Support PGCC during the Maryland Community Colleges' Big Give November 14

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Article by: Joe Clark,

LARGO, Md.—Support Prince George’s Community College through the Maryland Community Colleges’ Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising event, November 14, 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m. The event is designed to raise funds for scholarships, programs, facilities and other projects at Prince George’s Community College and will be the first joint effort of its kind by a statewide community college association.  

“The college is always looking for new ways to interact with the community and generate support for the programs that transform the lives of our students,” said Brenda Mitchell, executive director of the Office of Institutional Advancement at Prince George’s Community College.  “The Big Give is unique in that it allows us to collaborate creatively for the first time with all the other community colleges in the state on our common goal of furthering student success,” she added.    

Community college officials hope to raise $160,000 and gain 1,600 new donors for college foundations across Maryland. A minimum of $10 is required to process online donations. For more information, visit  

Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (2010-2015). Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at, follow on Twitter,  Facebook, Foursquare, LinkedIn and tune-in to Transforming Lives at Prince George’s Community College, Mondays at 11 a.m.  

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