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September 29, 2011 - Message to Students

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Let’s talk about “opportunity” and how you have a chance to seize yours...


  • On October 14 in Globe Hall, we celebrate the Multi-Ethnic Student Academic Excellence Awards! The awards honor more than 800 Asian, Hispanic, Black/African American students who achieved 3.5 GPAs and higher.
  • How about helping your family pay for your college by earning 
a scholarship? The Scholarship Conference is Saturday, October 22 at the Universities at Shady Grove campus located in Rockville.


September 21, 2011 - Message to Faculty and Staff

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Dr. Pollard discusses this week's ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Science Center at the Rockville Campus  in her latest video blog to staff and faculty. She also discusses the delegation of educators from India who visited MC this week, strategic planning, the governance task force, and the upcoming employee engagement survey.

Recent Comments:

Great video would actually want to meet sometime. My name is Jason Refsnider and this is my 3rd year at Montgomery College.
Posted by: Internal Administrator at 9/27/2011 4:17:50 AM


September 15, 2011 - Message to Students

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"Just look up, Babe!" 

In this week's vlog (video blog for short), Dr. Pollard highlights her Conversations of Consequence seminar and gives you, the student, three exciting ways to get active and involved in your college experience:

  1. Read student blogs 
  2. Join or start your own club 
  3. Check out MC sports and athletic opportunities

To learn what her new campaign/challenge for students is and the meaning behind the opening quote, you're going to have to watch the video. Enjoy!

September 8, 2011 - Message to Faculty and Staff

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Dr. Pollard stopped outside the Board of Trustees conference room in the Mannakee Building after meeting with the Montgomery College Foundation executive committee to deliver another message to staff and faculty.

In this video blog, Dr. Pollard talks about the exciting development projects in Germantown including the Foundation's recent acquisition of the Goldenrod Building. She also introduces the new partnership between Accenture and the College before finishing her message with remarks about the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.


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