Press Releases

MCC Receives Grant to Build Capacity to Serve the Advanced Manufacturing Industry

Published Tuesday, January 14, 2014

For Release: January 15, 2014 Contacts: Dawn Zimmer, 480-461-7892, dawn.zimmer@mesacc.edu                    Sally Mesarosh, 602-618-5730, sally.mesarosh@mesacc.edu  MESA, Ariz. – The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) of Mesa Community College, received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration to provide...

Name Change, New Signage for MCC Theatre

Published Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Mesa Community College's Theatre and Film Arts Department kicks off spring semester with a fresh coat of paint, a new name and new signage. Formerly the Theatre Outback, the theatre is now named the MCC Theatre.  The Theatre Outback, which originally opened in 1978, derived its name from the lack of buildings on the southern part of the campus at that time, making the area “out back” in regard...

"Deadhead" Volunteers Needed in Rose Garden

Published Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Rose Garden Volunteer Where can you see roses bloom in the desert? The Rose Garden at Mesa Community College proudly showcases more than 9,000 rose bushes of over 300 varieties. To prepare for the next blooming cycle in mid-March, the Rose Garden is looking for volunteers eager to contribute their gardening skills to the largest rose garden in the southwestern United States. Volunteers are...

Human Trafficking Week

Published Monday, December 2, 2013

The perils of human trafficking, widely reported in the news media and portrayed in popular culture in movies such as Taken, will be brought home the week of December 2, 2013 when the tales and perspectives of victims, rescuers and experts are featured through public forums and a documentary cosponsored by Mesa Community College (MCC). MCC’s Human Trafficking Awareness Week will include...

Holiday Entertainment at MCC

Published Monday, November 25, 2013

Holiday Entertainment at MCC Treat your family and friends to holiday entertainment at Mesa Community College. Many of the proceeds go toward scholarships for students. Offerings are varied and include: Broadway Bound! An Evening of Broadway's Greatest Hits Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. MCC Music Building, Southern and Dobson, MU3 Scholarship FundraiserTickets: www....

Songs of the Season Concert by MCC Choirs

Published Monday, November 18, 2013

Songs of the Season choir The Music Program at Mesa Community College invites the public to an evening of festive entertainment at MCC’s Red Mountain Campus in East Mesa. Various choirs from the choral department at Red Mountain will perform under the direction of Choral Director Glenn Bennett. A percentage of the proceeds go to MCC music scholarships. In addition to the concert, attendees will...

Grand Opening of New Veteran Center at MCC

Published Thursday, October 31, 2013

New Veteran Center at MCC Mesa Community College will host a celebration honoring veterans at the Grand Opening of MCC’s new Veteran Center for Student Success on Friday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. This free event takes place on MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus and is open to the public. RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/7Vetcenter     The celebration includes a Veteran Community Resource Fair and a...

Hit Comedy to Play at MCC Theatre Outback

Published Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Boeing, Boeing Cast Mesa Community College’s Theatre and Film Arts Department is presenting the smash hit, French comic farce, Boeing Boeing, with performances Nov. 22, 23, and Dec. 5, 6, at 7:30 p.m. Matinees are held on Nov. 23 and Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. All shows are at the Theatre Outback, located on the south side of MCC’s Main Campus at Southern and Dobson Roads in Mesa. Tickets are $10 for...

MCC Theatre Program Tours Mesa Schools

Published Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Mesa Community College’s Theatre and Film Arts Department will be touring a young audience’s production of East of the Sun and West of the Moon to nine Mesa Public Schools elementary schools from Oct. 18 through Nov. 15. East of the Sun and West of the Moon is based upon a Norwegian folktale and was written and adapted for the stage by Nancy Willard. The MCC production is completely designed by...

Children’s Center Receives Grant

Published Friday, October 4, 2013

Children's Center playground Allows student parents to focus on education The Children’s Center at Mesa Community College is pleased to announce the awarding of the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Grant for another four years.  This grant is designed to assist Pell Recipient student parents in completing their degree at community colleges and universities by providing onsite...

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