Vaccination Update

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, all students, faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated. To register for in-person or hybrid classes, students need to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. Students who are not vaccinated or do not have an approved exemption are able to register for fully online courses. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information and visit our Virtual Student Resource Center for support.

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May 12, 2022

Congratulations to the class of 2022! On May 14, Community College of Philadelphia hosted its 56th Commencement ceremony at The Liacouras Center – the College’s first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019. The keynote speaker was Philadelphia City Councilmember and Majority Leader Cherelle L. ParkerThe Class of 2022 includes more than 1,800 graduates earning 2,006 degrees and certificates. There are 1,014 students graduating with honors by earning at least a 3.2 GPA.  

May 10, 2022

This Spring the College celebrated the accomplishments of another cohort of future nurses with an in-person ceremony where 98 students graduated with an associate in Applied Science in Nursing. The ceremony took place at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6 in the Bonnell Building with remarks from Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals, Dr. Vishal Shah, dean of Math, Science and Health Careers; Dr. Barbara McLaughlin, Nursing Department head; Dr. Jean Byrd, assistant professor of Nursing; student speakers and others.

May 6, 2022

Vaccination

Per City regulations, vaccination is still required for faculty, staff, students, contractors, and volunteers (unless they have an approved exemption). Boosters are strongly encouraged.

Masking

Per City guidelines, masking will be strongly recommended, but not mandatory, in all College spaces starting May 16. 

Testing

Visitors to campus will need to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative test (within three days) in order to gain entry to campus through June 30. Exempt individuals must also continue to test every three days to gain entry to campus through June 30.

Main Campus: The testing site on Main Campus will remain open through June 30. Starting May 9, the testing site will change its hours of operation, and will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

April 26, 2022

This year the College hosted the first ever ROARchella, an outdoor event to celebrate springtime and our College community’s full-time return to campus.

April 26, 2022

Our College Community enjoyed a number of exciting events this spring. The Art department held its annual April is Art exhibit as well as a prof. Terry Peterson’s show and art talk “Under the Tutelage.” 

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Help the Massage Therapy students @CCPedu get their hands-on training by signing up for FREE 30-minute chair massages and 60-minute table massages. Openings July 7 &14. Secure your free massage today! https://t.co/HVlMUoxO87
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Congrats to Power Up Your Business Alumni, Carolyn Nguyen, Chef, owner of @revolutiontaco who was featured on @MetroPhilly's Power Women List!
Power Up is currently accepting applications for Peer-based Learning Experience prog. until 8.21. Apply here: https://t.co/l7YqO6B2J9 https://t.co/iMXd09Hvgo

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Global Studies Summit lives on. Next week, we dive into the final week of the summit to explore Lebanon / Syria’s culture and influence in Philadelphia.
The tour starts Mon. 6/27 with a virtual
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The Catto Scholarship is the new putting students on track to reach their goals. And if you haven’t heard already, Catto offers students the opportunity to ATTEND
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The Catto Scholarship is the new putting students on track to reach their goals. And if you haven’t heard already, Catto offers students the opportunity to ATTEND @CCPedu FOR FREE!
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Now is a great time to invest in yourself, your education and your future. This coding bootcamp can take your skills to the next level.
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RT @NKCDC: Today, June 21, NKCDC, @CCPedu Power Up Your Business and Yris Contreras Insurance are offering a workshop on Risk Management f…

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Help us celebrate our LGBTQ+ students, friends and families at the Pride Picnic, Tuesday, June 28 at 4:30p
Join Philly's fav. Drag Queen, Eric Jaffe for the story hour and ukulele sing-along. Bring the family for food and giveaways, too! @ccplgbtq #pride #ccppride https://t.co/fvXBHHdUsr

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5 days 23 hours ago

Reminder to #CCP Lions:
The College is closed today, Monday, June 20 in observation of Juneteenth.

Visit the Pride Portal for information and resources to celebrate #Juneteenth.
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6 days 21 hours ago

CCP Recognizes Juneteenth, (short for “June Nineteenth”), a federal holiday honoring the end to slavery in the U.S. and is considered the longest-running African American holiday. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated on June 19 throughout the U.S. since 1865. https://t.co/KYBRXLnYLQ

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1 week 19 hours ago

Looking for ways to celebrate Pride Month in Philadelphia check out these events happening around the city!

Pride Day at Parks on Tap – June 18
Pride Day at Philadelphia Zoo – June 25
Family Pride Day at the Franklin Institute – June 25 https://t.co/L7wprl13OZ

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Join us at Malcom X Park 6/19 for a Juneteenth Celebration.
Be sure to check out the Pride Portal for a list of #Juneteenth events happening at and around the College as we celebrate the national holiday.

⚠️Reminder @ccpedu will be closed Mon. 6/20 in observance of Juneteenth https://t.co/q4E9seCLtg

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RT @thephillyvoice: You may be eligible to attend Community College of Philadelphia for free thanks to the Octavius Catto Scholarship. Catt…

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We're #CCPproud to be able to help students continue their education and offer some financial relief by eliminating school debt. We look forward to seeing every student in class and online this fall semester. https://t.co/1uA9Tr75ga

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Just 2 more days until the Artist in Residence application period ends. RT and share with friends! @springgardenrec https://t.co/V5OpDa0Fut https://t.co/m34wOtD4mE

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1 week 3 days ago

Welcome Dr. Marshall! The CCP Lions are lucky (& happy!) to have you with us as the new VP of Academic and Student Success! https://t.co/O6WPNzcXaU

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RT @ibxfdn: We continue to invest in educational opportunities in #nursing for @CCPedu’s students. Last month, our very own @FdnMomma and H…

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CCP to pay off many students’ outstanding balances https://t.co/upM9XEXeis via @kywnewsradio

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For the 2nd year, CCP helps 1,900+ students clear $1.4M in outstanding student balances making them eligible to continue their education @ccpedu for the summer and fall 2022 semesters. This was made possible through the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) https://t.co/HCjQazL4Df

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RT @NKCDC: On June 21 NKCDC, in partnership with @CCPedu Power Up Your Business and Yris Contreras Insurance, is offering a workshop on Ri…

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The start of the Summer II term is just a few weeks away starting 7/12! Are you ready? If you haven't yet enrolled, you still have time to do so. Visit https://t.co/jLLHeduq80 to register today!

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Fresh Issue and a Familiar Face! CCP's very own Melissa Fogg, Director, Women's Outreach and Advocacy Center, is 40 under 40! We're so proud to have her here with us! Check out Melissa and the other incredible leaders making things happen around Philly! https://t.co/dwuCVDrdJc

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1 week 5 days ago

Artist in Residence application deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED until Friday, June 17. Artists, this is your chance to level up your music career and launch your first or next studio album with @springgardenrec  Residency starts July 1.
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2 weeks 1 day ago

☀️ Summer hours @ccpedu are here! The College operates on extended hours M-Th and is closed on Fridays! Please be mindful of office hours as you plan to visit CCP Campus or Regional Centers. We hope that you’re enjoying your summer days. Stay healthy and safe. #ccplions #ccppride https://t.co/5WFTlMUshm

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