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March
11
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
3rd Floor Conference Room, C3-5

This series will engage female students in personal development exercises. For female students only.

March
12
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Coffeehouse

Join the College’s President, Dr. Donald Guy Generals, in a Fireside Chat recognizing the historical accomplishments of women. Share reflections on your favorite book, poem, song or any artistic expression highlighting the contribution of women in history.

March
17
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Northeast Regional Center

A Women's History Month Event. To understand our history, we must first understand the women that help build and cultivate our society. This event will highlight important women over the years that have made a prominent impact on our society.

March
17
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
The Coffeehouse

A women's history month event. This women's writing workshop, led by Dr. Michelle Myers, is open to women who are interested in creative writing. Participants will discuss the intersection of gender and expression, and complete a writing exercise.

March
18
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for a special admissions event to be held at the Aspira Education Center. Prospective high school students and their family members, as well as Latino-focused community organizations, are invited to hear about the educational opportunities available at Community College of Philadelphia

Schedule

  • 6:00-6:30 pm Registration / Refreshments
  • 6:30-6:45 pm Welcome/Introductions/Overview
  • 6:45-7:15 pm Admissions Workshop – English/Spanish
    • Slides for Spanish presentation should be in Spanish
    • Why college is important
    • Differences between 2 yr and 4 Yr schools
    • Advantage of starting at a 2 year school
    • Who we are (CCP) what we have to offer
  • 7:15-7:45 pm Financing College - English/Spanish
    • Financial Aid Basics
    • Deadline, taxes, special circumstances
    • Scholarships
  • 7:45- 8:00 pm – Summary, Closing Announcements
March
19
9:30 am to 11:15 am
Lecture Hall, S2-3

What Orphan Train Teaches Us about the Past and the Present: Christina Baker Kline will briefly read from her novel Orphan Train and discuss what the immigration experience of the past can teach us about the experience of immigrants today. She will present a slide show on the history of her topic and answer questions about her research and writing process. A book-signing will follow. Open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Christina Baker Kline is a novelist, nonfiction writer and editor. In addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling Orphan Train, her novels include Bird in Hand, The Way Life Should Be, Desire Lines and Sweet Water. Kline is co-editor, with Anne Burt, of...

March
20
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
The Great Hall, S2-19

A Women's History Month Event. Discover the history of feminism on local, national and global levels.

March
20
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Winnet Student Life Building

A women's history month event. During this reading, College faculty and students will read from the works of their favorite female writers and discuss the impact of their words.

March
24
(All day)
The Great Hall, S2-19

This one-day event leadership forum will support multiple viewpoints and empower students to succeed academically and professionally on and off campus. Our goal is to challenge students academically, socially, and personally to focus on behaviors that strengthen their personal effectiveness and leadership development.

March
25
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
The Coffeehouse

In recognition of Women’s History Month, join us at March’s Diversity Dialogue to hear the women in leadership positions at the College speak about their personal and professional journey to achieving success. Comprising this notable panel are Dr. Judith Gay, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Lynette Brown-Sow, Vice President for Marketing and Government Relations; Jody Bauer, Vice President of Information and Technology Services & CIO; and Jill Weitz, Esq., General Counsel and Vice President for Human Resources. Dr. Claudia Curry, Director, Women's Outreach and Advocacy Center, will serve as moderator. A boxed lunch will be provided for the first 15 attendees.

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