The Student News Site of Montgomery College

the advocate

No Fire in Humanities, Just Dust from Construction

No Fire in Humanities,  Just Dust from Construction

Sara Monterroso

January 30, 2017


Filed under News

Earlier this morning, at around 10:30 AM, the Humanities building evacuated residing students and professors due to a fire alarm. However, no fire or smoke set off the alarm. According to Marcus Rosano, Media Relations Director, dust from surrounding construction was the cause. The evacuation was...

Bad Weather and Delayed Openings at MC Protocol

Bad Weather and Delayed Openings at MC Protocol

Isabel Rockwood

January 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Each winter, there's usually at least one storm that prevents students from safely coming to school, therefore causing either a delayed opening or a canceled school day. There are plenty of alert stations specific to Montgomery County, and It's recommended to at least be familiar with one of these stations,...

Employment Opportunities for the Week of Dec. 2

Employment Opportunities for the Week of Dec. 2

Sara Monterroso

December 5, 2016


Filed under News

Provided by Roberta Buckberg, employment services specialist Monday, Dec. 5 Life Time Athletic Club (Campus Center Lobby) – 10 am – 2:00 pm A little personal plug for Lifetime – they are hiring for everything from maintenance staff to training staff to childcare staff to sales staff....

Interview with students from Richard Montgomery Walk-Out Protest

Interview with students from Richard Montgomery Walk-Out Protest

November 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Now that we have had time to begin to digest the reality of a Trump presidency, whether you voted for him or not, it is evident as soon as we turn on the news that the country remains very divided. In the diverse, little community of Rockville, MD (a democratic state by majority) we have witnessed...

Women’s and Gender Studies – MC Offers Scholarships of at Least $500

Women’s and Gender Studies – MC Offers Scholarships of at Least $500

Keith Zevallos

November 16, 2016


Filed under News

Spring is right around the corner. Montgomery College is encouraging students to participate in its Women's and Gender Studies Program with scholarships worth at least $500. If you are enrolled at MC for the 2016-2017 year, and have taken or are currently taking gender studies courses at Montgomery College,...

Employment Opportunities for the Week of Nov. 7

Employment Opportunities for the Week of Nov. 7

Sara Monterroso

November 7, 2016


Filed under News

Provided by Roberta Buckberg,Employment Services Specialist Tuesday, November 8 Creative Exterior Concepts – (Campus Center Lobby – 10am – 2 pm) Creative Exterior Concepts Home Remodeling Firm Is Hiring! Marketing department needs to fill several positions that handle pro...

Former Ambassador Lewis on Race Relations in America

Former Ambassador Lewis on Race Relations in America

November 7, 2016


Filed under News, Slider

Race is a very daunting subject in the United States. Through the wide lens of history, the 150 years since the abolition of slavery is a short time. The descendants of those freed men and women had to face incredible hardships for over a century; there are people alive today who experienced firs...

Effectively Manage Your Time as a College Student

Effectively Manage Your Time as a College Student

Keith Zevallos

November 7, 2016


Filed under News

As a college student, I understand the struggle of having to balance your school work with your social life, work life, extracurricular, etc. Here area compilation of tips that may alleviate some of that stress. 1. Prioritize your work load. Gather all the assignments you need to complete and priori...

New Medical Careers Club at MC Rockville

New Medical Careers Club at MC Rockville

Domineca Esparza

November 7, 2016


Filed under News

There is a new club on campus and they want YOU! The new Medical Careers club had their first meeting this past Monday, October 31st. The club's president Katherine Carrera, wants to share information about the club that is so enticing you'll be begging to join. The club is directed towards any sc...

FAFSA Fever Event

FAFSA Fever Event

Sara Monterroso

November 2, 2016


Filed under News

Filling out the FAFSA form may be one of the most tedious and frustrating tasks for college students and their families, that's why Montgomery college is hosting their FAFSA Fever event. Montgomery College Rockville Campus will be hosting a free event to help students and their families complete the...

Spirit Week at Montgomery College

Spirit Week at Montgomery College

Sara Monterroso

November 1, 2016


Filed under News, Slider

In celebration of Montgomery College's  70th anniversary, from Monday Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, MC will have a spirit week. Everyone is encouraged to wear MC colors and to how their MC pride all week. Students will have the opportunities to participate in spirited festivities and to also participate...

Fear and Hope in Strange Political Waters

Fear and Hope in Strange Political Waters

Isabel Rockwood

October 26, 2016


Filed under News, Slider

The Associated Collegiate Press held a four-day conference in D.C. and invited Donna Brazile to speak at the ACP to commence the beginning of the event. Donna Brazile has worked in politics for over thirty years, working on several presidential campaigns including Jesse Jackson's, has been the C...

The Student News Site of Montgomery College
News