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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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Priscilla Du Preez from Unsplash.

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Semi-Finalists

Hollis Zimmerman May 1, 2023

Seven Montgomery College students have made the grade as semi-finalists out of a pool of 1,400 applicants and 458 semifinalists in the Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Foundation’s nationwide Undergraduate Transfer...

MC students and staff at Capilla del Cristo- Chapel of Christ in Old San Juan. Photo Credits: Talia Santos

2023 Alternative Spring Break – Puerto Rico

Hollis Zimmerman May 1, 2023

Twelve diverse, passionate, and well-rounded Montgomery College students from all three campuses, selected through an intense process, embarked on a seven day excursion to Puerto Rico, for 2023’s Alternative...

Photo Credit: Jamell Christian

State of the Union and Public Policy Forum

Jamell Christian April 25, 2023

On February 8th, Montgomery College hosted a public policy forum at the Germantown Campus for the State of the Union. The speakers were: Ira Shapiro, a democratic lawyer and author of "Broken: Can the...

Dr. Jermaine F. Williams poses for the camera.

Spring 2023 Town Hall

Pius Kitengie March 17, 2023

Dr. Williams highlighted the fact that this year’s Spring semester has seen an increase in student’s enrollment and in credit hours. He added “The College is about creating equitable opportunity...

Student Services Building, Rockville Campus.

Covid Policy at Montgomery College

Hollis Zimmerman February 17, 2023

Over two years have passed since the COVID-19 quarantine led to virtual learning on Zoom. Many Montgomery College students feel overjoyed to return to in-person classes and student life activities. The...

Processor of a Quantum Computer in detail. Image provided by Manuel, Unsplash.

The Rise of Quantum Computing

Samuel Alejandro Marquez Gonzalez February 11, 2023

In recent years, society experienced massive technological advances in computer science since computers boomed in the '90s. Our lives dramatically changed when computers became accessible to most consumers....

Wes Moore election eve rally at Bowie State University by Elvert Barnes is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0

Wes Moore, Maryland’s First African American Governor, Swears In and Signs Off on $69 Million Legislative Package

Kai Englisch February 5, 2023

On Wednesday, January 18th, Maryland saw their 63rd governor elect Wes Moore sworn in on the blue carpeted steps of the Annapolis State Capitol building, while hopeful hundreds turned out on the unusually...

Surviving the Holocaust: Robert F. Teitels Tale of Family

Surviving the Holocaust: Robert F. Teitel’s Tale of Family

Kai Englisch December 5, 2022

Consider the following three events. 1935. A brilliant and outspoken Jewish chess player and polyglot named A.M. Teitel is making a name for himself as a frequent speaker in the Wuppertal committee,...

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