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Volume 17, Number 1 - November 2008

Featured Stories

State Education Panel Seeks Answers

State Education Panel Seeks Answers on College Affordability

A State Board of Education panel asked for input and received plenty of it from concerned administrators and students during a public hearing on college affordability and access at the College’s Center for Business and Industry on Oct. 22. Read more...

Scholars Receive Taste of Bucknell Campus Life

Scholars Receive Taste of Bucknell Campus Life

When Matthew Fleming graduated from high school in 2001, he considered college only briefly before entering the workforce. Five years of unskilled, low-wage jobs taught Fleming the value of the college education he had cavalierly dismissed. Read more...

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Perspective

A college degree is a valuable and growing necessity in today's world. A college degree can create opportunities for promotions, a better paying job or a new career. A college degree enhances an individual's earning power and qualifies them for more employment opportunities. A college degree prepares an individual to be a contributing member and leader of both local and global communities. Read more...

Deliberative Poll

College Participates in Statewide Deliberative Poll

Nearly 70 percent of Pennsylvania voters who participated in a statewide Deliberative Poll support the legal recognition of same-sex relationships, either through marriage or civil unions. Community College of Philadelphia, Carnegie Mellon University, Slippery Rock University and Shippensburg University conducted the poll at their respective campuses on Sep. 27. Read more...

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'Green' Buildings Slated for Northeast Regional Center and Main Campus

The College held a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 3 to announce the $31 million expansion and renovation of the College's Northeast Regional Center, on Townsend Road near Benjamin Rush Park in Northeast Philadelphia. Read more...

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Brown-Sow Named Communicator of the Year at NCMPR Regional Conference

Lynette Brown-Sow, the College's vice president for Marketing and Government Relations, was named Communicator of the Year at the regional conference of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) on Oct. 27. Brown-Sow and her staff also captured nine other awards at the conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Read more...