SUMMERDALE, PA (02/23/2012)(readMedia)-- Marcel Philmore, Central Penn College criminal justice administration student, has been named the Student of the Month for February. Arriving at Central Penn during the fall term of 2010, Philmore will graduate with a bachelor's degree in May 2013.
Graduating from Central High School in his home city of Philadelphia, Philmore was encouraged to attend Central Penn College.
"I'm most passionate about having a positive influence on others and trying to improve their lifestyles through my actions the best way that I can," says Philmore. "You never know who's looking to you for inspiration."
Currently, he is a member of the college's student ambassadors and enrolled in the college's leadership development program.
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Central Penn College has been helping students turn potential into career success since 1881, offering bachelor's and associate degrees in the fields of accounting, business administration, criminal justice, information technology, communications, healthcare, homeland security and legal studies. The college, currently serving students at its Harrisburg, Lancaster and Lehigh Valley locations, attributes its high rate of student success to a caring faculty and its hands-on learning approach. Approximately 83.7 percent of Central Penn graduates are working or continuing their education within one year of graduation. Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. www.centralpenn.edu
By Greg Jones, Student Reporter