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Prince George’s Community College to Partner with Amazon for Employee Educational Benefits

LARGO, Md. (August 7, 2023)
— Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) is now an  Amazon Career Choice program partner and Amazon employees are eligible to enroll at the College this fall. Career Choice is an educational enrichment benefit that covers tuition and mandatory fees for credit-bearing undergraduate degrees and certificates.

“PGCC is excited for this collaborative opportunity to promote continued education, career advancement, and success in the workforce economy,” said Gina Macklin, dean of Student Enrollment Services. “We look forward to educating workforce learners from one of the largest employers in the country.”

Amazon Career Choice started in 2012 and more than 110,000 participants have received training for high-demand occupations such as aircraft mechanics, computer-aided designers, commercial truck drivers, medical assistants, and nurses.  PGCC was accepted to onboard this rigorous program along with every participating member of Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) program.


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.