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The reverse transfer agreement is unique and important because it allows students to transfer coursework from ESU to the College to complete their associate degrees, the school said in a press release.

Julian decided to enroll in Community College of Philadelphia. He excelled at his coursework. This prompted his advisor to tell him about the College of Liberal and Professional Studies. After Julian spoke with an enrollment advisor during a Walk-in Wednesday, he knew he wanted to go to Penn and was determined to make it happen. In August of 2012, Julian was accepted and enrolled at Penn.

Greg DeShields of PHLDiversity Multicultural Affairs Congress and announcer Kimberly S. Reed (far right) shared the stage with the TED Talk speakers at PHLDiversity's 2015 Hospitality Education Day, held at the College on June 4th. Attendees were able to receive practical career planning information and advice from local hospitality industry professionals.

The 18-year-old resident of the 2000 block of South 17th Street is set to embark on a Community College of Philadelphia journey aimed at his interests in business and culinary arts.

Goldman Sachs has partnered with the Community College of Philadelphia to offer the training program. June 15 is the deadline to apply for business owners to apply to be part of the next session.

But this fall, Delmonico and three classmates from the Community College of Philadelphia will make the jump to the Ivy League by transferring to Penn. Their stories differ, but none is less remarkable than the next.

Majors topics that were covered were expungement eligibility and the application process, voting rights, resources for returning citizens and employment discrimination. Residents were also able to learn if they were eligible for expungements.

Samantha Marchetti is an honors student at Bartram High School. In addition to helping at school and participating in neighborhood cleanup efforts, she serves in the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps and has performed more hours of volunteer work than any other student at Bartram. She hopes to attend the Community College of Philadelphia, continue to volunteer and, one day, own her own business.

“I am excited to receive some help to start college,” said Lyles, who started a film club at her school and aspires to be a screenwriter and director. “I love to explore what is done behind the scenes. So, I plan to start at Community College of Philadelphia and then complete my studies at St. Joseph’s.”