In The Media

The (Vote) Play’s The (Vote) Thing

09/21/2022 - 3:30pm
PA Youth’s Vote’s staff will be at Community College of Philadelphia from 11am to1pm to register voters in that community.

6ABC: #CCPVotes Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

09/21/2022 - 3:29pm
6ABC covered the College’s National Voter Registration Day celebration that took place on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Drexel to offer tuition discount to community college transfer students

09/21/2022 - 3:26pm
Beginning in fall 2023, Drexel University will make its bachelor’s degree programs more affordable by cutting the tuition cost in half for community college graduates from Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

6ABC: CCP + Jefferson University Partnership

09/21/2022 - 3:24pm
6ABC attended and covered a signing agreement event between the College and Thomas Jefferson University that offers an accelerated pathway for students to earn a Doctor of Pharmacy. This is the first-of-its-kind partnership between Jefferson and a community college.

'The Big Change’: Inside the Fight to Save the UC Townhomes 

09/08/2022 - 4:16pm
Krystal Young has lived in the UC Townhomes for three years. She studies nursing at the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), but is considering switching her major to behavioral health. After finishing her studies, she wants to become a children’s mental health advocate.

CCP’s new Career and Advanced Technology Center officially opens its doors 

09/08/2022 - 4:15pm
The Community College of Philadelphia has officially unveiled its brand new Career and Advanced Technology Center (CATC) on the corner of 48th & Market Streets in West Philadelphia.

Community College of Philadelphia hopes to 'usher in a new era' with $33M career center (Photos) 

09/08/2022 - 4:14pm
The Community College of Philadelphia is looking to make post-secondary education for high-demand careers more attainable through its Career and Advanced Technology Center in West Philadelphia.

Octavius Catto scholarship makes community college free for Philadelphia students 

09/08/2022 - 4:13pm
The Philadelphia-funded scholarship helps with tuition, cost of books, food and transportation.

Community College of Philadelphia opens Career and Advanced Technology Center at 48th and Market 

09/08/2022 - 4:13pm
Community College of Philadelphia’s brand new Career and Advanced Technology Center (CATC) has officially opened at 48th and Market. A ribbon cutting ceremony with the participation of city, state and College officials took place this morning.

Community College of Philadelphia expands with Career & Advanced Technology Center 

09/08/2022 - 4:12pm
The president of CCP said the new expansion represents a pivot for the college as society becomes more technological.

6ABC: CCP’s Career and Advanced Technology Center 

09/08/2022 - 4:11pm
6ABC Action News covered the grand opening of the College’s Career and Advanced Technology Center.

City-funded scholarships make community college free for Philly students: ‘Honestly, I don’t think I’d be in school’ without it 

09/08/2022 - 4:10pm
Trinity Pritchette knew her mother would like to help her pay for college, but it would be a tough proposition with six other children at home. Thanks to a city-funded scholarship program, her mother didn’t have to. Pritchette is attending the Community College of Philadelphia for free.

Drexel to offer 50% tuition break to community college transfers, as higher ed struggles with enrollment drop 

09/08/2022 - 4:10pm
“As a minority-serving institution that values making education accessible and affordable, and as one that already offers many transfer opportunities to four-year schools, including Drexel, we’re pleasantly surprised to see this arrangement move forward,” said Shannon McLaughlin Rooney.

Drexel will offer 50% tuition discount to community college grads from Pennsylvania, New Jersey  Michael Tanenbaum, Philly Voice 

09/08/2022 - 4:09pm
Beginning in 2023, Drexel University will make access to its bachelors degree programs more affordable with a 50% tuition discount for community college graduates from Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

6ABC: CCP’s Being Black Wearing Blue: Part 2 

09/08/2022 - 4:09pm
6ABC Action News covered the College’s Being Black Wearing Blue: Part 2 event that took place on Aug. 2.

CCP celebrates new and returning Octavius Catto Scholars  

09/08/2022 - 4:07pm
The Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) hosted its annual Catto Family Reunion party Thursday inside of their Main Student Courtyard.

Community College of Philadelphia receives Gateway to College Graduation Achievement Award 

09/08/2022 - 4:07pm
Community College of Philadelphia has announced that its Gateway to College program has received a Graduation Achievement Award from Achieving the Dream (ATD).

