Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard

September 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Navarro Presenta Programa de Equidad Racial para el Condado

La actual Presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Nancy Navarro, presentó el proyecto de ley 27-19 en una conferencia de prensa el martes, que crearía un programa de equidad racial y justicia social para el gobierno del condado de Montgomery. Navarro ha encabezado el esfuerzo para crear una política sobre la equidad racial en […]

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September 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro to Introduce County-Wide Racial Equity Program

Nancy Navarro is introducing Bill 27-19 at a press conference Tuesday, which would create a racial equity and social justice program for Montgomery County government. Navarro has been spearheading the effort to create a policy about racial equity in the county since April 2018. Meanwhile, since March 2019, Navarro, County Executive Marc Elrich, and other […]

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August 15, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Dr. DeRionne Pollard is not your father’s college president. Not even close. She’s out, she’s proud and she’s in charge. In her 10th year of leading Montgomery College, Pollard discusses what the goals of higher education should be, why community colleges matter and who her go to musical artist is after a tough day at […]

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March 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 7. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Early Care and Education Initiative: Montgomery County leaders will introduce a four-year action plan to significantly increase the number of child care spots for infants and children up to 5 years old in the highest need areas of the County. […]

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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 […]

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May 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery College President Discusses Free College Tuition

Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard called the bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly that would offer free tuition at community colleges throughout the state “groundbreaking.” Her response comes after Gov. Larry Hogan signed the bill into law early Tuesday. “One of the things we know for sure is that poverty is continuously the […]

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February 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Five Education Forums Scheduled Around Montgomery County Begin Feb. 21

Residents will have the chance to hear information and to offer comments on the programs and budgets of Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College in a series of public forums that start Feb. 21, a county statement said. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith and college President DeRionne Pollard will host […]

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Visits Montgomery County Correctional Facility

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined Montgomery County’s Department of Correction and Rehabilitation Director Robert Green and Montgomery College President Dr. Derionne Pollard to learn more about education and workforce development at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds. In recognition of National Reentry Week, DeVos engaged with inmates who were taking classes as […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Hogan Talks Maryland’s Economy with Women in the Commercial Real Estate Industry (VIDEO)

In an effort to show support for women in commercial real estate, Governor Larry Hogan joined other Montgomery County leaders to discuss Maryland’s economy with Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Maryland Suburban. The event entitled, “2017 Economic Development Update for the State of Maryland,” was held at Montgomery College Germantown campus. Organizers say the goal […]

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