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The First 100 Days: Esteemed Panel Discusses Trump Administration, April 21 at the Rockville Campus

Need to Know

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Ms. Surayya Johnson Appointed Adult Student Services Program Manager

Governance

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Elections Results Posted Online

From the Board of Trustees

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Board of Trustees Public Meeting Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Transfer News

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Final Days to Register for the Transfer Ambassador Training

HRSTM

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Arab American Heritage Month

Guest Lectures

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Writers Meghan Kenny and Marian Crotty to Visit Rockville Campus

MC Events

It's Academic

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The April 10 Edition of the Curriculum Newsletter Is Available Online

Commencement Update

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Volunteers Needed for May 19 Commencement - 70th Anniversary

Professional Development

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

Student Affairs

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April 17: Learn About Transgender Inclusion on Campus Including Restroom Issues

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

Accolades

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MC Faculty and Staff Present at the League for Innovations in the Community College Conference

College Council Endorses Student Council Recommendations

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Category: Governance

Published: Apr 14 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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