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Sara Rivara explaining her poetry.

Dean rises to lionized poet

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December 5, 2014 | | No Comments »

 
The American Midwest, though flat and mostly barren of creatures, has been a source of inspiration to an award-winning poet, MHCC’s own dean of humanities, Sara Rivara.
Rivara recently won first place in the 2014 edition of Midwest Gothic, a poetry contest based in Ann Arbor, Mich.  » Read more


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Students travel abroad to learn language and culture

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December 4, 2014 | | No Comments »

A group of Mt. Hood students went to San Isidro, Costa Rica, last winter through Mt. Hood’s study abroad program to earn Spanish credits from native speakers and so much more.
“It was one of the most life-changing things I have ever done.  » Read more


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Not stocked yet: Barney’s Pantry still looking for donations

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November 20, 2014 | | No Comments »

Members of the Mt. Hood community have several ways to give back this holiday season.
ASG Director of Community Affairs Jhoselyn Hernandez put together the Holiday Food Drive, and is in charge of coordinating Barney’s Pantry.
For students who may be unaware, Barney’s Pantry is just a room filled with food and toiletries.  » Read more


MHCC aims for ‘excellence’

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December 4, 2014 | | 1 Comment »

The People Strategies Council is another governing structure at Mt. Hood with the purpose of getting faculty and staff more engaged with workplace quality issues.
Paul Wild, co-chairman of the panel, has been meeting with members for two years, discussing ways to improve employee-related problems.  » Read more


Battle ready to tackle marketing duties for Mt. Hood

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December 4, 2014 | | No Comments »

Mt. Hood Community College’s new marketing director is on the job, following a long hiring process.
Administrators held a welcoming ceremony for Bruce Battle in the president’s office lobby on Monday, where he was able to meet and greet anyone who stopped by.  » Read more


Charman fills Klever’s big shoes for MHCC Foundation

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December 4, 2014 | | No Comments »

The Mt. Hood Community College Foundation has a new development officer named Judi Charman, who replaced Sunny Klever in mid-November.
Charman brings a wealth of experience to the job . She worked for Portland Public Schools’ foundation for nine years, and then worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America with Al Sigala, executive director in charge of the Foundation and alumni relations at Mt.  » Read more