Community College of Philadelphia Students Compete in the America250PA Statewide Competition to Commemorate America’s 250th Anniversary

What: Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) is excited to compete in the America250PA Direct Effect Innovation Challenge (DEIC) – which marks the beginning of a six-year, statewide marketing campaign celebrating America’s 250th birthday.

DEIC includes three rounds where CCP students will compete against students at other Pennsylvania colleges and universities to design, develop, and pitch a concept that will serve as the integrated marketing strategy for the America250PA, set to launch officially in January 2020. The America250PA Challenge is a learning opportunity to help students gain experience in marketing and campaign development as well as exposure to a wealth of academic, business, community and government leaders across Pennsylvania.

 Who: Community College of Philadelphia and America250PA

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Community College of Philadelphia
Winnet Student Life Building
Great Hall (room S2-19)
502 N 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130


About Community College of Philadelphia
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in Philadelphia and the sixth largest in Pennsylvania. The College enrolls approximately 28,000 students annually and offers day, evening, and weekend classes, as well as classes online. Visit the College at Follow us on Twitter. Like us on Facebook.

About America250PA
The Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial (America250PA) was established by the legislature and Governor in 2018 to plan, encourage, develop and coordinate the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States, Pennsylvania’s integral role in that event, and the impact of its people on the nation’s past, present and future.

Linda Wallace
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