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Dr. Jermaine F. Williams asking the Montgomery College graduating class of 2024 to stand up. (Photo Credit: Kyle Meister)

Montgomery College Commencement Ceremony

Kyle Meister June 21, 2024

The Montgomery College class of 2024 held their commencement ceremony from 10 AM to 12:30 PM on Friday, May 17. At the event, Dr. Williams delivered a speech congratulating the graduates for their...

The Science Building Rooftop

The Curious Case of Stan The T-Rex

Eli Brown June 15, 2024

The first time I walked through those gleaming doors of the Science Building here on Montgomery College's (MC’s) Rockville Campus, it quickly became an earth-shattering experience. How? Why?  Allow...

Darlene Superville has covered the Obama, Trump, and Biden presidencies as an Associated Press White House reporter.

Associated Press Reporter Darlene Superville Visits the Advocate’s Newsroom

Alana McCarthy Light May 19, 2024

Work hard, check the facts, and produce good writing that blows readers away, advised reporter Darlene Superville in a roundtable with the Montgomery College Advocate newspaper held on April 12, 2024....

Quantum Computers and Raising Schrödingers Cat

Nobel Laureate Speaks at Germantown Campus

Nijat Sharifov May 18, 2024

Did you know that a cat can be both alive and dead at the same time? Did you know 0 and 1 can exist simultaneously in quantum computers? Step into the wonders of the quantum world with Dr. David J....

The Brookings Institute held an enlightening panel discussion on the evolving challenges and solutions of AI in elections. From left to right: panel moderator Darrell M. West, Dr. Soheil Feizi, The Honorable Shana M. Broussard, and Matt Perault.

The New Fight for Democracy: AI and Electoral Disinformation

Rebecca Fuchs May 17, 2024

In an era dominated by the transformative power of artificial intelligence (AI), public discourse regarding AI has emerged as a critical challenge to the bedrock of democratic societies. Recognizing the...

Elevator breakdown on the 16th of October 2023 in the SV Center.

The Saga of the MC Rockville Elevators

Kyle Meister May 16, 2024

From Tuesday, August 8, 2023, to now, there were at least thirty-two breakdowns of MC Rockville elevators. The information below I collected from the number of times the Disability Support Services center...

National Model United Nations New York: A Glimpse into a Career at the United Nations

National Model United Nations New York: A Glimpse into a Career at the United Nations

Samantha Flores May 15, 2024

To have set foot in the esteemed General Assembly Hall of the United Nations Headquarters will forever be a memory I hold dear to my heart. As a first-year student majoring in International Studies, I...

MCs Got Talent Show 2024

MC’s Got Talent Show 2024

Cecelia Vederman April 9, 2024

Montgomery College's Rockville Student Government Association (SGA) produced the 12th Anniversary of MC's Got Talent Show on March 21, 2024, from 6-9 PM at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center....

Author of Bearing Children: A Memoir of Choice and Montgomery College English Professor Andrea Abrams.

A Review of “Bearing Children: A Memoir of Choices” by MC Faculty Member Andrea Abrams

Cecelia Vederman April 9, 2024

In “Bearing Children: A Memoir of Choices,” Andrea Abrams, an English professor at Montgomery College, candidly shares her personal stories, exhibiting the challenges of what she refers to as “desired”...

A statue of The Reverend Martin Luther stands an iconic symbol of the historical Luther Place Memorial Church in Washington D.C.

Empowering Change: Montgomery College’s Journey to Social Justice at the Steinbruck Center

Rebecca Fuchs and Mhambi Musonda April 1, 2024

On Saturday, February 24th, 2024, Montgomery College (MC) sponsored an enriching all-day service learning trip to the Steinbruck Center at Luther Place Memorial Church in Washington, D.C. This event, part...

Tables on the terrace filled with people making mini zines at activist and artist Jen White-Johnson’s workshop.

National Portrait Gallery Hosts a Women’s History Month Festival

Alana McCarthy Light March 25, 2024

To celebrate March's Women's History Month, the Smithsonian Institution hosted a one-day Women's History Month Festival on the terrace of the National Portrait Gallery in northwest Washington, DC March...

The event served as an open space for the Montgomery College community to discuss their feelings on the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Montgomery College’s Path to Peace: Israel-Palestine Teach-In

Rebecca Fuchs March 25, 2024

Montgomery College (MC) took a significant step toward advancing a college-wide culture of open dialogue and understanding on February 20, 2024. This initiative materialized with the first Israel-Palestine...

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