Community College of Philadelphia

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Online Learning, Hybrid Classes and Virtual Reality: Philly Universities Prepare for a Risky Fall Semester

The high school seniors who saw their graduation ceremonies ripped away by COVID-19 this spring may now have to worry about their plans for the […]

City Life

I’m Queer and I Think CCP’s New “Non-Binary” Mascot Is Pandering Nonsense

Community College of Philadelphia tried to make a huge roar this week with the announcement of its new mascot. After ditching the outdated, and arguably […]

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LGBTQ&A: Vincent Scarfo

Vincent Scarfo is the inaugural coordinator for Community College of Philadelphia’s brand-new MarcDavid LGBTQ Center. We chat with the genderqueer mover and shaker on their […]

Foobooz

Philly Restaurants Are Teaming Up to Help Local Youth Become Culinary Leaders

Selena Natal always loved to cook. As a kid in North Philly, she learned from her abuela, who was always in the kitchen, morning to night, as well […]

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Community College of Philadelphia Drops “Colonials” Nickname

First it was the College of the Holy Cross, which recently axed the Massachusetts school’s familiar “Crusaders” mascot over fear of its less-than-holy connotation. Now, the Community […]

Property

Hamilton Construction Gets Under Way With Ceremonial Brick-Breaking

Philadelphia City Council members, Community College of Philadelphia officials, and executives of Radnor Property Group gathered before an invited audience this morning (Sept. 12th) to […]

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Temple, Penn, Drexel Students Plan Walkouts During Trump’s Inauguration

Students from several Philadelphia universities, including Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, are planning to walk out of their classrooms during president-elect […]

Business

Go Residential and They Will Come: CCP’s Plan to Hook Foreign Students

The area at 15th and Hamilton streets may become “home sweet home” to the hundreds of international students the Community College of Philadelphia hopes to […]

City Life

White House Social Secretary Deesha Dyer to Speak at CCP Graduation

From West Philly to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue; Deesha Dyer is our own hometown success story. The Washington Post describes her as “a girl from a […]

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CCP, Kutztown U. Get Muzzle Awards for “Stifling Free Speech”

In the movie business, one award that you don’t want to get is the Golden Rasberry. Known as The Razzies, they are bestowed upon the worst films […]

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WATCH: College Protesters: “We Are #Mizzou”

A crowd of about 300 took to the middle of Broad Street Thursday evening to make a point about student debt and racial inequality. As […]

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CCP Adjunct Professor, Black Lives Matter Activist Suspended After Speaking at Rally

Editor’s Note: The headline of this story has been updated to clarify the nature of the rally. Last Thursday, at a rally initiated by the […]

City Life

Police: Male in Custody in CCP Incident

[UPDATE: 11:39 A.M.] According to police radio, a male is in custody. A police wagon was summoned to 17th street. All parents of students are […]

Foobooz

So You Want to Open a Food Truck

The Community College of Philadelphia is offering classes on how to own and operate a food truck. The course, Mobile Food Management: Introduction to Food Entrepreneurship, […]

Business

Community College of Philadelphia: Average Results for Above-Average Cost

The Community College of Philadelphia is delivering average results at above average prices, according to a new report from Pew Charitable Trusts. Although CCP students earned associate degrees […]