LARGO, Md.— Cindy Childs has been named director of Student Services Operations at Prince George’s Community College. She will be responsible for administrative support to the vice president for student services in technology, communication, code of conduct, budget oversight, grant and project development and coordination.
“Childs brings a passion for higher education and experience with undergraduate, graduate, traditional and non-traditional student populations,” said Tyjaun A. Lee, vice president for student services. “Her leadership skills and enthusiasm for working with students will make her a great asset to the college,” she added.
Childs holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and Master of Education in postsecondary education from Salisbury University. Currently pursuing her doctorate degree, she has spent her career in higher education working for colleges in the University System of Maryland, most recently serving as associate director of admissions at Towson University. She supervised the transfer evaluation process and staff, maintained and updated the transfer recruitment plan, facilitated the internal graduate application process and worked closely with orientation programs and freshmen recruitment team.
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, 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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