April 20, 2020 | Grace Mottley

University of Maryland Announces Virtual Commencement Plans

The University of Maryland announced Monday that spring commencement will be held virtually due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. In an email to the community, UMD President Wallace Loh detailed steps to provide the class of 2020 with recognition for their graduation. The university will be holding virtual commencement on May 22. The ceremony […]

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March 24, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

University of Maryland Plans to Honor Graduating Class Despite Cancelling Spring Commencement

The University of Maryland’s President Wallace Loh announced this morning in a schoolwide email that the school is working on planning an in-person or virtual commencement for the graduating class of 2020. This comes after President Loh wrote in a campus letter last week that there would not be an in-person spring 2020 commencement ceremony. […]

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June 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 9, in Montgomery County: 1. It was EPIC: MCM celebrated all forms of community media Thursday night at a gala at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. Read about it in our blog. 2.  Peddling pedaling: Capital Bikeshare holds its Start of Summer event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 26, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Commencements: Two schools hold graduation ceremonies today: Paint Branch High School, Burtonsville, will hold its graduation ceremony at 9 a.m. at the school. Stephen Knolls School, Silver Spring, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, also […]

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June 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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

UPDATED Here are five things to know today, June 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal Damascus collision where three teenagers were killed. 2. Deadline for the County’s “Councilmember for a Day” contest is just one week away.  Students in grades 8-11 are eligible to enter. 3. It’s graduation day for […]

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June 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 7, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s graduation day for the Class of 2016 at Springbrook and Northwest high schools. 2. The city of Rockville has appointed a new acting chief of police, Major Bob Rappoport. 3. A community meeting will be held at Walt Whitman High School to discuss the […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on a forum about the Zika virus in Silver Spring, recruitment efforts for Montgomery County’s Fire and Rescue Services, MCPS graduation ceremonies, a recap of Montgomery College’s successful baseball season and more. Watch the show, below:

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 31, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Corbett and Grace Lunsford are driving their Tiny House across the country to showcase its energy efficiency, and this week they are in Montgomery County. You can tour their Tiny Home, as part of the Proof is Possible Tour, from 5 – […]

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Thousands Attend Montgomery College’s Commencement Ceremony (VIDEO)

Montgomery College celebrated its 69th commencement ceremony this month in Rockville. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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May 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

MCPS Graduation Ceremonies Kick Off May 27th

Graduation season is in full swing and more than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are expected to receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies, which start May 27th. MCPS has released the list of commencement speakers that includes Medal of Honor recipient Captain Florent Groberg, who is scheduled to speak at his alma mater’s […]

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