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Raising giant freshwater prawns in the desert

Published Monday, December 11, 2017

Mesa Community College students experiment with aquaponics systems, raise prawns in the desert MESA, Arizona -- Dec. 11, 2017 — Mesa Community College students are working diligently to raise giant freshwater prawns (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in several carefully constructed aquaponic systems in the college’s Center for Urban Agriculture. This research project provides MCC’s...

MCC partners with Subaru of America

Published Thursday, December 7, 2017

Subaru-U integrated into MCC Automotive Performance Program MESA, Arizona – Dec. 7, 2017 – Mesa Community College partners with Subaru of America to train the next generation of Subaru technicians. Unlike most original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) education programs, Subaru-U is designed to create partnerships between Subaru of America, the retailer and high performing NATEF/AYES-accredited...

Best Value Schools ranks MCC No. 13 in U.S.

Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Best Value Schools ranked Mesa Community College No. 1 in Arizona and No. 13 in the U.S. The ranking included one community college from each state. The ranking considered number of degrees offered, retention rate, graduation rate, and total annual cost. # # #  Contact Dawn Zimmer, 480-461-7892, dawn.zimmer@mesacc.edu Mesa Community College is nationally...

MCC EMS-Paramedic Program expands to train more students, meet workforce needs

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017

MESA, Arizona – Nov. 1, 2017 -- Mesa Community College invests in new equipment and enhances learning space of its acclaimed Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Program for the spring semester, starting Jan. 13, 2018. In response to high and increasing demand for paramedics, MCC offers both an Associate Degree of Applied Science and a Certificate of Completion Programs in Paramedicine. Upon...

MCC ranked No. 5 for online Assoc. in Organizational Leadership

Published Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Mesa Community College's Organizational Management program ranked No. 5 in GreatValueColleges.net's 10 Great Value Colleges for an Online Associate's in Organizational Leadership 2018.  Click here to learn more about this GreatValueColleges.net ranking program.  # # #  Contact Dawn Zimmer (480) 461-7892 Dawn.Zimmer@mesacc.edu Mesa Community College is...

MCC Adds France and Italy to Study Abroad Programs

Published Monday, October 30, 2017

MESA, Ariz. – Oct. 30, 2017 – Mesa Community College has two new Study Abroad programs offering students and community members an affordable option to study in Nice, France as well as Florence, Rome and Venice, Italy. Each program features academic study, language immersion and cultural excursions. No previous language knowledge is required. With the new French program,...

Human performance assessments available at MCC

Published Tuesday, October 24, 2017

MESA, Arizona – Oct. 24, 2017 – The Mesa Community College Human Performance Laboratory now offers individual fitness tests for professional athletes, health enthusiasts and others wishing to obtain information about their body’s performance and potential. Available tests include a general fitness assessment to establish baseline values and help track progress in muscular strength and endurance...

MCC Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Student Voter Engagement

Published Friday, October 20, 2017

Mesa, Ariz. - October 20, 2017 — Today, at the first-ever ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates, Mesa Community College received two Best in Class Awards for having the highest and most improved student voting rate within the large campus, two-year institution category. More than 30 awards were announced at...

Community Members Honored with MCC Hall of Fame Awards

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017

MESA, Arizona — Oct. 18, 2017 — Twelve outstanding community members will be welcomed into Mesa Community College’s Hall of Fame during a reception and ceremony hosted by the MCC Alumni Association on November 2 in the MCC Theatre at the Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, 85202). The MCC Hall of Fame honors alumni, community members, and MCC employees whose personal and...

MCC Red Mountain hosts day of TEDx on Inclusion and Accessibility

Published Friday, October 13, 2017

MESA, Ariz. – Oct. 13, 2017 – Mesa Community College presents a day of TED-like talks and presentations on Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Access Arizona: A TEDx event on Inclusion and Accessibility (TEDxMesaCCRedMountain), hosted by MCC Red Mountain (7110 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa) features an incredible lineup of speakers and topics. Local and international guests will share personal experiences,...

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