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The annual Diagnostic Medical Imaging Pinning Ceremony was held on June 28, 2018, in the Bonnell Building Large Auditorium. Congratulations to all of our graduates, and best of luck in in your future endeavors.
Our 2017 Medical Laboratory Technician students came in to one of the College's labs to draw and conduct analysis of specimens. With their working knowledge of sophisticated laboratory equipment, students performed testing and diagnostic procedure integral to disease prevention and treatment.
The Black and Gold Gala is a premier charity event recognizing outstanding service of individuals and organizations that demonstrate involvement in community growth in the areas of education, business, social services and health. This recognition is awarded to those who exemplify leadership and are active in community initiatives in Philadelphia. Members of the community joined the Community College of Philadelphia Foundation and Honorary Chair, Mayor James F. Kenney, on June 13 at Vie to celebrate the outstanding contributions of Independence Blue Cross; Ronald W. Davis, Director of Diversity and Community Affairs at Parx Casino; Luis E. Torrado, Founder and CEO of Torrado Construction; and RoseAnn B. Rosenthal, President, CEO of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
On Friday, May 4, members of the College community boarded the Spirit of Philadelphia to celebrate our 2018 graduates and celebrate the closing of another year of student success. Decked out in all-white attire, guests enjoyed dinner, dancing and music.
The College recognized Adminisitrative Professionals Day on April 25 with an Administrative Professionals’ Tea, recognizing the work of the administrative staff across the College community. The 34th annual Classified/Confidential Employees luncheon was held on Wednesday, May 9. Years of service certificates were given to staff to recognize and thank them for their dedication to the College, including three staff employees who have been with the College for 45 years.
The Academic Awards ceremony was held on May 4 at 6 p.m. in the Bonell Building Large Auditorium. The annual event celebrates the accomplishments of our talented, determined and hard-working students.
The Nursing program celebrated a milestone on May 4, 2018, graduating the College's 50th Nursing class at the annual Nursing Pinning Ceremony. Congratulations graduates, and the best of luck to all of you.
Hazim Hardeman, a kid from North Philly, a Rhodes Scholar and a Community College of Philadelphia alumnus, had a message for the city as he spoke at the College’s 52nd Commencement at The Liacouras Center on May 5: "Many of you are the first in your family to attend college, others of you are the first to graduate. And there’s a particular lure about being a first, the stroke of the ego, the feeling that you’ve been able to accomplish something that others before you couldn’t," Hazim, the College's Commencement speaker, told the students, families and friends of the Class of 2018. "But we should never mistake our being first, for being the first that were worthy," he cautioned.
The CCPTV video of the 2018 Commencement ceremony is available on CCPTV (Comcast 53, FIOS 21) every day at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., 6 p.m. and midnight from today through May 19, 2018. The video is also available on demand on YouTube.
The annual President's Recognition Tea recognizes faculty and staff who have made a special contribution to the College. This year, Lisa Johnson and Michelle Myers received the President's Award for Service to the College. The President's Award for Civility/Collegiality awardees were Jackie Jenkins Harvey, Laureen Tavolaro-Ryley and Erica Harrison. Faye Allard and Amy Birge received the President's Award for Diversity, and Scarlette Floyd, Monique Gilchrist and Carol Moriarity received the President's Award for Fostering Student Success.The League for Innovation in the Community College 2018 Innovation of the Year Award recognized the College's Diversity Certificate Program: Debonair Oates-Primus, Faye Allard, Simon Brown, Veronical Kalczewski, Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela, Bianca Cummings, Claudia Curry, Aaron Love and Lucia Gbaya-Kanga.
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