Press Releases

Archaeology Professor Publishes Cross-Cultural Interaction Model Book

Published Thursday, June 7, 2018

MESA, Arizona – June 7, 2018 – Mesa Community College professor Kirk Costion, Ph.D., is co-editor of a new archaeology book titled Modeling Cross-Cultural Interaction in Ancient Borderlands. The book, published in April, helps researchers graphically demonstrate complex webs of connections among people, landscapes and artifacts. Using the Cross-Cultural Interaction Model (CCIM), archaeologists...

Faculty recognized and rewarded for excellence in teaching

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Michelle Mazzucco, pictured with her class, receives Endowed Teaching Chair Award. MESA, Arizona – May 30, 2018 – Mesa Community College (MCC) recognizes faculty for excellence in teaching and learning with presentations of its first Endowed Teaching Awards. The Endowed Teaching Chair Awards recognize faculty who provide quality instruction and demonstrate engagement in innovative and...

Student wins seed money for business project

Published Thursday, May 17, 2018

MESA, Arizona – May 17, 2018 – Illiana Mata, a Mesa Community College business major and ASU Poder participant, won $5,000 in seed money from the 2018 Cisco Innovation Challenge to help launch her RightWay Technologies project. The Cisco challenge, is designed to empower a generation of global problem solvers to suggest new Internet of Things solutions and technologies. The goal is to connect...

MCC Graduation recognizes accomplishments of more than 2,500 graduates

Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018

MESA, Arizona – May 8, 2018 – Mesa Community College (MCC) will recognize the accomplishments of 2,588 graduates, by issuing 4,616 degrees and certificates for the 2017-18 academic year, during a commencement ceremony at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, May 11, in the courtyard of the Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. The public is invited to the ceremony in which more than 600...

Dr. Carole Drachler Library of Art History grand opening

Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Retired MCC art history professor Dr. Carole Drachler. MESA, Arizona – May 1, 2018 – Mesa Community College invites the public to join in the dedication of the Dr. Carole Drachler Library of Art History. The ceremony and ribbon cutting will be at 6 p.m. on May 3 in the Art Gallery on MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. Retired MCC art history professor, Dr. Carole...

Networking instructor receives leadership award

Published Monday, April 30, 2018

Bob Samson, 2017 Cisco Network Academy Above and Beyond Award recipient MESA, Ariz. – April 30, 2018 – Bob Samson, the program director and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) lead instructor at the Mesa Community College Networking Academy, was recognized with the 2017 Cisco Network Academy Above and Beyond Award. This award recognizes instructors who make a sustainable and positive...

MCC Information Systems Management Program ranked No. 4

Published Friday, April 27, 2018

MESA, Arizona -- April 27, 2018 -- Mesa Community College is ranked No. 4 for best online Associate in Information Systems Management by Bestcolleges.com.  Click here for additional information and the methodology BestColleges.com used to make this determination.                                                             # # # Media contact: Dawn Zimmer, dawn.zimmer@mesacc....

Professors author national article on Japanese Calculation Tablets

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018

MCC mathematic professors David Schultz and Enrico Serpone. MESA, Arizona -- April 19, 2018 – An article on Japanese Calculation Tablets, Sangaku Optimization Problems: An Algebraic Approach, is featured in the March 2018 edition of Mathematics Teacher, published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Authored by Mesa Community College professors David Schultz and Enrico Serpone,...

MCC hosts 13th Annual Fashion Show "Evening in Paris"

Published Monday, April 16, 2018

MESA, Arizona – April 16, 2018 -- Mesa Community College’s 2018 Fashion Show, “Evening in Paris,” will take place in the Navajo Room on the Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, April 19. Ticket prices are $5, $25 for VIP seating, and may be purchased online at mesacc.edu/give-fashion or at the door the evening of the event. All proceeds go to the Maricopa Community Colleges...

Digital Arts students receive awards, recognition

Published Thursday, April 12, 2018

MESA, Arizona -- April 12, 2018 – Five Mesa Community College students received awards for their photography works. Digital arts students Jessica Swofford, Sadera Nye, Mihwa Werle and James Maggio were chosen as finalists from over 12,000 entries in the 38th Annual College Photo Contest, an international competition sponsored by Photographer’s Forum magazine and Fujifilm. Anthony...

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