An online publication for the staff, faculty, students and friends of Community College of Philadelphia
Volume 15, Number 2 - October 2007

Featured Stories

Belize student

For the first time, in June and July, students from the Community College of Philadelphia participated in the Rio Bravo Archaeology Field School in Belize, Central America—a tropical jungle with unpaved roads and limited access to infrastructure, such as medical facilities and telecommunications services. Read more...


Elaine Tagliareni

In September, M. Elaine Tagliareni, Ed.D., R.N., professor of Nursing at the College and Independence Foundation chair in Nursing, became the first community college educator ever to be inducted as the president of the National League for Nursing, a national organization that creates the standards of excellence for nursing schools across the country. Read more...


Student in Istanbul

From May 23 to May 31, 2007, professors Cynthia Giddle and John Joyce traveled with three students—Jean Jermain, Affi Inyang and Ana Ramirez—to Istanbul for an intensive short-term, study abroad experience that also served as a site visit for future workshops. Read more...


President Curtis photo

For more than four decades, Community College of Philadelphia has been at the nexus of economic development, community development, education reform and social change in our city. We play an important role in these contexts through the broad range of programs and services that we provide across the many communities that make up Philadelphia. Read more...


Saunders photo

Tuition, fees, books, commuting costs—every student faces a daunting list of expenses directly related to pursing a higher education. A $1,016,000 four-year grant from the United States Department of Education allows the College to fund up to $500 per month in child care expenses for student parents who meet the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) requirements. Read more...


Lynette Brown_Sow photo

Lynette M. Brown-Sow, the College’s vice president for Marketing and Government Relations, received a Trailblazer Award from the International Caucus of Women of the African Diaspora at a ceremony on Sept. 13 in the Mayor’s Reception Room in City Hall. Read more...