Six members of Mt. Hood’s faculty received annual Distinguished Teaching Awards recognizing their outstanding contributions to their students. They will also get a $500 stipend award, which they will receive during a presentation at the MHCC District board meeting scheduled for Wednesday. » Read more
Beija Robbins has been the only Mt. Hood student to be nominated by three separate individuals for The Advocate’s profile of the month this school year.
Robbins will graduate with two degrees — an Associate of Science and Art — before transferring to Washington State University Vancouver with a full-ride tuition scholarship. » Read more
Despite being hard of hearing, Mt. Hood student Candace Woods managed to maintain a 4.0 GPA while also being responsible for raising her one-year-old son, Keelen.
Woods has been attending Mt. Hood to be a licensed practical nurse. She originally thought she wanted to teach sign language, but changed her mind after taking Myers-Briggs style (occupational match) tests. » Read more
This is Doanh Tran “Tochi” Carbaballo’s second year at Mt. Hood. He grew up in Cuba and came to the U.S. as a refugee from Vietnam.
Carbaballo received a scholarship to study in Vietnam when he was 18, because he is half-Cuban and half-Vietnamese. » Read more
Debbie Derr, MHCC president, and her husband, John, invite guests to join the fun at The President’s Garden Party, to be held at the Yoshida Estate in Troutdale, from 3 to 7 p.m. on June 29.
The event is a fundraiser for the MHCC Foundation, and entry costs $25. » Read more
Next week’s regularly scheduled MHCC District board meeting will start off with the board members meeting as the college’s budget committee to hold a public hearing on the proposed Mt. Hood operating budget for the 2014-2015 school year will occur at 6 p.m. » Read more