At 72, MCC Grandma Gets Her Degree--And Doesn't Have to Give up Knitting

Bonnie J. Brockway, a 72-years-young great-grandma and soon-to-be college graduate, was a bit worried when she went back to school at age 70. But MCC's educational atmosphere gave her a new life. www....

Posted on Monday, April 6, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Pita Jungle Jam Marks 15 Years of Jazz in Chandler

It was 15 years ago this month that Pita Jungle in Chandler took a chance on jazz with the introduction of a weekly Thursday Jungle Jam. And it's still going strong. Music teachers from local colleges, including...

Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Tactical to Practical: Military Technology Could Save Firefighters' Lives

Article on how new technology can save firefighters' lives. Sean Newton, a director in emergency services training at Mesa Community College, talks about MCC's Virtual Incident Command Training Center,...

Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

Teacher Takes Students for Spring Break to Border

Interview with Marcia Runnberg, a 20-year faculty member at the College of St. Scholastica in Minnesota and a pioneer for innovative learning programs in social work in Arizona. St. Scholastica's B.A. in...

Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

(Coverage of) Police to Answer Questions about Mesa Deadly Shooting at Community Meeting

It's been two weeks since the deadly mass shooting in Mesa, but the effects of the scary ordeal may still be looming.  Police will meet with the public on Wednesday night to answer questions about the man in...

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh

(Coverage of) Suspect in Mesa Shooting Faces Murder, Assault Charges

A man suspected of killing one person and wounding five others during a shooting spree in downtown Mesa on March 18 is facing murder, assault, burglary and kidnapping charges. Mesa Community College’s...

Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by Sally Mesarosh