Press Releases

MCC Automotive Service Program maintains highest level of national accreditation

Published Friday, September 11, 2020

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 14, 2020 -- The Mesa Community College Automotive Service program maintains its Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation, the highest level of program accreditation the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). This accreditation is valid through Feb. 1, 2025. To achieve this coveted recognition, the college’s automotive service program underwent...

Students named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Published Friday, September 11, 2020

MESA, Arizona -- September 15, 2020 -- Two Mesa Community College students are among the 207 Phi Theta Kappa members nationwide to be named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars. Selected from nearly 700 applicants, Michael Wilde and Courtney Curran each receive a $1,000 scholarship to help them continMichael Wilde ue their studies. The scholarship program helps new Phi Theta Kappa Honor...

Food, hygiene products and school supplies help students focus on education

Published Wednesday, September 9, 2020

MESA, Arizona -- September 9, 2020 -- Mesa Community College students are receiving food boxes, personal hygiene items and bags of school supplies through a drive-thru version of the college’s food pantry, the Mesa Market. MCC students may schedule curbside pickups twice a week at both the Southern and Dobson and Red Mountain Campuses. The fall 2020 Mesa Market is possible because of the...

Dental Hygiene students offer free dental services

Published Thursday, September 3, 2020

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 3, 2020 -- Mesa Community College Dental Hygiene students seek individuals for complimentary oral health screenings on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, 5855 E. Still Circle in Mesa. Appointments are available at 9 and 10:30 a.m. and noon and may be made by calling 480-248-8195. Ideal screening candidates are individuals who have...

MCC and Family Involvement Center launch a new program bolstering support for families in crisis while building careers 

Published Friday, August 28, 2020

MESA, Arizona — Aug. 28, 2020 — Family Involvement Center (FIC) and the Mesa Community College Social Work Program collaborate to provide education, training and careers for parents with life experiences interacting with child-serving systems. The program places an emphasis on parents who are in recovery from opioid use or addiction. The Parent Peer Support Social Work Scholarship Stipend...

AppleCare technician training now available in the East Valley

Published Thursday, August 20, 2020

The first for-credit courses in Arizona. MESA, Arizona -- August 21, 2020 --- Mesa Community College is the first college in Arizona offering the AppleCare Technician certificate program, training students to provide IT support for Apple products. The two eight-week evening AppleCare courses incorporate curriculum from Apple’s Learning Tracks for Macs and iPhones and may be completed in one...

MCC Child Development Lab excels in online learning environment

Published Thursday, August 20, 2020

Students engaged with others by individually sharing like they would during an in-person class. MESA, Arizona -- Aug. 20, 2020 -- The Mesa Community College Evelyn H. Warren Child Development Lab (CDL) sets a new standard in virtual early childhood teaching and learning. The lab school is an accredited program through the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Providing...

Endangered fish from MCC replenish wild populations

Published Wednesday, August 19, 2020

MESA, Arizona -- Aug. 19, 2020 -- The endangered, native Gila Topminnows at the Mesa Community College Red Mountain Campus support the recovery of their species. The population in the college’s cienega reached a level healthy enough to serve as a source to stock other bodies of water throughout the state. On August 17 the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) relocated 100 Topminnows to Pima...

MCC receives a Gold Healthy Arizona Worksites Award

Published Tuesday, July 28, 2020

MESA, Arizona — July 28, 2020 — Mesa Community College receives a Gold Level Healthy Arizona Worksites Award in recognition of its employee wellness efforts. To achieve this recognition, MCC was evaluated based on how it tracked and documented outcomes and behavioral changes. According to the HAWP website, “Gold level programs have demonstrated institutional support and have integrated worksite...

MCC serves as COVID-19 drive-thru testing site

Published Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Notice Visit embryhealth.com to schedule a testing day and time. The phone number for Embry Women's Health is 480-376-2170. MESA, Arizona -- July 1, 2020 – Mesa Community College serves as a location for drive-thru COVID-19 testing in alignment with Governor Ducey’s enhanced COVID-19 Action Plan (6/17/20). Embry Women’s Health, a local testing provider, along with the Arizona National Guard...

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