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.

Student Life Event Calendar

Below are the events supported by Student Life

May 2022

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
«
CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 11:45pm

CCP PODS are video and audio podcast created by students in Theatre and Mass Communication classes. The students topics are their own choices.
 
"NBA Injuries" by Tazwar Shahnawaz

Hosted by: Creative Arts Academic Pathway

Online Location: https://ccpmail-my.sharepoint.com/personal/tshahna1_student_ccp_edu/_lay...

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/7997612

12:00pm
»
 
 
 
 
 
Makers Market in Old City

Makers Market in Old City

Friday, May 6, 2022 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Community College of Philadelphia’s Fashion Merchandising and Marketing Students to Curate Makers Market Event with Farmers Market at Christ Church in Old City
MAKERS MARKET PHILADELPHIA, PA MAY 6th, 2022What: Makers Market for Mother’s Day GiftingWhere: 2nd and Church Streets, Old CityWhen: May 6, 2022, 3-7PM
Students in the Fashion Merchandising and Marketing Program and Christ Church Preservation Trust have collaborated to open the first Makers Market in 2022. The Makers Market invites businesses, artists, makers, and designers to pop-up in the space at 2nd and Church Streets. The students have worked to curate the vendors, develop marketing, and an experiential retail space for the community. The Makers Market was conceived with a focus on Mother’s Day shopping. To support this experience there will be raffles, giveaways, photo walls and experiences while you shop our diverse list of merchants. In addition, May 6th is First Friday in Old City. Walk the market and then explore participating galleries, studios, shops, bars, and restaurants. The vendors at the Makers Market include HDIF, Loom Woven Rugs, HopArt, Aurora Grace, Terra Luna Herbals, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Working Class Coffee, Sundry Mornings, Art By Alicia, Philly Candles LLC, Sugar Rush, Eleganza, Dr. Brownies, The Cozy Club, Jul the Jeweler, and Aura Soap. Join us in Old City for games, fun, raffles, photo walls, and shopping for specialty foods, accessories, apparel, jewelry, home goods, skincare, candles and more.
Community College of Philadelphia’s Fashion Merchandising and Marketing Program features an integrated, career-focused curriculum that explores the retail industry, functionality, customer needs and preferences, demographics, convenience, quality, and performance.
Christ Church Preservation Trust is a secular nonprofit that ensures the preservation of and strengthens the multiple communities that use historic Christ Church properties for community building, personal growth, education, and artistic expression. The Farmers Market at Christ Church happens every Wednesday afternoon, May-November, we invite farmers, artisans, and the community onto the brick pavers outside the church gates. 

Hosted by: Fashion Merchandising and Marketing

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8086459

3:00pm
Event Location:
 
Community College of Philadelphia - 2022 Commencement Ceremony

Community College of Philadelphia - 2022 Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 7, 2022 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

We’re all counting down the days to our 2022 Commencement ceremony! As you know, our Commencement ceremony will take place in person on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Temple University’s Liacouras Center. Faculty seating will be in sections 113 to 115. Our Commencement speaker this year is City Councilmember and Majority Leader Cherelle L. Parker.
 
Visit Our Commencement Website
 
Our Celebrating Our Graduates website is now live! Check it out at ccp.edu/grad2022.
 
It’s not too late to submit messages of congratulations for our graduates to feature on our website. Please send us your messages so we can share them on our website and social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
 
The website also includes a social media toolkit that you can use to customize any social media posts you may want to share about Commencement. In the toolkit, you’ll see exclusive stickers, templates and more. Don't forget to tag us in your posts using @ccpedu and #CCPGrad2022!
 
And if you’re not able to attend Commencement, don’t worry. You can watch the ceremony on our website at ccp.edu/grad2022!
 
In addition, please be aware of the following information that was shared with graduates, in case you get any questions:
 
Regalia and Honor Cord Pickup
 
Pick up your regalia (caps/gowns/tassels) and honors cords (if eligible) from the Main Campus Bookstore now through Friday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Bookstore is located in the Pavilion Building on 17th Street.
 
