DeRionne Pollard

June 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Pollard Says Budget Shows the Value Montgomery College Brings to Community

Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard was in the MyMCMedia studios to talk about how well the college made out in the fiscal 2020 Montgomery County budget. Here’s what she said:

Read more

June 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiantes de Montgomery College representan a más de 160 países

La presidenta de Montgomery College, la Doctora DeRionne Pollard, habló con MyMCMedia sobre las minorías representadas en las escuelas y universidades del condado.   Pollard se muestra orgullosa por la inclusión racial en la institución estudiantil que preside, ya que actualmente, hay más de 160 países representados dentro del alumnado. La presidenta afirma que “cuando hay más diversidad, eres mejor” y […]

Read more

April 25, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Ike Leggett to Discuss ‘Politics of Radical Inclusion’ with Montgomery College President

Former Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett will join Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard to discuss the “politics of radical inclusion” on April 30. This conversation is part of the 2018-2019 presidential dialogue series, which aims to explore the complexities of inclusion in the face of a polarized political climate nationwide. “Building communities in which […]

Read more

March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are bringing their education budget meeting to Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 […]

Read more

March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

Read more

March 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 5. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s today’s agenda. 2. Safety and Security: Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations is hosting a conversation on safety and security tonight at 7 p.m. […]

Read more

February 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There will be an education budget meeting tonight at E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Silver Spring from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting is hosted by Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools […]

Read more

February 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Council Recognizes Black History Month With Special Program Tuesday

County Council to Hold Black History Month Program The Montgomery County Council will hold a special program to commemorate Black History Month. The Council will discuss the importance of preserving and honoring the County’s African American history and therefore its connection to fostering racial equity. “Black History Month is a time for all of us […]

Read more

February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Hold Education Budget Hearings

Five Community Meetings About the Education Budget UPDATE: The February 20 snowstorm caused the cancellation of the meeting at Neelsville Middle School so it will now take place on April 4. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are hosting five Education Budget […]

Read more

February 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Duncan, Pollard Sit Down for Talk at Montgomery College

Former education secretary Arne Duncan will take part in a “presidential dialogue” with Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard next month. Pollard and Duncan, who served under President Barack Obama, will discuss the “Politics of Radical Inclusion.” The event takes place 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center on the Rockville campus. […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter