Largo, MD –Prince George’s Community College
will host its eighth biennial Partners for Success Awards Dinner and Gala where
the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington(AOBA),
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Prince George’s County Public Schools, and United
Way of the National Capital Area (UWNCA) will be the official guests of honor.
Presented by Prince George’s Community College Foundation, Inc., in partnership
with Prince George’s Community College, the prestigious event brings some of
Washington, D.C.’s most influential civic and business leaders together for a
night of celebrating shared responsibility in transforming lives through
education. The awards dinner is being held at
the Gaylord National Resort and
Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland on Wednesday, October 19, 2016,
at 6:00 p.m. in the Woodrow Wilson Ballroom.
“Our honorees this year are true examples of the
invaluable impact our community partners have had on the college and the
diverse student population that we serve,” said Brenda Mitchell, executive
director of the Prince George’s Community College Foundation, Inc. “We are
confident that our collaborations with these organizations will continue to
benefit the college and the community that surrounds us for generations to
George’s Community College Foundation, Inc., expects to welcome more than 600
more information on sponsorship and tickets, contact the foundation
office at (301) 322-0858 or email@example.com.
About the 2016
Partners for Success Honorees:
Margaret “Peggy” Jeffers
The Apartment and
Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA) is being
recognized for their advocacy and community service as the leading membership
organization representing commercial and multi-family residential real estate
in the Washington DC area.
Maria Harris Tildon
President of Public Policy and Community Affairs
BlueCross BlueShield will be acknowledged for their shared vision for improving
the quality of the workforce in communities through their investments in
training hundreds of front-line healthcare professionals annually.
Dr. Kevin Maxwell
County Public Schools (PGCPS) will be honored for their partnership on
initiatives that support student achievement, to include Maryland's first
middle college high school, the Academy of Health Sciences at Prince George's
President and Chief Executive Officer
United Way of the
National Capital Area (UWNCA) will be recognized for their dedication to
building strong communities and transforming lives through their support for
Veterans Services and Financial Empowerment Centers at Prince George's
About Prince George’s Community
Named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security (2015-2020), Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) provides high-quality education and training for the progressive and career-oriented residents of Prince George’s County. From new high school graduates and career seekers to more seasoned professionals and senior citizens looking to enhance their skillsets, PGCC is comprised of students who represent a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and goals. Serving nearly 40,000 individuals annually, the college is the first choice for higher education for residents of Prince George’s County. Collaborative partnerships, responsive degree and training programs, and a commitment to student success enables PGCC to address diverse education and workforce development demands. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu. Prince George’s Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (267-284-5000); www.msche.org. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.