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Students, faculty and staff joined together on Main Campus for the annual Thanksgiving celebration on Monday, Nov. 25—a time for the entire College community to remember not the things that matter, but the people who matter—all of us as a family. As the community gathered to celebrate, attendees brought non-perishable food, beverage and toiletry items for the College's Snack Rack Food Pantry and the families of Spring Garden School. Dr. Ellyn Jo Waller, president of the Community College of Philadelphia Foundation, partnered with the Philadelphia chapter of The Links to donate several boxes of items.
The Community College of Philadelphia Music Department proudly announces its Fall 2019 Concert Series. All events are free and open to the public. A complete list of all of the events can also be found on the Pride Portal.
Below are the winners of the Judith Stark Creative Writing Contest for the Fall 2019 semester. Thanks to all the students that submitted! Keep an eye out for the contest when it returns in Spring 2020. Congratulations to all the winners!
Our College's and nation's veterans were honored at a ceremony held in the Bonnell Lobby on Veterans Day. The program featured a color guard entrance, welcome remarks from Dr. Generals and remarks from members of the College community who are veterans.
Performed and recorded live, the sixth season of Drop the Mic featured guest judges Danny Simmons, producer of "Def Poetry Jam;" Yolanda Wisher, former Philadelphia Poet Laureate; Dr. Joan Bush, dean of Educational Support Services; Dr. Chae Sweet, dean of Liberal Studies; and Dr. Donald Generals. Featured spoken word poetry performers included Denice Frohman, Marquis Wright-Lee and Ursula Rucker.
In Fall 2017, Community College of Philadelphia embarked on the planning process for the NEW Library and Learning Commons. Established by College leadership and the primary stakeholders, the vision for the space is a welcoming educational environment celebrating the diversity of age, cultures and points of view of the College community. The space will have clear wayfinding while taking advantage of great natural light. There will be places for quiet study and for collaboration while securing the book collection. An emphasis is on offering an array of group study/classroom spaces, technology and flexibility. Lastly, it is important that the space exude beauty with artwork, finishes and furniture.
The College participated in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 24 for a voting rights discussion and pep rally to prepare you for the next election. Barbara R.
On Sept. 17, 2019, Community College of Philadelphia welcomed our new mascot Roary to the Lions community. Welcome, Roary, to the Lions pride. Faculty, staff, students and alumni enjoyed entertainment, food and giveaways. Marc Farzetta, host of "Farzetta & Tra In The Morning” on 97.5, emceed the event. Franklin, the Sixers mascot and Villanova University's Will D. Cat, were there to welcome Roary to the mascot team. After Roary's debut, the party continued with the annual Black and Gold Bash. #CCPpride! We are the #CCPLions! To learn more about Roary, follow the roar.
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