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January 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Jan. 29, and we should expect partly cloudy weather. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Job Fair:  Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hiring people for current and summer position. There will be a job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. at Plum Gar Neighborhood […]

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January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 28 in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Jan. 28 and it’s National Data Privacy Day. Celebrate by going through the settings on your web browser and clearing your cookies. While you’re at it, check out your social media settings and review the information you’re agreeing to share with third party applications. The Washington Post made an explainer video to […]

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January 15, 2020 | Staff Writer

Officials Holding Two Community Forums on State of Education in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Council Education and Culture Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith, Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard, and The Universities at Shady Grove Executive Director Stewart Edelstein are hosting two community meetings to present the state of education in the county. The meetings are an opportunity to discuss academic […]

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September 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

Annual Hispanic Gala Celebrates 77 Students in Silver Spring (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Seventy-seven Maryland students were the recipients of the 2015 Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarships presented at the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala on Sept. 10 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. It was a night of celebration where students received a one-time $2,000 scholarship award. One by one, they crossed the stage to accept this scholarship that […]

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June 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

USG Welcomes Six New Board Members, Names New Chair

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) announces the addition of six new members to the USG Board of Advisors, a formally constituted body established under the auspices of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. The new USG board members include: • Daniel Abdun-Nabi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Emergent BioSolutions Inc. • […]

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June 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

ACES Program Celebration at Strathmore (VIDEO)

Montgomery College, Universities at Shady Grove and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials recently celebrated students from the ACES program at Strathmore. MCTV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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March 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Universities at Shady Grove Strives to Build Collaborations (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Stewart Edelstein, executive director of the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) talks about the importance of collaboration. USG recently hosted a networking event of county farmers and chefs. The purpose of the event was to identify business opportunities and challenges to local farmers, restaurants and students in the hospitality program […]

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February 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery Week in Review Episode 1160 (VIDEO)

Montgomery Week in Review host Don Mooers and the panel discuss a bill to legalize and tax marijuana being considered in the Maryland General Assembly, the use of heroin in the county with States Attorney John McCarthy, the work of the Committee for Montgomery with Stewart Edelstein and the impact of the rising sea level […]

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December 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Governor-elect Hogan Headlines Legislative Breakfast on Dec. 12 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Over 800 people attended the 25th annual Committee for Montgomery Legislative Breakfast on Dec. 12 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s keynote speaker was Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan. You can watch his remarks below: Organizers said it was a record turnout for the event. The gathering includes elected officials, government […]

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May 18, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Universities at Shady Grove Expansion

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will join Dr. William E. “Brit” Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland (USM), Stewart Edelstein, executive director of The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) and associate vice chancellor for USM, and State Senator Nancy King on May 19 to announce progress toward the development of a fourth academic […]

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