In The Media
6ABC: CCP Celebrates Veterans Day
11/18/2022 - 4:29pm
6ABC Action News attended the College’s Veterans Day event that took place on Friday, Nov. 11.
Veterans of Influence Rising Star Awards 2022: Amanda Poper, American Heritage Credit Union
11/18/2022 - 4:26pm
A graduate of the Community College of Philadelphia, Poper is now working toward her bachelor’s degree at Temple University. Just two years out of the Army, Poper remains active with the veteran community, giving back how and where she can.
Philly school kids register, campaign and cast ballots in mock election
11/16/2022 - 1:06pm
Students at Philadelphia’s Alain Locke Elementary School got a chance to cast their ballots the day before Election Day, in a mock vote at Community College of Philadelphia.
Students Hold Mock Election, Speak on Philly Gun Violence
11/16/2022 - 11:32am
With crime rates continuing to rise in Philadelphia, addressing safety in the streets is at the top of voters’ priorities. Young students participated in a mock election on Monday and spoke on potential solutions to curb gun violence. NBC10’s Karen Hua spoke with those students.
6ABC: CCP’s iVote Day
11/16/2022 - 11:31am
The College’s Jr. STEM Academy and #CCPVotes partnered to host an iVote Day where students in grades six to eight from the Alain Locke School participated in a mock election and voted on sample ballot questions emphasizing the importance of voting.
A Global Conversation with Dr. Donald Guy Generals
11/16/2022 - 11:23am
Global Philadelphia had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals, who is being awarded the 2022 Globy for Educational Leadership. Generals has 20 years of teaching experience and is the sixth president of the Community College of Philadelphia.
The 100 Most Influential People in Philadelphia: #73 – Donald “Guy” Generals
11/16/2022 - 11:21am
STOCK: Rising. Four stories above 48th and Market, to be exact. The Community College of Philadelphia president just oversaw the opening of the college’s Career and Advanced Technology Center, which will offer classes in automotive technology, manufacturing and health care.
Becerra and Casey take in CCP’s new career and tech center, talk community health investments and nursing
11/10/2022 - 2:41pm
On Friday, Oct. 21, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra traveled to Philadelphia to tour the Community College of Philadelphia’s new Career and Advanced Technology Center.
6ABC: HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Visits CCP’s CATC
11/10/2022 - 2:40pm
6ABC covered U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra’s visit to the College’s Career and Advanced Technology Center. Secretary Becerra and Senator Bob Casey toured the CATC and hosted a press event.
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Travels to Philadelphia to Highlight HHS-Funded Community Health Projects, Nursing Workforce
11/10/2022 - 2:36pm
Origionally published Oct. 20, 2022 CCP Contact: Barry Johnson Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: 267-666-7881 HHS Contact: Liz Smalley Press Secretary, Health Care U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 202-989-5288 | email@example.com PHILADELPHIA – On Friday, October 21, 2022, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra will travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At 12:30 p.m. Secretary Becerra will visit Community College of Philadelphia’s Career and Advanced Technology Center, 4750 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139 , with U.S. Senator Bob Casey for a tour and a roundtable discussion on Biden-Harris Administration investments in the nursing workforce. Media should enter through the Market Street entrance. This event is part of HHS’ ongoing efforts to support President Joe Biden’s action plan to improve the safety and quality of care in the nation’s nursing homes, including through strengthening the nation’s nursing workforce. The tour and roundtable discussion will be open to press...
CBS3: CCP Family Fun Day
10/19/2022 - 1:19pm
CBS3 covered the College’s Family Fun Day hosted by the Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center.
Education Power Players – Dr. Donald Generals, President, Community College of Philadelphia
10/04/2022 - 2:26pm
Dr. Generals began his career in edu cation as a teacher and tutor over 35 years ago, and though he originally planned to go to law school, he found his calling in higher edu cation, and is continually motivated to help community college students.
Community College of Philadelphia celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
10/04/2022 - 12:54pm
Until Oct. 13, the Community College of Philadelphia ( CCP ) will be celebrating and honoring the diversity, contributions and influence of individuals from Latino and Hispanic-indetifying communities. On Sept. 21, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa was the special keynote speaker of a luncheon event for Hispanic Heritage Month.
PDE Highlights Unique Opportunity At District’s Middle College
10/04/2022 - 12:28pm
As a middle college high school, in partnership with Community College of Philadelphia ( CCP ), PCCMC’s mission is to provide all students with college-level classes leading to an associate’s degree.
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.
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