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Global Connections


International & Multicultural Student Center, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

In 1999, Montgomery College created the center within the counseling department of each campus to develop and coordinate programs and services for its increasing international and multicultural student population. With more than one third of its students being non-US citizens, the Takoma Park /Silver Spring campus serves the most diverse student body of the college.

Global Connections

Created in 2001 by Dr. Harold Barber, Global Connections provides a platform to address the social, academic and cultural interests of multicultural students and to celebrate diversity at the college.

International Buddy Program

The International Buddy Program is a college-wide program that is designed to provide a mentoring relationship between current international students and Montgomery College alumni. 

Global Connections Calendar of Events

 Black History Month Program: Film screening & discussion of “Father Joseph”

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Commons Building, Room 211

Takoma Silver Spring Campus

 This film showcases strides in grassroots development initiatives throughout rural Haiti.  Learn about the creation of schools, a clinic, a radio station, & much more, including Haiti’s largest micro-credit bank for the poor (Fonkoze), which has given literacy training and financial opportunity to hundreds of thousands of people in rural villages.


Global Connections Spring Field Trip

During the month of February-

Self-guided field trip package for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

Stop by Student Services Building, 2nd Floor –Counseling desk, to pick up your packet.

Contact Us


          Dr. Harold E. Barber    

          International Student Counselor


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          Ms. Eniola Olowofoyeku

         Program Operations Coordinator


Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD


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