An online publication for the staff, faculty, students and friends of Community College of Philadelphia
Volume 18, Number 2
December 10, 2009

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Women's cross country team members photo Cross Country Teams Run Away with Titles
The Colonials’ men’s and women’s cross country teams continued their winning ways, capturing the 2009 Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference (EPCC) championship on Oct. 3 and the 2009 Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association (PCAA) championship on Oct. 17. Read more
Ronald Jackson Photo
Federal Grant for New Center for Male Engagement
Community College of Philadelphia has received a $600,000 federal grant to provide support services that will help African-American male students achieve academic success. Read more
Mike Mullane photo
Astronaut Launches College’s New Science Center
Retired Astronaut Mike Mullane delivered a motivational keynote, “Countdown to a Dream,” to an audience of some 400 students, faculty and staff from the College and area high schools...Read more
Camille Cates Barnett Photo
City Managing Director Talks Leadership
City Managing Director Camille Cates Barnett entered the Mint Building’s Isadore A. Shrager boardroom with a commanding presence that turned every eye in her direction. After shaking a few hands, she moved briskly...Read more
Michael A. Burns Photo Alum’s Joy is Helping Clients Achieve Financial Goals
Michael A. Burns, a 2006 graduate of the College, developed an interest in stocks and the financial markets while an honors student at South Philadelphia High School. But he was not interested in going...Read more
Christopher Rycek Photo Father Judge Grad Receives First AlliedBarton Scholarship
A full scholarship sponsored by AlliedBarton Security Services was awarded on Aug. 20 at the College’s Northeast Regional Center to Christopher Rycek, who plans to enter the Justice program to prepare for a career as a Philadelphia police officer. Read more
President Curtis President's Perspective
The expansion projects at the Main Campus and Northeast Regional Center (NERC) are well underway. The Northeast project entails construction of a new 45,000-square-foot building, as well as major renovations to the current building...Read more
olice officer behind car photo Police and College Hold Emergency Drill at NWRC
It looked like something from a movie or television show. Fortunately, it was only a drill. On Sept. 25, two armed robbers fleeing police ran into the Northwest Regional Center (NWRC) where they shot at least four people. Minutes later, SWAT arrived...Read more
Panel photo Alumni Career Panel Benefits Students
For college students in the midst of taking classes and discovering what path to follow, it is sometimes difficult to know how to make a successful career a reality. In these instances, alumni can be wonderful resources. On Oct. 1, students in associate professor Ann Silverman’s English 073...Read more
Sean Zayon photo New SGA Officers Sworn In
This year’s Student Government Association president is Sean Zayon, who is pursuing a degree in Architecture and preparing to graduate in May 2010. Zayon, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, was elected to lead the 10-member SGA executive board last March...Read more
Robert Vassallo photo
College News
What a Difference a Book Makes, New Title VI Grant for International Business and Expanding Possibilities Campaign Update. Read more
International dancer photo
College Snapshots
Constitutional Rights, Law Expert Discusses Immigration, New PTK Officers, International Fashion and Folklore Celebrated on Student Involvement Day. Read more

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