Press Releases

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...

MCC Accounting Program receives high ranking

Published Thursday, August 10, 2017

Mesa Community College's Accounting Program is ranked No. 14 in the country by College Choice. Learn more about College Choice and its 2017 ranking program online at # # #  Contact Dawn Zimmer (480) 461-7892 Mesa Community College is nationally recognized for service-learning, career and technical programs, civic...

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties

Published Monday, August 7, 2017

MESA, Arizona – August 8, 2017 – Mesa Community College is hosting solar eclipse viewing parties on both of its campuses from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Aug. 21 . A majority of the activities at MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa) occur in the Clock Tower Courtyard near the center of campus. Guests visiting the MCC at Red Mountain campus (7110 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa...

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...