National Community College Month: PGCC Events

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Article by: Jennifer L. Colter

Thank you, Johnika Dreher, for sharing the exciting events taking place on campus in observance of National Community College Month.

 The Owl Success Track will sponsor the following events:

Community College Awareness Art & Essay Contest
Students, staff, faculty, and administrators can submit 2-D and 3-D art, poetry, fiction, personal essay, research essay, film, performance, or cartoon expressing, “One thing you love about Prince George's Community College?”  Submissions will be judged on originality and creativity. Essays should be 500 words or less. Art should be submitted as a PDF. Videos should be 2 minutes or less, uploaded to a video platform such as YouTube and only the link should be emailed.  Submissions are due Friday, April 24th to the Owl Success Track Program via no later than 12 noon.  The top 5 submissions will receive an award gift card on Thursday, April 30th at a special recognition pizza party.  Please note:  Applicant submissions may be used by the Owl Success Track for marketing purposes. Event sponsored by the Owl Success Track Program.

Friday Pride Day
On Friday, April 10, 17 and 24, students are asked to get caught proudly wearing their Prince George's Community College paraphernalia.  Random freebies, treats and more will be handed out around the Largo, UTC and Laurel campuses by various student leaders. Event sponsored by the Owl Success Track Program.

Application Drive
Know someone who needs a little extra push to start their college career? Bring them to Prince George’s Community College’s Application Drive on Tuesday, April 14 from 12-3 p.m. in the Center for Advanced Technology, Room 109! Staff from the Office of Recruitment will assist in completing the application and give them guidance on next steps to becoming an Owl! First 10 people will receive a prize!” Event sponsored by the Office of Recruitment and Enrollment Services.

PGCC Baseball Game White Out vs. CCBC Dundalk
On Thursday, April 16 at 3 p.m. show your Owl pride and wear white to cheer on the baseball team to a victory over CCBC Dundalk! The event will be held at the PGCC Baseball Field 3 p.m. Event sponsored by the Athletics Office.

Photo-A-Day Challenge
Each day faculty, staff and students can participate in the Photo-A-Day Challenge based on a certain theme. Use the hashtags: #OwlTreasureHunt and #LoveMyPGCC when you post.  The top 5 posts will receive a $10 Target Gift Card. Full details via @pgccnews on Instagram. Only student entries count as winners. Event sponsored by the Owl Success Track Program.

Open House
Explore and connect with Prince George’s Community College on Saturday, May 2 from 11 am-2 pm for our 1st Annual Open House. Event sponsored by the Office of Recruitment and Enrollment Services.

Follow @ostfyeatpgcc via Twitter and @pgccost via Facebook for fun trivia and community college news all month long.  #LoveMyPGCC

We look forward to seeing you participate and sharing these events with your students and colleagues!

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