PRINCE GEORGE'S COMMUNITY COLLEGE

United States, Maryland

Prince George’s Community College is the number one choice of Prince George’s County residents for undergraduate education and the leading institution in training and preparing employees for the county’s workforce. Established in 1958, Prince George's Community College (PGCC) is a public community college in Largo in Prince George's County, Maryland. PGCC offers over 100 fields of study programs in engineering, nursing, radiology, paramedic and respiratory therapy programs, and many more. Prince George's Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

Campus Life

Prince George’s campuses are spread across Maryland and have extensions to Hyattsville. Moreover, the campus encompasses various academic buildings, on-campus residential buildings, and support buildings, and a huge library. Like other universities, PGCC also has 43 students’ organization, arts, and campus events of which students can be a part of and can learn different skills. The university has a sports team known as ‘Owls’ plays in the NCAA Division II and students can be a part of it and can represent Prince George’s on a national level. The campus life at the university is more than ordinary.

Noted Alumni

Some of the famous alumni of PGCC are Peter Bergman- Actor, Reginald Dwayne Betts- Poet, Frank Cho- Cartoonist, Fred Funk- Professional golfer, Ginuwine- Singer-songwriter, Karen Handel- 26th Secretary of State of Georgia, Cathy L. Lanier- Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, Jan C. Scruggs- Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund founder, and Troy Weaver- NBA executive.