Press Releases

MCC Students Take Home Top Awards in National Literary Competition

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017

MESA, Ariz. – August 2, 2017 – Two Mesa Community College students, Jaime Faulkner and Maja Zmyslowski, took home two of the top four awards at a national literary competition sponsored by the League of Innovation, a consortium of community colleges across the nation. This year, the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) was the host institution. The first place winners from the...

MCC ranked a best online college in Arizona

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Online College Plan ranked Mesa Community College in Top 20 Best Online Colleges in Arizona. Additional information about MCC’s ranking and the methodology used by Online College Plan may be found at this link.

Mesa Community College Offers Red Hat Academy!

Published Tuesday, July 18, 2017

 MESA, Arizona -- July 18, 2017 – Beginning with this fall 2017 semester, Mesa Community College is offering the Red Hat Academy to help prepare students to take the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam and become a Linux professional in demand by business and industry. No pre-requisites are required for the two consecutive Red Hat courses, which feature hands-on, task-based activities...

Sonoran International Rose Trials at Mesa Community College

Published Tuesday, July 11, 2017

MESA, Arizona – July 12, 2017 – The Rose Garden at Mesa Community College, the largest rose garden in the desert southwest, is one of only two locations in the United States selected to sponsor an international rose trial. “We are pleased The Rose Garden at Mesa Community College will be the site of the Sonoran International Rose Trials,” said Jared Langkilde, MCC Executive Director of...

High demand leads to additional app development class at MCC

Published Thursday, July 6, 2017

MESA, Ariz. – July 6, 2017 -- One of the first Apple iOS app development courses being offered at Mesa Community College filled quickly, prompting the addition of an evening class. "We added a Wednesday evening app development class using Swift/Xcode and Swift Playgrounds to the fall schedule to accommodate the outpouring of working professionals who expressed interest but could not attend...

MCC receives top national rankings in multiple categories

Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Mesa Community College has been identified as one of the best schools in the U.S. in 2017, due to its increased excellence in online learning paired with its traditional learning platforms, by The Community for Accredited Online Schools ( MCC’s rankings by for 2017 follow. Please visit the links for additional details on the methodology...

MCC Recognized for Online Learning Excellence

Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Four Mesa Community College programs received 2017 top rankings from Affordable Colleges Online: Business Management, Computer Science, Marketing and Web Development.  Additional information about MCC’s rankings and Affordable Colleges Online methodology may be found at the links below.  No. 1 on list of Best Online Business Management Degree programs   No. 1 on list of Best Online...

MCC Associate in Network Administration Program ranked #3 in country

Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Mesa Community College's Associate in Network Administration Program is ranked No. 3 in country for 2017 according to 2017 rankings reflect the most recent data compiled from IPEDS and the College Navigator, both of which are hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics. # # #  Media Contact Dawn Zimmer,,...

East Valley philanthropist and an honors student speak at graduation

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017

MESA, Arizona -- May 10, 2017 -- Mesa Community College (MCC) selected two speakers to address the crowd for the May 12 commencement at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus. The keynote speaker is MCC alumna Jennifer Duff, president of Jef International, Inc. and Lobina Lures. The Class Honors Speaker is Hannah Somerville from MCC’s Red Mountain Campus. Jennifer Duff, MCC alumna, entrepreneur and...

MCC recognizes accomplishments of more than 2,300 graduates

Published Friday, May 5, 2017

MESA, Arizona – May 5, 2017 – On May 12, Mesa Community College (MCC) will recognize the accomplishments of 2,348 graduates by issuing 4,553 degrees and certificates for the 2016-17 academic year at a commencement ceremony in the courtyard of MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus. Donning blue caps and gowns, 592 graduates will participate in the ceremony, beginning with the processional at 7:15 p.m...