Press Releases

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...

Author and History Expert to Speak

Published Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Eduardo Pagán In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mesa Community College welcomes Eduardo Pagán to the Southern and Dobson Campus on Sept. 24. Pagán is a co-host of History Detectives on PBS, an ASU history professor and author of several books. Pagán’s books include Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A.; Historic Photos of Phoenix; and Remembering...

EMT Program Offers High Returns

Published Friday, August 23, 2013

Fire Science Online Ranks ProgramsEMT Program Fire Science Online, a resource for fire science and first responder education and career information, has identified the 80 EMT degree programs that offer the highest returns on investment. The list recognizes the colleges and universities across the country with significantly lower than average tuition rates in states where firefighters are paid...

Lucas Bodine, New ASMCC President

Published Monday, August 19, 2013

Lucas Bodine Mesa Community College student Lucas Bodine will serve as the 2013-14 President for the Associated Students of Mesa Community College.  ASMCC works to advance the needs and interest of all students by promoting and maintaining a democratic form of student government by uniting students, faculty, staff and administration. Lucas comes from a family with strong ties to MCC. His...

MCC Ranked Top Fire Science College

Published Friday, August 16, 2013

Fire Science Online Identifies Fire Science Programs With Highest ROIFire Science Program Fire Science Online, a resource for fire science education and career information, has identified MCC as one of the 90 fire science degree programs that offer the highest returns on investment. The list recognizes the colleges and universities across the country with significantly lower-than-average tuition...

MCC Campuses Offers Late-Start Classes

Published Thursday, August 15, 2013

One-Stop Area for Enrollment Services MCC Student Mesa Community College’s Southern and Dobson Campus will offer special Saturday enrollment hours on August 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sixteen-week courses begin Saturday, August 17, 2013 and end Friday, December 13, 2013. Recent remodeling of the Kirk Student Center enables students to visit a one-stop area inside the center that contains all...

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