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Politicians come to Mt. Hood to talk real issues

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October 30, 2014 | | No Comments »

On Monday, 12 candidates and incumbent elected officials from East County sat down to talk with MHCC students in a roundtable-style discussion of issues and concerns that ranged from education to gang-related problems.
The event was called “Real Talk, Real Issues,” and was organized by Skye Troy, Mt.  » Read more

Chris Gorsek: teacher by day, politician by night

October 30, 2014 | | No Comments »

Chris Gorsek is a guy who, you could say, wears a lot of different hats.
The 56-year-old geography and criminal justice instructor at Mt. Hood also serves as a state representative in the Oregon Legislature.
And get this: He’s a retired cop who supports marijuana legalization, though he hasn’t dabbled with the flower.  » Read more

Vets to perform one-act plays

October 30, 2014 | | No Comments »

MHCC writing instructor and Iraq war vereran Sean Davis will be reading from his book, “The Wax Bullet War,” in the Studio Theater from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
The reading will be followed  by a one-act performance of “A Chaos of Stars,” which is acted and directed by combat veterans.  » Read more

Women’s strength classes

October 30, 2014 | | No Comments »

Starting Saturday, the Portland Police Bureau will host its WomenStrength classes in the Mt. Hood gymnasium.
At the request of Cherilyn Nederhiser, MHCC lead public safety officer, the Police Bureau is reaching outside city limits to give students a chance to take this class.  » Read more

Coping with Depression:


where it comes from and how to deal with it

October 30, 2014 | | No Comments »

Last Tuesday, Mt. Hood counselor Malcolm McCord spoke about ways in which depressed students can handle their issues in a talk called “Coping with Depression.”
McCord began with a fact that is not commonly known: “Twenty to thirty percent of the U.S.  » Read more

OOHLALA brings MHCC to fingertips

October 23, 2014 | | No Comments »

Last Monday, OOHLALA was launched by ASG as MHCCs personal application tool for any smart- capable device.
The mobile app is capable of much more than just taking up precious gigabytes on your phone. It comes with a campus GPS that allows you to see your class schedule and locate it on MHCCs campus.  » Read more