If you cannot pick up your regalia during normal business hours, please call 215-751-8152 or email 2198mgr@follett.com to make arrangements for regalia to be shipped. You will receive a small postcard with your regalia that includes your name/degree info. Please bring this name reader card to Commencement since it will be used to read your name as you cross the stage!
 
Directions, Parking and Transportation
 
The Liacouras Center is located at 1776 North Broad Street (Broad Street and Montgomery Avenue). Directions and parking information are available on the Center’s website. Parking at the Center is $20 per car. The entrance to the Liacouras parking garage is on 15th Street, between Montgomery and Cecil B. Moore Avenue. Other parking options are available. Also, the Liacouras Center is located at the Cecil B. Moore station on the Broad Street Subway Line.
 
Commencement Ceremony Details
 
The Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Temple University’s Liacouras Center. You should arrive at 9 a.m. and enter through the Loading Dock (alongside the building to the left of the main entrance on Broad Street). Once checked in, you will immediately be seated and wait for the ceremony to begin; there will not be a graduate or faculty processional this year. Please note: Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, Dr. Generals, College president, will not be shaking hands with any graduates, but will instead offer a fist or elbow bump.
 
You will have your photo taken as part of the Commencement ceremony. After crossing the stage, you will return to your seat and remain seated until the close of the exercises. The ceremony will be livestreamed on the Commencement website at ccp.edu/grad2022 if you can’t attend in person.
 
Guests and COVID-19 Policies
 
Commencement is non-ticketed, and there is no guest limit per graduate. Masks are required to be worn at all times inside the venue; masks should completely cover the person’s nose and mouth, and securely fasten over the person’s ears. Upon arrival, guests should take their seats, being mindful to leave space between families, and stay for the duration of the ceremony. Vaccinations or proof of a negative COVID-19 test are not required; however, vaccinations are strongly encouraged.
 
If you have any questions regarding the ceremony, please contact studentdevelopment@ccp.edu. For regalia-related questions, contact the Bookstore at 215-751-8152 or 2198mgr@follett.com. For all other graduation-related inquiries (including application and eligibility), contact grads@ccp.edu. If you need to request special accommodations for yourself or your guests due to a documented disability, contact the Center on Disability at cod@ccp.edu.
 
Thank you again for supporting our graduates, and happy Commencement Week!
 
The Commencement Committee

Hosted by: Division of Academic and Student Success, Division of Student Development, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8096245

10:00am
Event Location:
 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
«
CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 11:45pm

CCP PODS are video and audio podcast created by students in Theatre and Mass Communication classes. The students topics are their own choices.
 
"NBA Injuries" by Tazwar Shahnawaz

Hosted by: Creative Arts Academic Pathway

Online Location: https://ccpmail-my.sharepoint.com/personal/tshahna1_student_ccp_edu/_lay...

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/7997612

12:00pm
»
 
 
President's Fireside Chat

President's Fireside Chat

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Encouraging diversity throughout the College community is more than a goal; it's a shared mindset and commitment. Please join Dr. Generals for a Fireside Chat to engage in a conversation recognizing Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Share reflections on your favorite book, poem, song or any artistic expression celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage. This Fireside Chat will take place on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. virtually.

Hosted by: Special Events & Community Relations

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/94797285760

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/7687630

11:00am
Event Location:
 
 
 
 
 
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
«
CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 11:45pm

CCP PODS are video and audio podcast created by students in Theatre and Mass Communication classes. The students topics are their own choices.
 
"NBA Injuries" by Tazwar Shahnawaz

Hosted by: Creative Arts Academic Pathway

Online Location: https://ccpmail-my.sharepoint.com/personal/tshahna1_student_ccp_edu/_lay...

