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September 24, 2014

Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, This Saturday, September 27

College Fest

Heads up, college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this Saturday, September 27. Philadelphia will welcome back thousands of college students this fall, and to celebrate Campus Philly hosts a day of festivities, food and free […]

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September 10, 2014

Save The Date: Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Save The Date: Campus Philly's CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Calling all college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, on Saturday, September 27. Upon arrival, students are asked to check in at the Campus Philly booth to pick up wristbands that get you free museum entry […]

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February 18, 2014

Drexel University Presents Welcome To Campus, A Theatrical Tour Of The Real-Life Campus Experience, Beginning Tomorrow, February 19

Drexel University Presents Welcome To Campus, A Theatrical Tour Of The Real-Life Campus Experience, Beginning Tomorrow, February 19

This winter, Drexel University presents a different kind of walking tour of its University City campus. Experience the real side of college — dating, confusion and all — through a theatrical tour of the school at its Welcome to Campus show. The play may showcase Drexel’s campus, but is applicable to campuses across the globe. […]

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Ashlie Thornbury, Director Of Retention Initiatives At Campus Philly
 

Today’s Philly 101 video features Ashlie Thornbury, Director Of Retention Initiatives at Campus Philly, a nonprofit organization that fuels economic growth by encouraging college students to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region. Learn about what Ashlie does, and what she wishes more people knew about and appreciated here in Philadelphia, below.

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Today’s Philly 101 video features Ashlie Thornbury, Director Of Retention Initiatives at Campus Philly, a nonprofit organization that fuels economic growth by encouraging college students to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region. Learn about what Ashlie does, and what she wishes more people knew about and appreciated here in Philadelphia, […]

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April 10, 2012

Penn And St. Joe’s Baseball To Face Off In The Liberty Bell Classic Final On The Citizens Bank Park Field, Tuesday, April 17

Penn And St. Joe's Baseball To Face Off In The Liberty Bell Classic Final On The Citizens Bank Park Field, Tuesday, April 17

Want to snag $5 tickets to a Philadelphia baseball game at Citizens Bank Park? You’re in luck: the Penn and St. Joe’s baseball teams are set to face off in the 2012 Liberty Bell Classic Final on the Citizens Bank Park ballfield, Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. The Liberty Bell Classic was conceived in […]

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June 3, 2011

Reminder: The Philadelphia Union’s PPL Park To Host The 2011 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship This Weekend, June 4-5

Reminder: The Philadelphia Union’s PPL Park To Host The 2011 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship This Weekend, June 4-5

Tickets are still available to the 2011 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5. PPL Park in Chester will transform from an 18,500-seat soccer stadium into a rugby pitch. Here’s the deal: 16 men’s teams and 8 women’s teams will compete Saturday in quick, action-packed matches concluding with semifinals and […]

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May 19, 2011

Philadelphia Named One Of The Country’s 10 Best Cities For College Grads

Philadelphia Named One Of The Country's 10 Best Cities For College Grads

Kiplinger’s personal finance magazine recently rounded up the ten best cities in the country for recent college graduates, and Philadelphia made the cut. The criteria included: a healthy economy fueling new job growth, rent affordability, access to public transportation, overall cost of living, culture, nightlife and the percentage of people ages 20 to 24. The […]

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May 16, 2011

The Philadelphia Union’s PPL Park To Host The 2011 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship, June 4-5

The Philadelphia Union's PPL Park To Host The 2011 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship, June 4-5

The 2011 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship is coming to PPL Park, home to the Philadelphia Union, June 4-5. Even if all you know about rugby is that ruggers (rugby players) like to party, you still don’t want to miss this. The 16 men’s teams will compete in quick, action-packed matches. They’ve been broken down […]

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December 30, 2010

Big 5 Basketball Alert: #8 Villanova vs. #25 Temple, Tonight at The Pavilion

Philadelphia Big 5

In a battle of Big 5 basketball powerhouses, the Temple Owls will head a few miles down the road to Villanova for a match-up between two nationally ranked teams — who happen to be storied rivals. Both schools have started the season strong — Villanova has won all but one of their 11 games so far and […]

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September 24, 2010

College Day on The Parkway this Saturday with Discounts and Giveaways for College Students

College Day on The Parkway this Saturday with Discounts and Giveaways for College Students

College Students, welcome to Philadelphia! Campus Philly is partnering with the City of Philadelphia and many cultural institutions to host Campus Philly College Day, a day of discounts and giveaways for college students. The seven museums listed below are offering free admission to students with their college ID from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. A shuttle […]

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