PHILADELPHIA, PA, NOVEMBER 10, 2004 - Join Community College of Philadelphia to shoot some hoops at Retro Night: Throw Back 40 Years, a 40th anniversary event at the College with special basketball-related activities for alumni of the College and the general public. The fun-filled evening for the entire family will begin at 3 p.m. with a pep rally to get things going. A special alumni basketball game will then be organized followed by an honoring of athletic alumni and a men's and women's basketball game beginning at 8 p.m. Enjoy some of the exciting events as the College celebrates its athletics department for alumni and anyone who loves basketball.
Community College of Philadelphia opened its doors September 23, 1965, to 1,200 students after the State Board of Education approved its application. Today, the college serves more than 40,000 students each year at its Main Campus, three Regional Centers and various community sites. According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, the College is the largest institution of higher education in the Philadelphia region, providing much-needed services to Philadelphia.
WHAT: Retro Night: Throw Back 40 Years
A 40th anniversary celebration for alumni and friends of the College
WHEN: Wednesday, November 17, 2004
3:00 p.m. Pep Rally
4:00 p.m. Alumni Basketball Game
5:00 p.m. Honoring of Athletic Alumni
5:30 p.m. Pre-Game Entertainment
6:00 p.m. Women's Basketball Game
8:00 p.m. Men's Basketball Game
WHERE: Community College of Philadelphia Gymnasium
17th Street between Spring Garden and Callowhill