Looking Back: Snapshots in Time


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Then and Now: Rotunda

The Rotunda’s original display cases once held coins and engravings when the building was an operating U.S. Mint. Now the Rotunda is used to showcase College exhibits and host special occasions.


Banners adorn the Mint Building

Banners on 17th Street


TV Production Program

t studio production program in the 1970's


Dr. Eaton Inauguration

The inauguration of Dr Eaton


Filmed on Location at the College, the Mint Building Exterior was Featured in a Scene from the Movie Twelve Monkeys

Still photo of the filming of 12 monkeys


Cutting-edge: Three New Videoconferencing Rooms Bolstered the Growing Need for Interactive Technology

Videoconferencing room


Cambodian Dancers Visit the College


Colonials Mascot Contest


Mascot Contest

Shakespeare Festival


Shakespeare Festival




Community College of Philadelphia — 1976 Film




Cornel West Gives a Lecture at the College on March 30, 1995


Cornel West


Nancy Pelosi Speaks at the College on Working Conditions for Women


Nancy Palosi


A Throwback TV Commercial Advertising Summer Classes




Students on the Steps of the Community College of Philadelphia Mint Building

Then and Now: The College Board


Student Hanging a Bulletin for Kappa Alpha Psi


Tipper Gore Speaks at Community College of Philadelphia

 Tipper Gore Speaking from behind a podium

Tipper Gore, wife of former Vice President Al Gore, made a campaign stop at the College for the Clinton/Gore ticket in 1991.

Then and Now: Students Relaxing in the Winnet Courtyard in the 90s and Today

 A side by side photo pf students int he Winnett Student Life Building courtyard. The left photo is from the 1990's with 2 students at a table. The right side photo shows the line of tables all occupied by students.


Rosa Parks Speaks at Community College of Philadelphia

 Rosa Parks Speaking from behind a podium

Rosa Parks spoke to 1,500 public school students at the College's auditorium on Oct. 18, 1996, one stop in her national tour to tell her story to a new generation. 
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Men's Basketball Team Photo from the Student Vanguard

 Community College of Philadelphia 1972 Men's Basketball team photo