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 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
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
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
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
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