Universities at Shady Grove

March 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, March 9, In Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, March 9, and today is a holiday that Marylanders might be the best at celebrating… it’s National Crab Meat Day! Go all out with your crab meat, Marylanders, and in the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county […]

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March 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Campus of The Universities at Shady Grove

The Universities at Shady Grove Hold Virtual Sessions for Undergraduates

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) will hold a series of virtual events for prospective students to learn more about the USG campus and the wide variety of undergraduate degree programs offered by its nine university partners on March 8-10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. each night on Zoom. The event is beneficial for prospective […]

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November 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: Marcus Jones is sworn in as Chief of the Montgomery County Police Department. County Executive Marc Elrich will be hosting 4Business Charrettes. November is National Caregivers Month. The Universities at Shady Grove opened its […]

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November 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

An Inside Look at New USG Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education Facility

The Universities at Shady Grove just opened its new Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education facility, making it the fourth academic building on its campus. Programs in this six-level, 220,000-square-foot- state-of-the-art facility will offer educational opportunities and degree offerings in critical STEMM [science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medical studies] fields including bio-science, cyber security, and dentistry.   […]

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October 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés: ‘Charity Should Be About the Liberation of the Receiver’

While meeting with students at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville on Monday, José Andrés of Bethesda—celebrity chef famous for feeding areas suffering from poverty and natural disaster—talked about starting the nonprofit organization World Central Kitchen. World Central Kitchen responds to areas struck by poverty and natural disaster by sending relief chefs to feed […]

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October 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Andrés Visits Universities at Shady Grove

It’s official: there is now a José Andrés holiday in Montgomery County. During Andrés’ visit to the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville on Monday, County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro presented the world renowned chef with a proclamation declaring Oct. 28 as José Andrés Day in Montgomery County. The proclamation […]

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June 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

In Germantown, More Than 200 Sound off on Racial Equity

The Montgomery County-wide conversation on racial equity and social justice continued Wednesday night at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. More than 200 people came out to share how they’ve seen inequities play out in their communities and their ideas about how county officials can create policies to address these injustices. County Executive […]

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April 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 5 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Today is Friday, April 5. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Helping People Award: Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot will present an award to Janet Neumann for her service as a longtime volunteer with Gaithersburg HELP today at the Pathways Baptist Church in Gaithersburg. 2. 7th Annual Bethesda Film Festival: The […]

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September 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Ending Tenure by Helping Students

In just a few weeks, residents in Montgomery County will head to the polls to vote for a new county executive. After serving 12 years as county executive, Isiah Leggett announced that he would not seek re-election for a fourth term. As he prepares to leave office, Leggett is marking tasks off his to-do list, […]

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July 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Unveils $385 Million in College Aid Programs

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday $385 million in new college programs for Maryland students that can help pay off debt, and to avoid it in the first place. Hogan, speaking at the Universities at Shady Grove, said he would reintroduce the Student Debt Relief Act on the first day of the 2019 legislative session. The […]

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