President Dr. Charlene M. Dukes Announces Her Retirement

October 30, 2019 - Sidney Gibson, chair of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) Board of Trustees, announced today that President Charlene M. Dukes will retire on June 30, 2020. President Dukes became the institution’s eighth and first female president on July 1, 2007.

Professor Del Rhoden on Open Educational Resources and Student Benefits

July 12, 2019 - Professor Del Rhoden was part of the Faculty Senate when he learned about Prince George’s Community College’s initiative to fully implement Open Educational Resources (OERs) in courses. He has been using OERs in his courses in conjunction with the textbook for nearly five years, but transitioning his course to a fully functioning OER course is a move he thinks was both necessary and beneficial.

Professor Dishes on Why She’s in Favor of OERs

June 28, 2019 - Chemistry Professor Nadene Houser-Archield has been using OERs since 2005 and is one of few faculty members utilizing OERs in the Natural Sciences Department at the College. She said that textbooks are too static and that students don’t gain as much from them as they do from interactive activities and watching videos.

County and State Promise Scholarships Offer Hope, Last Dollar Aid

June 14, 2019 - In 2017, PGCC became an early adopter of the Promise Scholarship Program through a partnership with Prince George’s County. The scholarship serves as a last dollar resource for first-time college students who meet financial and academic eligibility requirements.

PGCC Graduates Inspire; Celebrate Rewarding College Experiences

May 23, 2019 - Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) will confer 1,132 degrees and certificates for the 2018-2019 school year today at Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

2019 Commencement Spotlight: Daniel Nkengafac

May 20, 2019 - Check out the below Q&A with Daniel Nkengafac, a PGCC student who started his journey taking classes at University Town Center. Daniel will graduate with an Associate Degree in General Studies with a concentration in computer science.

PGCC Names Edward Tatchim Student Commencement Speaker

May 14, 2019 - Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) is pleased to announce that Student Governance president (SGA), Edward Tatchim, will be the student speaker at Commencement on May 23, at Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

PGCC Announces Rosie Allen-Herring as the 2019 Commencement Speaker

May 03, 2019 - Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) will hold its 2019 Commencement at Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on May 23. The speaker this year is Rosie Allen-Herring, president and CEO of United Way of the National Capital Area.

PGCC Administrators and Staff Lead Conversations on Best Practices at Community Colleges

March 13, 2019 - Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) administrators and staff met with a delegation from South Africa on Tuesday, March 12, and administrators and staff from Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) on Wednesday, March 13, to discuss effective measures in community college education.

PGCC Culinary Arts Chef Enhances Student Learning Experience

February 15, 2019 - Culinary Arts Center Chef Stephen Thomas is a local entrepreneur who chose to join PGCC as an adjunct faculty to give back to the community that he says has supported him for years.

PGCC Alumni Share Their Love Story on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019 - Deonte Smith and Adrienne Cobb’s love story transpired like neither could have imagined when Smith proposed at the Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) Partners for Success Gala on October 19, 2018, at the National Gaylord Resort and Convention Center.

Six PGCC Students Named Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Semifinalists

February 08, 2019 - Six Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) students have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship. They were among those chosen from a pool of nearly 1,500 applicants from 45 states and Washington, D.C.

PGCC to Provide Assistance for Students Affected by Partial Shutdown

January 10, 2019 - Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) announced that it will provide assistance to students impacted by the current federal government shutdown at a press conference with Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks and other county and regional partners.

Prince George's Community College Exceeds Its Goal, Raising More than $11,000 for GivingTuesday

December 10, 2019 - Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) exceeded its goal to raise $10,000 on GivingTuesday

Prince George's Community College Joins GivingTuesday on December 3, 2019

November 26, 2019 - Prince George's Community College joins the seventh annual GivingTuesday, the global day of giving held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Prince George's Community College Business Administration Degree Ranked Among the Best in the Nation for 2020

December 13, 2019 - Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) is recognized as a top-ranked institution in a new student-focused resource guide developed by, and the College’s online associate degree program in business administration ranks among the best in the nation for 2020.

Prince George’s Community College Center for Performing Arts Opens for Classes

August 27, 2019 - The College now offers dance classes. Music Program receives All-Steinway designation, and the official grand opening is set for September 26.

Prince George’s Community College and Southern Management Corporation Introduce the “Southern Management Leadership Program” for Students

December 04, 2019 - The unique program provides scholarships to students attending Prince George’s Community College, Montgomery College, and the University of Maryland