Tag Archives: Education

Read and Re-Gift! Guest Post: Juanita Benavides-Alcala, Towson University student

I told everyone that it was going to be impossible to forget about me! My name is Juanita Benavides-Alcala and I am a former student blogger for Around the Grove, but now I am back to tell everyone about our … Continue reading

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The Great Responsibility of Leading a Diverse Community

Anyone who lives or works in Montgomery County can attest to the rich diversity of our population. On all scales—from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, economic status and sexual preferences , I have long been proud of our county’s commitment … Continue reading

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Graduate Spotlight: Dollye McClain ’16

USG is a “hidden jewel.” USG offers amazing resources that allow students to stay in the area and THRIVE academically and professionally. Continue reading

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Faculty Focus: Val Sharpe

Val Sharpe came from a family of teachers, so it was only natural that she would become a teacher herself. She graduated from Hood College in 1976 with a degree in Early Elementary/Special Education. She spent 17 years teaching in … Continue reading

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