Press Releases

Mesa Community College Dental Hygiene Students Need Patients

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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 Dining Room Takes the Stage at MCC’s Theatre Outback

Published Monday, September 10, 2012

Paul (David Nelson) and Margery (Katherine Anne Abruzzese) star the Dining Room A.R. Gurney’s heartwarming, compassionate play, The Dining Room, takes the stage at Mesa Community College’s Theatre Outback in the EXP Theatre later this month. A preview performance will take place on Wednesday, September 26 at 7:30 pm with regularly scheduled performances on September 27 & 28 at 7:30 pm and a...

Mesa Community College Children’s Center Receives Five Year NAEYC Accreditation

Published Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Mesa Community College Children’s Center was recently granted a five-year accreditation from The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. The new term began on August 28, 2012 and is valid until December 1, 2017. The NAEYC recognized and congratulated the administration, teaching staff and...

Mesa Community College Offers Paramedics Option to Become Registered Nurses Through Bridge Program

Published Thursday, September 6, 2012

Paramedic to RN Graduate, Kristen Minnick Many paramedics have the background and experience necessary to become a nurse.  Some are choosing to expand their education by enrolling in the Paramedic to Registered Nurse (RN) Bridge Program at Mesa Community College. This tailored program allows paramedics to fast-track their education to become qualified as an RN in two to three additional...

MCC Breaks Ground for New Performing Arts Center and Art Gallery

Published Friday, August 31, 2012

Shoveling for the Groundbreaking On August 16, MCC broke ground for a new Performing Arts Center and Art Gallery at the former Harkins Theatre Complex on Longmore Street in Mesa. Administrators from the College, Maricopa County Community College Administrators and Governing Board Members, along with City of Mesa officials participated in the ceremonies and spoke about the importance of the new...

MCC Education Studies Dept. Awarded Grant

Published Friday, August 17, 2012

Simple K12: Teacher Learning Community Mesa Community College’s Education Studies Department has been awarded a grant from SimpleK12, an online teacher professional development community. The grant will provide one year's free access to SimpleK12 Teacher Learning Community online resources to MCC faculty, past and present MCC Education Studies students, and eligible educators from partner school...

Andrew Kuhn, New President for ASMCC

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012

Andrew Kuhn Andrew Kuhn, a third year student majoring in Organizational Management at Mesa Community College, will serve as the 2012-2013 President for the Associated Students of Mesa Community College (ASMCC).  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...

LeaderShape Program Changes Lives

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Hands Passing Ball When Shelby Prockish first heard about “LeaderShape” in his psychology class at Mesa Community College, he was intrigued.  After further inquiry, he was told by others who had experienced it that it was a fantastic experience, but inexplicable, unless you had been through it yourself.  This REALLY peaked his interest, so he enrolled in the 6-day LeaderShape Program to find out...

Patrick J. Burkhart Named New Provost at MCC Red Mountain Campus

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Patrick Burkhart Mesa Community College announced today Mr. Patrick Burkhart has been hired to serve as MCC’s new Provost for the Red Mountain Campus and Downtown Center beginning July 23, 2012. Dr. Shouan Pan, President of MCC commented, “Mr. Burkhart brings to MCC an impressive combination of senior-level leadership and management experience in higher education, county government, and private...

Important Bird Area Project Provides Learning Opportunity for MCC Students

Published Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Important Bird Areas Mesa Community College students enrolled in the Geographic Information Systems program are gaining real world experience through internships with Audubon Arizona. This unique partnership began in fall 2008, when Tice Supplee, Director of Bird Conservation at Audubon Arizona, approached Karen Blevins, a Geography Faculty member at MCC, about the possibility of expanding GIS...

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