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Patricia Hill Collins Talks Intersectionality, Black Feminism, Democratic Possibilities

Patricia Hill Collins Talks Intersectionality, Black Feminism, Democratic Possibilities

Ayanna Arrington

March 24, 2017


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Aggravated by the fact that communities are fighting for equality, but doing so with distinct and separate protest rallies and movements, Patricia Hill Collins wishes to bring communities together through intersectionality. Collins, a professor at the University of Maryland, paid homage to black female...

Dialogue Across Differences Series: Police Chief Tom Manger Discusses Diversity

Dialogue Across Differences Series: Police Chief Tom Manger Discusses Diversity

Priscille Diwa

March 22, 2017


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Montgomery College president, Dr. DeRionne Pollard, and Montgomery County chief police, Thomas Manger, discussed ways to form relationships and trust between the law enforcement and our community to encourage civility between people of different backgrounds. Chief Manger discussed about reflecting the...

Achieving the Promise Academy Program at MC

Achieving the Promise Academy Program at MC

Isabel Rockwood

March 22, 2017


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The Achieving the Promise Academy is a free program within Montgomery College established to dismantle academic, financial, and social barriers. Problems often arise outside of the classroom when it comes to a student's resources, which can severely limit their ability to do the best they can in a class....

Job Opportunities for Week of March 20

Job Opportunities for Week of March 20

Sara Montrerroso

March 20, 2017


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Provided by Roberta Buckberg, Employer Liason Tuesday, March 21   National Guard (Campus Center Lobby) – 10 am –  2:00 pm Serve your country and your neighbors while earning cash and benefits.  Talk to the recruiter for other details.   Wednesday, March 22     Anne Arun...

Employment Opportunities for the Week of March 6

Employment Opportunities for the Week of March 6

March 6, 2017


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Provided by Roberta Buckberg, employer liaison   Monday, March 6   Community Pool Service (Campus Center Lobby Area) – 10 am – 2:00 pm Hiring for lifeguards, pool cleaners, gate guards, and other positions.  http://communitypools.com/ Tuesday, March 7   Continental Pools (...

College Governance Accepting Nominations for Upcoming Election

College Governance Accepting Nominations for Upcoming Election

Sara Monterroso

March 2, 2017


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Elections for College governance for the September 2017-May 2018 term will be held after spring break and nominations for candidates are currently open. Nominations are open to students, faculty, staff and administrators, you may also nominate yourself. Nominations close March 10 at 5 p.m. Nominees...

MC’s Faculty Council Affirms Support for Students and Faculty in Light of Trump Moratorium on Immigration, Travel

MC’s Faculty Council Affirms Support for Students and Faculty in Light of Trump Moratorium on Immigration, Travel

Rebecca Anderson

March 1, 2017


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Montgomery College approved a statement regarding the recent executive action limiting travel and immigration, as well as unanimously passed a full recommendation that the college provide resources to fellow MC community members affected by the order. The statement, released through Inside MC, reads...

Culture of Respect: Title IX’s work at Montgomery College

Culture of Respect: Title IX’s work at Montgomery College

Priscille Diwa

February 28, 2017


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The Culture of Respect is an initiative of the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA). This initiative's primary goal is to end sexual violence on college campuses by providing resources to combat the end of sexual violence on campus. Building a Culture of Respect is not the work...

MC alum Rion Amilcar Scott talks Insurrections at TP/SS

MC alum Rion Amilcar Scott talks Insurrections at TP/SS

Amanda Yaya, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


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To celebrate black history month, local author and MC alum Rion Amilcar Scott was invited to read excerpts from his new short story collection Insurrections at the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus on February 16th. He discussed the passages as part of "The Legacy and the Burden of History" with Profes...

Advocacy Day

Elie Francois

February 23, 2017


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On February 8, community colleges from our region took part in an annual meeting in Annapolis, Maryland where students got to interact with senates who have played a vital role in our school systems. Nonetheless, on Tuesday I had the pleasure to interview Leslie from the senate to get a rundown on how...

Employment Opportunities for the Week of Feb. 21

Employment Opportunities for the Week of Feb. 21

Sara Monterroso

February 20, 2017


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Provided by Roberta Buckberg, Employer Liaison Tuesday, Feb. 21   National Guard (Campus Center Lobby) – 10 am – 2:00 pm Serve your country and your neighbors while earning cash and benefits. Talk to the recruiter for other details. Mission BBQ (Campus Center Dining Area) – ...

Honors Club takes a stand against Hunger

Honors Club takes a stand against Hunger

Samory Senh

February 20, 2017


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Rather than sleeping in on a typical Saturday morning, over a dozen students made and delivered approximately 200 meals and 100 perishables to the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless on Feb. 11th in their efforts to fund their cause known as Nourish R Neighbors. "We wanted to promote awaren...

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