An online publication for the staff, faculty, students and friends of Community College of Philadelphia
Volume 17, Number 5
July 28, 2009

New Dual Admissions Agreements with Holy Family University and Peirce College

President Curtis & Sister Francesca Onley

President Curtis and Sister Francesca Onley, president of Holy Family University, exchange gifts to celebrate the signing of a dual admissions agreement that enables the College’s graduates to transfer seamlessly into the university with junior status. The agreement was signed on April 23 at the College’s Northeast Regional Center. Under the agreement, students who complete an intent form by the time they earn 45 credits are guaranteed admission into any of 11 different academic majors at the university. Qualified students are also eligible for $3,000 to $5,500 in scholarships.

Student Trnsfering to Pierce

President Curtis and James J. Mergiotti, Peirce College’s president-elect, signed a dual admissions renewal agreement on March 25. The agreement enables more students from Community College of Philadelphia to seamlessly transfer credits to Peirce College. Through the agreement, students are able to earn a bachelor’s degree in an expanded number of programs and may be eligible for scholarship opportunities offered for both part-time and full-time students.