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March 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two COVID-19 Cases Confirmed at Montgomery College

A Montgomery College female student and employee tested positive for COVID-19, although the college would not say which campus or campuses were involved. However, Marcus Rosano, college spokesperson, said that all students who may have come in contact with those two people were notified Monday. “Notices have been sent to those who could have possibly […]

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March 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery College Cancels Weekend Classes, Moves to Remote Learning

Montgomery College announced Wednesday that classes scheduled Thursday though Saturday are canceled amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard said in an email to the campus community that after spring break—which is March 16 through 20—the college would transition to remote learning from March 23 to April 3. The decision was […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

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Montgomery College Advises Student ‘Exhibiting Flu-Like Symptoms’ to Stay Home

Montgomery College (MC) President DeRionne Pollard emailed the school community a “Coronavirus Update” Monday evening. Pollard said in the email that the college has been in contact with Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) after learning about a student who reported being in contact with others who were “exhibiting flu-like symptoms.” Since […]

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March 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘There Isn’t a Day’ That Montgomery College is Not Taking Coronavirus Seriously

Marcus Rosano, director of media and public relations at Montgomery College, talks about communicating with the county Department of Health and Human Services to make sure students, staff, and the Montgomery County community is safe during the global coronavirus outbreak.

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November 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery College Sent Out False Tweet About Active Shooter

Montgomery College sent out a false report over Twitter of an active shooter on the campus Friday morning. “It was a false alarm sent out in error,” college spokesman Marcus Rosano said. Within minutes of the initial message, the school tweeted a correction/retraction. MC ALERT: There is NO THREAT. The "active shooter" message was sent […]

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May 17, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Montgomery College Class of 2018 to Graduate Friday Morning

Nearly 3000 students will walk at the Montgomery College graduation ceremony Friday morning on the Rockville campus athletic field.   Ninety-seven percent of those projected graduates will receive their Associate’s Degree, and seven percent will receive Certificates.   Students who graduated last summer, last fall, and this spring will celebrate their graduation tomorrow. Ten percent of […]

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February 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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College Officials Apologize After Sending False Alert About Active Shooter

A false alarm that warned more than 8,000 students, staff and even parents via text message about an active shooter on Montgomery College’s campus, sent the community into a panic until college officials said the message was a mistake. College officials have apologized for the error and said the message was a template for alerts […]

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December 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Report: Montgomery College Ranks Top 10 in Hosting International Students

Data from a new report shows Montgomery College is a leading institution for hosting international students in the United States. According to the 2017 Open Doors Report, Montgomery College ranks number 7 for two-year institutions with a total of 1,933 international students. “What this means is that we’re reinforcing what the college is all about,” […]

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September 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with school news. County schools began the new school year on Sept. 5 with record enrollment. There are also reports on mass shooter training for Montgomery College students and faculty, improvements to Stringtown Road in Clarksburg, and more. Watch the show in […]

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September 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery College Expects Dip in Enrollment

Montgomery College, which started this week, expects the 2017-18 enrollment to slip about 2 percent and 3 percent from last year, campus spokesman Marcus Rosano said. The decline is due in large part to the improving economy, he said. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Rosano describes how the college will handle the dip in enrollment, as […]

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