Press Releases

Open House That Opens Doors Coming Soon

Published Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Mesa Community College will host the “Open House That Opens Doors” on March 27 and March 28. The Open House provides an opportunity to explore the College’s two campuses and a chance to talk to faculty one-on-one about the specific opportunities MCC provides. Those who attend the open house will: Discover more than 180 programs, degrees, and certificates that will prepare students for today’s...

MCC's Devin Oakes Awarded by PTK

Published Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Devin Oakes Mesa Community College Student Devin Oakes is one of twenty Phi Theta Kappa members who have been selected as 2013 Guistwhite Scholarship recipients. Devin will be recognized and invited to a special reception during Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Jose, California, April 4-6. Each year $100,000 in scholarship funds are awarded, with each Guistwhite Scholar receiving a $5,...

Concerts in support of MCC's Performing Arts Center at Mesa Arts Center

Published Monday, March 18, 2013

The Piano Man Meets Captain Squeegee: Concerts in Support of the New Performing Arts Center for MCC at Mesa Arts Center    Flyer for MAC Concert Mesa Community College’s Instrumental Music Department, TAD Management, and Captain Squeegee, are holding concerts at the Mesa Arts Center to support the New Performing Arts Center (PAC), currently under construction at MCC. Join us for a...

Meet and Greet the Animals of the Sonoran Desert

Published Monday, March 11, 2013

In recognition of the Maricopa County Community College District’s 50th Anniversary, Mesa Community College will host a Meet and Greet the Animals of The Sonoran Desert event on Friday, April 5, 2013 from 7-8 pm at the Red Mountain Campus, Saguaro Building (7110 East McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ 85207). Community families are invited to learn about some of the amazing animals of the Sonoran desert...

Mesa Community College Receives Significant Monetary Gift from Special Olympics Arizona

Published Thursday, March 7, 2013

Mesa Community College recently received a $110,000 gift from Special Olympics Arizona to establish an endowment for students with disabilities. This gift will serve as a permanent base of revenue for MCC’s Disability Resource Center, allowing them to expand the number of scholarships offered. In addition, the Center will hire tutors, purchase specialized software for students, provide note...

MCC Students Garner Theatre Awards

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Artists of Promise Students from Mesa Community College’s Theatre & Film Arts Department garnered numerous awards at the MCCCD Artists of Promise Competition held on March 1, at the Theatre Outback. Artists of Promise is an arts competition sponsored by the Maricopa County Community College District and is open to any student from the 10 community colleges within the district. Brianna Taft...

Mesa Community College to Begin Offering 100% Online Degrees and Certificates

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Beginning Summer Semester 2013, Mesa Community College (MCC) will begin offering online degrees and certificates. In Fall 2012, MCC submitted an application to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) seeking approval to offer degree and certificate programs via distance delivery. A site visit was conducted by HLC in October. MCC received formal notification from the HLC Institutional Actions...

Mesa Community College Partners with Local Companies to Provide Needed Training

Published Monday, March 4, 2013

Many companies today are faced with the challenge of finding people who have the skills needed to fill vacant positions. They are also finding it difficult to get the training needed to help prepare their employees for the job. Two local companies, both facing similar circumstances, approached the Mesa Community College Center for Workforce and Community Partnerships and Manufacturing Institute...

Mesa Community College Fashion Merchandising and Design Students Present Red Carpet Rendezvous

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Mesa Community College will present a Red Carpet Rendezvous, on Thursday, April 25, 2013. The annual fashion show will feature work from design students enrolled in MCC’s Fashion Merchandising and Design program, as well as individual collections from participating seniors. The Red Carpet Rendezvous Fashion show will be held at the Fiesta Fountains Reception Hall (1316 S. Longmore, Mesa, AZ...

Mesa Community College Outreach Center Serving More Community Members than Ever

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Mesa Community Outreach Center, housed at the Mesa Community College Downtown Center, provides access to college exploration, career planning, as well as a connection to vital community resources for residents in Mesa and the East Valley. Over the past year, the Mesa Community Outreach Center has seen a significant increase in the number of community members seeking services.  In January,...

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