Female Students Empowered to Lead

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Article by: Joe Clark, clarkjx@pgcc.edu

LARGO, Md.—Women of Wisdom (W.O.W.) will transform the lives of female students at Prince George’s Community College by offering exclusive opportunities to enhance their personal and professional development. The inaugural cohort will be introduced to the college community at the 2nd Annual Women’s Summit, April 27 in Largo Student Center. 

“Prince George’s Community College is committed to creating new and exciting programs designed to improve the skills needed to achieve student success,” said Tyjaun A. Lee, vice president for student services at Prince George’s Community College. “The Women of Wisdom program will provide unique learning opportunities for female students to enhance their growth in a holistic environment,” she added. 

As a result of participating in field trips, retreats, workshops and lectures, students will be able to lead other students in planning for future careers and addressing current obstacles to academic success and obtaining their goals. 

Applications for membership in W.O.W. were sent to more than 4,000 female students. Final participants will be notified of their acceptance on April 20. 

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, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu.   

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