Press Releases

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...

MCC Presents "The Producers"

Published Friday, September 20, 2013

A Mel Brooks Comedy Mesa Community College’s Act I Musical Productions presents “The Producers,” opening Oct. 10 at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus. The comedy is produced by SueAnne Lucius, Chair of the Music Department at MCC. The show runs Oct. 10-19 in the Theatre Outback, 1833 W. Southern Avenue in Mesa.  Performances are Oct. 10-12 and 16-18, at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 12 and 19 at 2 p.m....

MCC Receives NSF Grant

Published Wednesday, September 18, 2013

NSF Grant Advances Career and Educational Pathways in Geospatial Technologies Grant funds a collaboration between Mesa Community College and Northern Arizona University NSF logo Mesa Community College has been awarded a $448,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support career and educational pathways in geospatial technologies. The project period is from 9/1/13 to...

Adventure Found at Red Mountain Campus

Published Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Hikers at Mt. Kimball in Tucson In today’s technology-obsessed world, there’s a group of students who like to put aside their electronic devices and hit the trail in search of fellowship and adventure. They’ve hiked to waterfalls at Fossil Springs, backpacked in the Grand Canyon and made it up Mount Whitney in California. Members of the Adventure Association at Mesa Community College’s Red...

MCC Awarded Military Friendly Designation

Published Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Military Friendly School 2014 Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Mesa Community College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service...

MCC Dental Hygiene Program Seeks Patients

Published Friday, September 6, 2013

MCC Dental Hygiene Program Mesa Community College's dental hygiene program is looking for patients who have not received dental hygiene care in the past three years or longer. Requirements of the students’ clinical education call for challenging cases. The program is seeking people who have been diagnosed with periodontal disease and have never been treated as well as people suffering other...

Children's Play at MCC Theatre

Published Wednesday, September 4, 2013

East of the Sun and West of the Moon The Theatre & Film Arts Department at Mesa Community College is presenting a play for young audiences, East of the Sun and West of the Moon, written by Nancy Willard and directed by Matthew Allen, on September 26 and 27 at 7 pm and September 28 at 2 pm, at the Theatre Outback, located on the south side of the MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus in Mesa....

MCC Joins in Efforts to Assist Paz de Cristo

Published Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Empty Bowls Event It may take a village to raise a child, but sometimes it takes a village to sustain the village itself. Such was the case when a fire broke out at Paz de Cristo Community Center this past spring, rendering the center’s kitchen unusable.  The center, which serves about 200 meals to those in need in the East Valley each night, was unsure how it would continue its mission to help...

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