Save the Date for College Foundation Awards Gala – October 9

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LARGO, Md.—The Partners for Success Awards Dinner, a biennial fundraising celebration to benefit Prince George’s Community College Foundation, Inc., honors community and corporate partners, Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 6 p.m. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Governor Martin O’Malley, NBC4 and the Hillman Family Foundations will be recognized for playing unique and active roles in transforming the lives of students by supporting access to affordable, quality education. 

Prince George’s Community College thrives on partnerships with government agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations, and small businesses to develop learning opportunities that benefit both students and employers. The Prince George’s Community College Foundation, Inc. invites leaders from business, government and education to celebrate contributions that individuals, corporations, foundations and elected leaders have made to the institution. Past honorees have included Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown; Linda Gooden, president of Lockheed Martin Information Technology; Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and Carl E. Smith, area manager of Verizon Maryland.   

A networking reception, dinner and presentations comprise the evening’s activities. For ticket and sponsorship information, call the Office of Institutional Advancement at 301-322-0858. 

The Prince George’s Community College Foundation, Inc. is operated exclusively as a 501 c (3) nonprofit organization for the charitable purposes of furthering educational programs, facilities and opportunities at Prince George’s Community College by providing financial resources to meet its goals and objectives. Funds are used for scholarships, academic program and activities, faculty research and development, student services and events, college facilities and equipment and other needs. 

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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