Press Releases

Combating Food Insecurity and Hunger

Published Monday, October 15, 2018

Education and Action at Mesa Community College MESA, Ariz. – October 15, 2018 – Mesa Community College invites community members to learn about food insecurity and hunger and how to contribute to its eradication. Events are being held at both MCC campuses in October in conjunction with annual Empty Bowls events. Food Box Cooking Competitions feature local chefs ...

International exchange students focus on business, early childhood education and sustainable agriculture

Published Monday, October 8, 2018

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2018 – Mesa Community College is pleased to welcome 12 international exchange students to contribute to our vibrant campus community during the 2018-2019 academic year as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program will provide 146 participants from underserved global communities with a one-year non-degree academic...

Alumnus and spouse establish endowed scholarship

Published Monday, October 1, 2018

Karl and Aurelia Schroeder Scholarship benefits MCC business students MESA, Ariz. – Oct. 1, 2018 – Mesa Community College announces the establishment of the Karl and Aurelia Schroeder Endowed Scholarship to assist MCC students pursuing a degree or certificate in business, with preference to students who are the first in their families to attend college. “Given my personal experience, I am...

MCC students chosen for NASA’s NCAS project

Published Monday, September 24, 2018

Cameron Piotti, will have an on-site experience at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia in Fall 2018. MESA, Ariz. – Sept. 25, 2018 – Ten Mesa Community College students have been selected to participate in this fall’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Three MCC students just completed the summer session of the...

Students earn MCC Service Scholarships

Published Monday, September 24, 2018

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 25, 2018 – Forty Mesa Community College students were named MCC Service Scholars, recognizing their community service and volunteerism, during an Aug. 17 luncheon at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus. Recipients each volunteered a minimum of 100 hours of service during the previous 12 months; collectively providing over 9,400 hours of volunteer service to the community....

MCC Faculty Helps Hungry and Struggling Students

Published Monday, September 24, 2018

MESA, Ariz. – Sept. 24, 2018 -- Mesa Community College Faculty Senate donated $1,000 to the college’s on-campus pantries, assisting hundreds of a growing number of students facing food and living insecurities. MCC Student Life and Leadership (SL&L) is using the funds, which were donated at the end of the Spring 2018 semester, to purchase much needed food and hygiene supplies for the Mesa...

Presenting MCC’s Fall Arts Season

Published Friday, September 21, 2018

Photo by Nick Woodward-Shaw MESA, Arizona -- Sept. 21, 2018 -- Mesa Community College’s Fall 2018 Arts season brings performances and exhibitions that feature up-and-coming student artists and renowned craft masters presented in exquisite venues on MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave.). The Performing Arts Center (PAC) delivers exceptional acoustics and visibility for...

MCC students earn ariZoni awards and honors

Published Thursday, September 20, 2018

MCC Theatre and Film Arts Students (L to R): Lily Gastelum (Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Story Theatre); and, Steven May (Best Sound Design, Eurydice). MESA, Ariz. -- September 20, 2018 – Mesa Community College Theatre and Film Arts Department students earned awards and recognition for their talent at the 28th  annual ariZoni Awards of Theatre Excellence held at the Tempe Center for the...

Council on Undergraduate Research features MCC alumna and faculty

Published Monday, September 17, 2018

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 17, 2018 - The writings of two Mesa Community College professors and an alumna appear in the Council on Undergraduate Research’s book, Mentoring through Transitions: Voices on the Verge. The publication highlights individuals, programs and institutions succeeding in supporting students at transitional junctures such as when they move from a community college to a four-year...

Life Science Professor Publishes Ant Research 

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018

MESA, Arizona – August 29, 2018 – Mesa Community College life science professor Nicola Plowes is co-author of a research article, Mechanistic Models of Conflict between Ant Colonies and Their Consequences for Territory Scaling, appearing in the August edition of The American Naturalist/University of Chicago Press Journals. The article describes a mathematical model of the behavior of the pavement...

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