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(Credit: African American Children’s Book Fair)

African American Children’s Book Fair Returns To Philadelphia

The African American Children’s Book Fair is today at the Community College of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/07/2015

(US Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito, standing in center of photo, at a CCP luncheon in his honor.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

US Supreme Court Justice Gets Public Service Award from Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia got a rare visit today from a sitting US Supreme Court justice. Judge Samuel Alito was in town to receive an award from the college.

01/15/2015

Photo by Doug Mills- Pool/ Getty Images)

Excitement Surrounds Obama’s Proposal To Make Community Colleges Tuition Free

President Obama’s proposal to pay for community college for working Americans has students and administrators at Philadelphia Community College cheering the concept.

01/09/2015

(credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Police Sources: Pittsburgh Man Charged In Spring Garden Sexual Assault

The alleged incident happened shortly before 11am Thursday in a parking garage at 17th and Callowhill Streets, near Community College of Philadelphia.

01/01/2015

(Dr. Rick Frei, prior to his students' presentation at a cyberbullying conference at CCP.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Conference at Community College of Phila. Explores Root Causes of Cyberbullying

“The survey this semester looked at the relationship between cyberbullying and self-esteem,” said Dr. Rick Frei.

11/25/2014

(A food truck on Spring Garden Street.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Local College Offers New Course For Aspiring Food Truck Operators

A new class at the Community College of Philadelphia is geared toward aspiring food truck entrepreneurs.

10/17/2014

(Balloons adorn the entrance to Bonnell Hall, on the campus of CCP, on the college's 49th anniversary.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Community College of Phila. Marks Its 49th Year With Big Plans

Today is the 49th birthday for Community College of Philadelphia, which is kicking off a year’s worth of events and activities leading up to next year’s golden anniversary.

09/23/2014

(File photo)

Power Issue Closes Community College Of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia in downtown Philadelphia is closed until at least noon Monday because of a power outage.

07/14/2014

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

US Education Secretary Pleads For Pa. Lawmakers To ‘Do the Right Thing’ For Philly Schools

“The children of Philly deserve better,” said secretary of education Arne Duncan (center) at a Community College of Philadelphia roundtable on how young men of color can achieve.

07/11/2014

Suspect Ryan M. Fitch. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Parents Hope to Spring Accused Community College Gunman

After Ryan Fitch’s arraignment Thursday afternoon, his parents told KYW Newsradio that they planned on coming up with the required $25,000 to get him out of jail.

05/30/2014

Suspect Ryan M. Fitch. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Charges Filed Against Suspect In Community College Of Philadelphia Gun Scare

Ryan Fitch, 23, of Northeast Philadelphia is scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning.

05/29/2014

Students and others evacuate the West Building of Community College of Philadelphia, in the 1700 block of Spring Garden Street, as Philadelphia and campus police cordon off the area where a gunman was reported Wednesday.  (Photo by Ed Fischer)

Cops: Student Allegedly Displayed Gun At Community College Of Philadelphia; Suspect Charged

Police say a student pulled a gun on classmate during a confrontation inside a classroom at Community College of Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, which lead to an evacuation of the school.

05/28/2014

(credit: Ray Boyd)

Students And Parents Feel Shock, Relief After Scary Situation At CCP

Reports of an armed man on campus sent shock waves throughout the student body.

05/28/2014

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Community College of Phila. Asks For More Funding To Avert Tuition Hike

Students at the Community College of Philadelphia face a possible tuition increase next fall unless the city and the state chip in more.

04/07/2014

(Mayor Nutter is accompanied by Philadelphia prisons commissioner Louis Giorla as he chats with several prisoners at the orchard project groundbreaking.   Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Inmates To Grow Produce While Learning Horticulture

The Philadelphia Prison System project will give prisoners — or, as Mayor Michael Nutter refers to them, clients — the green jobs training and skills they need to reenter society one day.

04/01/2014

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