Community College of Philadelphia to offer commercial driver's license program this fall 

09/08/2022 - 4:06pm
The Community College of Philadelphia will begin offering a non-credit commercial driver's license program this September in an effort to help fight the nationwide truck driver shortage.

6ABC Action News: CCP Junior STEM Academy Drones Camp 

09/08/2022 - 4:05pm
6ABC covered the final session of the College’s Jr. STEM Academy Drones Camp that took place Thursday, July 28. During the final session, students in grades six to eight demonstrated their mastery of drone piloting.

Wistar Institute announces $75 million five-year plan focused on discovery and education 

09/08/2022 - 4:04pm
The Wistar Institute plans to fund two new centers through the Capital Campaign. The Hubert J.P. Schoemaker Education and Training Center will be the home for the Institute’s academic partnerships, which include the University of Pennsylvania and the Community College of Philadelphia.

CCP program aims to help nation's growing truck driver shortage 

09/08/2022 - 4:00pm
Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) is introducing students to the possibility of a career in truck driving through a new non-credit Commercial Truck Driving program.

CCP receives final American Rescue Plan education grant 

09/08/2022 - 3:59pm
First Lady Jill Biden and other officials put Philadelphia in a national spotlight this week, as the U.S. Department of Education recently awarded the Community College of Philadelphia part of the final national distribution of COVID-19 pandemic relief fund education grants.

Brotherly Love: CCP Grad Gives Back To College To Help New Generation Of Students Like Himself Discover Superpower 

09/08/2022 - 3:58pm
A Community College of Philadelphia graduate is giving back to the college to say thank you, and to help a new generation of students. “I think you know we all have, in one way, shape or form, superpowers,” Gunter Pfau said.

NBC10 Philadelphia: Rowan University Partnership 

09/08/2022 - 3:56pm
NBC10 Philadelphia covered the College’s new program-to-program transfer partnership with Rowan University. Eligible College students will receive scholarships to reduce their cost of attendance to in-state rates.

Out and About: CCP Pride Picnic 

09/07/2022 - 4:22pm
On Tuesday, Community College of Philadelphia hosted its Pride Picnic and drag story hour with one of Philadelphia’s favorite drag queens: Eric Jaffe. Jaffe was named Philadelphia’s Drag Queen of the Year 2018 and Performer of the Year 2020.

Community College of Philadelphia adds Rowan University to its transfer program 

09/07/2022 - 4:17pm
The Community College of Philadelphia hosted a signing event that celebrated the new program-to-program transfer partnership for eligible college graduates.

6ABC Action News: CCP Pride Picnic 

09/07/2022 - 4:16pm
6ABC covered the College’s Pride Picnic and drag story hour with one of Philadelphia’s favorite drag queens: Eric Jaffe. The event was sponsored by the College’s Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center and the MarcDavid LGBTQ Center.

Fox 29 News: Rowan University Partnership 

09/07/2022 - 3:21pm
Fox 29 News covered the College’s new program-to-program transfer partnership with Rowan University. Eligible College students will receive scholarships to reduce their cost of attendance to in-state rates.

6ABC Action News: Rowan University Partnership

09/07/2022 - 3:20pm
6ABC covered the College’s new program-to-program transfer partnership with Rowan University. Eligible College students will receive scholarships to reduce their cost of attendance to in-state rates.

Efecto inflación: Community College of Philadelphia perdonará $1.4 millones en deudas estudiantiles 

09/07/2022 - 3:19pm
La universidad está utilizando $1.4 millones en fondos federales para perdonar las deudas de 1900 estudiantes que se inscribieron durante los semestres de verano y otoño de 2021. El verano pasado, CCP utilizó $2,75 millones para cubrir las deudas de casi 3500 estudiantes.

Community College of Philadelphia Pays Off Nearly $1.5M in Student Debt 

09/06/2022 - 5:18pm
The Community College of Philadelphia announced it is paying off nearly 1.5 million dollars in student debt. NBC10’s Brian Sheehan has the story.

