Press Releases

Students and faculty receive awards and recognition at regional arts festival

Published Thursday, May 4, 2023

MESA, Ariz. -- Mesa Community College students from the disciplines of design, dance and performance both non-musical and musical performing arts competed in the 2023 Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Las Vegas, Nevada this spring. The annual KCACTF recognizes and celebrates the finest and most diverse work produced in university and college theatre, dance...

Social work career building program accepting applications

Published Thursday, April 27, 2023

MESA, Arizona — April 27, 2023 — Family Involvement Center (FIC) and the Mesa Community College Social Work Program are accepting applications for the FIC-MCC Parent Peer Support Social Work Scholarship Stipend Program through May 15, 2023. The program seeks participants who are in recovery from opioid use or addiction wishing to launch a career helping others with similar life experiences....

Public Invited to MCC Pow Wow

Published Tuesday, April 4, 2023

MESA, Arizona – April 4, 2023 – American Indian dancers, drummers, authentic food and crafts are just a few of the highlights of Mesa Community College’s (MCC) Thunderbird Social Pow Wow. The event is hosted by MCC’s Inter-Tribal Student Organization (ISO) and Associated Students of MCC (ASMCC) and will be Saturday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the MCC Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 W....

MCC named a Voter Friendly Campus by national bipartisan organizations

Published Monday, April 3, 2023

MESA, Arizona – March 28, 2023 – Mesa Community College (MCC) is designated a Voter Friendly Campus for 2023-2024 by the Campus Vote Project of the Fair Elections Center, and Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Both are national, nonpartisan organizations based in Washington, D.C. MCC was one of 359 colleges across 39 states and one of only eight colleges in Arizona to earn the...

MCC-hosted Model U.N. Conference expands worldview and global skills of high schoolers

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2023

MESA, Arizona – March 22, 2023 – For the 24th year, Mesa Community College (MCC) recently hosted high schools from across Arizona at the annual Model United Nations Simulation-Sonoran Desert Conference to help students develop their worldview and global decision-making abilities and expand their research, writing and problem-solving skills. The two-day conference was attended by 320 students...

MCC annual book sale to benefit student scholarships

Published Tuesday, March 21, 2023

MESA, Arizona –- March 21, 2023 – Mesa Community College (MCC) hosts its annual book sale in celebration of School Library Month on April 10 - 21 at the MCC Library, Southern and Dobson Campus, 1833 West Southern Avenue, Mesa. Thousands of books, magazines, CDs, DVDs and autographed books will be on sale. The majority of items are priced from $1-$2. Specialty items and book sets range from $3-$...

Mesa high school seniors encouraged to apply for Mesa College Promise program beginning March 1

Published Thursday, February 23, 2023

City of Mesa and MCC praised for the program during visit by First Lady Dr. Jill Biden MESA, Ariz. – Feb. 23, 2023 – Mesa high school students can apply for funds and support services of the Mesa College Promise program March 1 through July 15, 2023. Mesa College Promise is a commitment from the City of Mesa to its residents that all eligible graduating Mesa high school students can attend Mesa...

Mesa Community College students named to All-Arizona Academic Team

Published Tuesday, February 21, 2023

MESA, Arizona – Feb. 21, 2023 – Three academically outstanding Mesa Community College students, Dalia Diaz, Charis Hayward and Shannon Poppell, will receive recognition for their extraordinary accomplishments and distinguished leadership at the 2023 All-Arizona Academic Team Recognition Ceremony from noon-2 p.m. Feb. 22, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tempe. “It is with great pride that MCC honors...

MCC Religious Studies faculty studies urban sustainability abroad 

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2023

MESA, Arizona – Feb. 15, 2023 — Dr. Elizabeth Ursic, Mesa Community College professor of Religious Studies, was selected by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) to study urban sustainability in India as part of a CAORC Faculty Development Seminar. Faculty Development Seminars are fully-funded overseas events allowing administrators and faculty at American community colleges...

Information: First Lady Jill Biden visits MCC, recognizes success of Mesa College Promise

Published Monday, February 13, 2023

First Lady Jill Biden meeting MCC President, Dr. Tammy Robinson with MCC Mesa College Promise scholar observing. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona met with MCC President Dr. Tammy Robinson, City of Mesa Mayor John Giles, and other elected officials and educational administrators, at MCC on Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, to recognize the collaborative success...

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