Press Releases

MCC offers new Blockchain Technology Certificate Program

Published Monday, February 12, 2018

TEMPE, Arizona -- February 12, 2018   ̶Mesa Community College (MCC) announced today they will be offering a Blockchain Technology Certificate of Completion (CCL) beginning Fall 2018, becoming one of the first community colleges in the country to provide a blockchain technology certificate program, preparing students for emerging high-tech careers. “Arizona is at the cutting edge of innovation,...

Registered Nursing Ranks MCC No. 1 in Arizona

Published Monday, February 5, 2018

Registered Nursing ranked Mesa Community College No. 1 in Arizona   Nursing programs were assessed on several factors which represent how well a program supports students towards licensure and beyond. Past and present first time NCLEX-RN “pass-rates” were weighted by year. Programs reviewed include schools that offer an Associate in Nursing (ADN/ASN), BSN, or Direct-Entry MSN Degree. # # # ...

Encore performance of MCC’s Story Theatre, College readies to host 50th Region VIII KCACTF

Published Thursday, February 1, 2018

MESA, Arizona – Feburary 2, 2018 – Mesa Community College invites the community to enjoy an encore performance of “Story Theatre” on Feb. 8 in preparation for the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF). MCC Theatre and Film Arts students perform “Story Theatre” in the 60-seat MCC Theatre/EXP Studio Theatre at 7 p.m., Feb. 8. Information about the family...

MCC Career and Technical Programs prepare students for industry-relevant careers

Published Thursday, February 1, 2018

MESA, Arizona – February 1, 2018 – Mesa Community College Career and Technical Education Programs provide students of all ages with relevant skills, knowledge and training to qualify for high-wage, high-demand 21st century careers. Harvard University predicts that in 2018, only 33 percent of all jobs will require a four-year degree, and that many desirable jobs will only need an industry...

2018 Spring Arts Season   

Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018

MESA, Arizona – Jan. 17, 2018 – Mesa Community College kicks off the new year with National Theatre film screenings, musicals, theatrical performances, bands, orchestra concerts and a dance showcase. Performances and exhibitions feature up-and-coming student artists and renowned craft masters presented in acclaimed venues on MCC campuses. MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave...

Open House celebrates Career and Technical Education Month

Published Wednesday, January 17, 2018

MESA, Arizona – January 17, 2018 – Mesa Community College hosts an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 2 in celebration of national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. The event takes place at MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. By providing attendees opportunities to learn first-hand how current aspirations and experiences may pave the way to future...

Raising giant freshwater prawns in the desert

Published Monday, December 11, 2017

Mesa Community College students experiment with aquaponics systems, raise prawns in the desert MESA, Arizona -- Dec. 11, 2017 — Mesa Community College students are working diligently to raise giant freshwater prawns (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in several carefully constructed aquaponic systems in the college’s Center for Urban Agriculture. This research project provides MCC’s...

MCC partners with Subaru of America

Published Thursday, December 7, 2017

Subaru-U integrated into MCC Automotive Performance Program MESA, Arizona – Dec. 7, 2017 – Mesa Community College partners with Subaru of America to train the next generation of Subaru technicians. Unlike most original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) education programs, Subaru-U is designed to create partnerships between Subaru of America, the retailer and high performing NATEF/AYES-accredited...

Best Value Schools ranks MCC No. 13 in U.S.

Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Best Value Schools ranked Mesa Community College No. 1 in Arizona and No. 13 in the U.S. The ranking included one community college from each state. The ranking considered number of degrees offered, retention rate, graduation rate, and total annual cost. # # #  Contact Dawn Zimmer, 480-461-7892, dawn.zimmer@mesacc.edu Mesa Community College is nationally...

MCC EMS-Paramedic Program expands to train more students, meet workforce needs

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017

MESA, Arizona – Nov. 1, 2017 -- Mesa Community College invests in new equipment and enhances learning space of its acclaimed Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Program for the spring semester, starting Jan. 13, 2018. In response to high and increasing demand for paramedics, MCC offers both an Associate Degree of Applied Science and a Certificate of Completion Programs in Paramedicine. Upon...

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