Community College of Philadelphia
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.
With cuts in government funding over the last several years, Community College of Philadelphia is proposing tying salary increases over the final three years of a five-year proposal to city and state funding.
The two sides have been negotiating for more than a year. Their five-year contract expired last August.
Dr. Donald Schwarz says he has “not seen anything like this before.”
Since 1976, the United States has set aside February as Black History Month. Here’s where to take part in the celebration of African American history, culture and heritage in the Philadelphia area.
The 20th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair will take place next Saturday.
YesPhilly is a non-profit that uses art and creative incentives to motivate non-grads to do more than just get a GED.
“Snitching” and witness reluctance were the focus of a daylong conference at Community College of Philadelphia.
The Caterpillar Company, which makes tractors and other heavy equipment, is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois and students at the city’s community college, Illinois Central are getting training for work at Cat — in China.
The divisive issue of school vouchers took center stage on Tuesday at a hearing in Northeast Philadelphia.
“Philadelphia Recovery Idol” is modeled after a popular television show.
The cost of college can vary widely between low-priced community colleges and elite private universities. What do students at each kind of school get for their tuition dollar?
At Community College of Philadelphia, US labor secretary Hilda Solis (far left) addressed a gathering of community college presidents from across the East Coast.
While cheesesteaks may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Philadelphia’s claim to fame, art schools could be the next runner up.
For Anthony Upsey, chess has been an important part of his life since he was a freshman at Bok High School. “Chess has taught me to think before I make decisions,” said the North Philadelphia […]