The Universities at Shady Grove

January 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Jan. 29, and we should expect partly cloudy weather. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Job Fair:  Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hiring people for current and summer position. There will be a job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. at Plum Gar Neighborhood […]

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January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 28 in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Jan. 28 and it’s National Data Privacy Day. Celebrate by going through the settings on your web browser and clearing your cookies. While you’re at it, check out your social media settings and review the information you’re agreeing to share with third party applications. The Washington Post made an explainer video to […]

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January 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 24 in Montgomery County

Cloudy and a bit warmer temps with highs in the 50s. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 24. 1. Wheaton Senior Center:  County officials will open the Wheaton Senior Center today. The center is located in the Wheaton Community Recreation Center. 2. MCPS Early Release: Montgomery County Public Schools close […]

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January 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Commission for Women to Induct Nancy Navarro into Women’s History Archive

The Montgomery County Commission for Women will induct Councilmember Nancy Navarro into the Montgomery County Women’s History Archive for her achievements in the county. The ceremony will be on Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Universities at Shady Grove.  Navarro was the first Latina elected to the Montgomery County Council in 2009.  I am honored by […]

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January 15, 2020 | Staff Writer

Officials Holding Two Community Forums on State of Education in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Council Education and Culture Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith, Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard, and The Universities at Shady Grove Executive Director Stewart Edelstein are hosting two community meetings to present the state of education in the county. The meetings are an opportunity to discuss academic […]

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November 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Universities at Shady Grove Open New Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education Facility

The Universities at Shady Grove celebrated the opening of its fourth academic building, a $175 million, state-of-the-art Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education facility on Thursday. The Universities at Shady Grove is Celebrating the Grand Opening and Ribbon-cutting for the new Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Building right now! More details to come… @mymcmedia @UatShadyGrove pic.twitter.com/K5ZY1EnVSS — […]

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November 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 7 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Disabled Veterans Resource Fair: In honor of Veterans Day, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation will recognize the service and sacrifice of all veterans by collaborating with local government and nonprofit organizations to provide critical resources from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. […]

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October 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés: ‘Charity Should Be About the Liberation of the Receiver’

While meeting with students at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville on Monday, José Andrés of Bethesda—celebrity chef famous for feeding areas suffering from poverty and natural disaster—talked about starting the nonprofit organization World Central Kitchen. World Central Kitchen responds to areas struck by poverty and natural disaster by sending relief chefs to feed […]

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October 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Andrés Visits Universities at Shady Grove

It’s official: there is now a José Andrés holiday in Montgomery County. During Andrés’ visit to the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville on Monday, County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro presented the world renowned chef with a proclamation declaring Oct. 28 as José Andrés Day in Montgomery County. The proclamation […]

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October 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Universities at Shady Grove to Hold Open House for Undergraduates

Expo Includes Campus Tours, Scholarship and Financial Aid Advice The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) will hold a fall open house Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. USG is part of the University System of Maryland and offers approximately 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs from nine different state universities on the Rockville […]

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