News Releases

Happy college student wearing a backpack  and holding a cellphone. Graphic wording includes "MCCCD Receives HLC Accreditation for Baccalaureate Degrees"

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has received accreditation approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for seven bachelor’s degree programs. MCCCD is proud to be the first community college in Arizona approved to offer bachelor's degree programs under the S.B. 1453 legislation signed by Governor Doug Ducey in May 2021.

MCCCD Welcomes Newly Elected and Returning Governing Board Members

Kelli Butler and Donna Davis will join the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) Governing Board in January 2023 as the Board’s newest members. Incumbent Governing Board President Marie Sullivan retains her board seat.

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The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) joins education leaders across the state in applauding Arizona voters for their support and passage of Proposition 308, providing in-state tuition to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students.

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El Sistema de Colegios Comunitarios celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana por la exhibición de diversas voces estudiantiles en la serie de otoño.

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Community College System Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Showcasing Diverse Student Voices on Fall Series

Dr. Richard Daniel named next President of South Mountain Community College

After a nationwide search, the next President of SMCC has been named. 

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Dr. Steven R. Gonzales selected to serve as MCCCD's newest Chancellor 

Image of SMCC Ryan Wilson Library with white text that reads SMCC Announces Presidential Search Finalists

Four finalists have been selected for the next President of South Mountain Community College (SMCC). Public forums with finalists to take place next week.