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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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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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Faculty Contract Talks Resume Wednesday at Community College of Phila.

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.

02/28/2012

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Possible Teacher Strike Looms at Community College of Phila. As Talks Continue

The two sides have been negotiating for more than a year. Their five-year contract expired last August.

02/24/2012

File Photo: Dr. Donald Schwarz, Philadelphia's deputy mayor for health and opportunity.  (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Officials Warn State Cuts Will Decimate Mental Health Services Here

Dr. Donald Schwarz says he has “not seen anything like this before.”

02/21/2012

Black History Month Events Guide

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.

02/01/2012

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Community College Of Philadelphia Hosts 20th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair

The 20th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair will take place next Saturday.

01/29/2012

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‘YESPhilly’ Helps Non-Grads Succeed With Art & Creative Incentives

YesPhilly is a non-profit that uses art and creative incentives to motivate non-grads to do more than just get a GED.

12/17/2011

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