montgomery college

October 19, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Montgomery College Will Host Forum With Board of Education Candidates

Montgomery College will host a live forum with the Montgomery County Board of Education candidates Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. Shebra Evans (District 4 candidate), Steve Solomon (District 4 candidate), Sunil Dasgupta (At large candidate), Lynne Harris (At large candidate), Michael Fryar (District 2 candidate) and Rebecca Smondrowski (District 2 candidate) will all take […]

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September 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Rockville to Host Author of ‘Dopesick’—An Upcoming Hulu Series—for Virtual Discussion

The City of Rockville is hosting Beth Macy, author of the New York Times best-selling book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” for a virtual book discussion Thursday. In “Dopesick,” Macy investigates rural America’s struggle with the opioid epidemic for the last 20 years and what led the medical community to […]

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September 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Viernes habrá un Diálogo en Español sobre los Retos en las Clases Virtuales

El viernes 18 de septiembre a las 6:30 p.m. se llevará a cabo un diálogo sobre los retos de las clases virtuales con expertos en diversos temas y enfocado a los padres de familia del condado de Montgomery. La conversación será en español y está enfocada en apoyar el bienestar mental así como abordar los […]

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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 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Dean: Remote Learning Option Probably ‘Will Never Go Away’

Most classes at Montgomery College this fall will be virtual, with some programs like automotive technology having very limited on-campus classes.  The college offers distance learning and structured remote learning. While both are virtual, they are different in that structured remote learning has students meet at specific days/times on a virtual platform like Zoom or […]

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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 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Funding Awarded To Montgomery College STEM Students

Maryland federal legislators announced Aug. 20 the awarding of almost $900,000 in funding to support STEM education. Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, in partnership with Montgomery College and Frederic Community College, will receive $899,926 to support science, technology, engineering and math degree completion and jobs for low income, high achieving graduates. The program will […]

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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 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 19, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Two Lanes on ICC Closed: Maintenance will take place on parts of westbound Intercounty Connector (MD 200) between Georgia Avenue (MD 97) and Shady Grove Road from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Only one lane will remain open. More information here.  2. […]

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August 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Community College System Ranks Third in Nation

Community colleges offer a cost-effective alternative to the high price tag of a traditional four-year university or college. The personal finance website WalletHub ranked Maryland as having the third-best community college system in the country. In Maryland, Montgomery College ranks as the second-best community college behind Carroll Community College. WalletHub analyzed a sample of 698 […]

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