ABOVE PHOTO: Mikecia Witherspoon (Photo/LinkedIn)
Community College of Philadelphia is pleased to announce that Mikecia Witherspoon has joined the institution as the College’s Government Relations Officer. Witherspoon will be instrumental in leading the development and implementation of legislative strategies that align with the College’s mission. She will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and ensure awareness of public policy interests and actions.
“We are excited to welcome Mikecia Witherspoon to the College,” said Dr. Donald Guy Generals, College president. “She brings valuable experience to a critically important role as we continue to work with our elected officials to provide the best possible College experience for our students.” Witherspoon comes to the College from the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office, where she previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff. In addition to her government relations experience, she has also worked as a Social Media Specialist for the Penn Institute for Urban Research.
“I am thrilled to join the College during this critical time in our city,” said Witherspoon. “I look forward to working with our local, state and federal officials to support the College’s mission to set Philadelphians on a path to shared prosperity and opportunity.”
Witherspoon has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bryn Mawr College and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.