Community College of Philadelphia

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

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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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Next Phila. Budget To Target Demolition Safety, Libraries, Union Contracts

According to a budget overview obtained by KYW Newsradio, additional money for inspectors will “strengthen demolition controls to ensure safe public and private demolitions.”

03/05/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 01:  Former Governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell speaks onstage at the Pennsylvania Conference For Women 2013 at Philadelphia Convention Center on November 1, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Pennsylvania Conference for Women)

Former Gov. Ed Rendell Kicks Off Law And Society Week At Community College of Philadelphia

Law and Society Week covers a wide variety of topics such as the death penalty and cyber security, and will feature a number of guests at different events held at the school this week.

02/24/2014

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Connection Between Law And Everyday Life The Focus In Philadelphia This Week

The Community College of Philadelphia kicks off its 15th annual Law and Society Week Monday.

02/23/2014

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African American Children’s Book Fair Right Around The Corner

The African American Children’s Book Fair, which offers thousands of unique books all in one place, is a week away.

01/26/2014

The World Reacts To The Birth Of The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge's New Son

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

The Kennedy half dollar. (Credit: Community College of Philadelphia)

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

(Nehemiah Davis, sitting at Myra's Vitamin and Wellness Center, 52nd and Girard.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

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

(Mayor Nutter announces the arrival of the Goldman Sachs program here.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

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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