The Universities at Shady Grove

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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June 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

In Germantown, More Than 200 Sound off on Racial Equity

The Montgomery County-wide conversation on racial equity and social justice continued Wednesday night at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. More than 200 people came out to share how they’ve seen inequities play out in their communities and their ideas about how county officials can create policies to address these injustices. County Executive […]

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April 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Universities at Shady Grove April 6 Expo Targets Potential Undergraduates

Expo Includes Campus Tours, Scholarship and Financial Aid Advice The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) will hold a Undergraduate Expo Saturday, Apr. 6 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 campus. […]

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March 27, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard is the first African American woman president of Montgomery College. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Pollard […]

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February 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Universities of Shady Grove To Offer Master’s Program in Applied Health Physiology in the Fall

The Universities at Shady Grove will offer a master’s program in applied health physiology from Salisbury University in the fall. The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) offers approximately 80 degree programs from nine Maryland public universities on its campus in Rockville. The addition of Salisbury University’s (SU) applied health physiology program this fall coincides with […]

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