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Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-Greater Philadelphia program hosted a Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week event as part of the Oct. 7-11 celebration, which highlights minority businesses and connects them to vital resources to help their firms grow. Through Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, participants can gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management. In addition, business owners receive the tools and professional support to develop a strategic and customized growth plan. Marsia Henley, procurement manager for Community College of Philadelphia discussed contract protocols and business opportunities at the college and a panel of graduates from the 10,000 Small Businesses program also discussed how they applied the key lessons to their businesses.

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CCPTV's, Sikemi Williams, took home a prestigious Emmy® award at the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences ceremony on September 28, 2019. She won the award for her graphics/animation work on the opening credits of Strange College, a fictional science-fiction program. "Winning an Emmy still feels so surreal," she said. "I am so excited, grateful and very happy to have won in the Graphics/Animation category. Having worked in creating content all my life, winning this Emmy is like a pat on the back for the many years of hard work on the job." Allan Kobernick, director of Multimedia Services said, “The staff and crew of CCPTV are proud of Sikemi and proud that this show met the high level of excellence required to obtain this accolade.” Strange College, written by assistant professor Frank Fritz, produced and directed by Allan Kobernick, is its first fiction program produced and filmed on campus.

Strange College can be viewed at the following links:  Episode 1 | Episode 2

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