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 July 17, 2023, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the retirements of three dedicated department heads, Dr. David Cattell, Physics; Chuck Herbert, Computer Technologies; and Dr. Barbara McLaughlin, Nursing. These colleagues have exhibited tireless commitment to our College, our students, and their colleagues.
The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation hosted its annual Black & Gold Gala on June 7 at Vie. The gala is the Foundation’s signature fundraising event, which has raised more than $2 million to support student scholarships since 2018. Each year, the Black & Gold Gala recognizes the outstanding service of individuals and organizations in the City of Philadelphia that demonstrate involvement in community growth in the areas of education, business, social services, and health.
Our 2023 graduates were invited to spend an evening celebrating their success and connecting with fellow alumni at a special reception on May 10. Alumni enjoyed a beautiful evening enjoying Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments in the Library and Learning Commons Absalom Jones Courtyard.
Congratulations to the Class of 2023! You did it! The College community, family and friends gathered to celebrate our 2023 graduates at Community College of Philadelphia's 57th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6 at Temple University's Liacouras Center. The keynote speaker was Philadelphia Mayor James F. Kenney, who was presented with an honorary Associate in Letters degree. Graduates also heard from College President Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals, College Board of Trustees chair Harold T.
On Wednesday, Feb. 8, the CCP community showed their support for the Philadelphia Eagles at a tailgate party held in the Bonnell Lobby. Students, faculty and staff traded their CCP gold for Eagles green as we celebrated and cheered on our Eagles. CBS Philadelphia's Ukee Washington fired up the crowd as the Philadelphia Eagles Pep Band led the crowd in singing the Fly, Eagles, Fly victory song! We brought the Linc to Spring Garden Street with Philly's favorite snacks, games and Eagles jerseys and gear for prizes. Go Birds!
Faculty and staff gathered in the Great Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 14 for the annual Holiday Hangout. During the celebration, we recognized those employees who have diligently served the College for 5, 10, 15, 20, 30 and 40 years, as well as our adjunct faculty who have achieved 64 seniority units. A big congratulations to our "shining stars" honored for their outstanding and distinguished years of service to our College.
The College community gathered on Main Campus on Nov. 17 for its annual Thanksforgiving celebration. During this free luncheon, Dr. Generals, members of the College's cabinet and Lion Leaders served students, faculty and staff roasted turkey, gravy, macaroni and cheese, yams, greens, desserts, and more.
Community College of Philadelphia welcomed students back to campus with a series of Welcome Week events, held Sept. 6-8. Faculty, staff and student Lion Leaders were out in force to help students on their first days of classes, and we kicked off the school year with a big outside bash. The bash welcomed students with snacks and summertime treats, games with prizes, CCP giveaways, music, and carnival activities.
Community College of Philadelphia paid tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11, including members of the Philadelphia community. The College's annual remembrance of 9/11 was held on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at the Bonnell Circle. Members of the College community gathered to share a moment of silence and help ensure that 9/11 is a day that is never forgotten.