team

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Recognized for academic achievement and distinguished leadership MESA, Arizona –  Feb. 28, 2018 -- Four high-achieving Mesa Community College students will be celebrated for their outstanding academic achievements and distinguished leadership at the 2018 All-Arizona Academic Team Recognition Ceremony March 1 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.), at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa, 1011 W. Holmes Ave., Mesa.   The...

Collaborative event focuses on sustainable solutions to student challenges

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018

MESA, Arizona – February 28, 2018 – Mesa Community College (MCC) and the League for Innovation in the Community College co-hosted a “Day for Visionaries and Innovators: Constructing a Blueprint for Radical Transformation” at MCC on February 16. The event is first in a series of forums that will serve as a foundation for a state model. Rufus Glasper, Ph.D., President and CEO, League for...

Affordable Colleges Online Gives Top Rankings to MCC

Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018

1. Affordable Colleges Online ranked Mesa Community College No. 29 out of 50 Most Affordable Online Colleges. Programs were assessed by which schools provided the most programs and financial aid options with lower rates and services necessary for online students, while also keeping tuition and fees at a reasonable level. 2. Affordable Colleges Online ranked Mesa...

Guided Pathways benefit college students, transforms institutions

Published Friday, February 16, 2018

TEMPE, Arizona -- Feb. 16, 2018 – Maricopa County Community College District Foundation (MCCCDF) receives a three-year $325,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation. Grant funds support the development and implementation of a Guided Pathways framework for students, promoting access to and success in the liberal arts. This work represents a collective, institution-wide transformation...

MCC offers summer camps in apps, theatre, multimedia and music

Published Thursday, February 15, 2018

MESA, Arizona -- Feb. 15, 2018 -- Mesa Community College again offers summer camps for students entering K – 12. These affordable and sometimes free camps provide opportunities to have fun while learning about music, theatre and multimedia technologies. All camps are held on MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. Details and registration information is online at ...

MCC offers new Blockchain Technology Certificate Program

Published Monday, February 12, 2018

TEMPE, Arizona ̶ February 12, 2018   ̶Mesa Community College (MCC) announced today they will be offering a Blockchain Technology Certificate of Completion (CCL) beginning Fall 2018, becoming one of the first community colleges in the country to provide a blockchain technology certificate program, preparing students for emerging high-tech careers. “Arizona is at the cutting edge of innovation,...

Registered Nursing Ranks MCC No. 1 in Arizona

Published Monday, February 5, 2018

Registered Nursing ranked Mesa Community College No. 1 in Arizona   Nursing programs were assessed on several factors which represent how well a program supports students towards licensure and beyond. Past and present first time NCLEX-RN “pass-rates” were weighted by year. Programs reviewed include schools that offer an Associate in Nursing (ADN/ASN), BSN, or Direct-Entry MSN Degree. # # # ...

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