Discover the Arts and Learn about Careers in Science at PGCC during March

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Article by: Joe Clark, clarkjx@pgcc.edu

 LARGO, Md. —Discover the arts and learn about careers in science at Prince George’s Community College during March. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 301-336-6000. 

Academic Advising, March 4–22, Bladen Hall, Room 124. Review academic programs with a college advisor and plan for upcoming semesters. Students studying health sciences can schedule appointments March 4–8, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) majors March 11–15 and Liberal Arts concentrations will meet March 18–22.  

Sankofa Heritage Revealed, March 4–April 11, Marlboro Gallery. Experience the artwork of anthropologist Ella Maria Ray as she uses three-dimensional art to understand the complex vision of Africana people. Gallery hours are Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. A reception is scheduled March 5, 6–8 p.m. The gallery is closed March 25–March 31 for spring break.                   

Piano Recital, March 18, 1–2 p.m., Marlboro Hall, Room 1076. Enjoy works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Maurice Ravel as performed by Prince George’s Community College music professor Ned Judy.  

Teaching the Provocative (Taboo): What it all Means, March 18, 3–5 p.m., Accokeek Hall, Room 329.  Join an interactive presentation about the prevalence and influence of the schoolgirl or Anime Lolicon movement from Japan and the sexualized girl in the United States. The discussion is for adults only and discretion is advised.  

Prior Learning Assessment Network (PLAN) Orientation, March 21, 6–8 p.m., Bladen Hall, Room 133.  

Learn how college credit can be earned for prior work and life experience.  Lead by Diana Wilkins, PGCC PLAN coordinator, the orientation will give potential students an overview of requirements to earn college credit related to current courses of study.   

Career opportunities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), March 21, 3 p.m., Chesapeake Hall, Room 109. Listen to guest speaker Shawneequa Callier, assistant professor at The George Washington University, as she discusses her academic path to professional success and current research trends in the STEM fields.   

Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (2010-2015). Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro, and John Eager Howard Community Center. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu, follow on Twitter,  Facebook, Foursquare, LinkedIn and tune-in to Transforming Lives at Prince George’s Community College, Mondays at 11 a.m.  

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