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Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company Scholarship
USG has been working with Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company to develop a unique scholarship opportunity for students based around conservation and ecofriendliness. To learn more about the CanU Scholarship, click here.
Montgomery County Bikeshare Comes to USG
USG has been selected as one of the newest Montgomery County locations for a Bikeshare station! We expect to have it installed and operational by the close of summer. For more information about the Bikeshare Program and how it works, visit the Montgomery County Bikeshare webpage.
Class of 2013 Tree Donation & Planting Ceremony
The 2013 graduates donated a cherry tree to USG as their class gift. The tree was planted in front of the Camille Kendall Academic Center on April 30th at the Spring Picnic. The planting ceremony and dedication of this tree also fulfilled the Arbor Day observance requirement for the Tree Campus USA application.
Montgomery County Recycling Award
The Universities at Shady Grove was recognized with an Outstanding Achievement award by Montgomery County for going “above and beyond the recycling requirements” for the county. We would like to thank our students, faculty, staff, and visitors for being active participants in our recycling and composting programs.