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The College's 51st annual Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held on Friday, May 3 in the Athletics Center. College faculty and staff, along with friends and family, celebrated student success at this event that recognizes the important culmination of perseverance, skill and hard work. The annual pinning ceremony signifies the beginning of a distinguished future in health care.
A total of 1,881 students were candidates for graduation at Community College of Philadelphia's 53rd Commencement on May 4. Thousands of family and friends witnessed the graduates’ milestone and cheered the students on as they walked down the aisle to celebrate their academic achievements at CCP.
“Never compare your growth to the growth of others, because we have been placed on our own paths for specific reasons,” said Amber Young, CCP’s 2019 class speaker. “The College has helped you to get on your path of possibilities, so you are empowered to take your greatness to the next phase of your life.”
One of the many students who donned a cap and gown was radio personality Kevin Ceasar, also known as Mutha Knows on Power 99-FM’s “The Tea.” At 43 years old, Ceasar became the first in his family to graduate from a school of higher education.
From celebrating the success of our students to giving back to the community through service learning and providing opportunities for personal and professional growth, and from sharpening their horticultural skills to kicking back and having a little fun at the spring fling, take a look back at some of the student events from the spring 2019 semester.
Take a look back at some of the faculty and staff events from the spring 2019 semester, from celebrating employees who go above and beyond, to professional development opportunities and celebrating our retirees.
Must have a minimum of 6 credits earned and a 2.75 GPA.
Peer Leader Job Description
Position Title: Academic Advising Peer Leader
The Academic Advising Peer Leader will be responsible for supporting the Department of Academic Advising in serving students. The peer leader will assist students with the basic registration process and will refer students to college resources. The peer leader may also assist the advising professionals in planning and presenting workshops, organizing special events and student outreach. The peer leader will work collaboratively with the front office staff to provide a welcoming environment and may also assist with clerical duties.
Members of the College community joined forces with faculty, staff and students from all of Pennsylvania's community colleges on April 9 at the Pennsylvania State Capitol for Lobby Day. The message? Recognize the importance of Pennsylvania's community colleges and provide them with the support they need to help students and Pennsylvania thrive. The College's Nursing students participated at the tables, giving blood pressure screenings, impaired driving exercises, depression screenings and hands-on CPR instruction. Free copies of "Oh Dear, What's a Career?," a book written and illusrated by volunteers in the College's Marketing division, were also distributed to passersby.
Community College of Philadelphia and the Parx Women's Leadership Academy hosted a Women's Leadership Conference at the College on March 22. Designed with the College's students in mind, the Power and Persistence conference featured engaging speakers and sessions focusing on personal, social, political, educational, professional and financial empowerment.
Enrollment in the College’s new Tuition Payment Plan for Summer 2019 will be available ONLINE via the MyCCP portal beginning March 25, 2019. Enhancements include more payment options, financial aid and company billing included when calculating the payment schedule and the option to enroll in automatic payments. Students interested in enrolling can log onto MyCCP and select the Enroll in a/View Your Payment Plan link under the Financial Services channel. For more information about the Summer 2019 Tuition Payment Plan, select the Summer 2019 Payment Plan Information link under the Financial Services Channel.
A lot of misleading information has been circulating around campus and in classrooms regarding what may happen during a potential strike.
The College Administration will send you updates with accurate information via email, SendWordNow text and voicemail messages to your mobile phone. The Negotiations Fact Center will also be kept up to date with the latest information.
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