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MC’s 75th Anniversary

Anniversary Logo

To celebrate Montgomery College’s 75th anniversary, a unique set of logos has been created. They have been designed to align with the College’s brand identity and to provide a consistent way of recognizing the College’s milestone anniversary.

This set of temporary logos is available for use only through June 30, 2022, and is not intended as a replacement for the College’s current logo.

Logo Left Aligned With Tagline

MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with the tagline "Celebrating 75 Years".

Logo Centered Alternate With Tagline

MC’s centered alternate 75th anniversary logo with the tagline "Celebrating 75 Years".

Logo Centered Alternate Without Tagline

MC’s centered alternate 75th anniversary logo without the tagline "Celebrating 75 Years".

Logo Centered Without Tagline

MC’s centered 75th anniversary logo without the tagline "Celebrating 75 Years".

General Logo Usage Guidelines

The anniversary logo should appear on all print and digital materials for anniversary-related events and initiatives. It may also appear on print and digital materials that will be used and distributed during the observance of the College’s anniversary from September 16, 2021, to June 30, 2022. Use the left-aligned version of the logo whenever possible and use the centered versions of the logo when space is limited.

Restrictions

Do not place the anniversary logo on materials that will continue to be used after June 30, 2022, such as business cards, stationery, and signage.

The cover of MC’s 2020–2025 strategic plan with MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline placed in the lower right corner.
Photo of a sign by the entrance of the Germantown Campus with the words "Welcome to the Germantown Campus" and MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline place above these words.
A business card with MC’s centered 75th anniversary logo without a tagline placed on the left side.

Do not alter the anniversary logo. Avoid changing the logo’s colors, distorting the logo, and adding additional elements to the logo.

A graphic of the left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline. Portions of the logo have been changed from purple to blue.
A graphic of the left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline. The logo has been distorted.
A graphic of the left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline. A drop shadow has been placed behind the logo.

Do not create a new tagline or add additional text to the anniversary logo.

MC's left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline with the tagline "Building a Foundation for the Future" placed beneath it.
MC's left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline with the words "The English and Reading Department Celebrates 75 Years of Student Preparation" placed beneath it.
MC's left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline with the words "Education is the Best Preparation" placed beneath it.
Correct Usage Examples

Use the anniversary logo on materials for anniversary events and on materials that provide information about the College’s anniversary.

MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline is placed in the left corner at the bottom of an email to the College community announcing the beginning of the College’s 75th anniversary.

Use the anniversary logo on social media profile images or on social media cover images through June 30, 2022.

Anniversary Logo on Profile Image

MC's centered 75th anniversary logo without a tagline is used in the profile image of the College's Facebook page.

 

Anniversary Logo on Cover Image

MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline is placed in the upper right corner of the cover image of Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus’ Visual and Performing Arts Facebook page.

Use the anniversary logo on materials that will be used and distributed during the observance of the College’s anniversary from September 16, 2021, to June 30, 2022.

MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline is placed in the lower left corner of a flyer for FAFSA Fever events being held in October 2021.

Use the anniversary logo on email signatures through June 30, 2022.

MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline is placed at the end of an email signature.

Logos Files for Print

Anniversary logos in the print format (vector EPS) are for use within professional design applications, such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop for any media that is printed. Choose this format for logo requests from design and print vendors for printing publications, ads, signage, or specialty and promotional items.

How to Save to Your Computer
  1. Click on the logo you would like to use to begin downloading it to your computer.
  2. Or click here to download the entire set of MC 75th anniversary logos for print.
 
Logo Left Aligned With Tagline for Print

CMYK Purple and Gray

MC 75th Logo Tagline Left Aligned, CMYK Purple and Gray

PANTONE 2617 and Cool Gray 10

MC 75th Logo Tagline Left Aligned, PANTONE 2617 and Cool Gray 10

All Black

MC 75th Logo Tagline Left Aligned, All Black

All White

MC 75th Logo Tagline Left Aligned, All White
 
Logo Centered Alternate With Tagline for Print

CMYK Purple and Gray

MC 75th Logo Tagline Centered Alternate, CMYK and Purple

PANTONE 2617 and Cool Gray 10

MC 75th Logo Tagline Centered Alternate, PANTONE 2617 and Cool Gray 10

All Black

MC 75th Logo Tagline Centered Alternate, All Black

All White 

MC 75th Logo Tagline Centered Alternate, All White

 

