Press Releases

Perez receives award for dedication to educational equity and excellence

Published Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Lydia Perez, recipient of the 2017 WESTOP Steve Holeman Award. MESA, Arizona –  March 20, 2017 –  Lydia Perez, Mesa Community College TRIO Student Support Services program director, received the Steve Holeman Award during the Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel’s (WESTOP) annual conference held Feb. 26 through March 1 in Monterey, California. Named for...

Four MCC students named to All-Arizona Academic Team

Published Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Recognized for academic achievement and distinguished leadership MESA, Arizona –  March 9, 2017 -- Four high-achieving Mesa Community College students were celebrated for their outstanding academic achievements and distinguished leadership at the 2017 All-Arizona Academic Team Recognition Ceremony being held today, March 9, at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa, 1011 W. Holmes Ave., Mesa...

MCC named a best Arizona college

Published Monday, March 6, 2017

Mesa Community College is ranked among the top 20 Best Community Colleges in Arizona for 2017 by bestcolleges.com.  Click here to review bestcolleges.com's full list of 2017 Best Colleges in Arizona. # # # Media Contact Dawn Zimmer, dawn.zimmer@mesacc.edu, 480-461-7892  Mesa Community College is nationally recognized for service-learning, career and...

Partnership escalates college credential attainment

Published Thursday, March 2, 2017

MESA, Arizona – March 2, 2017 – An enhanced partnership between Mesa Public Schools and Mesa Community College aims to increase attainment of post-secondary credentials. Beginning with the 2017-18 school year, six Mesa high schools will have a full-time MCC college advisor to assist students in preparing for their futures. “We are excited to have the MCC advisors on our high school campuses,”...

Regional theatre competition nets awards and propels theatre student careers

Published Monday, February 27, 2017

Dakota Erickson will represent MCC at the KCACTF National Conference in April. Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) MESA, Arizona -- February 22, 2017 – Mesa Community College was host to over 2,000 attendees at this year’s Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), Feb. 14 through 18. More than 100 MCC Theatre & Film Arts and...

MCC Nursing Program ranked #1 in Arizona

Published Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mesa Community College's nursing program is ranked number one in Arizona according to RegisteredNursing.org. Click here to review the full list of "Best RN Programs in Arizona" by RegisteredNursing.org. # # # Media Contact Dawn Zimmer, dawn.zimmer@mesacc.edu, 480-461-7892 Mesa Community College is nationally recognized for service-learning, career and...

Spring 2017 Arts Season

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Fire and Ice watercolor by MCC faculty Cynthia Peterson-Fimea MESA, Arizona -- Jan. 25, 2017 -- Mesa Community College proudly announces its Spring 2017 Arts season. Performances and exhibitions feature work by up-and-coming student artists as well as renowned master artists. Performances and exhibitions are presented in three state-of-the-art venues on MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W...

MCC Construction Program among best in the nation

Published Friday, January 20, 2017

Mesa Community College's construction management program is ranked among the top 50 in the nation for 2016-2017 according to  Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org)  Click here to review the full list of "Best Construction Management Degree Programs: 2016-2017" by Community for Accredited Online Schools. # # # Media...

Community Learning Day 2017 focuses on pursuit of careers in health care

Published Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Event helps students and families prepare for college MESA, Arizona – December 22, 2016 -- Students, families, and community members are invited to “Community Learning Day” at Mesa Community College (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, 85202) on Saturday, January 14, 2017, to learn how to navigate the road from high school to college. This free half-day workshop, kicking off at 9 a.m., provides...

MCC recognized in top 10 list of online colleges in Arizona

Published Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Mesa Community College is ranked third among the top 10 online colleges in Arizona for 2017 according to Value Colleges (valuecolleges.com). Click here to view the list of the "Top 10 Best Online Colleges in Arizona" prepared by Value Colleges. # # # Media ContactDawn Zimmer, dawn.zimmer@mesacc.edu, 480-461-7892 Mesa Community College is nationally...

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