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The proposed route will start downtown and make its way east to the MHCC campus.

Better transit option coming to MHCC campus

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May 21, 2015 | | No Comments »

A growing population, safety and education hubs are at the heart of a planned eastside Portland transit project that could extend a bus rapid transit bus line all the way out to Mt. Hood Community College.
The proposed Powell-Division Transit Project is intended to better serve TriMet riders between downtown Portland and Gresham.  » Read more


The Advocate wins more awards

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May 28, 2015 | | No Comments »

The Advocate participated in the  first Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators’ (PNAJE) student journalism contest. The PNAJE is an organization that brings journalism students in the Northwest together. It also works to improve journalism educators’ teaching skills. The PNAJE consists of community colleges from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.  » Read more


Nutshell News

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May 28, 2015 | | No Comments »

Join the Diversity Resource Center and the ESL/IECC Programs for Free Global Breakfast on Wednesday, June 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. There will be breakfast from different countries, examples of customs and traditions and a celebration of the countries represented on campus.  » Read more


Voters hires Calcagno, youngest director in history to MHCC

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May 28, 2015 | | No Comments »

Michael Calcagno is now the youngest member of the Mt. Hood Community College Board of Directors.
In the May 19 election, he unseated Chair Diane Noriega, and beat Parkrose School District Budget Committee Member Michael Langley.
“I think that that the voter is really concerned with the state of education in Oregon, and I think rightfully so,” Calcagno said.  » Read more


Fundraiser to help victims of Nepal earthquake

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May 28, 2015 | | No Comments »

The Asian country of Nepal suffered a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25 and then on May 12, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the region another blow.
An MHCC fundraiser has been organized, with donation boxes placed around the campus. All funds will go to MercyCorps, a Portland-based nonprofit agency providing aid in the affected region.  » Read more


Tuition Equity bill gives undocumented students fighting chance

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May 21, 2015 | | No Comments »

Members of the Oregon Legislature this session are tackling the difficult topic of tuition equity for immigrant students who are undocumented. By the end of June, it will be clear whether or not undocumented students will soon have equal access to scholarships, grants and the amount of time needed to complete a full, university education.  » Read more