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With Guidance Counselors All But Gone, Philadelphia Students Scramble

The funding crisis has caused the Philadelphia school district to slash the number of college guidance counselors.

10/03/2013

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Nehemiah Davis and His Family Foundation

After Nehemiah Davis became successful as a young businessman, his mother urged him to give back to his community. He’s never stopped.

05/27/2013

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African American Children’s Book Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow

The fair runs from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Community College of Philadelphia and admission is free.

02/08/2013

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Goldman Sachs Brings Its Small Business Growth Program to Philadelphia

On Wednesday at City Hall, Mayor Nutter welcomed the effort.

01/09/2013

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Top Spots For Computer Classes In Philadelphia

Whether you aim to bone up on basic skills or become versed in Word, Excel and HTML, there’s a course for you. Here are the top spots to take computer classes in Philadelphia.

12/31/2012

(Mayor Nutter at the CCP Board of Trustees Meeting. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Mayor Nutter Among Newest Members Of CCP Board Of Trustees

The Community College of Philadelphia’s Board of Trustees has some new members, including the mayor.

10/04/2012

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“Rock The Vote” Makes Stop In Philadelphia

Students at Community College of Philadelphia got a visit from the “Rock the Vote” bus on Tuesday.

09/26/2012

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Report: Only 96,000 Jobs Added In August, Unemployment Falls To 8.1 Percent

Jobs numbers released by the Labor Department aren’t helping folks feel hopeful about the economy.

09/07/2012

(The DiCicco family: son Nick, daughter Michelle, mom Jill, and dad Lou.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Part 2: Living at Home, Commuting to School

The debt burden is causing many young college graduates, and even students, to return to the nest.

09/06/2012

(Left to right: Gregory Murphy, CCP; Lucille and Kal Rudman; PO Magdalen Clarke; PO Jane Rash; Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Philanthropist Kal Rudman Gives More For Cop Scholarships

More Philadelphia police officers will be able to obtain higher education, thanks to the latest scholarship grant from the Kal and Lucille Rudman Foundation.

08/28/2012

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Top Language Classes In Philadelphia

The following list will give you an idea of the diverse schools around Philadelphia that can help you cross “learn a foreign language” off of your bucket list.

06/11/2012

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Career Opportunities In The Health Field

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – When Frank Stevens graduated from high school he wasn’t sure what he wanted to do with his life. He planned to start college with a two-year, associate’s degree. […]

04/23/2012

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Faculty, Staff At Community College Of Philadelphia Vote ‘No’ On Strike

The Faculty and Staff Federation at the Community College of Philadelphia has voted NOT to strike.

03/12/2012

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Community College of Philadelphia’s Faculty Poised For Strike Vote

The faculty at Community College of Philadelphia meets Monday evening to decide whether to go on strike.

03/12/2012

Students caused traffic jams in Center City during their protest of Governor Corbett's education cuts. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Students March Through City Protesting Governor Corbett’s Education Cuts

Students from three Philadelphia colleges marched through the city, yesterday, to protest cuts in state education funding. They converged at Governor Corbett’s Center City office at the Bellevue.

03/02/2012

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