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A Wake Up Call for the Sleep Deprived

A Wake Up Call for the Sleep Deprived

Between 50 and 70 million US adults have sleep or wakefulness disorders, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Moreover, studies at the National Institutes of Health show people whose sleep sessions are irregular or short are more likely to develop diseases that can lead to an early death, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, […]

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Keeping MC in the Loop

Keeping MC in the Loop

In 2013, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk proposed a revolutionary mode of transportation—hyperloop: a vacuum tube with pods that carry people and cargo between cities at speeds more than 700 miles per hour. Five alumni want to make hyperloop possible. Now students or recent graduates at the University of Maryland, Erich Robinson-Tillenburg ’13, Catherine […]

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College Powers Solar Jobs with Renewable Energy Park

College Powers Solar Jobs with Renewable Energy Park

The College is building a first-of-its-kind Renewable Energy Park at the Rockville Campus that will provide both theoretical and practical training in wind and solar technology, not only to Montgomery College students, but also to the greater community. The outdoor classroom enables students to learn valuable skills that are currently in demand in Maryland—and beyond. […]

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College and Infosys Public Services Form Partnership

College and Infosys Public Services Form Partnership

Montgomery College is collaborating with Infosys Public Services on a partnership that creates new training and job opportunities in the information technology (IT) sector. Infosys Public Services, a global leader in the public sector IT industry based in Rockville, worked closely with Montgomery College faculty to develop an eight-week intensive “boot camp” for recent Infosys […]

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College Budget Gets Boost from Montgomery County

College Budget Gets Boost from Montgomery County

Montgomery College’s FY17 budget got a $6.5 million boost from Montgomery County—a 5.1 percent increase over last year’s contribution—allowing the College to advance programs that enhance student achievement, including the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program and the Achieving the Promise Academy. The funds will also enable the College to open the Early Learning […]

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Montgomery College Awarded $1.1 Million TRIO Grant to Improve Adult College Readiness

Montgomery College Awarded $1.1 Million TRIO Grant to Improve Adult College Readiness

Montgomery College is one of only three organizations in Maryland awarded a TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers (TRIO EOC) grant to improve adult college readiness. The College will receive $1,184,500 over a five-year period. Working closely with several community partners, TRIO EOC will assist at least 1,000 first-generation, low-income, non-postsecondary education degree holders as well as […]

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Coordinator of Architecture Program Earns Paul H. Kea Medal

Coordinator of Architecture Program Earns Paul H. Kea Medal

Randy Steiner, AIA, coordinator of the architecture program at Montgomery College, recently earned the Paul H. Kea Medal, the highest honor given by the AIA Potomac Valley, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Professor Steiner has been the coordinator of the architecture program at MC for more than 25 years. Her passion for […]

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Opening Pathways to MC Via Multilingual Outreach

Opening Pathways to MC Via Multilingual Outreach

Community engagement at MC means informing, consulting, participating, working in partnership, and reaching out to people who may not have thought of themselves as college students. The Office of Community Engagement recently published a report on how it is meeting that mission. “There is almost no area of Montgomery College untouched by the work of […]

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Architecture Students Receive Industry Awards

Architecture Students Receive Industry Awards

Amalie ElFallah ’16 and Kaira Farrell ’16 recently earned honors for excellence in student architectural design by the Maryland Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The AIA selected 10 winners from among 74 projects submitted; entrants included community college, undergraduate, and graduate students. ElFallah’s “East Brunswick Islamic Center” (East Brunswick, NJ) received the […]

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Montgomery College Earns Top-20 Ranking as Best for Vets

Montgomery College Earns Top-20 Ranking as Best for Vets

Montgomery College earned a top-20 ranking as Best for Vets at two-year schools by Military Times. Rankings are based on a comprehensive school-by-school survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement. Moreover, the three veterans featured in the cover photo are Montgomery College students and alumni. Air Force veteran Ronnie Chang […]

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