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"The War in Syria Cannot Be Won. But It Can Be Ended," Today at 2 p.m. in Rockville, TC 136

Need to Know

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Blue Ribbon Taskforce on Spending for Student Success - Campus Sessions

Governance

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Elections Results Posted Online

Transfer News

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Final Days to Register for the Transfer Ambassador Training

HRSTM

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Arab American Heritage Month

College/Campus News

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Register Now for Summer STEM Program at CEE

MC Events

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Humanities Students' Cherry Blossom Conference, April 21

Guest Lectures

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STEM Talk on April 17, HT 216, Germantown Campus

Professional Development

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ELITE Workshop: R You Ready? An Introduction to R Statistical Software

Student Affairs

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Apil 13: Songwriters Against Sexual Assault

It's Academic

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Hillman Entrepreneurs Program Open House Friday

Campus Sports News

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Spring Fest Is Just Around the Corner! Join Us Wednesday, April 12 at the Rockville Softball Field

Other

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Food Truck Bonanza at All Three Campuses!

Workforce Development

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Brown Bag Lunch April 13: WD&CE Health Science - Over the Years with Diane Barberesi

Arts at MC

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Spring Dance Concert Featuring the Montgomery College-Rockville Dance Company, April 28-29

College Council Endorses Student Council Recommendations

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Category: Governance

Published: Apr 12 2017 12:00AM

The College Council recently endorsed three recommendations from the Student Council and forwarded them to College leadership for consideration.

<b><i>Know Before Registering.</b></i> The first is a recommendation that Dr. Pollard and the administration examine the feasibility of making available to students salient sections of course syllabi prior to registration. According to the Student Council, such information-- which might include composition of grades, key course requirements and timelines for completion, how much a professor uses Blackboard, and the class attendance policy--could help students better plan their course loads and schedules and contribute to student success.

<b><i>Quiz/Exam Make-Up Policy.</b></i> The Student Council also recommended that the College administration examine the feasibility of standardizing across the College a compassionate policy to enable students to take make-up quizzes, tests, and exams due to extenuating circumstances including bereavement, sickness, and other issues beyond students' control. The request was made in response to situations students cited in which professors have suggested that College policy does not permit them to be flexible when students miss class due to circumstances beyond their control.

<b><i>Nurse on Campus.</b></i> The third recommendation is a request that College leadership examine the feasibility of providing students with a nurse on all three campuses to attend to immediate health challenges students may face.

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