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OPEN FORUM THIS MORNING: Dean for the Visual, Performing, and Media Arts - Candidate #3

Need to Know

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MEMO: Delayed Opening or Closure of College Facilities for Emergency Situations and Inclement Weather Events

Office of the Ombuds

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Dr. Pollard Adopts Ombuds FY17 Recommendations

Governance

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Staff Council Meeting Thursday in CT S301

Guest Lectures

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Frank Islam Athenaeum Symposia Lecture with Manny (Emmanuel) Mandel, Dec. 5 at Noon

Transfer News

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Save the Date - Spring Transfer Fairs Coming Feb. 27-28, March 1

From Public Safety

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Montgomery County Smoke Alarm Program Offers Free Home Safety Inspections

HRSTM

College/Campus News

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Health Fair Held at Center for Early Education

Campus Sports News

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Calling All Sports Fans: Let's Rock the Purple on Raptors Spirit Day, Dec. 6

MC Events

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Week of Code, Dec. 4-8

Arts at MC

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First Ever Community Arts Performance Showcase

It's Academic

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English-Reading Department Courses for Next Spring Announced

Professional Development

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Women Faculty of Color in STEM - and Allies - Tea Party, Dec. 8

Student Affairs

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IMPACT MC Applications Are Due Dec. 8

Workforce Development

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Move Your Career or Establish Your Own Business: Event Management Info Session Dec. 6

Accolades

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Dr. Kristin Jenkins, PT Faculty, Recognized as AAAS Fellow

Grants Update

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Due Dec. 6 - Call for Spring 2018 NEH Fellowship Applications

Third Annual PACE Student Conference Was a Success

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Category: It's Academic

Published: Dec 4 2017 12:00AM

For the third consecutive year, students from the Program for the Advancement to College English (PACE) presented carefully-crafted, thought-provoking essays at the Rockville Science Center in November.

Launched as an innovative pilot program in spring 2012, PACE aims to increase completion rates for developmental students in college-level English courses. Each English 101A PACE (Introduction to College Writing) class brings together college-ready students with PACE or developmental students, and each class features an in-class tutor who assists for 15 semester hours. Since the program began, between 75 and 80 percent of PACE students have successfully completed 101A credit-level English each semester.

Rebecca Eggenschwiler, professor of English and chair of the PACE Committee, led the committee in hosting the third annual PACE student conference, an event that featured the outstanding work of seven students. Among the topics examined were boxing and poetry ("Caged Fighters") and childhood trauma ("A Sequence of Unfortunate Events"). Prizes were awarded at the end.

Once again, this conference demonstrated how Montgomery College's PACE program continues to foster success for a wide array of learners in the credit-level English composition classroom. When the expert support of teachers and tutors combines with student determination, students flourish.

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