OERs:  A Lesson In Economics And So Much More

OERs: A Lesson in Economics and So Much More

Students in Professor Bruce Madariaga's economics class get a lesson in financial management before they step into the classroom. Instead of purchasing a textbook, which typically costs more than $100, students download an OER—free of charge. OERs, or open educational resources,…

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I Am Montgomery College

I Am Montgomery College

Montgomery College Photographer Pete Vidal hopes to inspire visitors at the I Am Montgomery College photo exhibition at the Maryland House of Delegates office building in January 2017. “No matter the obstacle… with the right attitude, patience, and perseverance, you…

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Local Businesses Invest Big In MC Students

Local Businesses Invest Big in MC Students

Three prominent county businesses established scholarships that will help more Montgomery County’s at-promise high school students achieve higher education, thereby ultimately strengthening the local economy. The charitable arms of Clark Enterprises, Inc., Westat, and PEPCO together have pledged $800,000 to the…

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ACES Students: Winning With The Cards They Are Dealt

ACES Students: Winning with the Cards They Are Dealt

Established in 2013, Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) is a collaboration among Montgomery College, Montgomery County Public Schools, and the Universities at Shady Grove to help at-promise students establish a seamless path to a bachelor's degree. Montgomery College provides…

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