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The 2019 Diagnostic Medical Imaging graduating class was recognized at the annual pinning ceremony on June 27. Thomas Coen, Class of 2020 and DMI student club president, recognized the achievements of the 14 graduates, and Angelique Morgan, class of 2019 graduate, was the class speaker.
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Three outstanding Philadelphians were honored at the Community College of Philadelphia Black and Gold Gala on June 12: Julie Coker Graham, Malcolm Jenkins and Hayward Bell. Congratulations to our 2019 honorees! We had a wonderful evening of networking, live entertainment and dancing. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and event attendees, the Gala raised $309,760. Proceeds benefit the 50th Anniversary Promise Scholarship, an initiative that provides Philadelphia high school graduates the opportunity to pursue an associate degree at Community College of Philadelphia with no cost for tuition and fees. For those who may have missed it, we hope to see you next year.
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.
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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.
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