August 13, 2015 | Aline Barros

Mikulski Wants a Better Deal on Pell Grant Programs (VIDEO)

Sen. Barbara Mikulski visited Montgomery College Takoma Park Silver Spring campus on Aug.11. She visited the college’s Nursing Simulation Lab and discussed college affordability with students, professors, and staff. She also announced a $1 million grant to Montgomery College to provide support services to first-year students. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Mikulski said a community college is a gateway […]

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January 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

President’s Community College “Proposal Is A Game Changer”

The president of Montgomery College is applauding President Obama’s proposal to make the first two years of community college free. You can read Dr. DeRionne Pollard’s official statement below: “Now more than ever, the jobs of today require a postsecondary education. Education and training is the on-ramp to the middle class—to good jobs with good […]

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October 21, 2014 | Aline Barros

Ready for Tomorrow Summit (VIDEO)

It was a morning to brainstorm ideas about the county’s future on closing the academic achievement gap and preparing young people for jobs. The Ready for Tomorrow: Education and Workforce Summit featured three panels, each with three speakers who talked about labor force, adult education, achievement gap, partnerships between private organizations, nonprofits and government institutions. […]

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June 9, 2014 | Staff Writer

Dr. Pollard Gives ‘Woman of Distinction’ Speech at UMD (Video)

Dr. DeRionne Pollard, president of Montgomery College, was recognized as a 2014 Women of Distinction Award recipient by the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders in a ceremony on June 5 at the University of Maryland. Hear Dr. Pollard’s speech to young women leaders here: Related:

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March 21, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Ike Leggett presenting budget

Leggett Releases Recommended Operating Budget (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett released his FY 2015 operating budget on March 17 at a televised news conference. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. To review the budget in detail, visit the county’s website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov. Related:

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April 17, 2012 | Staff Writer

DeRionne Pollard, Montgomery College President, delivered her first “State of the College” address on April 11.

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