Meet the 2022 ALDÍA Top Nurses

09/06/2022 - 5:09pm
Monica Harmon is a clinical assistant professor and executive director of Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions Community Wellness HUB … Harmon is a graduate of the Community College of Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson University and Drexel’s Graduate School of Public Health.

Community College of Philadelphia officially opens its on campus Spring Garden Records Studio  

09/06/2022 - 5:04pm
Community College of Philadelphia just expanded once again. On Monday, June 6, the College hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its brand new Spring Garden Records Studio.

CCP introduces middle schoolers to careers in the Allied Health Field  

09/06/2022 - 4:58pm
Community College of Philadelphia recently hosted its Team Healthcare event to introduce middle schoolers to careers in the Allied Health field. The event was held May 25 at the College’s West Building.

Spring Garden Records Studio Ribbon Cutting 

09/06/2022 - 4:26pm
6ABC Action News covered the College’s ribbon cutting introducing the Spring Garden Records studio.

Philadelphia Community Podcast: Black & Gold Gala

09/06/2022 - 4:21pm
And I'll be talking about the how Community College of Philadelphia is transforming lives and how you can help. I speak to student Brian Walsh who went from homelessness to achieving a 4.0 average at CCP.

Out and About: Black & Gold Gala 

09/06/2022 - 4:18pm
Community College of Philadelphia Foundation hosted the 2022 Black & Gold Gala earlier this week. Emceed by 6-ABC’s Rick Williams, the gala took place at Vie by Cescaphe.

6ABC: Black & Gold Gala 

09/06/2022 - 1:39pm
6ABC Action News covered the College Foundation’s Black & Gold Gala that took place on Wednesday, June 1 at Vie by Cescaphe.

Bryn Mawr’s International Summer Programs Going Strong  

09/06/2022 - 1:37pm
A new collaboration with Community College of Philadelphia’s programs in Black Studies and International Education will create thought partnership among students in what is emerging as a Philadelphia-area and Ghana-based Black Studies consortium

How the CCAMPIS program serves as a lifeline for student parents at CCP  

09/06/2022 - 1:36pm
Being a college student can bring about several challenges — from the multiple assignments and exams, to paying for expensive textbooks and finding time for extracurricular activities.

Philadelphia Community Podcast: Black & Gold Gala

06/29/2022 - 5:23pm
And I'll be talking about the how Community College of Philadelphia is transforming lives and how you can help. I speak to student Brian Walsh who went from homelessness to achieving a 4.0 average at CCP.

Out and About: Black & Gold Gala

06/29/2022 - 5:01pm
Community College of Philadelphia Foundation hosted the 2022 Black & Gold Gala earlier this week. Emceed by 6-ABC’s Rick Williams, the gala took place at Vie by Cescaphe.

6ABC: Black & Gold Gala

06/29/2022 - 4:44pm
6ABC Action News covered the College Foundation’s Black & Gold Gala that took place on Wednesday, June 1 at Vie by Cescaphe.

How the CCAMPIS program serves as a lifeline for student parents at CCP

06/29/2022 - 4:37pm
Being a college student can bring about several challenges — from the multiple assignments and exams, to paying for expensive textbooks and finding time for extracurricular activities.

NBC10: Wednesday’s Child

06/29/2022 - 4:34pm
Meet Rashad: a young man with a plan to go to Community College of Philadelphia.

Fox29: CCP’s Team Healthcare Event

06/29/2022 - 4:31pm
Fox29 News covered the College’s Team Healthcare event aimed at introducing elementary school students to careers in the Allied Health fields.

6ABC: CCP’s Team Healthcare Event

06/29/2022 - 4:29pm
6ABC Action News covered the College’s Team Healthcare event aimed at introducing elementary school students to careers in the Allied Health fields.

Community College of Philadelphia hosts 2022 commencement ceremony

06/29/2022 - 4:26pm
Community College of Philadelphia today hosted its 56th commencement ceremony at The Liacouras Center on May 7 – the College’s first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019.

6ABC: CCP Commencement Coverage

06/29/2022 - 4:21pm
6ABC Action News covered the College’s 2022 Commencement ceremony.

NBC10: CCP Commencement Coverage

06/29/2022 - 4:19pm
NBC10 Philadelphia covered the College’s 2022 Commencement ceremony.