Professor at Authors Event

Moses T. Alexander Greene, an adjunct English professor at Prince George's Community College and author of "My Proposal: Nothing but a Gracechild," will appear at the authors' pavilion at the Congressional Black Caucus's 34th annual legislative conference from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Washington Convention Center. Greene, one of 40 black authors selected to appear, will sign copies of his book, which is about a Christian man in his 20s who realizes that his success is the result of God's grace.

College Trustees to Meet

Prince George's Community College President Ronald A. Williams and the board of trustees will meet at 7 p.m. today in Board Room 262 in the college's Kent Hall. The public is invited. The college is at 301 Largo Rd. in Largo. For more information, visit www.pgcc.edu.

Lawyer to Speak at School

Van Caldwell, a lawyer, writer and community activist, will give a talk titled "Why Parents Must Be Involved With Their Children" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Benjamin Tasker Middle School, 4901 Collington Rd., Bowie. Free. Call 301-805-2660.

Scholarship for 9th-Grader

Mark Taylor Jr. of Upper Marlboro has received a four-year "Next Generation" scholarship of $18,000 from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth summer program. He is a ninth-grader at Riverdale Baptist School in Upper Marlboro.

$1,000 for PGCC Student

Michele Burton, a Greenbelt resident and Eleanor Roosevelt High School graduate, was awarded $1,000 from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Students must perform at least 100 hours of community service in a year to be eligible. Burton, a sophomore at Prince George's Community College, organized a running club on the Largo campus and the "Campus Corps," a community service club. She also has helped educate teenagers about HIV and AIDS. Burton is a member of the college's Honors Academy and plans to complete her associate's degree in December.

-- Compiled by GERRI MARMER

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