Montgomery College’s SHaW Center Recognized Nationally for Its Support of Student Health, Well-being, and Success
The Student Health and Wellness (SHaW) Center for Success, which provides physical and mental health resources…
To directly address the hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the College and the Montgomery College Foundation allocated over $550,000 to assist students. To date, Montgomery College and its Foundation have delivered 640 awards totaling $267,619, made up largely of laptops, software, and food assistance. Of that 640, 161 students received grocery gift cards amounting to $13,100.
The reallocated funds are from the cancellation of college-sponsored events, including commencement, transferred to a scholarship and grants account within the College’s operating budget. The account is used solely to assist students with tuition, fees, books, supplies and/or technology. The Foundation is also allocating restricted and unrestricted funds to provide assistance to students in need during the pandemic.
Here is a roundup of the progress so far:
For more information on what Montgomery College is doing for its students and any updates, visit the coronavirus website.