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Senator Mikulski Highlights College’s Leadership in Cybersecurity Education

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Article by: Joe Clark, clarkjx@pgcc.edu

WHAT:
U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) showcases Prince George’s Community College leadership in cybersecurity education with a briefing on CyberWatch and tour of a cybersecurity education classroom. Following the tour, Senator Mikulski will address the media.  


WHO:
U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), chairwoman of the Senate  

Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science  

Charlene M. Dukes, president, Prince George’s Community College  

WHEN:
Thursday, February 23
10:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Prince George’s Community College
Center for Advanced Technology
 

301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774

WHY:
Senator Mikulski will highlight Prince George’s Community College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year
Education, a distinction jointly sponsored by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2010-2015). Prince George’s Community College is the lead institution for the national CyberWatch program, which provides specialized curricula developed in partnership between cyber industries and government agencies to help prepare students for opportunities in cyber technology careers.  

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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