College Possible Philadelphia is pleased to introduce its newest college partner, Manor College. A private college located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, Manor is known for its academic excellence and personalized approach to learning.
“Manor is a small school with big opportunities and a stellar education,” said Vice President for Enrollment Management, Dr. Joseph E. Gillespie. “Here, students will find a welcoming, inclusive environment, professors who are passionate about what they do each day, and a community that will both support and encourage them to succeed, a community that will challenge them to reach and grow.”
The partnership will focus on persistence and degree attainment for College Possible students enrolled at Manor College. Both the school and College Possible will provide support systems and strategies tailored to the challenges faced by students from low-income families, many of whom are first in their family to attend.
“Manor College is committed to serving the underserved and to ensuring they have the opportunity for a college education, an education that will enhance their lives now and prepare them for the future,” said Dr. Gillespie. “We are so excited about this partnership with College Possible.”
“We are extremely excited to forge this partnership with Manor College. College Possible is committed to serving our students with excellence and ensuring that they successfully get into and complete college and are better prepared for the workforce. Together, with Manor College and other partner schools, our students will have the skills they need to live enriched lives and have a greater impact in their communities,” said College Possible Philadelphia Senior Program Director, Precious Mines.
College Possible partners with more than a dozen colleges and universities in the Philadelphia region. In addition to Manor College, two other long standing partners, Cabrini University and Neumann University, have committed to serve College Possible students through exclusive events and targeted coaching. There partnerships expose students to opportunities and resources at the institutions, as well as work closely with College Possible staff to ensure enrolled students achieve their college degree.