Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Award-Winning Bowie State Professor Named Visiting Fellow at Harvard

A Bowie State University professor will develop a massive open online course (MOOC) to teach people how to effectively report the news using mobile...

Local Sailor Serves aboard Navy’s Newest Amphibious-Assault Ship

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – A graduate of Gwynn High School is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a hand-selected crew charged with bringing...

American Council on Education Honors PGCC Present Charlene Dukes

The American Council on Education (ACE) recently named Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College, the 2014 recipient of the Reginald Wilson...

Escaped Inmate Found at Prince George’s Home

HILLCREST HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Maryland corrections officials say an inmate who escaped a minimum security prison has been found at the home of...

Bowie workshop on the art of batik

Nigerian master artist Tunde Odunlade led a hands-on workshop at Bowie State University, March 25, with about 40 students and staff in the art...

Prince George’s Harlem Renaissance Festival Set

The Prince George’s Harlem Renaissance Festival, an annual event that draws children, adults and families together in a celebration of the county’s arts and...

Prince George’s County Non-Profits Receive $152,316 in United Way Grants

The United Way of the National Capital Area awarded 14 grants totaling $152, 316 to Prince George’s County non-profit organizations, the United Way NCA...

Ardmore Elementary Principal Georgette Gregory Honored for Leadership in Arts Education

Georgette Gregory, principal of Ardmore Elementary School was recently honored by the Arts Education in Maryland Schools (AEMS) Alliance for establishing an institution that...

Prince George’s ‘All In’ for New FBI Headquarters

University of Maryland President Dr. Wallace D. Loh walked to the news conference podium on March 24 at the College Park campus. As Loh...

Mediation Phase Begins

On October 7, 2013 United States District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake delivered an unambiguous opinion concerning Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities; for...

Francis Tiafoe Honored for Making Tennis History

After facing opponents from France, Burundi, Italy and Russia, Riverdale Park native Francis Tiafoe found himself in the last round of the tennis championship....

Important Votes This Week as Session Nears End

Several bills important to many in the state’s communities of color will be voted on this week, while legislators continue to grapple over others...