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/7997612

12:00pm
»
 
Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

We are looking for virtual Student Global Ambassadors! Students will take a FREE 1-credit IDS120 virtual course in Summer Session I, earn a $500 stipend, and receive a Global Leader’s completion certificate. If you are in good academic standing, have at least a 2.0, and a personal, academic, or professional interest in global social justice, international initiatives, and/or regional interests in Taiwan, the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the African Diaspora, and Syria & Lebanon, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga (bgbayaka@ccp.edu), Study Abroad Coordinator.  
Here is a synopsis of last summer’s programs.

Hosted by: Division of Liberal Studies, Study Abroad

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8091158

12:00pm
»
#CCPVotes Get Out the Vote Tabling Event

#CCPVotes Get Out the Vote Tabling Event

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Are you prepared and ready to vote in the primary election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022? Do you know who’s on the ballot? The #CCPVotes team will be inside the entrance to the Pavilion building the day before, on Monday, May 16 to help you locate your polling place and answer your questions about the election. Come visit our table between 11am – 1pm.  

Hosted by: Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8097077

11:00am
Event Location:
 
#CCPVotes Get Out the Vote Tabling Event - Primary Election Day!

#CCPVotes Get Out the Vote Tabling Event - Primary Election Day!

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Are you prepared and ready to vote in the primary election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022? Do you know who’s on the ballot? The #CCPVotes team will be out in the Pavilion Courtyard to help you locate your polling place and answer your questions about the election. Come visit our table between 11am – 1pm.  

Hosted by: Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8097080

11:00am
Event Location:
 
 
 
 
 
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
«
CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 11:45pm

CCP PODS are video and audio podcast created by students in Theatre and Mass Communication classes. The students topics are their own choices.
 
"NBA Injuries" by Tazwar Shahnawaz

Hosted by: Creative Arts Academic Pathway

Online Location: https://ccpmail-my.sharepoint.com/personal/tshahna1_student_ccp_edu/_lay...

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/7997612

12:00pm
»
«
Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

We are looking for virtual Student Global Ambassadors! Students will take a FREE 1-credit IDS120 virtual course in Summer Session I, earn a $500 stipend, and receive a Global Leader’s completion certificate. If you are in good academic standing, have at least a 2.0, and a personal, academic, or professional interest in global social justice, international initiatives, and/or regional interests in Taiwan, the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the African Diaspora, and Syria & Lebanon, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga (bgbayaka@ccp.edu), Study Abroad Coordinator.  
Here is a synopsis of last summer’s programs.

Hosted by: Division of Liberal Studies, Study Abroad

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8091158

12:00pm
»
 
 
 
Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The facilitator will provide you with psychoeducation and hands-on coping skills to better combat stress & anxiety.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37JHxEH

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8092315

11:00am
Event Location:
 
Volunteer Day at Sankofa Community Farm

Volunteer Day at Sankofa Community Farm

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join the Institute for an exciting day outside at Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philadelphia. Activities include, but are not limited to planting seeds, weeding, and preparing the garden for the next harvesting season. If you enjoy the outdoors and meeting other students at the College, then you should join us!
 
Contact Michael Miles, Community Engagement Specialist, at mmiles@ccp.edu to sign up. 

Hosted by: Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8103683

1:00pm
Event Location:
 
 
 
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
«
CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

CCP PODS--"NBA Injuries"

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 11:45pm

CCP PODS are video and audio podcast created by students in Theatre and Mass Communication classes. The students topics are their own choices.
 
"NBA Injuries" by Tazwar Shahnawaz

Hosted by: Creative Arts Academic Pathway

Online Location: https://ccpmail-my.sharepoint.com/personal/tshahna1_student_ccp_edu/_lay...

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/7997612

12:00pm
 
 
Global Studies Summit! Taiwan Series May 31st-June 6th!

Global Studies Summit! Taiwan Series May 31st-June 6th!

