An online publication for the staff, faculty, students and friends of Community College of Philadelphia
Volume 16, Number 3 - May 2008

Featured Stories

William T. Coleman

Famed Civil Rights Attorney Receives Judge Becker Citizenship Award - Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and famed civil rights attorney William T. Coleman, Jr. is the recipient of the second annual Judge Edward R. Becker Citizenship Award, presented by Community College of Philadelphia and the Center for Law and Society.Read more...



Bruce GeorgeBlack Men Speak Up and Speak Out HBO and Tony Award-winning poet Bruce George, cofounder of Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam, and the Philadelphia performance artist known as Black Ice, hosted the “Black Man–Speak Up, Speak Out” event at Community College of Philadelphia’s Main Campus in February. Read more...



Institutional Advancement

Institutional Advancement Update -The Office of Institutional Advancement is pleased to announce recent personnel changes and additions that have been implemented as we undertake our first capital campaign. Anne Greco has assumed the newly created position of director of Campaign and Grant Development. Read more...



Congressional AwardStudents Receive Congress' Highest Honor For The Youth - Six Community College of Philadelphia students received the Congressional Award for their service to the community, dedication to personal development and growth in citizenship.The award, the highest honor bestowed upon America’s youth,was presented in a ceremony at the National Constitution Center on Feb. 19. Read more...



Chef HarmonWater Works Chef Guides Culinary Arts Students - Students in the College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program prepared a gourmet lunch of items selected from the menu at The Water Works Restaurant and Lounge for 65 invited guests at a Spotlight Menu event at the College this spring. Read more...



President Curtis photo

Perspective -Community colleges have much at stake in the Washington, D.C., discussions around the federal 2008-09 budget. There are three key legislative priorities, each of which has a direct impact on our students. Read more...



Colonials are State Champs Second Year in a Row

Colonials are State Champs Second Year in a Row - Community College of Philadelphia men’s basketball team won the Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association junior college championship in February for the second year in a row by defeating Beaver County Community College 100–90. Read more...



Spring Break MexicoStudents spend Spring Break in Mexico - Agroup of 19 students and seven faculty and staff members from Community College of Philadelphia participated in a cultural workshop in Mérida, México, during spring break, March 1--8.The purpose of the workshop was to introduce the students to México, both past and present. Read more...