April 2017

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    Award-winning Author and Education Advocate to Speak at MHCC

    When Jonathan Mooney talks about his vision for an inclusive 21st century educational model – one that accounts for neurodiversity and different learning styles and de-normalizes the notion of the “normal” student – he sees something akin to a community college.

March 2017

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    New One-Year Certificate Aimed at Fitness Trainers, Instructors and Coaches

    One of Mt. Hood Community College’s newest certificate programs aims at helping students achieve good-paying careers in the health and fitness sector and at preparing them to earn an industry leading credential from a national certifying body.

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    MHCC Cybersecurity and Networking Team Ranks Third in National Competition

    In an increasingly networked world, in which doing your banking, shopping and investing online is commonplace, securing financial, customer and personal data has become big business — a business that experts expect will continue to grow, and has Mt. Hood Community College’s Cybersecurity program poised to fill those in-demand jobs.

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    MHCC Students Receive National Coca-Cola Scholarship Awards

    Two students at Mt. Hood Community College recently received competitive national scholarships from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.

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    Oregon Promise Grant is Now Accepting Applications

    The Oregon Promise grant is now accepting applications for high school graduates and GED recipients who will earn their diplomas by this spring and who plan to attend community college in the fall.

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    Notice of Public Hearing on Property Measure

    A public hearing on the proposed general obligation bond measure for Mt. Hood Community College District, which encompasses parts of Multnomah, Clackamas and Hood River Counties, State of Oregon, will be held by the Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission.

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    Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

    A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Mt. Hood Community College District, which encompasses parts of Multnomah, Clackamas and Hood River Counties, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 will be held in the Board Room, AC 2359, at 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, Oregon.

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    MHCC Basketball Program Undergoes Coaching Change

    The head coach of Mt. Hood Community College’s basketball teams will step down from coaching the women’s team to focus primarily on coaching the men’s.

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    MHCC Opens Events Office, Expands Efforts to Partner with Community

    As a community institution, Mt. Hood Community College seeks to make itself as open and accessible as possible to residents throughout Multnomah, Clackamas and Hood River counties, and beyond.

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    Janet Liu to speak at MHCC

    Janet Liu found her niche speaking about her Chinese heritage and background nearly a decade ago while with Toastmasters. Now, as a member of the Portland Storytellers’ Guild, her stories offer “a little taste of the Chinese culture.”

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    MHCC Visual Arts Presents Mixed Feelings

    Mixed Feelings: The Irreverent Object at the Mt. Hood Community College Visual Arts Gallery celebrates the work of more than a dozen Northwest ceramic artists. This winning show features three distinctively unique themes, each of which uncovers mystery, comedy and pathos in three-dimensional objects.

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    MHCC to Offer State’s First A.A.S. in Theatre Tech

    Ever dreamed of making it big behind the stage? Like working with your hands and solving problems? Want to apply your creativity to a production seen by hundreds – maybe even thousands?

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    Traveling Music Man

    Former MHCC Music Student Ben Darwish Tours the Globe with Grammy-nominated Singer Mike Posner

February 2017

January 2017

  • A message from MHCC regarding changing deadlines and dates due to the weather

    Due to the inclement weather and closures we will be moving some important deadlines and dates. We have taken into consideration the impact of the closures this week and have mapped out a number of scenarios to move deadlines for faculty/staff/students in an effort to allow additional time for Attendance and Participation and disbursement of Financial Aid. The following changes will be implemented to allow sufficient time for this processing.

  • MHCC Opened Wednesday, January 18

    Mt. Hood Community College will resume operations and open for classes tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, with an 11:00 am start time. All classes and activities with a start time prior to 11:00 a.m. are cancelled. This includes at the Gresham Campus, Bruning Center and Maywood Park Center.

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    MHCC Department of Funeral Service Education Invites Community to Take Part in Mock Funeral Arrangements

    For Trish Lockhart, finding a career in the funeral services industry has been a lifelong goal. She always saw herself working in a rewarding career in which she could help people during some of their most trying times, so serving as a funeral director seemed a natural fit.

December 2016

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    Host Families Wanted

    Mt. Hood Community College is reaching out to the local community to seek host families for visiting Japanese University students. As part of the Ryukoku @ MHCC program, students travel to MHCC, study English and take field trips as they learn the language and customs of the United States.

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    MHCC closed Friday and Saturday

    Mt. Hood Community College will be closed on Friday, December 16 and Saturday December 17 due to extreme icing and unsafe conditions on campus. This includes for the Gresham Campus, Bruning Center and Maywood Park Center. All offices and activities on campus are cancelled for the day.

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    A Message to our Community

    As with any election in a democratic society, and especially so in the wake of the recent presidential election, change can bring about great uncertainty, confusion and worry about what impact it has for us as individuals and as a community.

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

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    MHCC Receives $2.1 million Grant from US Department of Education

    Mt. Hood Community College has been selected to receive a US Department of Education Title III grant totaling more than $2 million under the federal government's “Strengthening Institutions Program,” which provides resources to aid colleges in serving low-income students. MHCC will receive approximately $430,000 each year for what is anticipated as a five-year grant. The first distribution of funds is expected on October 1, 2016.

August 2016

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    MHCC Hires New Head Softball Coach

    Last month, Mt. Hood Community College's long-time head softball coach Meadow McWhorter announced she was taking the top position at Portland State University. This month, MHCC found a new head coach who also has deep PSU roots: former top collegiate player Brittany Hendrickson has been named as the new head coach for the Saints.

