Community College of Philadelphia

CCP President Dr. Donald "Guy" Generals and the college's new mascot, Roary.
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Mike DeNardo
September 17, 2019 - 5:21 pm
A year and a half after retiring a mascot that many students found offensive, Community College of Philadelphia has unveiled its new mascot.
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Community College of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community College of Philadelphia is putting the finishing touches on its new Lion mascot that has taken a year to design. Last year, CCP ditched its previous mascot, Colonial Phil, over concerns he represented a time of slave owners and oppression. The school then...
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Aloft Hotel
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Mike DeNardo
July 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's hotel industry is growing and area colleges are responding to the need for workers. Next month's opening of the Four Seasons in the new Comcast tower is one example. "The demand for qualified hotel employees is very high right now," Dr. Pam Carter said...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2019 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A donation from a radio giant is the largest scholarship gift ever to Community College of Philadelphia. The $1 million gift from the Joseph and Marie Field Foundation will be used over five years to fund CCP scholarships for students who delayed their college careers...
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Community College of Philadelphia played host Tuesday to some low-income, high achieving students who've won scholarships that offer, in part, free rides to community colleges.
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Paul Kurtz
May 28, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Community College of Philadelphia played host Tuesday to some low-income, high achieving students who've won scholarships that offer, in part, free rides to community colleges. Mastbaum High School senior Nina Gonzalez and her mother came close to giving up on...
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Pat Loeb
April 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Democratic Mayoral Primary is less than a month away but the race has generated very little news, so far, in part because the incumbent, Mayor Jim Kenney, is running what political strategists call a "rose garden campaign," in which being in office is...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
April 04, 2019 - 9:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A week after authorizing a strike, Community College of Philadelphia faculty and staff members reached a tentatitve agreement with the school Wednesday night. There won’t be any CCP teachers or staffers out of the classroom and on the picket line, and nursing student...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
April 03, 2019 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 17-hour negotiation session between the Community College of Philadelphia and the teachers union ended without a deal overnight. Talks are set to pick up again Wednesday morning, and classes are still in session. Union official, college administrators and a mediator...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
UPDATED: 11:30 P.M. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Contract negotiations will continue Monday as the faculty union and the Community College of Philadelphia administration failed to come to an agreement. Talks ran late into the night Sunday, as a last-ditch effort to prevent 1,200 staffers from...
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The Community College of Philadelphia.
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Justin Udo
March 27, 2019 - 7:09 pm
UPDATED: 10.11 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Faculty and staff members at Community College of Philadelphia voted on Wednesday evening to go on strike in April if they can't agree on a new contract with the school. "We don't work here to get rich, but we simply can't afford to go backwards,"...
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