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The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists hosted  the mayoral forum at the Community College of Philadelphia. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

From Education To Jobs, Philly Democratic Candidates Discuss Top Issues At Mayoral Forum

A forum for the six Democratic mayoral candidates was held at Community College of Philadelphia Thursday night.

04/10/2015

Community College of Philadelphia president Donald Generals (credit: Pat Loeb)

Community College of Phila. Offers Motivated, Lower-Income Students Free Tuition

College president Donald “Guy” Generals notes that students must meet certain criteria.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2015

(Gov. Tom Wolf chats with students at the West Philadelphia campus of Community College of Philadelphia.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

In West Philadelphia, Gov. Wolf Urges More State Investment in Education

The governor spoke to automotive tech students on the west regional campus of Community College of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/01/2015

(Mayor Nutter delivers his budget address to City Council.  Photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Nutter’s Proposed Budget Gets Tepid Reception Among Philadelphia Lawmakers

Nutter delivered his final budget to City Council by asking the lawmakers to hike property taxes 9.3 percent.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015

(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

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