Photography and Event Gallery
View select photographs from various events and activities at the College. Galleries will be added throughout the year, so check back often to see the latest images.
On August 27, volunteers from the College were at Spring Garden School, an K-8 school in the College’s neighborhood, to cheer on students for their first day of school. Community College of Philadelphia adopted Spring Garden School this year as part of the School District of Philadelphia's Adopt-a-School program. Members of the College’s International Student Association and the Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership operated a table outside of the school starting at 7:30 a.m., handing out coffee, doughnuts — and information about the College's programs.
To help kickoff the College’s adoption of Spring Garden School, students, faculty and staff worked side by side on August 14 and 15 to fill close to 200 backpacks with school supplies, and to create cards with messages of encouragement. The backpacks are being distributed to Spring Garden School students who need them on the first day of school, Aug. 27, where volunteers from the College will be there to greet them. The unused backpacks will be donated to students in Western Region Nigeria and to local students as needed.
Staff came together again on August 6 to network and brainstorm how to move the College's student experience from good to great.
Staff joined together on July 26 to share best practices to improve the student experience.
The annual Diagnostic Medical Imaging Pinning Ceremony was held on June 28, 2018, in the Bonnell Building Large Auditorium. Congratulations to all of our graduates, and best of luck in in your future endeavors.
On June 7, 2018, Gateway to College recognized 25 graduates of the program.
The Black and Gold Gala is a premier charity event recognizing outstanding service of individuals and organizations that demonstrate involvement in community growth in the areas of education, business, social services and health. This recognition is awarded to those who exemplify leadership and are active in community initiatives in Philadelphia. Members of the community joined the Community College of Philadelphia Foundation and Honorary Chair, Mayor James F. Kenney, on June 13 at Vie to celebrate the outstanding contributions of Independence Blue Cross; Ronald W.
On Friday, May 4, members of the College community boarded the Spirit of Philadelphia to celebrate our 2018 graduates and celebrate the closing of another year of student success. Decked out in all-white attire, guests enjoyed dinner, dancing and music.
The College and Philadelphia community gathered on May 14 for the Pathways Magazine breakfast and Partnerships with a Purpose panel discussion. The Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake, president of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation and vice president of Community Affairs at Independence Blue Cross, was featured in this issue of Pathways and provided remarks on the importance of corporate responsibility. On the panel, Dr. Ellyn Jo Waller, a community activist and First Lady of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, represented the faith-based community; Dr.
The College recognized Adminisitrative Professionals Day on April 25 with an Administrative Professionals’ Tea, recognizing the work of the administrative staff across the College community. The 34th annual Classified/Confidential Employees luncheon was held on Wednesday, May 9. Years of service certificates were given to staff to recognize and thank them for their dedication to the College, including three staff employees who have been with the College for 45 years.