Tag Archives: ACES
ACES students at USG have truly made the most of the ACES program and are now paving the way for the next wave of young scholars. Their triumphant narratives of grit and perseverance are truly encouraging to every ear reached—mine included. Continue reading
The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) and Montgomery College (MC) have been awarded a $85,500 scholarship fund from the Harvey-Danner Family to support students in the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program. Through a collaboration between Montgomery County Public … Continue reading
The Universities at Shady Grove Receives $50,000 Grant To Help Underrepresented Students Achieve Financial Stability, Grow Regional Workforce
Funds to support students through college, earn academic credentials and develop workplace skills necessary to succeed in high demand careers The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has received a $50,000 grant from the Meyer Foundation to support two programs designed … Continue reading
It would be easy to mistake the Universities at Shady Grove as a flagship public school, with its red-brick buildings and its state-of-the-art labs, library and fitness center.
But Shady Grove is a program unlike any other, with nine state universities converging at the Rockville, Md., campus, part of an effort that began 16 years ago to reduce college costs, produce an educated workforce and encourage college completion among populations that traditionally struggle to get their degrees. Continue reading