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November 13, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Spiking COVID-19 Cases Forces University of Maryland to Jumpstart Virtual Learning

With spiking COVID-19 cases in the State of Maryland and Prince George’s County, the University of Maryland early Friday afternoon sent an urgent email notifying students, faculty, and staff of changes to the planned virtual start date. University of Maryland President Darryll Pines and University Heath Center Interim Director Sacared Bodison said the decision was […]

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November 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

University of Maryland Transitions to All Virtual Classes After Thanksgiving Break

Due to concerns over COVID-19 amid rising case numbers across the country, the University of Maryland announced that all courses will transition entirely to online instruction following the Thanksgiving break. University president, Dr. Darryll Pines, notified students and faculty of the decision in a message to students and faculty on Thursday. “Like many of you, […]

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September 30, 2020 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Announces Upcoming College Graduation 

Olympic gold swimmer and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky announced she plans on graduating from Stanford University this fall.  She attended Little Flower School and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart before enrolling at Stanford. Ledecky said she majors in psychology and minors in political science. “I know there’s an election joke with that one […]

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August 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Will Stay Mostly Virtual Until Spring Break 2021

Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard announced Monday that instruction will remain mostly virtual until at least the end of spring break in March 2021.  Pollard said in a statement that summer enrollment shows that students like the virtual model and the flexibility it offers. Spring classes will be seven weeks long instead of 15. […]

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August 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Coronavirus Advisory Team Details Plan for Limited On-Campus Classes

Most classes at Montgomery College this fall will be taught online, however some programs like automotive technology and biotechnology may have very limited on-campus lab sessions. The semester begins Aug. 31 and ends Dec. 20. The college already announced that the winter session, which begins Dec. 21 and ends Jan. 22, 2021, will be virtual. […]

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August 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Offering Live FAQ Event Thursday

Montgomery College is offering a live virtual event Thursday at 2 p.m. to answer frequently-asked questions about the fall semester.  Residents can watch live on Facebook and YouTube. Most classes this fall will be taught online, however some programs like automotive technology and health sciences may have on-campus lab sessions. The semester begins Aug. 31 […]

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August 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

University of Maryland Will Begin Fall Semester With Two Weeks Virtual Learning

The University of Maryland (UMD) will begin the fall semester with two weeks of all-virtual instruction, President Darryll Pines announced Monday.  “I know this two-week delay is disappointing, but it will permit us to phase in the resumption of on-campus activities and allow us to implement campus-wide virus testing, as outlined below,” he said in […]

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July 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Trump da Marcha Atrás y Decide No Suspender Visas de Estudiantes Extranjeros

En una audiencia en Boston, el martes, en pocos minutos se llegó a un acuerdo para dar marcha atrás a la medida implementada, hace una semana, por el Presidente Donald Trump que suspendería las visas para los estudiantes extranjeros matriculados en universidades que ofrezcan todos sus estudios en línea en el otoño. En dicha audiencia, […]

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July 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

ICE: Estudiantes Extranjeros que Sólo Reciban Clases Virtuales Deberán Salir del País

El lunes 6 de julio la Oficina de Servicios de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE por sus siglas en inglés), determinó a través de un comunicado, publicado en su página web, que los estudiantes amparados con la visa de estudiantes para extranjeros, deberán salir del país si en el otoño reciben clases de manera virtual y […]

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May 8, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

MCPS Producing Video to Help Students with College Admissions Process

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will present a pre-recorded video to help navigate the process of college admissions on May 15. Counselors and college representatives will answer questions regarding the college admissions process and how it may be affected by COVID-19 during the upcoming MCPS-TV program geared toward juniors and their families. Juniors and their […]

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