Prince George’s Community College Lands Two Spots on CC Week’s Top 100 Degree Producers Lists

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DC-area community college with strong focus on diversity is recognized in higher education publication's annual rundown of the best two-year and four-year institutions.

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Maintaining diversity in higher education and providing real learning opportunities is why we are here.

This month, Community College Week published its annual “Top 100” list featuring the best two-year and four-year institutions for degrees in a variety of disciplines. Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) landed two positions on this year’s list with positions at #18 and #61 in categories that highlight the top two-year schools for minority students and African American students, respectively.

“We are pleased to be listed on Community College Week’s ‘Top 100 Degree Producers’ list,” said Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College. “Maintaining diversity in higher education and providing real learning opportunities and professional pathways for all students, from all backgrounds, so that they can achieve success, is why we are here. It’s an honor to be recognized among this group of top institutions of higher learning.”

Community College Week’s “Top 100 Degree Producers” List is available to view online. To review PGCC’s listings click here, and visit http://www.pgcc.edu for information about the college and its programs.

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 (2010-2015), 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 comprises students representing a wide range of ages, backgrounds and goals. Serving more than 44,000 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 http://www.pgcc.edu.

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