LARGO, Md. — Prince George’s Community College hosts A Legacy of Change: Excellence Unleashed, March 7, 6:30 p.m. in Hallam Theatre at the Largo campus. Produced by the National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP), the program will be moderated by Camille O. Cosby, producer, educator, philanthropist and wife of actor and comedian William H. Cosby, and feature a distinguished panel of African-American elder visionaries, contemporaries and a Prince George’s Community College student. Participants will discuss how education transformed their lives. During the unique intergenerational conversation, attendees will learn about the characteristics, qualities and values that contribute to life-long success.
Cosby will be joined by Johnnetta B. Cole, NVLP chairperson and director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Panelists include Clifford Alexander, Jr., former secretary of the Army; David N. Dinkins, former mayor of New York City; Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General; Bonnie St. John, Paralympic medal winner; and Malcolm Jamaal Warner, actor, director, and musician.
Co-founded in 2001 by Cosby and Renee Poussaint, Emmy Award-winning network journalist, NVLP records, preserves and distributes the wisdom of extraordinary African-American visionaries who have shaped American history. The interviews are available worldwide on the NVLP website and permanently archived at the Library of Congress.
A Legacy of Change: Excellence Unleashed is presented by Prince George’s Community College in partnership with Prince George’s Community College Foundation, Inc. To obtain tickets, contact the foundation office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 www.pgcc.edu, follow on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, LinkedIn and tune-in to Transforming Lives at Prince George’s Community College, Mondays at 11 a.m.