Top 5 things you should know for some extra insurance
Health care is a red-hot topic right now, mainly because of new rules under the federal Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) that take effect on Jan. 1.
Many people are still unsure of what the law requires.
Across the U.S. and in Oregon, government websites designed to explain new health insurance options and costs have crashed or have yet to function properly, adding more confusion and frustration. » Read more
Recognizing deserving students at the recommendation of MHCC staff
After migrating from Mexico and suffering a brain aneurysm, Alfredo Sanchez decided to go to school and learn English.
“Thanks to God I still am alive. Because that kind of surgery, when I was at the hospital, many people die from the same surgery,” he said. » Read more
If you have graduated since 2001 or applied for graduation this fall, chances are Laura Whiting is the person who approved it
Since 2001, every Mt. Hood student application for graduation and a degree has been guaranteed to pass through a single individual – Laura Whiting.
Whiting is the MHCC transfer evaluator and degree auditor, but not for much longer: She retires as soon as she finishes the fall audits, later this month. » Read more
In the event of inclement weather, MHCC offers several ways to find out if you need to brave the cold and journey to class.
First, MHCC encourages students to sign up for FlashAlert, a system that sends alerts if there are cancellations. » Read more
The MHCC District Board will hold its December meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the boardroom, following an executive session at 5 p.m. in the president’s office.
There will be a presentation by Chelsie Speer, Mt. Hood volleyball coach, on the team’s regular season and third-place championship tournament finish, and another on the Diversity Resource Center by Melinda Bullen, its coordinator. » Read more
Dual enrollment now possible for OSU, MHCC students
Applause filled the MHCC Board room on the morning of Nov. 25 as Mt. Hood President Debbie Derr and Edward Ray, president of Oregon State University, signed an agreement that would grant eligible students dual enrollment at both schools.
The new enrollment option will be available starting in the Winter Term, which begins Jan. » Read more