DeRionne Pollard

May 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Pollard Plans Sabbatical During Last Six Months of 2018

Montgomery College President DeRionne P. Pollard will be taking a six-month sabbatical starting July 1, “to concentrate on writing and strategic thinking,” according to a memo to the college community. “These projects will require some uninterrupted focus on my part, an opportunity that is rarely available to me with the busy daily schedule of my […]

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April 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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March 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pollard Issues Statement on Budget

Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard issues a statement on the recommended Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget that County Executive Isiah Leggett presented to the Council on March 15. Statement by Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard “Today is bittersweet for me and for Montgomery College. While I appreciate Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommendations for the […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with transit news – construction on the Purple Line light-rail project connecting Bethesda and New Carrollton is underway. There are also reports on Montgomery College greeting students as the fall semester begins, the future of early childhood programs in the county, Gaithersburg […]

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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce to Celebrate Leaders at 58th Annual Dinner June 13

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) hosts its 58th annual dinner Tuesday, June 13 at the Bethesda North Marriott. The chamber will celebrate leaders and organizations who strengthen the county business environment, including Norman Augustine, Montgomery College, United Therapeutics Corporation, Anne Kaiser, and David Nguyen. The chamber will induct Dusty Rood as Chairman of the […]

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March 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 21st, in Montgomery County: 1.  The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is a resolution asking Congress to reject President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal. 2. It’s Election Day in the town of Somerset. 3. In Takoma Park, Mayor Kate […]

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March 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery College Presses for More Money in County Budget

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett’s proposed fiscal 2018 budget calls for the county to contribute $136.8 million toward its $309.3 million budget, a $2 million increase over last year’s contribution. The college, however, sought a $7.4 million increase. In a statement released Wednesday, college President DeRionne Pollard said the college would ask the County Council for […]

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March 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Quince Orchard High School defeated Wise in the 4A semifinal. 2. Police Chief Tom Manger and Montgomery College President DeRionne P. Pollard talked about race, diversity and community policing. 3. Catherine Leggett, wife of the county executive, will emcee Montgomery County Recreation’s Teen […]

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March 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Police Chief Tom Manger and Montgomery College President DeRionne P. Pollard will discuss civility and compassion. The dialogue begins at 7 p.m. at the Theatre Arts Arena at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro, school board President Michael Durso, School […]

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March 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 8, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s International Women’s Day as well as “A Day Without a Woman.” Prince George’s County has closed schools, but Montgomery County Public Schools are open. 2. For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, distinguished social theorist Patricia Hill Collins presents “Black Feminism, […]

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