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Dr. Pollard with Students - Fall 2011

Welcome to Montgomery College—the largest community college in Maryland—where you will find the education and the support to achieve your goals. We are, after all, a place of endless possibilities.

As president of Montgomery College, I am joined by our award-winning faculty and staff in our efforts to make Montgomery College the most relevant community college in the country. For it is only by being relevant that we can empower you to change your life and enrich the life of our community.

This is more than a promise: it is our mission. We are committed to working with you to help you achieve your educational goals. I encourage you to dream big as you plan for your own future and work your way towards your own brand of personal success.

Whether you are working on your degree or certificate, looking to hone existing skills, or simply taking classes for personal enrichment, Montgomery College offers more than 100 credit and noncredit programs of study. Plus, we offer exceptional student support services in everything from academic advising and career counseling, to employment services and state-of-the-art learning centers and labs.

As you follow your own path to success, know that we look forward to celebrating your unique accomplishments, whether it is making the Dean’s List, finishing your studies, or earning a degree in the field of your choice—a significant and valuable testament to achieving your goals.

It is my sincere hope that you will find your experience at the College enriching, rewarding, and memorable—and that you will develop relationships with mentors and fellow students that will last a lifetime.

Best wishes for a wonderful year,

 DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D




DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D.



Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD


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