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Prince George's Community College Acknowledged in the Washington Post

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LARGO, Md. (August 18, 2023) - In a recent Letter to the Editor published in the Washington Post, a mother credits her son’s success as a talented locksmith to a Prince George’s Community College workforce program. 

“‘Special needs’ children deserve more, and society benefits when non-college does not mean non-education,” Marian Callahan wrote.

Her letter, titled “Schools ignore the less-than-academic child,” responded to another article published in the Washington Post, which highlighted the need and value for skilled trades in society. Click here to read more.

To view the current list of Workforce Development and Continuing Education Courses, click here.


About Prince George’s Community College
Named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security (2022-2027), 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 skill sets, PGCC is comprised of students who represent a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and goals. Serving nearly 25,000 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 enable PGCC to address diverse education and workforce development demands. For more information, visit the College website at Prince George’s Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (267-284-5000); The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council on Higher Education.