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 9:00am to Monday, June 6, 2022 - 12:00pm

Community College of Philadelphia will be holding its second virtual month-long Global Studies Summit on social justice from May 31, 2022 - June 30, 2022. All events are student-centered and open to the college community as well as the greater public. For more info contact Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu 
 
TAIWAN May 31st-June 2nd & June 6th  
Taiwan is located between the southeastern coast of the Asian continent and the East Asian islands distributed among the western Pacific Rim. To the north lie Japan and the Ryukyu Islands; to the south are the Philippine Islands; to the west is Mainland China. Taiwan is a long and narrow island stretching from north to south. The island is about 395 km long vertically and about 144 km in width with a total land area of around 36,000 square kilometers. 
Taiwan is one of the most famous countries in Asia for its tourism and location. It has 23 million in population. In collaboration with Shih Chien University, participants will have an immersive experience in Taipei, Taiwan, where you will learn about Taiwan, Chinese culture and its impact on global businesses. Through a focus on social justice in Taiwan, the series will food and culture, folklore, opera, hospitality, tourism, and sustainable practices in the toy industry.   
All sessions are VIRTUAL. ZOOM LINK 
Series Curator: Dr. Gayathri Banavara, Assistant Professor, Business Leadership, Business Leadership, Fashion and Hospitality 
 
Tuesday, May 31st 
09:00-11:00 Historical Development of Taiwan: Keynote Speech Dr. Tony Kuo,  
Vice President of Shih Chien University  
This session will provide general information on Taiwan and its development since 1912. 
11:00-12:00 Introduction of Taiwan, Food, Cultural, and Society 
Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang, Chinese Language Center Instructor  
The session will cover the following themes: contemporary society in Taiwan, diversity in food, religion, culture and language: Taiwanese Mandarin Chinese vs Mandarin Chinese in China as well as provide an overview of geography and the various ethnic groups in Taiwan.   
 
Wednesday, June 1st 
09:00-11:00 Social Justice in Taiwan Dr. Tony Kuo 
This session will provide an in-depth look at two very critical topics regarding social justice in Taiwan: Culture and Housing. 
11:00-12:00 Taiwan Music Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang   
Participants will be provided with an understanding of music in Taiwan through stories in Taiwanese music history. 
 
Thursday, June 2nd 
09:00-11:00 Don’t go to Taiwan! The heart of Asia Prof. Elegance Chang   
Participants will learn about travel and tourism in Taiwan and why they should visit!  
11:00-12:00 Chinese Opera and Facial Makeup Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang  
This session will provide an overview of roles, props and scenes of Chinese Opera and attendees will make their own masks through guidance in a painting mask activity. Participants, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu to pick up materials before the session! 
 
Monday, June 6th  
09:00-11:00 Development Success and Business Opportunities in Taiwan Prof. Wei-Chung Wang, Professor from Shih Chien: English Taught Program (ETP)  
 Learn about business in Taiwan and opportunities to discover new and emerging trends! 
11:00-12:00 Chinese Culture -- Duan Wu Jie (Dragon Boat Festival, Ms. Chou, YiYi  
Participants will learn some Chinese vocabulary related to Dragon boat festival and experience how to make a sachet through a craft activity. 
Participants, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu to pick up materials before the session! 

Hosted by: Study Abroad

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/93376993266

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8105861

9:00am
»
 
 
 
 
«
Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

We are looking for virtual Student Global Ambassadors! Students will take a FREE 1-credit IDS120 virtual course in Summer Session I, earn a $500 stipend, and receive a Global Leader’s completion certificate. If you are in good academic standing, have at least a 2.0, and a personal, academic, or professional interest in global social justice, international initiatives, and/or regional interests in Taiwan, the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the African Diaspora, and Syria & Lebanon, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga (bgbayaka@ccp.edu), Study Abroad Coordinator.  
Here is a synopsis of last summer’s programs.

Hosted by: Division of Liberal Studies, Study Abroad

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8091158

12:00pm
»