Press Releases

MCC Student Athletes Set New Record During Service Project

Published Tuesday, October 6, 2015

MESA, Arizona—Oct. 7, 2015—Eleven Mesa Community College (MCC) athletics teams recently took time out of their busy schedules to participate in a service project at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), a non-profit organization based in Mesa which sends volunteer-packed, nutritious meals to 70 countries worldwide. The students packed a total of 275 food boxes in two hours, breaking the previous...

Third Annual Earth Science Day at Mesa Community College

Published Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Free planetarium show and hands-on activities PHOENIX, Ariz. – October 7, 2015 -- The Earth Science Museum (ESM) and Mesa Community College (MCC) Physical Science Department invites the public to a free Earth Science Day at MCC on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at MCC’s Southern and Dobson Campus (1833 West Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ).  This family-oriented event represents a...

MCC Empty Bowls Events Support Paz de Cristo Community Center

Published Friday, October 2, 2015

MESA, Arizona -- Oct. 1, 2015 -- The community is invited to participate in Mesa Community College’s (MCC) Empty Bowls art charity events at both MCC campuses in observance of World Food Day (Oct. 16, 2015). 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. 2015 Empty Bowls Flyer For more than two decades...

Exchange Participants Build Workforce and Leadership Skills at Mesa Community College

Published Friday, September 25, 2015

MESA, Arizona – September 25, 2015 – Mesa Community College is pleased to be one of 17 campuses across 11 states, participating the 2016-2017 Community College Initiative (CCI) Program.  The CCI, a program of the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, provides participants with quality educational study at U.S. community colleges and is designed to build technical...

MCC Theatre announces auditions for Shakespeare’s ​Othello

Published Friday, September 25, 2015

MESA, Arizona -- September 25, 2015 -- Mesa Community College (MCC) Theatre & Film Arts Department encourages local actors to audition for Othello roles. Auditions are scheduled for October 5 & 6, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., in room TH2, located in the Mesa Community College Theatre building (1833 W. Southern Ave. Mesa, AZ). Actors will have two and a half minutes total to: A) Introduce him/...

National Manufacturing Day Open House at MCC

Published Thursday, September 24, 2015

Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute Offers Tours MESA, Arizona – September 24, 2015 -- The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) is celebrating National Manufacturing Day by opening its doors to the community. Guided tours of our enhanced machining, welding, electronics, automation and additive manufacturing labs will be offered between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 in...

Financial Literacy Workshops Offered

Published Thursday, September 24, 2015

MESA, Arizona—Sept. 24, 2015—Financial matters can be stressful and confusing. Mesa Community College (MCC) will provide students, their family members and the community with the tools and resources to better understand and manage their finances. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently reported nearly 20 million Americans attend college each year. Of that 20 million, close to 12 million - or...

Free Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party

Published Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Media Advisory What:      Free Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party When:     Sunday, Sept. 27 from 6 – 9 p.m.Where:    MCC Planetarium, Mesa Community College                         1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202Who:        Media and general public Why:        Last Lunar Eclipse of 2015...

MCC Hosts Festival and Family Movie Night for Hispanic Heritage Month

Published Wednesday, September 16, 2015

MESA, Arizona – Sept. 16, 2015 – Mesa Community College invites the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by enjoying festival activities on Sept. 30 and a Family Movie Night on Oct. 2. Both events are free, open to the public, and will take place at MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, 85202). The Hispanic Heritage Festival, filled with food, music and art,...

Community College National Center for Community Engagement Closes

Published Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Commitment to Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Continues MESA, Arizona – September 15, 2015 – Mesa Community College, after careful evaluation of changes in its priorities and fiscal realities, will close the Community College National Center for Community Engagement (CCNCCE), effective October 1, 2015. As the host institution for CCNCCE since 1990, MCC is proud of the Center’s work and...

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