East Carolina University and Montgomery Community College Pirate Promise Agreement
The Pirate Promise Program is a co-admission agreement between East Carolina University (ECU) and Montgomery Community College (MCC) designed to improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative baccalaureate degree completion program. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled in an Early College, Career and College Promise Program, or be in their first year of community college enrollment prior to applying for Pirate Promise. Student must complete the degree requirements at MCC for an Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.), Associate in Engineering (A.E.), Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education (A.A.S.), Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N.), or an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S) for the B.S. Industrial Technology or B.S. Construction Management programs. Through the program, qualified students enjoy joint academic advising, financial aid counseling and micro-scholarship opportunities, a waived ECU application fee, access to ECU libraries and transit, discounted athletic tickets, and so much more. Students must graduate with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher from MCC to be eligible for Pirate Promise. Qualified students receive guaranteed admission to ECU.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Montgomery Community College Spartan Passage Agreement
The Spartan Passage Program is a co-admission agreement between the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and Montgomery Community College (MCC) designed to improve student access to undergraduate education and improve the success of the student transfer process. To be eligible, a student must identify intent to enroll in the co-admit program by the end of their first semester at MCC or before earning 24 hours of college credit. Eligible students must be committed to finishing their Associates Degree within a maximum of 5 academic semesters, complete coursework per term with a minimum GPA of 2.0, and complete the requirements for an Associate in Science or Associate in Arts degree at MCC. Through the program, qualified students enjoy access to all UNCG University Libraries’ services and resources, a waived UNCG application fee, access to campus activities and events, membership in many student organizations, benefit from coordinated federal and state financial aid, and more. Students who maintain established academic standards move seamlessly to UNCG to complete upper-division coursework.
University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Montgomery Community College and Montgomery County Schools Teacher Education Agreement
The Teacher Education agreement is part of the Montgomery County Schools Homegrown Teachers program to recruit and retain teachers in Montgomery County. This articulation agreement is established by and between the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Montgomery Community College, and Montgomery County Schools and is applicable to students who complete the required hours for the Associate of Arts in Teacher Education or the Associate in Science in Teacher Education from Montgomery Community College, transfer to the University of North Carolina-Pembroke and complete a major in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP). The Montgomery County Schools Homegrown Teachers program allows the student to teach back in Montgomery County once the Educator Preparation Program has been successfully completed.
To be eligible, students must be enrolled through dual-enrollment with MCC and UNC-Pembroke during their last semester at MCC and take EDN 2100 through UNC-Pembroke, and meet the UNC-Pembroke transfer admissions requirements. Through the program, qualified students will register for Clinical Practice in Montgomery County Schools and complete the student teaching semester in Montgomery County Schools.