Prince George's Community College's Center for Entrepreneurial Development and Training to Host Innovation Experience Workshops March 7-9, 2018

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Article by: Office of Communications and Marketing

For Immediate Release

 

LARGO, Md. (March 6, 2018) - The Center for Entrepreneurial Development and Training at Prince George's Community College (PGCC) is hosting Innovation Experience workshops March 7-9, 2018. Workshops will highlight skills and resources that help entrepreneurs create, innovate, and expand their business.

Mark A. Lawrence, founding and managing principal at Inncuvate Consulting LLC, Attorney Andrea Hence Evans, and Apple Education will facilitate workshops. Lawrence has over 22 years of entrepreneurial experience and works to provide underserved communities access to sustainable life changing opportunities that create wealth, bridge economic gaps, and fuel community growth. Evans is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, the Texas Bar, the Patent Bar, and on the board of United Inventors Association. She is experienced in intellectual property and patent law and is passionate about helping others transform their ideas. Apple Education specializes in teaching first-time coders and has designed essential coding products to be easy to learn and use.

Each workshop is open to PGCC students and members of the community and will be held at Prince George's Community College Center for Advanced Technology, 301 Largo Road, Largo, MD 20774, Room 137.

The following workshops are available:

Design Thinking for Business Innovation
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $15 | Free for PGCC students with a valid Student ID
Register at https://DTFBIW.eventbrite.com

Protecting Your Invention
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $15 | Free for PGCC students with a valid Student ID
Register at https://PYIW.eventbrite.com

Everyone Can Code
Friday, March 9, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $15 | Free for PGCC students with a valid Student ID
Register at https://ECCW.eventbrite.com

 

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 (2015-2020), 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 skillsets, PGCC is comprised of students who represent a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and goals. Serving nearly 40,000 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 www.pgcc.edu. Prince George's Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (267-284-5000); www.msche.org. 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 Accreditation.

 

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