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Montgomery College mens basketball team huddling up during a time out

Men’s Basketball Team Looking to Turn Around Early Season Struggles

Temwa Chisanga November 19, 2023

Heading into the 2023-2024 basketball season with an improved roster and more off-season preparation time, the Montgomery College Men’s Raptors team held high expectations of going further than last...

Instructors and students collaborate by using the Physics 262 whiteboard.

Whiteboard Encourages Academic Success

Cecelia Vederman November 14, 2023

This past summer, Physics Instructional Lab Manager Professor Maryam Hosseini of Montgomery College Rockville Campus came up with the idea of putting a whiteboard wall in the hallway for students,...

National Coming Out Day was a day of celebration and reflection for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies on campus.

Montgomery College Celebrates National Coming Out Day

Rebecca Fuchs November 13, 2023

Montgomery College (MC) radiated energy and emotion as staff, students, and faculty members gathered virtually over Zoom to commemorate National Coming Out Day on October 11, 2023, an annual event empowering...

MC Staff with NPR Journalist Jasmine Garsd and MCs Vanessa Zambrano

Soccer, Success, and Hispanic Identity: A Conversation with NPR’s Jasmine Garsd

Rebecca Fuchs October 19, 2023

     Amid the celebratory air of Hispanic Heritage Month, Montgomery College (MC) in Rockville was abuzz with anticipation. On October 4th, the campus’s Science West Room witnessed a riveting...

Raul Marin and attendees posing for a group picture.

A Passion for Poetry: MC Poet Raul Marin Shares His Story

Cecelia Vederman October 9, 2023

On September 20th, Montgomery College celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by holding a Poetry Night with MC alumnus, Raul Marin, also known as the "Wise Wolf Poet" in the Theatre Arts Building on the Rockville...

Fall 2023 MC Rockville Transfer Fair

Unlocking The Future: MC’s Transfer Fair, The Keys to Opportunity

Rebecca Fuchs October 8, 2023

On September 27th from 10 AM - 1 PM, Montgomery College (MC) held its annual Transfer Fair in the Physical Educational Center Gym on the Rockville Campus, which acted as a confluence of opportunities,...

Photo taken at the San Diego Convention Center

The Role of Perseverance, Physics, and Montgomery College in Starting My Career in Research

Samuel Alejandro Marquez Gonzalez September 16, 2023

My engagement with mathematics and physics began in childhood. These subjects were not merely academic disciplines, but thrilling adventures that captivated my attention and imagination. This period of...

Counseling and Advising Building, Rockville Campus

Board of Trustees Approves “Refreshed” College Strategic Plan

Hollis Zimmerman and Rishi Nixon June 22, 2023

During the 2023 Spring Semester, the Montgomery College Board of Trustees approved a refreshed strategic plan for the College through 2028. The strategic plan – which is refreshed every five years –...

Collaborators of the Club Event of the Year, Pet Therapy, included STEM Education Club, Psychology Club, Medical Careers Club, and Academic Development Club. (Photo Credits: Alana McCarthy Light)

The 2023 Rockville Student Life Awards: Speakers, Outfits, Winners, and More

Alana McCarthy Light, Assistant Editor May 30, 2023

"This is your county; this is your college; you created the campus community through your participation in student life attending campus events and engaging with your peers. You put in long hours before,...

Third-level view of MC Rockville Long Nguyen and Kimmy Duong Student Services Center. Photo courtesy of Summer Mai Li Suliman.

Dual Enrollment Helps Drive MC’s Improving Enrollment

Hollis Zimmerman and Rishi Nixon May 11, 2023

Despite Montgomery College seeing a decline of enrollment in recent years, the school has recently published optimistic results for recent fall and spring semesters. After hitting peak enrollment in...

Montgomery College Rockville’s Humanities and Campus Center buildings illuminated with projections of 2-D Design students community quilt of patterns on April 13, 2023. (Photo Credits: Alana McCarthy Light)

“Our Patterns, Montgomery College:” 2D Design Students Collaborate With 2023’s Artist-in-Residence

Alana McCarthy Light May 9, 2023

170 students from 12 Introduction to 2-D Design classes materialized their lessons through a vivid display of "quilt" patterns projected onto Montgomery College Rockville Campus' Humanities and Campus...

The Social and Volunteering Club trains potential future community leaders. Photo Credits: Campbell Walsh.

Social and Volunteering Club Cleans Rockville Campus

Alana McCarthy Light May 7, 2023

"First and foremost, Earth Day is every day; however, once a year, society has decided to pay homage to a day to celebrate the earth. To me, Earth Day is just a way to get people together to realize how...

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