Logo Centered Alternate Without Tagline for Print

CMYK Purple and Gray

MC 75th Logo Centered Alternate, Purple and Gray

PANTONE 2617 and Cool Gray 10

MC 75th Logo Centered Alternate, PANTONE 2617 and Cool Gray 10

All Black

MC 75th Logo Centered Alternate, All Black

All White

MC 75th Logo Centered Alternate, All White

 

Logo Centered Without Tagline for Print

CMYK Purple and Gray

MC 75th Logo Centered, CMYK Purple and Gray

PANTONE 2617 and Cool Gray 10

MC 75th Logo Centered, PANTONE 2617 and Cool Gray 10

All Black

MC 75th Logo Centered, All Black

All White

MC 75th Logo Centered, All White

Logos Files for Web

Anniversary logos in the PNG file format are for use in web design and online media. Choose this file format when placing the logo on web pages.

The PNG format of the logo is available with a white background or a transparent background. Choose the transparent background for positioning the logo over a color background of gray or purple.

Note: Do not save the PNG logo in JPEG format. The JPEG format alters the RGB (81, 35 ,127) and Hex (#51237F) values of Montgomery College's purple; whereas, the PNG format retains these values.

How to Save to Your Computer
  1. Click on the logo you would like to use. The logo will open in a new browser window.
  2. In the new browser window, right click on the logo. Select "save as" to save it to your computer.
  3. Or click here to download the entire set of MC 75th anniversary logos for web.
 
Logo Left Aligned With Tagline for Web

Purple and Gray, White Background

MC 75th Logo Tagline Left Aligned, Purple and Gray, White Background

Purple and Gray, No Background

MC 75th Logo Tagline Left Aligned, Purple and Gray, No Background

All Black, No Background

MC 75th Logo Tagline Left Aligned, All Black, No Background

All White, No Background

MC 75th Logo Tagline Left Aligned, All White, No Background

 

Logo Centered Alternate With Tagline for Web

Purple and Gray, White Background

MC 75th Logo Tagline Centered Alternate, Purple and Gray, White Background

Purple and Gray, No Background

MC 75th Logo Tagline Centered Alternate, Purple and Gray, No Background

All Black, No Background

MC 75th Logo Tagline Centered Alternate, All Black, No Background

All White, No Background

MC 75th Logo Tagline Centered Alternate, All White, No Background
 
Logo Centered Alternate Without Tagline for Web

Purple and Gray, White Background

MC 75th Logo Centered Alternate, Purple and Gray, White Background

Purple and Gray, No Background

MC 75th Logo Centered Alternate, Purple and Gray, No Background

All Black, No Background

MC 75th Logo Centered Alternate, All Black, No Background

All White, No Background

MC 75th Logo Centered Alternate, All White, No Background

 

Logo Centered Without Tagline for Web

Purple and Gray, White Background

MC 75th Logo Centered, Purple and Gray, White Background

Purple and Gray, No Background

MC 75th Logo Centered, Purple and Gray, No Background

All Black, No Background

MC 75th Logo Centered, All Black, No Background

All White, No Background

MC 75th Logo Centered, All White, No Background

Logo File for Email Signature

Instructions on how to set up an email signature with the anniversary logo (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) and an email signature template are available for download. Instructions are provided for Microsoft Outlook and Outlook for Microsoft Office 365.

Email signatures with the anniversary logo should only be used during the observance of the College’s anniversary from September 16, 2021, to June 30, 2022.

On-Campus Location Email Signature Format

MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline is placed at the end of an email signature in between the sender's email address and the confidentiality clause.

Off-Campus Location Email Signature Format

MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline is placed at the end of an email signature in between the sender's email address and the confidentiality clause.

Logo Color Palette

Color Palette for the Anniversary Logo in Color 
The anniversary logo uses three of the College’s official colors:

  1. Purple, the College’s official primary color
  2. Dark gray, an official secondary color
  3. Medium gray, an official secondary color

Purple

A swatch of Montgomery College's official primary color purple.

