Press Releases

MCC wins big at 2017 ariZoni Awards

Published Monday, October 9, 2017

MESA, Ariz. -- Oct. 9, 2017 – Mesa Community College Theatre and Film Arts students earned the college recognition as the most awarded two-year or four-year institution during the 27th annual ariZoni Awards held Sept. 25 at the Tempe Center for the Arts. The ariZoni awards promote the visibility, cooperation and growth of theatre in the Valley and are dedicated to recognizing excellence in...

MCC Life Science Professor Spends Summer Scanning Fish Skeletons for Online Repository

Published Tuesday, October 3, 2017

MESA, Arizona -- Oct. 3, 2017 -- Scanning 33,000 species of fish for an online digital library can take some time. This summer, Mesa Community College life science professor Alex Cheroske traveled to Friday Harbor Laboratories on an island about 60 miles north of Seattle to assist University of Washington professor Adam Summers in his quest to complete computerized tomography (CT) scans of all...

MCC Student Thomas Carlisle Awarded Broadcast Engineering Scholarship

Published Thursday, September 28, 2017

MCC student, Thomas Carlisle Carlisle receives $1,500 Robert Greenberg Scholarship from the Society of Broadcast Engineers MESA, Arizona – Sept. 28, 2017 – Mesa Community College student Thomas Carlisle is the recipient of a $1,500 Robert Greenberg Scholarship from the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), through the Ennes Educational Foundation Trust. The scholarship is awarded to...

MCC Empty Bowls events benefit Paz de Cristo Community Center

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Fighting hunger one bowl at a time MESA, Arizona — Sept. 27 2017 —The community is invited to participate in Mesa Community College’s (MCC) Empty Bowls events at both college campuses in observance of World Food Day. For a $10 donation patrons may select a one-of-a-kind, handcrafted ceramic bowl and receive a modest, yet delicious meal of soup and bread. Wed., Oct. 4 at MCC’s Southern and...

MCC Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Program earns national accreditation

Published Tuesday, September 26, 2017

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 26, 2017 -- Mesa Community College’s Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Program was awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on Sept. 15, 2017. This accreditation, effective through Sept. 30, 2022, was achieved following an onsite review conducted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for...

2017 MCC Fall Arts Season is underway

Published Monday, September 25, 2017

MESA, Arizona -- Sept. 25, 2017 -- Mesa Community College’s Fall 2017 Arts season is underway. Performances and exhibitions feature up-and-coming student artists and renowned craft masters presented in exquisite venues on MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave.). The Performing Arts Center delivers exceptional acoustics and visibility for musical, instrumental and dance...

MCC Dental Hygiene Program recognized for continued support of Give Kids a Smile initiative

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 14, 2017 – Mesa Community College’s Dental Hygiene Program received recognition from the Arizona Dental Foundation for its long-term support Give Kids a Smile initiative.  MCC Dental Hygiene students and faculty have consistently volunteered at GKAS events since 2006, sharing their time and talents to assist children in their community.  “We are committed to the Give Kids...

New Media Lab Experience inspired by English Course

Published Monday, September 11, 2017

Mesa Community College English Course Inspires Creation of the New Media Lab ExperienceAdobe Systems Inc. Contributes MESA, Ariz. – Sept. 12, 2017 – Mesa Community College (MCC) is creating the New Media Lab Experience (NMLE), a collaborative, interdisciplinary resource for students, enhanced with software contributed by Adobe Systems Inc. The NMLE, located at MCC’s Southern...

MCC Student Jesse Roman Receives Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Published Tuesday, September 5, 2017

MESA, Arizona – Sept 6, 2017 – Mesa Community College student Jesse Roman, received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Roman is one of approximately 1,200 American undergraduate students from 354 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the scholarship. The scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural...

MCC Named a Top Community College for Adult Learners

Published Friday, September 1, 2017

MESA, Arizona – September 1, 2017 – Mesa Community College was named a 2017 Best 2-Year College for Adult Learners by Washington Monthly magazine. MCC ranked 20th in the nation based on review of available data; receiving maximum points for ease of transfer and services for adult students, and a near perfect score in flexibility of programs. MCC is aware of the challenges adult learners face...

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