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    MHCC, Nursing Program Pursues Pre-accreditation Candidacy

    The Mt hood Community College, Nursing Program, is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2500. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Andrea Browning, NLN CNEA Administrative Coordinator, no later than August 29, 2016.

July 2016

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    A Letter to our College and Students

    Mt. Hood Community College is representative of the communities we serve. Our values clearly state, Per Board Policy 1020, that we will cultivate environments that celebrate and support diverse communities, peoples, backgrounds and points of view. We are inclusive and respectful. As an institutional of higher learning we welcome the sharing of ideas and constructive and robust discussion. To have discussions to explore issues our communities must know they are welcome and safe to share those ideas.

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    Extended Hours during MHCC’s Fall Registration Week

    New and continuing students looking to enroll in Mt. Hood Community College’s Fall Term – which begins on September 26 – are invited to get a jump-start in the enrollment process during Mt. Hood Community College’s Registration Week event – which runs from July 12-14, and includes extended evening hours for students unable to reach the campus prior to 5:00 p.m.

June 2016

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    Mt. Hood Community College Honors 2016 Patron Saints

    Mt. Hood Community College awarded two long time college supporters with its annual Patron Saint award this past week, honoring Marianne Doust and Susie Jones for their work in support of the college, and specifically for their advocacy efforts during the recent bond campaign.

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    Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

    The Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on the budget approved by the Budget Committee for Mt. Hood Community College, Multnomah County, State of Oregon for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

May 2016

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    Notice of Public Hearing on Approved Budget

    A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Mt. Hood Community College District, which encompasses parts of Multnomah, Clackamas and Hood River Counties, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 will be held in the Board Room, AC 2359, at 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, Oregon.

April 2016

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    MHCC Hires New Volleyball Head Coach

    Mt. Hood Community College has announced the hiring of Kimberly Lissinna as the new head coach of the MHCC Women’s volleyball program.

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    Apply for Graduation now for the Spring Commencement Ceremony

    The deadline to apply for spring term graduation and have your name appear in the program is April 15th, 2016. Students can apply for graduation here. After you apply you will receive additional information about rehearsal and the ceremony. Students are not required to have graduated or completed all degree requirements to participate in the commencement ceremony.

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    MHCC Budget Notice

     The Mt. Hood Community College Board of Education, acting as the budget committee, received the proposed 2016-17 FY budget at their board meeting tonight. The budget is a $357 million package which includes a number of reallocation requests the college believes will aid in key strategic efforts, such as more advisers, new programs and transforming outdated paper-based processes to digital ones.

January 2016

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    Mt. Hood Community College Auto Tech Program Partners With Subaru of America

    The Mt. Hood Community College Automotive Technology program has entered into a partnership with Gresham's newest resident, Subaru of America. The partnership will provide specialized training at Mt. Hood specifically for Subaru autos, while providing immediate opportunities for students to receive hands-on training on Subaru cars and at Subaru dealerships.

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    Mt. Hood Community College Board Votes in Favor of Pursuing General Obligation Bond

    The Mt. Hood Community College Board of Education voted on Wednesday, Jan. 13 in favor of placing a general obligation bond in the amount of $125 million on the May, 2016 ballot to fund desperately-needed classroom and lab spaces, crucial safety and security upgrades and other vital district needs.

December 2015

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    Host Families Needed for Visiting Japanese College Students

    MHCC has partnered with Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan to bring Japanese students to the Gresham area as an exciting way to share American culture and the English language. More than a dozen students will be visiting in early 2016 and the college is seeking local area families who would like to act as host to a student.
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    Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium Expands Show Dates for 2016

    Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium director Pat Hanrahan is back from his sojourn in Africa and has expanded the Planetarium's show schedule due to increased demand from the community. Now, each show will be available across two days, instead of one, including being presented on both the first Tuesday and second Thursday of each month.
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    Sinkhole disrupts traffic around MHCC

    Record rainfall opened a sinkhole on Kane Road between 23rd and 17th street on the afternoon of December 7, and subsequently the road is now closed to through traffic. Road repairs are expected to start soon, but the road is expected to be closed into the new year. Mt. Hood Community College is still open and operating under regular business hours, but access to the college has now changed due to detours around the area.

October 2015

September 2015

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    Mt Hood Community College Board of Education Votes to Provide Immediate Tuition Relief to Students for Fall

    In an effort to help offset the growing costs related to higher education, the Mt. Hood Community College Board of Education voted Wednesday September 9, 2015 to reduce the cost of tuition at MHCC by $1.50 per credit hour. This reduction will take place beginning this fall, 2015, and would save the typical full-time MHCC student about $20 per quarter.
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    New MHCC Students Can Win

    Before even getting into the classroom and digging into classwork, new college students often face a learning curve when it comes to just understanding college operations, and the campus itself. Where is the business office, the tutoring and testing centers, what are the names of the buildings where I have my classes, where is the bookstore or cafeteria? So many questions before one textbook has even been opened.

July 2015

June 2015

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    Mt. Hood Community College Teams up with iUrban Teen to Create iCode

    Getting teens interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) - related classes can be difficult, especially so for teens who lack access to vital pieces of technology, such as to computers or the internet. Since 2011, iUrban Teen, a national non-profit organization, has enrolled low-income minority teens in an effort to engage them in STEM programs through a hands-on approach.

April 2015