Montgomery College Earns All Four 2013 Alliance for Workplace Excellence Awards

Montgomery College will receive the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, the Health and Wellness Trailblazer Award, the EcoLeadership Award and the new Diversity Champion Award from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, a nonprofit organization that recognizes “Excellent Places to Work.”The Alliance will recognize Montgomery College and other area employers at its annual awards ceremony on May 15 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This year marks the ninth year in a row that Montgomery College will receive the Seal of Approval, the eighth straight year for the Trailblazer Award and the fourth time that the College has earned the EcoLeadership honors. This is the first year for the Diversity Champion Award.

“Montgomery College is a great place to work because of our excellent faculty, staff and administrators, all of whom work hard every day to empower our students to change their lives and enrich our community,” said Sarah Espinosa, vice president of human resources, development and engagement at Montgomery College. “As an employer, Montgomery College is committed to enhancing employee engagement at every level of our organization.”

The Alliance has recognized the Washington, DC area’s best places to work for the past 14 years, plus recognizes health and wellness trailblazers and EcoLeaders dedicated to creating sustainable workplaces. The 68 winning companies in 2013 are from all across the US, with the majority being concentrated in the greater DC area. The winners represent more than one million employees from organizations of all sizes and in all sectors—private, public and nonprofit.

All award applicants must undergo a rigorous assessment process led by an independent review panel of professors, professionals and doctoral candidates in business, industrial and organizational psychology and human resources. For more information, visit http://www.excellentworkplace.org .

For more information about Montgomery College, visit http://www.montgomerycollege.edu , or call 240-567-5000.

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence provides a portfolio of services that allows employers to build excellent places to work. Recognizing existing Excellent Places to Work, Health & Wellness Trailblazers and EcoLeaders throughout the mid-Atlantic region is one component of the Alliance’s mission.

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Montgomery College  is a public, open admissions community college with campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, plus workforce development/continuing education centers and off-site programs throughout Montgomery County, Md. The College serves nearly 60,000 students a year, through both credit and noncredit programs, in more than 130 areas of study.

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On September 16, 1946, the first Montgomery College classes were held in the evenings at a local high school with a student body of 186 men and women. Today, the College has grown to a multi-campus institution and serves nearly 60,000 students a year, through both credit and noncredit programs, in more than 100 areas of study.

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