Laurel College Center Marks 10 Years of Transforming Lives

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Article by: Joe Clark, clarkjx@pgcc.edu

LARGO, Md. —With more than 100 employees and 2,500 students, Laurel College Center (LCC) is celebrating 10 years of providing innovative resources and educational opportunities to the Laurel community. Since 2001, LCC has expanded from offering more than 70 academic and workforce development courses to nearly 300 to date. Working collaboratively with seven institutions from the higher education community, LCC offers in-demand degree programs ranging from associate to doctorate, job skills training, and personal enrichment courses.

“For 10 years, I have watched the tremendous growth of this unique partnership,” said Nancy Grinberg, program director at LCC. “With more than 40,000 square feet of space including labs, classrooms and offices, LCC offers a variety of courses that meet the needs of our students where they are in their academic and professional careers,” she added.

Laurel College Center is a state-designated Regional Higher Education Center founded by Prince George's’ Community College and Howard Community College to provide convenient and multilevel learning opportunities to people who live and work in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. LCC’s four-year partners are Notre Dame of Maryland University, Morgan State University, Towson University, University of Maryland College Park and University of Maryland University College.

Employees at LCC will be hosting an invitation-only celebration event on Thursday, November 3 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Guests can participate in tours of the facilities and learn more about educational opportunities at Laurel College Center.

For more information about Laurel College Center, visit www.laurelcollegecenter.org or call 1-866-228-6110. LCC is located at 312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205, Laurel, MD., adjacent to the Laurel Shopping Center.

Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education (CAE2Y) designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for the years 2010 to 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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