Bigger Not Always Better: Three Athletes Start at Lower Levels with High Expectations

Valley athletes Wimbish, a 2011 Pride graduate, and Khari Holloway, a 2013 graduate, both drew Division I college interest but for different reasons and times, they chose Mesa Community College as the place to continue...

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2013 by Sally Mesarosh

MCCCD Sued Over In-State Tuition for Migrants

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is suing the Maricopa County Community College District over its policy of charging in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants who receive work permits through the federal deferred-...

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2013 by Sally Mesarosh

Mesa Students Learn, Earn on the Job

Part of a $3 million grant to Mesa Public Schools from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is being used this summer to introduce high-school juniors to health careers. Mesa students learn, earn on the job.pdf

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2013 by Sally Mesarosh

Grand Canyon University Inching Closer to Possible Mesa or Gilbert Campus

For Valley residents driving along the Santan Loop 202 freeway — specifically those heading eastbound toward Chandler and Gilbert — there’s a large billboard that comes into view approaching the Loop...

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 by Sally Mesarosh

Westwood High Grads Get College Aid from Benedictine (ACE Program)

Two Westwood High School students who plan to attend Benedictine University at Mesa this fall were recently awarded Mesa Educate U scholarships. These are MCC ACE Program graduates. Westwood High grads get college aid...

Posted on Monday, June 17, 2013 by Sally Mesarosh

Graduation Program Helps Make College a Realistic Goal

Preston Smith and Christi Williams walked across the stage to the cheers of family, friends and teachers. Their graduation from Mesa’s first GED-to-MCC group moved them a step closer to successful college...

Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2013 by Sally Mesarosh