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For Immediate Release (00-19)
Date: May 17, 2000
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567-7952 (pager: 301-930-2880)

Montgomery College Invites "Browsers" to Online Student Exhibition
Virtual Gallery to Kick Off May 18 with "Virtual Wine and Cheese Reception"

Montgomery College, of Montgomery County, Maryland, invites Internet users locally… and everywhere… to "browse" through a collection of its students' computer graphic design works that will be hung in an Online Student Exhibition beginning on May 18. To launch the exhibition the college will host a "Virtual Wine and Cheese Reception" online in an especially designated chat room on the evening of May 18th, between 7-8 p.m.
 
Web users can view the exhibition at: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/online/exhibit and, of course, the "virtual gallery" will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The exhibition will run through the fall.

For those who wish discuss the work with the artists during the May 18th "Virtual Wine and Cheese Reception," you will need to log onto an online chat room identified as: #mcexhibit. For complete information on downloading and setting up the needed shareware to participate in the live event, PC users should log on to: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/online/mirc.html and Macintosh users should visit: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/online/ircle.html.

"We hope to have a great turnout for our online reception and that our visitors enjoy some of the fantastic work of Montgomery College's Advertising Art students," said Harry St. Ours, Professor of Visual Communications Technologies. "We’re very proud of this exciting exhibition and of the talents of our students."

For more information on the online Graphic Design with the Computer classes, contact Professor St. Ours at (240) 567-7518, email harry@montgomerycollege.edu, or visit: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/online.

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