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Top Language Classes In Philadelphia

Whether it’s Spanish, Italian, Korean, Farsi or Chinese Mandarin, Philadelphia has an institution that can help you learn the language skill you are seeking.

01/17/2014

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Mayor’s Commission On Literacy Launches New Effort To Improve Adult Skill Levels

Recent data from the US Department of Education shows that roughly 36 million Americans between age 16 and 65 lack basic literacy, math and problem solving skills, putting American adult skill levels far below the international average.

12/14/2013

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JFK Remembrance at CCP Focuses On Kennedy Half-Dollar

The college is opening a coin art exhibit showcasing the works of Gilroy Roberts of Upper Darby. He carved Kennedy’s face for the half dollar.

11/22/2013

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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

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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

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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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