The Deadheaders Support Website is back up and running. Click here. The Rose Garden's nearly 9,000 rose bushes demonstrate the tremendous number of vibrant colors, flower forms and growth habits that are available for everyone to enjoy from roses, whether at The Rose Garden at MCC or to provide ideas for their own gardens. The complete A VIRTUAL TOUR IS AVAILABLE AT MCCROSEGARDEN.ONCELL.COM On April 12, 1965 the Maricopa Junior College District Board named Mesa Community College and Glendale Community College as separate institutions from Phoenix College. Bar code technology came to the library in 1987 as part of a new automation system. The Rose Garden at Mesa Community College is not only a Mesa landmark but a centerpiece for community, education, and innovative economic initiatives in the East Valley. Additionally, MCC Community Education offers hundreds of non-credit classes providing opportunities for lifelong learning in the arts, technology, fitness and personal development for all age groups. The Arizona Gakuen School (アリゾナ学園 Arizona Gakuen), a weekend supplementary Japanese school, holds its classes at the Mesa Community College Southern and Dobson campus. MCC is one of the largest transfer providers to ASU, while many programs prepare students for immediate entry to the job market. MCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Mesa Downtown Center, near University Dr. and Center St. If the schedule does not load below click the button to load the schedule in a new window. The garden provides a beautiful setting for students and the public to enjoy our nation's national flower - the Rose. The college has two comprehensive campuses and additional locations to serve students. Mesa, AZ 85212 480-988-8000 Sun Lakes Center. You may also search through the catalog online by clicking through the Academic Programs pages. MCC was launched by Mart Godinez in 1963 as an extension branch of Phoenix College and was located at 809 W. Main Street in Mesa. In 1974, MCC’s mascot changed from Hokam to Thunderbird. August 2016, Sasan Poureetezadi was named interim president of Mesa Community College. MCC offers more than 200 degrees, transfer, career and certificate programs. The Deadheaders Support Website is back up and running. Culinary Arts/Culinary Management in Hospitality, Health Sciences & Public Service (School), Physical Education Health Education & Athletics (School), Social Behavioral Sciences & Multicultural Studies (School). Mesa Community College (MCC) is a public community college in Mesa, Arizona. Mesa students voted Hokams as the nickname for their athletic teams in 1964. Learn more. Capital funds from the bond election in 1964 enabled Mesa Community College to purchase 120 acres, with an option to purchase an adjoining 40 acres, for the new campus at Dobson and Southern Roads in Mesa. You can once again log into the Deadheaders Database to record your volunteer hours in The Garden. Mesa Community College provides outstanding transfer and career and technical programs, workforce development, and life-long learning opportunities to residents of the East Valley area of Phoenix, Arizona. Phase I construction began for Red Mountain Campus in 2000, which included four buildings: the Desert Willow Building (library & commons), Mesquite Building (student & administrative services), Palo Verde Building (classrooms & laboratories), and the Ironwood Building. The Mesa College catalog is updated every year to have the most clear, useful and accurate content by the San Diego Mesa College Catalog Committee. Deadheaders and Pruners meet in The Garden every 3rd Saturday of each month. Orange Coast College is one of the nation’s top transfer schools offering thousands of students opportunities to transfer to universities and private colleges within California and across the nation. Areas of study include Agribusiness, Business, Bio Technology, Computer Science, Dental Hygiene, Electronics, Engineering, Fire Science, Mortuary Science, Nursing, Urban Horticulture and more. courses page is also an online replica of the official course catalog. Financial Aid and EOPS Offices at Mesa College are dedicated to offering financial assistance to as many students as possible through a variety of programs. The college athletics teams are nicknamed the Thunderbirds. There were 330 students registered for classes the first semester at Mesa Extension on September 11, 1963. Host to nearly 9000 rose bushes located in Mesa, AZ. In 1974, MCC’s mascot changed from Hokam to Thunderbird. July 1, 1965. Click here to take a stroll through The Garden. The current version of the official 2020-2021 catalog is available under the College Catalogs tab. Come join us! Bar codes were assigned to every item in the library’s collection, and appeared on student ID cards for the first time. Use the Garden Blog to ask questions about your roses and discuss roses with other people. accurate content by the San Diego Mesa College Catalog Committee. Traditional, online and hybrid courses provide flexibility for students. This page was last edited on 12 November 2020, at 16:24. Mesa Community College graduated its first class on its new campus in ceremonies May 29, 1968. Mesa Community College graduated its first class on its new campus in ceremonies May 29, 1968. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in April, 2000. Bar code technology came to the library in 1987 as part of a new automation system. On April 2, 2018 Richard Haney was named president. The Rose Garden at MCC is an excellent example of the unique and outstanding results that can be achieved through one of the Mesa Community College's community partnerships. The partnership between the Mesa-East Valley Rose Society and Mesa Community College has resulted in the largest public rose garden in the desert southwest and is the only significant public rose garden begun since 1974.