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Mesa Community College Hosts Local Author Bruce Nelson

Published Thursday, January 30, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – Mesa Community College (MCC) invites the public to attend a free multimedia presentation by Bruce Nelson, a local storyteller, filmmaker, actor and writer. He will tell a story, On the Porch, at MCC’s Red Mountain Campus (7110 E. McKellips Rd.) on February 7 at 7 p.m. Nelson will share tales of growing up in the then-segregated Washington Park-Escobedo neighborhood of Mesa. Many of...

MCC Music Scene Selected for Festival

Published Tuesday, January 28, 2014

A scene from Mesa Community College’s production of The Producers was selected for inclusion in the Evening of Invited Scenes at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF)  in Los Angeles from Feb. 12 – 15. The KCACTF's Region VIII Governing Board selected this scene as one of 10 to be highlighted on the main stage production, out of approximately 50 that were nominated. Jere...

Dental Hygiene Students Seek Those with Oral Health Needs

Published Monday, January 27, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – Mesa Community College (MCC) Dental Hygiene program seeks patients in need of dental hygiene care to help meet student’s clinical education requirements. Individuals who have not received dental hygiene care in the past three years or more, have been informed they are in need of deep-scale cleaning, or are suffering from puffy or bleeding gums, are encouraged to make an appointment...

Mesa Community College Hosts Lecture from Author Marty Brounstein

Published Friday, January 24, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – Mesa Community College (MCC) Communication and Philosophy & Religious Studies Departments will host a free lecture from author Marty Brounstein on February 5. The lecture will be held at MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa) in the Library Reading Room (LB300) from 2 to 3:30 p.m.  The guest lecturer, Marty Brounstein, a San Mateo, California-based...

National Community College Project Stimulates Moral, Ethical and Civic Engagement

Published Wednesday, January 22, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – The Community College National Center for Community Engagement (CCNCCE), housed at Mesa Community College, received a $270,000 award from the Teagle Foundation to support the development of a three-year project to coordinate service-learning projects at seven of America’s civically engaged community colleges. CCNCCE along with Kapi'olani Community College will lead and administer...

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....

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