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Prince George's Community College has been awarded $25,000 for the Academy of Health Sciences at PGCC from NBC Universal Foundation and NBC4 Washington as part of their 21st Century Solutions initiative.

PRINCE GEORGE'S COMMUNITY COLLEGE has been awarded $25,000 for the Academy of Health Sciences at PGCC from NBC Universal Foundation and NBC4 Washington as part of their 21st Century Solutions initiative. The academy received the grant for its "Health is Wealth" Model Initiative, an experiential learning program that promotes learning, leadership development and success in the health sciences fields. The grant will enable students to participate in cooperative learning opportunities and to develop a website as well as use social media to inform and excite peers about community health concerns and initiatives and pursuing health science degrees and careers. PGCC is one of three organizations, out of 127 applicants, to receive grants totaling $100,000. Other awardees included The Arlington-Alexandra Coalition for the Homeless Distance Education & Training and DC Central Kitchen's Health Corners.

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Publication:Diverse Issues in Higher Education
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Date:Mar 28, 2013
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