Our Faculty and You
Faculty members at Community College of Philadelphia are dedicated to giving you real-world experience, knowledge and skills with which to obtain better employment and a better quality of life. Uniquely among other colleges and universities, their main focus is you, their student. Below, meet a tiny sample of our approximately 1,100 full- and part-time faculty whose achievements will inspire you.
Photographic Imaging, Instructor
Kara Crombie was commissioned by the spring 2013 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts to create an online project for the Festival website titled “Suffering Heroes.” As a digital media artist, she has created animation depicting events that took place on Sherman’s infamous march to the sea during the Civil War.
English, Associate Professor
Kelly McQuain won the Toni Brown Memorial Scholarship for his poetry, allowing him to attend the January 2013 Murphy Writing Studios Winter Getaway in Galloway, NJ. He also participated in a workshop with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn. His poems have recently appeared in the BLOOM Literary Journal, Paper Nautilus, The Postcard Press and online in Painted Bride Quarterly. His book reviews and essays about city living appear in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Business Administration, Assistant Professor
Cory Ng co-authored a feature article titled “China: A Huge Country with a Vast Oppurtunity” with Dr. James Chan, published in the Spring 2013 Pennsylvania CPA Journal. The digital version of the magazine is available for viewing here. He was also interviewed by the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs for a related podcast available here (click “Why China is a Great Place for Business” at top).