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In order to make up the time lost due to the snow emergency closing of the College on February 20, 2019, classes in the Spring 2019 15A and 10A terms that were canceled on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, will make up the instructional time on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, one of the designated Emergency Closing make-up days. Make-up classes will meet at their regular class times and in their regular assigned classrooms. Students taking classes in the 7A term should talk to their instructors.
If you have any additional questions, please speak with your instructor.
Dr. Samuel Hirsch
Vice President for Academic and Student Success
CareerLink opened its new Job Resource Hub at the Northeast Regional Center on Feb. 8. H. Patrick Clancy, the president and CEO of Philadelphia Works, and Daniel Rivera, the site administrator for the Job Resource Hub, joined members of the College community at the ribbon cutting ceremony. The hub will offer specific services to meet the needs of job-seeking residents while also providing recruiting assistance for employers.
Dr. Generals kicked off the first Fireside Chat of the year in recognition of African American History Month. He read excerpts from The Cross of Redemption, by James Baldwin, and Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Students and staff followed with a conversation about current challenges and solutions.
Attorneys and experienced advocates offer free legal consultations for students in the following issues:
- Record expungement and employment issues (9 to 12 pm):
2/6, 3/13, 4/3 & 5/15.
- Public benefits denials and appeals (9 to 12 pm):
1/23, 2/13, 3/20, 4/10 & 5/22.
- Issues with housing (9 to 12 pm):
1/30, 2/20, 3/27, 4/17 & 5/29.
- Immigration questions (2:30 to 5 pm):
1/23, 2/20. 3/20, 4/17 & 5/15.
The College launched the Fall 2018 issue of Pathways Magazine on December 3 at the Pathways Magazine Breakfast and panel discussion in the Klein Cube. This issue focuses on our health care graduates and the role they fill in taking care of residents, and how our relationships with alumni, employers and health care facilities strengthen educational endeavors and serve residents in need. Dr. Mary Anne Celenza, dean of the Division of Math, Science and Health careers, served as the moderator. Panelists included Dan Larmour, a 2010 Nursing graduate who provides individuals and families with end-of-life care through Holisticare Hospice; Jennifer Myers, a Jack Kent Cook scholarship recipient and 2017 graduate of the Diagnostic Medical Imaging program, who is a radiologic technologist at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital; and Laureen Tovolaro-Ryley, associate professor of Nursing and Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing at the College.
The College officially launched Spring Garden Records on November 8, the College's first music record label. The event included live performances by label artists, including some of our star students. Quincy Harris, aka Q-Deezy, host of The Q on Fox 29 was the master of ceremony, and a free digital download of the label’s first artist release was given to each guest.
The College observed Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 9. Congressman Dwight Evans was the honorary speaker, joining us to salute the College's and nation's veterans. Veterans' remarks were given by Jason DiPietro, a student veteran at the College and Cnd CEO, MotrPool, an app he developed for veterans, along with Kenneth Blume, an alumnus who gradauated in 2018.
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February 23, 2019
1:50pm to 2:50pm
February 25, 2019 to March 1, 2019
9:00am to 12:30pm
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