Press Releases

Mesa Community College Accelerated Learning Program Helps Students Advance Writing Skills

Published Monday, February 11, 2013

Mesa Community College’s English Department is providing students, who may need a little extra assistance in writing, an opportunity to advance their skills through a new Accelerated Learning Program (ALP). In Fall 2012, MCC began the pilot program to help developmental writing students succeed in First-Year Composition (ENG101) courses. Upon acceptance at MCC, students take various placement...

Mesa Community College to Host NASA Destination Station: Experiences in Orbit

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Mesa Community College will host NASA’s Destination Station: Experiences in Orbit during two events later this month where Astronauts Suni Williams and Cady Coleman will share their experiences about their time spent on the International Space Station (ISS). The ISS is an internationally-developed research facility located in Earth’s lower orbit. It is the largest space station ever constructed...

MCC Students Named to All AZ Team

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Mesa Community College will honor four high-achieving MCC students who have been named to the All-Arizona Academic Team competition on Feb. 20 at the Mesa Hilton.   Community college scholars from all over the state will participate in the ceremony, which celebrates the outstanding academic achievements and distinguished leadership skills of the students. The competition qualifies students for...

Tempe Businesses Employ Design Grads

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013

MCC graduate Nicole Schmidt Choosing a career isn’t easy, but for Mesa Community College graduates Erin Versaevel and Nicole Schmidt, the path was made a little easier with the college’s Career and Technical Education options. MCC’s CTE offers one- to two-year programs that provide students with the academic and technical training needed to obtain a job, industry-recognized credentials,...

Mesa Community College Hosting SciTech Events

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013

In recognition of Career and Technical Education (CTE) MonthTM Mesa Community College (MCC) will host a myriad of events showcasing CTE and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers during the Arizona SciTech Festival in February. CTE programs provide students a pathway to educational opportunities and the skills needed for lifelong career advancement in STEM areas. These...

Faculty Spotlight: Glenn Bennett, Director of Choral Activities, Red Mountain Campus

Published Thursday, January 24, 2013

Choral Director Glenn Bennett directs the choir. Thanks to the dedicated efforts of Glenn Bennett, the thriving music program at Mesa Community College’s Red Mountain Campus brings the joy of music to students and local residents in the East Mesa area. Bennett, who created the program from the ground up, said he is pleased with the growth the program has experienced in the past six years....

Walk United on February 9th at Mesa Community College

Published Tuesday, January 22, 2013

PLEASE NOTEThe Walk United Event at Mesa Community College scheduled for February 9, 2013 has been postponed due to weather. MCC plans to reschedule the event for fall. Mesa United Way will refund all...

Early Bird Registration Deadline Fast Approaching For Mesa Community College Walk United Event

Published Tuesday, January 15, 2013

PLEASE NOTE: The Walk United Event at Mesa Community College scheduled for February 9, 2013 has been postponed due to weather. MCC plans to reschedule the event for fall. Mesa United Way will refund all registration fees. Thank you for your support and we hope you will participate in the walk this fall.  For many of our community...

Mesa Community College Dental Hygiene Students Seeking Patients

Published Monday, January 14, 2013

Mesa Community College’s Dental Hygiene program is currently 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 patients and the Class of 2013 is looking for patients who meet these criteria to assist in their education this semester. If you are suffering from periodontal disease...

The Caucasian Chalk Circle to be Staged at MCC’s Theatre Outback

Published Monday, January 7, 2013

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, a play written by the famous German author Bertolt Brecht and directed by Arizona favorite, David Vining will take the stage at Mesa Community College’s Theatre Outback with a performance run January 25, 26, 31, and February 1 at 7:30 pm. Matinee performances will be held January 26 and February 2 at 2:00 pm. The Caucasian Chalk Circle takes its main storyline from...

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