Models of Excellence

Human Resources would like to thank the many faculty and staff across the University who provided outstanding nominations and references for the Selection Committee to consider.

Announcement of the Models of Excellence award winners will be made in April rather than in February as originally announced. Our time frame was revised to accommodate requests from the campus community.

We appreciate your patience with this process during our first year of implementation.

--Division of Human Resources

Physical Self Defense for Women

The Penn Police Department is offering free self defense courses for women students, staff and faculty. This course is a 14-hour course spanning 2-4 days. It provides students with:

  • a comprehensive reference manual
  • no-nonsense, practical techniques of defense
  • realistic and dynamic hands-on training
  • all students receive a free lifetime return and practice session

Classes will be held at 4040 Chestnut Street.

Upcoming starting Dates for classes are:

 Tuesday, February 22  5 p.m.
 Saturday, March 25  9 a.m.
 Tuesday, March 28  5 p.m.
 Saturday, April 1  9 a.m.
Other starting dates will be made available if there is enough interest.

Contact: Stacey Livingston, (215) 898-4485 or e-mail: Stacey2@pobox.upenn.edu.

LGBT Survey:

The Penn Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Center needs your help. We are currently in the midst of a large-scale market research and strategic planning process. We are taking a good, hard look at what we are doing, what we do well, and how we need to improve in the future. We would like to hear from you. Please take a moment to fill out our survey (link no longer available).

--Jason Klugman, LGBT Center at Penn

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Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 22, February 22, 2000