Press Releases

Mesa Community College Welcomes International Exchange Students

Published Tuesday, September 12, 2023

MESA, Ariz. -- September 12, 2023 – Mesa Community College (MCC) welcomes international exchange students participating in the U.S. Department of State’s Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. Fourteen students from Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey arrived at Mesa Community College in July to study in a certificate degree program...

Pandemic-learned lesson guides change, improves student success; MCC closes the digital divide for students with technology needs

Published Monday, September 11, 2023

MCC President, Dr. Tammy Robinson, greets iBelong student during iPad checkout event. MESA, Ariz. – Sept. 11, 2023 – Mesa Community College (MCC) dismantled structural barriers and increased student success with the launch of the iBelong Student Success Initiative, a common platform for teaching and learning using an iPad Bundle consisting of an iPad, keyboard and Apple Pencil. The...

Local group promotes lifelong learning through classes, events and fellowship

Published Tuesday, September 5, 2023

New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning invites active seniors to join organization. MESA, Ariz. – Sept 5, 2023 – New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning (NFLL), a Mesa Community College non-credit community education program for active seniors, hosts Lifelong Learning 101, a free drop-in event showcasing fall, peer-led classes and activities. The event is from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 9 in the...

MCC dental hygiene students offer free dental screenings

Published Thursday, August 31, 2023

MESA, Arizona –- Aug. 31, 2023 -- Mesa Community College dental hygiene students will offer complimentary oral health screenings to qualified individuals Sept. 9 at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH), 5855 E. Still Circle in Mesa. Appointments are available at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and may be made by calling 480-248-8195. Time slots are on a first come, first serve basis...

MCC Educators Rising student club members attend national conference, earn first place honors, take active roles at event

Published Tuesday, August 29, 2023

MCC Educators Rising Club members: Caitlin McLeroy, Sariah Chabarria, Torri Tsosie, Tawn Hauptli (faculty), Yarely Tapia, Rachel Horvat and Estrella Magallon. Not pictured, club member, Taryn Willis. Mesa, Arizona – August 29, 2023 – Four members of the Mesa Community College (MCC) Educators Rising (EdRising) Club captured first place awards in several competitions at the 2023 EdRising...

Mesa Community College recognizes three 2023 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty

Published Monday, August 21, 2023

MESA, Ariz. – August 22, 2023 – Mesa Community College selects Pamela Lizardi, Minh Nghiem and Jorge Pierce as recipients of its 2023 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award. “Meaningful instruction occurs best when students feel connected and included, whether in the classroom or on a virtual platform,” said MCC President Tammy Robinson, Ed.D. “These outstanding educators promote...

Music Theatre faculty receives recognition for contributions to choral music

Published Monday, August 14, 2023

MESA, Ariz. – Aug. 14, 2023 – Darin Shryock, Mesa Community College Music Theatre program director and Music director, received a lifetime achievement award from the Arizona Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association (AzACDA) at its June conference. The award honors choral directors who have made outstanding contributions to choral music in the state and exemplify distinguished service...

MCC Theatre and Film Arts Announces 2023-2024 Season

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2023

MESA, Arizona – July 19, 2023 – The Mesa Community College (MCC) Theatre & Film Arts Department proudly presents its 2023-2024 mainstage season full of comedy, drama and tragedy. “Tickets are now on sale and season passes are available,” said Mace Archer, MCC faculty and co-director of the Theatre & Film Arts department. “Theatre patrons will be able to enjoy all four shows for the price...

MCC Construction Trades program adds plumbing, masonry and solar classes

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2023

MESA, Arizona - July 12, 2023 –The Construction Trades program at Mesa Community College (MCC) will offer new certificate programs beginning with the Fall 2023 semester. Plumbing courses will be offered in Fall 2023, HVACr courses in Spring 2024 and masonry and solar classes will be available in Summer 2024 at the Southern and Dobson Campus. “We’re implementing the construction trades programs...

Mesa College Promise program receives $10,000 gift from Sundt Construction 

Published Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Mark Woehl, MCC faculty; David Cain, MCC program director; Chad Buck, Sundt district manager; Lily Hernandez, MCC student; Dr. Tammy Robinson, MCC president; Travis McCarthy, Sundt district manager; John Giles, City of Mesa mayor; Matt Meaker, Sundt Government Relations vice president and director; Melissa Moreno, Sundt vice president and director of Admin. Talent Development; Sean Ray, Sundt...

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