Shady Grove Open House

The Universities at Shady Grove will hold an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Program directors and staff members will discuss bachelor's and graduate degree programs available from seven University System of Maryland institutions.

Bachelor's degree programs are available in biological sciences, business, communication, computer science, construction management technology, criminal justice, education, hotel and restaurant management, information systems, nursing, psychology and social work.

Graduate degree programs are available in business, education, engineering, nursing, health care administration and social work.

The event will be at 9630 Gudelsky Dr., Building II, multipurpose room, Rockville. Free. For information, contact Monica Gomez at 301-738-6091 or

Art School Open House

The School of Art and Design at Montgomery College will hold an open house from 6 to 8:30 p.m. next Thursday.

Prospective students can learn about admissions procedures, financial aid and portfolio requirements for the associate of fine arts degree as well as show their work to faculty members and admissions counselors. Barbecue will be available from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The school offers a two-year intensive program designed for students who want to transfer to a four-year school. The school is at 10500 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Free. Registration by Tuesday is suggested. Contact Maggie Noss at 301-649-4455, Ext. 301, or

-- Compiled by GERRI MARMER

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