May 2017

April 2017

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    MHCC’s East Metro STEAM Partnership: Science, Art, Paint & Slime

    Grant money from the state-funded East Metro STEAM Partnership (EMSP) – overseen by Mt. Hood Community College – will allow the Full STEAM students to continue projects like these, as well as attend field trips to local museums and science centers, all with the goal of engaging more young people in science and the arts.

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    MHCC Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault with Two Events

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) – a month devoted to raising awareness of sexual violence and how to prevent this crime. This year’s theme, “Engaging New Voices,” builds on the idea that we are stronger together, and that new organizations and community members are needed to expand sexual assault prevention efforts.

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    May GO Bond to Fund Safety, Security and Deferred Maintenance Projects

    This May, Mt. Hood Community College will ask voters in its district to approve a $75 million general obligation bond. MHCC has not passed a GO bond since 1974, and these funds will allow the college to better prepare for future academic demands and potential challenges and to repair its aging infrastructure.

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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.

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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 Forensics Finishes Second in Debate at National Competition in Virginia

    Four members of the Mt. Hood Community College Forensics (speech and debate) Team won second place in the Debate Sweepstakes at the 80th Phi Rho Pi National Tournament and community college championships held in Tysons, Va.

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    MHCC Visual Arts Department Presents: The Annual Regional High School Art Exhibit

    A tradition spanning more than two decades, the Annual Regional High School Art Exhibit at Mt. Hood Community College celebrates the talent of high school artists from throughout the Gresham area.

March 2017

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    MHCC Foundation Will Provide $300,000 to College’s New Mechatronics Program

    The Mt. Hood Community College Foundation, at its March 2017 Board meeting, voted to provide $300,000 to the college’s new Mechatronics program. This represents the foundation’s largest individual gift ever to an academic program.

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    MHCC Becomes Nation’s First Community College Certified as Salmon-Safe

    As the site of two Sandy River tributaries (Beaver and Kelly creeks), Mt. Hood Community College’s 212-acre Gresham Campus serves an integral role in the encompassing 500-square-mile Sandy River basin.

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    MHCC Planetarium Preview: Hubble Insights and Discoveries That Have Changed Astronomy

    The Hubble Space Telescope has been one of the most successful scientific instruments in history, and its pictures have dramatically changed our understanding of how the universe works. Hubble’s discoveries include showing us how stars are born and die and how fast the universe is expanding.

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    MHCC Adult High School Diploma Program to Provide National Soft Skills Training Bootcamp

    Testing services company Wonderlic, Inc., recently selected Mt. Hood Community College’s Adult High School Diploma (AHSD) program from a pool of 120 applicants for a Wonderlic Soft Skills Training Bootcamp Scholarship. MHCC was one of five recipients nationwide.

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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