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13
Sep

Research Center Roundtable Sparks Farming Revolution
  Beltsville, MD, September 9, 2016 - More than 40 nationally renowned scientists and researchers from the agricultural business community, along with state and local officials came out to the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) last week to participate in the inaugural Maryland Agricultural Business Roundtable. The...

12
Sep

Top Obama Official Endorses EDC Veterans Initiative
  Largo, MD, September 12, 2016 – Today, the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) welcomed top Obama official Michael Michaud, Assistant Secretary for Veterans with the U.S. Department of Labor, as it deployed its second installment of ‘Operation 500’, the Veteran jobs and resource initiative g...

02
Sep

EDC Helps County Job Seeker Attain The American Dream
Largo, MD, September 2, 2016 - In December of 2015, Tami Johnson was at a crossroads. She had completed every task that was supposed to guarantee her success and attainment of the American Dream. She graduated from high school and went on to earn a bachelor's and master's degree in Business Administration. Still, at the end of l...

25
Aug

EDC Entices Top Talent From George Washington University
  Largo, MD, August 25, 2016 – This morning, the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) hosted a delegation of ten graduate students and alumni from the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs who are looking to learn about the international activities and employment oppo...

24
Aug

Trailblazer Businesses Rush To Join County Executive Baker On Cuba Mission Trip
  Largo, MD, August 24, 2016 – Today, Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President and CEO Jim Coleman, along with County officials hosted an Information Session to outline County Executive Rushern L. Baker’s upcoming Cuba Business Exploratory Mission Trip that he will lead this fall. More than...

18
Aug

Youth Careerconnect Program Transforms 143 Youth In Summer 2016
  Largo, MD, August 18, 2016- Summer 2016 has proven to be transformational for participants in the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's (EDC) Youth CareerConnect Program (YCC). High School students from around the County had the opportunity to land exclusive internships with some of the nation's top bus...