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In The Media

The beloved Germantown day care center, House on Pooh Corner, reached a milestone of 40 years. Director Kim Selman, a CCP alumna in Early Childhood Education, explained the day care’s mission and how it’s seen, first and foremost, as a home. To commemorate the first 40 years, there will be an anniversary and reunion celebration at the center (311 E. Walnut Ln.) on June 23 from 1-4 p.m. — Chestnut Hill Local

College Snapshots

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins speaking at podium during CCP's Black and Gold gala.

Philadelphia Eagles safety, Malcolm Jenkins, received the Community Hero Award at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) Black and Gold gala on June 12. The other two honorees of the night were Julie Coker Graham, president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Hayward Bell, former chief diversity officer at Raytheon. They were presented with the Corporate Leadership Award and Alumni Achievement Award respectively. The Gala raised $309,760 to benefit the 50th Anniversary Promise Scholarship, an initiative that provides Philadelphia high school graduates the opportunity to pursue an associate degree at CCP with no cost for tuition and fees. See more photos from the Black and Gold Gala.