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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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March 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Student-Run Program Helps Seniors With College Choice During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly changed how people live their daily lives. Countless businesses and events have been cancelled. Working from home has become the norm and terms like “flatten the curve” and “social distancing” have become commonplace in daily conversations. For many high school students, this is the time of year for making college […]

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August 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown of five stories and events happening today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. PSC Hearing: The Maryland Public Service Commission wants to know what you think of Pepco’s proposed rate hike that would increase the average customer’s bill by $7.37 per month. A public hearing takes place tonight, beginning at 6:30 […]

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August 18, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Summer 2017: Now We’re Cooking

With college departure T-one week, I am creating a cook book for my oldest to take with him. I am still not 100% sure he will actually follow through and cook two meals a day in his apartment. But, if he gives up midway through the first semester, I’ll be damned if the reason will […]

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