U.S. Postal Service, Community College of Philadelphia & Philadelphia City Council Host Special Dedication Ceremony Honoring Community Colleges

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Community College of Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Community College of Philadelphia
 President Stephen M. Curtis, the Honorable S. David Fineman, Vice Chairman,
 Board of Governors, U.S. Postal Service (U.S.P.S.), and the Honorable Darrell
 L. Clarke, Philadelphia City Council will host a special dedication ceremony
 for the new 34-cent stamped envelope commemorating the 100th anniversary of
 community colleges.
     The ceremony, which marks the close of National Community College Month,
 will be held on Monday, April 30, at 10:00 a.m., on the College's Main Campus
 (1700 Spring Garden Street), in the Mint Building-Rotunda Gallery.  The
 program will include an "unveiling" of a special one-of-a-kind enhanced
 enlargement of the U.S.P.S.-commissioned envelope illustration as well as a
 special presentation from Philadelphia City Council.
     The 34-cent stamped community college envelope is among five issued this
 year by the U.S.P.S. to honor higher education.  Twenty-eight million
 community college envelopes are in circulation currently and they will
 continue to be in circulation throughout this centennial year.  Envelopes
 honoring Northwestern University, Yale University, the University of South
 Carolina, and the University of Portland (OR) also are in circulation.
     Community College of Philadelphia, committed to providing "Education for a
 Changing World," is the third largest degree-granting institution in the city,
 enrolling more than 35,000 students annually at more than 60 locations
 throughout Philadelphia.  The College offers day, evening, and weekend classes
 at a variety of convenient locations, as well as English classes on the
 Internet and television courses on cable Channel 53.
 
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SOURCE Community College of Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Community College of Philadelphia
 President Stephen M. Curtis, the Honorable S. David Fineman, Vice Chairman,
 Board of Governors, U.S. Postal Service (U.S.P.S.), and the Honorable Darrell
 L. Clarke, Philadelphia City Council will host a special dedication ceremony
 for the new 34-cent stamped envelope commemorating the 100th anniversary of
 community colleges.
     The ceremony, which marks the close of National Community College Month,
 will be held on Monday, April 30, at 10:00 a.m., on the College's Main Campus
 (1700 Spring Garden Street), in the Mint Building-Rotunda Gallery.  The
 program will include an "unveiling" of a special one-of-a-kind enhanced
 enlargement of the U.S.P.S.-commissioned envelope illustration as well as a
 special presentation from Philadelphia City Council.
     The 34-cent stamped community college envelope is among five issued this
 year by the U.S.P.S. to honor higher education.  Twenty-eight million
 community college envelopes are in circulation currently and they will
 continue to be in circulation throughout this centennial year.  Envelopes
 honoring Northwestern University, Yale University, the University of South
 Carolina, and the University of Portland (OR) also are in circulation.
     Community College of Philadelphia, committed to providing "Education for a
 Changing World," is the third largest degree-granting institution in the city,
 enrolling more than 35,000 students annually at more than 60 locations
 throughout Philadelphia.  The College offers day, evening, and weekend classes
 at a variety of convenient locations, as well as English classes on the
 Internet and television courses on cable Channel 53.
 
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