“Carry On” is the motto that screams through the halls of Mesa High School, 1630 E. Southern Ave. Its heart-felt origin goes back 85 years and keeps the school loud and proud through its best times and its worst. The year was 1932 and football star Zedo Ishikawa was preparing for the first game of […]
A.T. Still University is hosting an open house and grand opening of the A.T. Still University Osteopathic Medicine Center Arizona 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at 5845 E. Still Circle in Mesa. University leadership will be in attendance, including ATSU President Craig Phelps, DO, ’84; dean of ATSU’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, Jeffrey […]
Benedictine University has chosen Paula Norby, Ed.D., to lead the university’s Mesa branch campus as dean. She will be responsible for all academic and operational areas, and be charged with developing strategies to continue to grow the Mesa campus, according to a press release. Ms. Norby has nearly 30 years of higher education experience including […]
About a year and a half ago, Mesa Vice Mayor David Luna said he and other city officials realized that too many young children in Mesa were coming to kindergarten unprepared. This realization, Mr. Luna said, stemmed from a conversation that Mesa Public Schools Superintendent Michael Cowan had with Mesa Mayor John Giles about the […]
According to yearly data from Mesa Public Schools, the number of students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses increased by 20 percent from September 2015 to September 2016. “We’ve really redoubled on the efforts from the AP perspective, and in 2016, participation numbers turned right around,” Advanced Placement district specialist Marcia Kneisley said. From the prior […]
Mesa Community College received high rankings in the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange published by the Institute of International Education, according to a press release. MCC is ranked at No. 4 in Arizona, for the number of F1 visa students served in the state (578), surpassed in numbers only by Arizona State […]
A.T. Still University’s marketing campaign, “Diversity Means More Than Hue at ATSU,” received an honorable mention at the Cynopsis Media Social Good Awards in New York on March 2. The campaign is a multi-channel initiative integrating print, video, and online platforms to highlight ATSU’s commitment to diversity in education, while encouraging students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to consider a health sciences career. ATSU collaborated with FabCom, a marketing agency based in Scottsdale to develop the initiative, according to a press release.
ATSU has a campus at 5850 E. Still Circle in Mesa and 800 W. Jefferson St. in Kirksville, Missouri.
Leading Edge Academy will be hosting two teacher job fairs this spring, one at the Gilbert campus for positions throughout the network and another at the Maricopa location focusing on hiring for that campus specifically. The job fair will occur at the Gilbert campus (717 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert 85233) 2-6 p.m. Thursday, March 30; […]
The Arizona Board of Education’s current math competency requirements that serve as a guide for the promotion of eighth grade students will remain the same for now, after a bill designed to add additional provisions died before reaching the House Appropriations Committee. HB 2473, introduced by state Republican Rep. Michelle Udall of Mesa, would have […]
Local elementary schools, including Gateway Polytechnic Academy, 5149 S. Signal Butte Road in Mesa, are joining the East Valley Recycling Alliance, Bashas’, Trex and Right Away Disposal to “Bench the Bag.” Students at participating schools are collecting plastic bags through April 12 to help divert plastic bags from landfills. Area residents can help local students […]