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Mt. Hood fundraiser doubles its initial goal

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October 16, 2014 | | No Comments »

Mt. Hood Community College’s employee fund drive provided faculty and staff members the opportunity to donate money to various scholarship funds in September.
The fundraiser first set a goal of $10,000 in donations, but ended up earning $21,000.
The total pleased Al Sigala, executive director of the MHCC Foundation and alumni relations board, who directed the fundraiser this year.  » Read more


MHCC associates evaluate President Derr’s leadership

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October 16, 2014 | | No Comments »

Mt. Hood’s annual president’s review has been completed and reflects favorably on the college’s top leader, but there is room for improvement.
“There was a lot of ‘Keep doing what you’re doing – continue to engage the community, continue to get the word out that Mt.  » Read more


Layers of Learning club brings MHCC together through literature

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The “Layers of Learning Circle” is MHCC’s newest reading group.
“This isn’t a club; the Layers of Learning Circle is a free, five-week non-academic course,” said club co-founder and Diversity Resource Center Coordinator Melinda Bullen.
The group has met twice so far and its first selection is “Freaks and Revelations,” by Davida Wills Hurwin, a book Bullen bumped into while attending the National Student Leadership Diversity convention.  » Read more


Casino Night

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On Nov. 12, the Student Union will host a “Casino Night” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Students with an ID will be able to enter for free. Guests may attend by donating $2 or donating canned food for Barney’s Pantry.
The event will feature casino-style games and a magician.  » Read more


Halloween bowling

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Mt. Hood’s ASG will hold a “Heroes versus Villains”-themed bowling event at Mt. Hood Lanes at 9:30 p.m. on Oct 30, the night before Halloween.
The event is free for Mt. Hood students with an ID; otherwise it is $2 per person.  » Read more


“Real Talk, Real Issues”

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On Oct. 27, Mt. Hood will hold a political-minded event in the Jazz Café from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to get students and anyone else who is interested acquainted with Oregon state legislators and local lawmakers.
The event is called “Real Talk, Real Issues,” and is organized by Skye Troy, Associated Student Government’s director of state and federal affairs.  » Read more