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MC 70 Campaign: Celebrate 70 Years of Montgomery College By Impacting the Lives of Students

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Ms. Surayya Johnson Appointed Adult Student Services Program Manager

Governance

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College Council Endorses Student Council Recommendations

From the Board of Trustees

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Board of Trustees Public Meeting Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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USG Open House, April 22 Beginning at 8:30 a.m.

HRSTM

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Spring Edition of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System Newsletter!

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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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Writers Meghan Kenny and Marian Crotty to Visit Rockville 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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Scholarships Available for GHUM101 Students

Campus Sports News

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70 Players for 70 Years! MC Baseball Alumni Day is April 22!

Other

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Political Science Class Visits Courts of Appeals in Annapolis

Commencement Update

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Volunteers Needed for May 19 Commencement - 70th Anniversary

Arts at MC

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WILLPOWER! Shakespeare Festival April 12-20

College Council Endorses Student Council Recommendations

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Category: Governance

Published: Apr 13 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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