August 11, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Montgomery College Begins Search Process For Next President

Montgomery College Board of Trustees Chair Michael Knapp announced the beginning of the search for a new president in a press release. In June, the Board of Trustees appointed Greenwood/Asher & Associates to help with recruitment services. The College hopes to conduct interviews this fall and announce a permanent president before winter break. During the […]

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June 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Ex líder de PG Community College es Nombrada Presidente Interina de Montgomery College

La ex presidente de Prince George’s Community College fue nombrada presidente interina de Montgomery College, el martes. La Dra. Charlene Mickens Dukes fue nombrada por la Junta de Fideicomisarios de Montgomery College para reemplazar a la Dra. DeRionne Pollard, quien se fue para convertirse en la nueva presidenta de Nevada State College. El nombramiento de […]

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June 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Former PG Community College Leader Named Interim Montgomery College President

The former president of Prince George’s Community College was named interim president of Montgomery College Tuesday. Dr. Charlene Mickens Dukes was appointed by the Montgomery College Board of Trustees to replace Dr. DeRionne Pollard, who left to become the new president of Nevada State College. Dukes’ appointment begins Aug. 7. Meanwhile, the board will conduct a […]

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June 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Students Cook Cicadas for First Time: ‘It’s Probably Something We Should Just Try Out’

Brood X cicadas have returned after 17 years, and Maryland is the epicenter for the swarms. MyMCM joined two college students from Montgomery County who are seeing the creatures for the first time – that they can remember – and who were set on having the “full” experience. Natalie Hays, an incoming sophomore at the […]

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May 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘Play Ball’: Bethesda Big Train Will be Back in Action in June

After a 14-month derailment due to the pandemic, Bethesda Big Train baseball is back. Games will be played at the Shirley Povich Field in Rockville during June and July in front of a maximum of 250 socially distanced fans. Montgomery County approved Big Train’s 27-page 2021 Return to Play Plan Wednesday at noon, so now it […]

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April 29, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College President Appointed Next President of Nevada State College

Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard has been appointed President of Nevada State College (NSC). The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents approved the appointment during a meeting Thursday. During the meeting, Pollard said she is deeply grateful and is looking forward to the work. “There are a few things I know for […]

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April 29, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Search Committee Recommends Montgomery College President to Lead Nevada State College

Update 5:45 p.m.: Here’s MyMCM’s story with updated news. DeRionne Pollard has officially be appointed Nevada State College’s next president: Montgomery College President Appointed Next President of Nevada State College On Wednesday, the ad hoc Nevada State College (NSC) President Search Committee recommended Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard to be the college’s 8th president. […]

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April 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘It’s Exciting’: High School Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

All Marylanders ages 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. During a county council meeting Tuesday, Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said the county is looking at strategies to engage younger people and encourage them to pre-register and get vaccinated. On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the state is launching an […]

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April 12, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Applications for Distinguished African American Scholar Awards Close April 16

The Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators (MCABSE), a non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success of children of African descent, is accepting applications for its Distinguished African American Scholar Awards. MCABSE are looking for students in Montgomery County “committed to leadership in their high schools and communities; passionate and committed to their […]

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March 14, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Players Chant ‘Let Us Play’ in Protest of Council Disallowing Contact Football Games

Over 100 high school football players, poms participants, their coaches and parents chanted,”Let us play,” Sunday in protest of Montgomery County’s disallowing contact football games due to the pandemic. Gathered in front of the county council building in Rockville, they questioned why soccer and indoor hockey are permitted, but not football. Harrison Loudermilk, a senior […]

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