Alumni Achievement Award
Each year, Community College of Philadelphia recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of alumni by awarding the Alumni Achievement Award. This award is supported by the College Foundation and the Alumni Association and highlights an alumnus who demonstrates professionalism and has made outstanding contributions to society. Recipient must have earned 31 credits or more from Community College of Philadelphia to be eligible to receive the award.
The Alumni Achievement Award winner is an honored guest at the Annual Pathways Breakfast. The Pathways Breakfast recognizes talented and dedicated members of the community who have contributed to helping our students and the city of Philadelphia.
College alumni, faculty and staff may submit a nomination. Alumni may also self-nominate. The Alumni Achievement Award nomination form can be found at https://www.ccp.edu/AlumniAward/
Past Award Recipients
José E. Lebron, Ed.D.
School District of Philadelphia
Award-winning reporter at CBS 3 (retired).
Paul Gluck '73
Associate Professor, Temple University, Department of Broadcasting Telecommunications and Mass Media
Leon Cleveland ‘98
Successful entrepreneur who owns several early childcare centers – Early Stages Learning Center in Philadelphia
Robin Thorne '94
Environmental, health and safety manager, Foamex International, Long Beach, California
Ollie Johnson ‘69
Director of Athletics at the College, former NBA player and mentor to students
George Beck '82
Member of the Wyle Advanced Projects Team, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
James Butler '86
Researcher in the Department of Preventative Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri