Welcome Back to January Events at PGCC

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Article by: Joe Clark, clarkjx@pgcc.edu

 LARGO, Md. —Welcome Back Week Events at Prince George’s Community College will offer a variety of creative programs to highlight resources at the college and reduce stress as students begin the spring semester. Events are free and open to students.

Warming Up to College Life Services, January 23, 1 – 3 p.m. and 6 – 7 p.m., Largo Student Center, lobby. Enjoy hot chocolate, gather information about Welcome Back Week activities, and purchase books for the new semester. Event is free and open to students.

Karaoke Lounging, January 25, noon – 3 p.m., Largo Student Center, Hollow Tree. Relieve stress and celebrate the beginning of a new semester as students share their favorite songs. Food and refreshments will be served. Program is free and open to students.

What Does This Semester Have in Store? January 26, noon – 4 p.m., Largo Student Center, lobby. Experience a tarot card reading or card trick as students peer into the spring semester. Readings are free for students.

Café Night, January 27, 4 -7 p.m., Largo Student Center, Community Room B. Sound off with students as they showcase their creativity in an open-mic forum. Occasion is open to the public.

Hypnotized Minds, January 30, noon – 2 p.m., Largo Student Center, Community Room B. Open your mind and lighten the mood as renowned hypnotist Chris Jones prompts the audience to imitate animals and revisit unusual childhood actions. Public is invited free of charge.

For more information on Welcome Back Week, contact the Office of College Life Services at 301- 322-0853.

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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