We are a community of approximately 28,000 students and 1,800+ dedicated employees. Our motto: Be Your Dream. Our mascot is Barney the St. Bernard. Our mission statement is: Transforming lives and building communities. Its core themes are (1) teaching and learning, (2) community engagement and (3) resource development. MHCC has been serving students, local businesses and the community in the Portland, Ore., metropolitan area since 1966. MHCC provides students the education needed for the careers of their choice. The college offers more than 80 associate degrees and certificate programs, as well as 35 areas of study that transfer to four-year colleges and universities. A few of our programs include Nursing, Funeral Service, Cosmetology, Automotive Technology and Adult Basic Skills. Classes are offered at three sites: the main Gresham Campus, the Bruning Center for Allied Health, and the Maywood Park Center, as well as at more than a dozen satellite locations throughout the district. MHCC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). At MHCC, you will find dedicated employees who are committed to guiding, informing, serving and supporting students. MHCC has a distinguished history of providing accessible, affordable, quality programs and services to our communities. MHCC graduates have succeeded wherever they have gone – other colleges and universities and the private, public and nonprofit sectors.