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Enjoy a family-friendly event with something for everyone!

  • Tour the campus and state-of-the-art facilities including the STEM Complex and the Allied Health and Nursing Simulation Lab
  • Experience an earth and space display, mathematical magic tricks, World War I artifacts and more (click here to view the full schedule of faculty demonstrations and exhibits)
  • Meet the College's new president, Dr. L. Joy Gates Black
  • Children's activities including pop-up carnival games, balloon animals, and face painting
  • Special appearance by the Phillie Phanatic between noon and 1 p.m.
  • Free food and refreshments
  • Music provided by 101.1 More FM
  • Plus, discover some of the many programs available to students of all ages

Unfortunately, alumna Audra McLaughlin, Season 6 finalist on NBC's The Voice, will not be able to perform as originally planned since she is currently on vocal rest.

Representatives from Admissions, Community Education, Financial Aid, High School Dual Enrollment, International Student Services, New Choices Career Development Program and the Student Employment Services and Co-op Center will be on hand to answer any questions.

Call 610-723-4000 with any questions. Event will be held rain or shine.


Event Location

Marple Campus
901 South Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063


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Faculty Demonstrations & Exhibits

Allied Health, Emergency Services and Nursing
11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Demonstrations of virtual laparoscopic simulator and automated external defibrillator
11 a.m.-2 p.m.  | Educational session about medications
11 a.m.-2 p.m.  | Free vision screenings

Business, Computing and Social Science
10 a.m.-1 p.m. | "Don't Let Your Past Mistakes Block Your Future Successes" Free Criminal Law Expungement Clinic by Keeley Mitchell, Director of Paralegal Studies
About the clinic: Paralegal students, under the supervision of attorneys from the Legal Aid of Southeast Pennsylvania, will be assisting individuals to determine whether they are eligible to have certain prior arrests or convictions expunged (removed) or sealed from one's record. Please note that in some instances, certain convictions cannot be expunged and will remain on the record. However, these same convictions may be sealed from the general public. For more information or to register for the clinic, contact Keeley Mitchell, Director of Paralegal Studies at 610-359-5261 or KMitchellWallace@dccc.edu.
11-11:45 a.m. | Active Learning in the College Classroom presentation by Dr. Jean Allison and Professor Kathy Schank
About the presentation: The participants will experience a sample of an active learning environment in the context of teaching social workers and early childhood educators.
11-11:45 a.m. | Interactive World War I Artifacts display by Associate Professor Jeffrey LaMonica
Professor LaMonica will display his personal collection of World War I artifacts and be on hand for commentary and questions.
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Presentation on “Let’s see what you know about school law!” by Dr. Susan Woron
About the presentation: The objective is get “students” interested and see what they know about common school situations and the law. Present the “class” with student speech dilemmas and have them discuss the factors they would consider in deciding whether or not students should be allowed to use these examples.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Super Parachute Fun and Sidewalk Art

Communications, Arts & Humanities
11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Faculty artwork exhibit in the Art Gallery

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
11-11:45 a.m. | Demonstration in the Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab including an examination of spinal cord and kidney tissues, identification of common muscles and organs, navigation through a human cadaver with virtual dissection and an overview of future careers in science
11-11:45 a.m. | Augmented Reality Sandbox and the Earth and Space Science Research Display
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Augmented Reality Sandbox, Earth and Space Science Research Display
12:30-1:15 p.m. | Augmented Reality Sandbox, Earth and Space Science Research Display

Workforce Development & Community Education
11-11:45 a.m. | 3D Printing and Scanning Demonstration
11-11:45 a.m. | The Importance of Air Pressure in Your Vehicle (Automotive)
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Plastic Injection Molding and CNC Demonstrations
11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Kids Arts & Crafts
Plus, exhibits throughout the day featuring Community Education, Adult Basic Literacy Education and Contract Training programs.


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