Upcoming Community Meeting for Promise
Task Force to be held in Temple Hills
Force to Study a Promise Scholarship Program in Prince George’s County
WHAT: Community Q
WHEN: October 20,
2016 from 7-9 pm.
WHERE: Crossland High
6901 Temple Hills Road
Temple Hills, MD 20748
WHY: The 16-member task force,
chaired by Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College
(PGCC), is charged with studying the feasibility, academic and financial
eligibility requirements, funding sources, and student support services for
high school graduates of Prince George’s County public high schools who enroll
at Prince George’s Community College.
The group was sanctioned by H.B. 1087.
The task force is
seeking public comment during the October 20, 2016 community meeting on the
Would you support financial access for students
seeking higher education?
What are your thoughts on how to fund and then sustain
What are your
thoughts on the eligibility requirements to participate in this program?
What are your
thoughts on the academic and social supports that students will need to be
CONTACT: For more information about the meeting, or to
RSVP for the event, please call 301-546-0034.
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 more than 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. PGCC is fully accredited by the Middle States
Commission on Higher Education through 2025. For more information, visit the
college website at www.pgcc.edu.