Print
100% of Pantone 2617
CMYK: 79, 100, 0, 15

Web
RGB: 81, 35, 127
Hex: #51237F

Dark Gray

A swatch of dark gray, one of Montgomery College's official secondary colors.

Print
100% of Pantone Cool Gray 10
CMYK: 0, 0, 0, 75

Web
RGB: 102, 102, 102
Hex: #666666

Medium Gray

A swatch of medium gray, one of Montgomery College's official secondary colors.

Print
100% of Pantone 423
CMYK: 0, 0, 0, 44

Web
RGB: 159, 161, 164
Hex: #9FA1A4

Color Palette for the Anniversary Logo in Black
A logo in black has been provided for situations when printing in color is not possible. Black and medium gray are the two colors used in this version of the logo.

Black

A swatch of the color black.

Print
CMYK: 0, 0, 0, 100

Medium Gray

A swatch of the color medium gray.

Print
CMYK: 0, 0, 0, 44

Color Palette for the Anniversary Logo in White
A logo in white has been provided for use against dark backgrounds.

White

A swatch of the color white.

Print
CMYK: 0, 0, 0, 0

Web
RGB: 255, 255, 255
Hex: #FFFFFF

MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with the tagline is placed against purple, black, dark gray, and medium gray backgrounds.

Logo Color Usage

Use the anniversary logo in color whenever possible. A logo in black has been provided for situations when printing in color is not possible. A logo in white has also been provided for use against dark backgrounds.

Always maintain good contrast between the logo and its background. When placing the logo against dark backgrounds, always use the version of the anniversary logo in white.

An image showing how to maintain good contrast. MC’s primary 75th anniversary logo in color and MC’s primary 75th anniversary logo in grayscale have been placed against a light gray background. MC's primary 75th anniversary logo in white has been placed against a purple background.

Logo Sizing and Spacing

To ensure legibility, the anniversary logo should not be smaller than the dimensions provided below. When resizing the logo, resize it proportionately.

Logo Left Aligned With Tagline

Minimum Size for Print:
2" wide
Minimum Size for Web:
200 pixels wide

Graphic of MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline indicating that the minimum size for print is 2" wide and that the minimum size for web is 200 pixels wide.

Logo Centered Alternate With Tagline

Minimum Size for Print:
1.375" wide
Minimum Size for Web:
150 pixels wide

Graphic of MC’s centered alternate 75th anniversary logo with a tagline indicating that the minimum size for print is 1.375" wide and that the minimum size for web is 150 pixels wide.

Logo Centered Alternate Without Tagline

Minimum Size for Print:
1.375" wide
Minimum Size for Web:
150 pixels wide

Graphic of MC’s centered alternate 75th anniversary logo with a tagline indicating that the minimum size for print is 1.375" wide and that the minimum size for web is 150 pixels wide.

Logo Centered Without Tagline

Minimum Size for Print:
1" wide
Minimum for Web:
145 pixels wide

Graphic of MC’s centered 75th anniversary logo without a tagline indicating that the minimum size for print is 1" wide and that the minimum size for web is 145 pixels wide.

To ensure visibility, a clear space surrounding the anniversary logo should be maintained. No text, graphics, or other elements should be placed in this area.

Logo Left Aligned With Tagline

Print and Web Minimum Clear Space:
Equal to three-quarters of the height of “MC”

The clear space surrounding MC’s left-aligned 75th anniversary logo with a tagline is three-quarters of the height of "MC".

Logo Centered Alternate With Tagline

Print and Web Minimum Clear Space:
Equal to three-quarters of the height of “MC”

The clear space surrounding MC’s centered alternate 75th anniversary logo with a tagline is three-quarters of the height of "MC".

Logo Centered Alternate Without Tagline

Print and Web Minimum Clear Space: 
Equal to three-quarters of the height of “MC”

The clear space surrounding MC’s centered alternate 75th anniversary logo without a tagline is three-quarters of the height of "MC".

Logo Centered Without Tagline

Print and Web Minimum Clear Space: 
Equal to three-quarters of the height of “MC”

The clear space surrounding MC’s centered 75th anniversary logo without a tagline is three-quarters of the height of "MC".

 

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