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Talented Development

Talented Development



College faculty and employees entertained their peers with a lunchtime talent show on Jan. 10. The performance was part of Professional Development Week and featured, from left, Mary Ann Wagner-Graham, Linda Powell, Jocelyn Sirkis, Pamela Hitchcock, Robert Ross, Gregory Thomas, Amy Lewis, Robert Ladson and Lindsay Sinclair.



Coach DeShields Receives Award

Coach DeShields Leads Local Players to London Tournament

Head basketball coach Robert "Dondi" DeShields received the 2012 ATHLETE Award from the American Legion Henry Hill Post 385 at the 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service celebration at Universal Audenried Charter High School. DeShields is a four-time Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association Coach of the Year and has more than 300 wins in his 12 years at the College.



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Rudman Nurse Aide Graduates Thank Donors

Rudman Nurse Aide Graduates Thank Donors


Philanthropists Kal and Lucille Rudman attended the recent graduation of 15 trainees from the Nurse Aide Training program. The graduates presented Lucille Rudman with a rose bouquet as a token of appreciation. Seated from left are Sherrie Simpson, Sheila Richardson and Jasmine Hudson. Standing from left are Lucille Rudman, Marlo Braxton, Brandi Fair, Troy Lee, Bakiir James, Tiffany Slocum, Ayana Williams, Rashanda Walters and benefactor Kal Rudman.


A Fresh Face for The Colonial

A Fresh Face for The Colonial

The College has updated the look of its mascot, the Colonial.


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Foundation Fundraising Events


Supporters of the 15th Annual Golf Tournament and 5th Annual Pathways Awards will find a series of surprises waiting for them. There will be new places, new players and many new opportunities to make transformational differences in support of our students’ academic dreams and career goals. For now, be sure to mark Monday, July 30, on your calendar for the 15th Annual Golf Tournament.


Foundation Fundraising Events


More than 1,200 students and employees took part in the Foundation’s inaugural Tuition Gap Day event last year, and the 2012 event will be bigger and better. There will be a number of creative ways for students to give back through the use of QR codes, social media and many other tactics. Please encourage students to log into MyCCP and go to the Tuition Gap Day Scavenger Hunt tab between March 12–23 to find out about the awesome prizes they can win, and the pride they will feel in helping future students meet their academic and career goals.


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