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Hoffman Hall places a strong emphasis on education and maintains a successful GED graduation rate for its residents. Its partnership with the Reach College Program of Community College of Philadelphia's (CCP) Reentry Support Project also makes Hoffman Hall unique for its educational focus.

Community College of Philadelphia this week marked the exact day of its opening 50 years ago, inviting students, faculty and staff to reflect on the past with a visit to a memories booth.

Faculty, alumni and students at the Community College of Philadelphia are putting their talents to use for the good of the college’s neediest students.

"I believe CCP is a very under-the-radar institution that does a great deal of good for Philly but never gets the acknowledgment deserved," said highly regarded painter and photographer Diane Burko, who taught there from 1970 to 2000. "The art department is a prime example."
Saturday night are the regional Emmys. Among the nominees is CCPTV, the Community College of Philadelphia TV station, for Drop the Mic, a spoken-word program hosted by poet and CCP associate prof Michelle Myers and featuring CCP students.CCPTV is the only college TV show to be so honored.

Philadelphia is going all out to host the pope and the World Meeting of Families this week, but for most residents the visit is disrupting daily life.

Local unions and vocational programs, including Lincoln Technical Institute and the Community College of Philadelphia also presented.

SugarHouse also works closely with local community job partners – JEVS, Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), Veteran’s Multi Service Center and Good Will of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania – to bring job opportunities to members of the local community.

The Philadelphia project is part of an annual nationwide event, Pro Bono Citizenship Day, developed by AILA to encourage pro bono representation of naturalization applicants. This year's events, scheduled for Saturday at the Community College of Philadelphia and at St. Rocco's Center in Avondale, accompany the annual observance of Constitution Day, today.

The diplomatic double whammy of back-to-back visits by Pope Francis and Chinese President Xi Jinping is creating some pressure-filled days for Deesha Dyer, five months into her tenure as White House social secretary.