News Releases

Student at a computer

The City of Phoenix Mayor and Council has approved 8.5 million dollars in American Rescue Plan Act funding to help Phoenix residents through MCCCD.

Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, many of the Maricopa Community Colleges are hosting events that spotlight Hispanic and Latinx culture.

Mesa students in orange polos

MCCCD held a virtual presentation discussing the Maricopa Community Colleges Promise, a needs-based financial support and student success program in partnership with MCCCD, the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, and the City of Mesa.

Arizona and American flag

For a Federal Higher Education Convening, MCCCD Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven R. Gonzales hosted the United States Department of Education and higher education and community leaders on Sept. 1, 2021. 

Interim Chancellor Gonzales and Secretary Walsh

U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh visited GateWay Community College to tour their latest campus, designed to optimize allied health students’ needs, and discuss the future of the workforce with Mayor Kate Gallego and MCCCD Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven R. Gonzales.

MCC Program Director Named Arizona State Climatologist

Erinanne Saffell, Ph.D., director of Mesa Community College’s (MCC) Geography program and residential faculty member, is appointed Arizona’s state climatologist by Governor Doug Ducey.

covid-19 update

MCCCD announces that it has updated its mask guidelines, requiring face coverings to be worn indoors at any facilities across the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges and system offices.