Montgomery County Community College has been named one of the Bellwether finalists in the Planning, Governance & Finance category for its “Anytime, Anywhere: An Equitable, Scalable & Impactful Approach to Academic Support” submission.
The college will compete at the 2020 Community Colleges Futures Assembly conference in San Antonio, Texas.
The Bellwether Awards are given out annually to cutting edge and trendsetting programs that can be replicated by other colleges. They are considered to be among the most competitive and prestigious recognitions for community colleges nationwide.
The category MCCC was selected for recognizes programs or activities that have been specifically designed and implemented to foster or support teaching and learning. The “Anytime, Anywhere” initiative is additive academic support of MCCC’s 24/7 online tutoring, which was launched in the fall of 2017 to provide additional academic support for its students in STEM courses.
“It is a great honor to be selected as one of the top 10 finalists, but the true reward of this initiative has been the success of our students,” said Dr. Victoria Bastecki-Perez, MCCC’s Interim President and Provost. “Providing 24/7 online tutoring in addition to our in-person tutoring helps our students perform better in their classes, achieve higher grades, and persist in their academic pathways.”