Inspired by the goals set forth earlier this year in President Obama’s
American Graduation Initiative and fueled by the existing and future
needs of our country for skilled workers in today’s knowledge-based
society and economy, Anne Arundel Community College is responding with a
college-wide initiative, Student Success 2020.
AACC will launch Student Success 2020 on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 2:15
p.m. in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on the colleges Arnold, Md.,
campus. As part of this initiative, AACC President Martha A. Smith,
Ph.D., will announce plans for AACC to double the number of its students
who earn degrees, certificates and industry-recognized certifications by
the year 2020.
Guests will include the deputy assistant secretary for the U.S.
Department of Educations Office of Vocational and Adult Education Glenn
Cummings and Dr. James E. Lyons Sr., secretary of the Maryland Higher
The Dec. 1 launch of AACC’s Student Success 2020 initiative is
sponsored by the AACC Foundation Inc.
For information, call 410-777-7252 or visit the Web site, www.aacc.edu/studentsuccess2020
Source: Business Wire