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MCC Red Mountain Presents Award-Winning Author James Sallis and Folk Band “Three-Legged Dog”

Published Friday, April 8, 2016

An Evening of Poetry, Prose and Song    Award-winning author James Sallis MESA, Arizona — April 8, 2016 — Mesa Community College at Red Mountain is hosting Award-Winning Author James Sallis and folk band “Three Legged Dog” on Friday, April 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Lobby and the RAP Center at MCC’s Red Mountain Campus, 7110 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa. Sallis is the author of...

Four MCC students selected as NASA Aerospace Scholars

Published Tuesday, April 5, 2016

MCC students Stefen Mercado, Kristin Shelledy, Derek Fermaint and Brad Laughlin. MESA, Arizona – April 5, 2016 – Stefen Mercado (Mesa), Kristin Shelledy (Tempe), Brad Laughlin (Tempe) and Derek Fermaint (Chandler) have been selected to participate in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). The five-week scholars...

MCC's Kelly Boyce Hired as Arizona Diamondbacks First Head Female Athletic Trainer

Published Tuesday, March 29, 2016

MESA, Arizona -- March 29, 2016 -- It is always a big deal when a former Mesa Thunderbird has success at this level and earns their way up to the next level or, “The Big Leagues.”  For Kelly Boyce, she has taken the first step towards that big league dream.   Boyce has been hired as the Minor League Athletic Trainer for the Arizona Diamondbacks Rookie League Team. The AZL Diamondbacks consist...

MCC Theatre presents the play Picnic

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016

MESA, Arizona – March 23, 2015 – Mesa Community College (MCC) Theatre & Film Arts Department will present Picnic, April 22, 23, 28 & 29 at 7:30 p.m., and April 23 & 30 at 2 p.m. at the MCC Theatre located on the south side of MCC’s campus (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, 85202). Tickets, ranging from $9 to $12, are available by calling the MCC Box Office at 480-461-7172, online at mesacc...

Public Invited to MCC Powwow

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016

MESA, Arizona – March 23, 2016 – The public is invited to participate in the 2016 MCC Powwow featuring American Indian dancers, drummers, art and cuisine. The Powwow will be held at MCC (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa), near the tennis courts, on Saturday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sponsored by the MCC Inter-Tribal Student Organization the Powwow will showcase indigenous talent and provide a...

Three MCC Students Awarded Coca-Cola Scholarships

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016

2016 Coca-Cola scholars Sean West, Misty Stickney and Jacob Sorenson. MESA, Arizona – March 16, 2016 -- Mesa Community College students Jacob Sorenson, Misty Stickney and Sean West have been named 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholars. The Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team recognizes high achieving two-year college students who demonstrate academic excellence and...

MCC to host 5th Annual Festival of the Arts

Published Monday, March 14, 2016

MESA, Arizona – March 21, 2016 – Mesa Community College’s Annual Festival of the Arts will feature student musicians, poets, storytellers, dancers, and actors on Thursday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus. The event is free and open to the public. "The festival celebrates student talent from multiple artistic disciplines," said organizer and MCC art faculty...

MCC Children’s Center receives highest rating

Published Monday, March 14, 2016

MESA, Arizona – March 14, 2016 – The Children’s Center at Mesa Community College has received the highest rating of five stars from Quality First Arizona – a signature program of First Things First. Quality First Star Ratings are based on assessments of enrolled programs. The criteria include health and safety practices; staff qualifications, teacher-child interactions, learning environments,...

MCC Offers Summer Camps In Music, Theatre, Multimedia and Spanish STEM

Published Friday, March 11, 2016

MCC Professor Peter Pancrazi interacts and entertains during band camp. MESA, Arizona -- March 11, 2016 -- Mesa Community College 2016 summer camps for K–12th students offer free and affordable opportunities to learn and have fun in classes including music, theatre, multimedia and Spanish STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). All camps are held on the college’s Southern and Dobson...

MCC Music and Theatre & Film Arts students bring home awards from Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016

MESA, Arizona – March 9, 2016 – Students from the Mesa Community College Theatre & Film Arts Department and Music Department earned multiple recognitions against rigorous competition during the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) held in Hawaii on February 11-14. Nationally, 550 colleges compete in KCACTF, with approximately 45 competing in Region VIII; 13...

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