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Mt. Hood Community College Adjunct Instructor Virginia Mattfeld Receives Dental Hygiene Award January 30, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College proudly recognizes one of its esteemed adjunct instructors, Virginia Mattfeld, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), for being honored with the 2023 “Today’s RDH” Honor Award.

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Mt. Hood Community College Reopening Planetarium to Public Shows in FebruaryFebruary 06, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is pleased to announce the reopening of our planetarium to the public, beginning in February.

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Secretary of Energy Calls Out Mt. Hood Community College For Energy Efficiency EffortsFebruary 09, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) continues to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency with a series of initiatives aimed at reducing its environmental footprint and lowering energy costs.

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Celebrate Black History Month at Mt. Hood Community CollegeFebruary 12, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College is proud to announce a series of events in celebration of Black History Month, showcasing the rich cultural heritage and contributions of Black/African American individuals to society.

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Mt. Hood Community College Witnesses Remarkable Surge in Enrollment Following Streamlined Admission ProcessFebruary 06, 2024

Amidst a groundbreaking change in the admissions process for a pilot program, Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) has experienced an unprecedented surge in enrollment. This change included the removal of traditional barriers to entry in its...

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Discover the New and Improved MHCC Website! March 15, 2024

As of March 11, 2024, MHCC has launched its brand-new website, designed with our community in mind

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Notice of Budget Committee MeetingMarch 18, 2024

A public meeting of the budget committee of the Mt. Hood Community College District will be held on April 3, 2024, at 6 p.m.

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Mt. Hood Community College Athletes Excel in NWAC Recognition and Spring Season PreparationsMarch 12, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) proudly announces the outstanding achievements of its student-athletes in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) and the promising start to the spring sports season.

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MHCC Partners with Digital Promise and ACCT to Foster Global Competence, Enhancing Campus Inclusion and Student ReadinessMarch 06, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is teaming up with Digital Promise and The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) for a pilot project. The project is being funded by the ECMC Foundation until May 2024.

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Mt. Hood Community College Hosts Spring Career Fair Featuring Top Portland EmployersMarch 18, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is hosting its annual Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, April 24, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the MHCC Gresham Campus in the Vista Dining Room AC2002.

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Free Dental Care in Gresham: MHCC’s New Dental Hygiene ClinicMarch 29, 2024

MHCC's renovated dental hygiene clinic is open for business. The newly revamped space is now light and bright and has upgraded state-of-the-art dental equipment.

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Find Your Inner Actor With Acting Classes From Jeffrey PuukkaMarch 29, 2024

Ever dreamed of taking center stage and delving into the world of acting? Mt. Hood Community College’s (MHCC) community education program, led by theater director Jeffrey Puukka, is how you can bring those dreams to life.

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Faces of Our Strategic Plan: Pia OwensApril 01, 2024

Pia Owens, originally from a small town in Germany, was facing a big life change. She had just moved to the US after meeting and then marrying her American husband, who had been stationed in Germany.

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MHCC Launches Exploratory Bond Development WorkgroupApril 01, 2024

Community colleges across Oregon regularly go to voters in their districts to ask for support in funding large-scale repairs, expansions, or projects that are outside of the scope that can be funded through the operating budget.

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Small Business Development Center Classes Spring 2024April 01, 2024

All it takes is a spark to ignite something big or even life-changing. Are you a visionary with an entrepreneurial spirit who thinks outside of the box? The small business development center (SBDC) can provide you with the support you need to...

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MHCC Alum and Head Start Teacher Kaela Davison Honored with National Head Start Alumni Impact AwardApril 02, 2024

MHCC proudly announces that alumna and Head Start teacher Kaela Davison is receiving the National Head Start Alumni Impact Award.

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Notice of Budget Committee MeetingApril 05, 2024

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, for the fiscal year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025 will be held on April...

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Mt. Hood Jazz Festival Returns to Mt. Hood Community College with Acclaimed ArtistsApril 12, 2024

The Mt. Hood Jazz Festival is returning to Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) from May 3-5, 2024, with a star-studded lineup of jazz musicians.

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Leah McMahon Named MHCC Head Women’s Basketball CoachMay 02, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is proud to announce the appointment of Leah McMahon as the new head women's basketball coach.

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College Housing Northwest and Mt. Hood Community College Welcome the Opening of Gresham Project Turnkey PropertyMay 06, 2024

CHNW and MHCC have a new student community opening in the Gresham area in the fall of 2024.

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Notice of Budget Hearing Mt. Hood Community College District 2024-25 Approved BudgetMay 17, 2024

Notice of Budget Hearing Mt. Hood Community College District 2024-25 Approved Budget

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Building Better Business Together: Mt. Hood Community College Hosts Entrepreneur and Small Business FairMay 20, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College's Small Business Development Center is thrilled to announce the upcoming Building Better Business Together Entrepreneur and Small Business Fair, happening Friday, June 21.

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MHCC to Host USA Artistic Swimming Junior Olympic National ChampionshipJune 13, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) will host the USA Artistic Swimming Junior Olympic National Championship from June 29 to July 6.

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Investing for Success: MHCC’s Bond InitiativeJune 20, 2024

MHCC is moving toward this brighter future by potentially placing a bond measure on the November ballot.

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Keeping Traditions Alive: Trinh Nguyen's Journey from Vietnam to Owning a Restaurant in OregonJune 24, 2024

Trinh Nguyen, a client of the Mt. Hood Community College’s Small Business Development Center, runs a successful Vietnamese restaurant in Gresham, Oregon called Pho-licious.

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Faces of Our Strategic Plan: Ricki RuizJune 24, 2024

MHCC alum Ricki Ruiz has charted an inspiring path from student to a respected Oregon state representative for District 50 in the Gresham area.

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Mt. Hood Community College Welcomes Dr. Tina Redd as Vice President of InstructionJuly 01, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Tina Redd as the Vice President of Instruction, effective July 15, 2024.

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Portland Highland Games Return to Mt. Hood Community CollegeJuly 09, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College is thrilled to announce the return of the Portland Highland Games to our campus on July 20, 2024.

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Out of the TreeJuly 11, 2024

After 10 years as a chef, Fred Krynen wanted a change. Granted, he cooked in Michelin-starred restaurants in France, but he was ready to steer his life in a new direction.

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MHCC Alumnus Collin-Kazu Lewis: From Student Leadership to Medical AspirationsJuly 18, 2024

Collin-Kazu Lewis enrolled at Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) at 15 years old as an early college student through the Metro East Web Academy, after attending Reynolds High School for one year.

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Mt. Hood Community College Welcomes Jennifer Boehmer as Vice President of Advancement and Community Engagement July 22, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) proudly announces Jennifer Boehmer’s appointment as the vice president of advancement and community engagement, effective July 23, 2024.

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MHCC Designated as National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber DefenseJuly 23, 2024

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) announces its recent designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA).

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