**UPDATED MEDIA ADVISORY** Vice President Biden to Deliver Remarks to Community College Leaders

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m., Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to community college leaders during the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC) 94th Annual Convention.  AACC is the "national" voice of community colleges, and represents over 1,100 community colleges and 13 million students.  More than 2,000 faculty, staff and administrators have registered to attend the conference, which will be held April 5–8, 2014, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

The Administration has outlined and continues to advance an aggressive agenda aimed at increasing student access and success, which will ultimately pay dividends in further strengthening the nation's economy.

Vice President Biden will be joined by Dr. Jill Biden, a community college professor and a champion of community colleges and their role in creating the best, most-educated workforce in the world. 

This event is OPEN PRESS.

WHO:    Vice President Joe Biden

WHEN:  Monday, April 7, 2014

             EVENT START TIME: 10:00 AM
             PRESS PRE-SET TIME: 5:00 – 5:30 AM
             RESTRICTED ACCESS: 6:00 AM – 8:00 AM
             PRESS ARRIVAL TIME: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
             FINAL MEDIA ACCESS TIME: 9:30AM

WHERE:     Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC 20008    

MEDIA PARKING: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Garage

MEDIA ENTRANCE: Press should enter main lobby doors. From the garage, take elevator to Floor 8/Lobby level, and proceed to media-check desk outside ballroom.

SATELLITE TRUCK PARKING: Limited spots available at hotel loading dock.  At 24th Street entrance, take the first left to access the loading dock.

            POWER and INTERNET: Provided on site
            CABLE RUN: 500 feet.  A limited number of fiber hook-ups are available.
            THROW: 50 feet

RSVP: This event is OPEN PRESS. Press who wish to cover this event should RSVP to Angel M. Royal, Ph.D. at aroyal@aacc.nche.edu by Sunday, April 6 at 3:00pm, with your name, outlet, position, phone number and email address. All media will be required to present a government issued ID and a media credential to gain access.

As the voice of the nation's community colleges, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), delivers educational and economic opportunity for 13 million diverse students in search of the American Dream. Uniquely dedicated to access and success for all students, AACC's nearly 1,200 member colleges provide an on-ramp to degree attainment, skilled careers and family-supporting wages. Located in Washington, D.C., AACC advocates for these not-for-profit, public-serving institutions to ensure they have the resources and support they need to deliver on the mission of increasing economic mobility for all. 

SOURCE American Association of Community Colleges



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