LARGO, Md. — The Women of Wisdom (W.O.W.)
program at Prince
George’s Community College (PGCC) will be recognized with the 2017 Model
Program Award from the American Association for Women in Community Colleges
(AAWCC) in New Orleans on April 24, 2017.
is being highlighted during the AAWCC’s annual awards breakfast where the theme
is “Community College Women Rock,” and Dr. Karen Stout, president and CEO of
Achieving the Dream, Inc., the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental
reform movement for student success, will deliver the event’s keynote address
at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel.
The Women of Wisdom program is a
highly comprehensive and specialized program designed to provide unique
opportunities for women students at Prince George’s Community College to
enhance their academic, personal, and professional development in a holistic
Association for Women in Community Colleges was organized in 1973 and became an
Affiliate Council of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges
(AACJC), now the American Association for Community Colleges (AACC). In
response to an affirmative vote of the membership, the organization's name was
officially changed on April 26, 1993 to the American Association for Women in
Community Colleges (AAWCC).
information about AAWCC or the awards breakfast, click here.
About Prince George’s
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 enables 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.