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Below is the schedule of events that are open to the Penn community in honor of the Inauguration  of Dr. Amy Gutmann. We encourage supervisors to allow interested staff to attend Inauguration activities.

From the Inauguration Planning Committee

Participating in the Inaugural Celebration of
President Amy Gutmann

Saturday, October 9

9 a.m., Penn-West Philadelphia Community Celebration Day at Sayre School, 58th and Walnut. The Penn community is encouraged to participate. (See page 12)

9 a.m.-noon Physical Improvements

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Health Fair & Celebration 

12:30 p.m.  Closing Remarks from the Sayre Principal  Joseph Starinieri, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and President Amy Gutmann.

Register to volunteer at www.upenn.edu/inauguration. The info line for this event is (215) 573-1988. Buses will be transporting volunteers from the Penn campus to Sayre School and back to campus.

Wednesday, October 13

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Inaugural Concert The Roots with Pat McGee Band. Hill Square. Open to the Penn community. Tickets available at the Annenberg Center Box Office beginning Monday, October 4. Penn ID required. One ticket per Penn ID.

The Roots & Pat McGee Band

Friday, October 15

10 a.m. Academic Procession along Locust Walk

10:30 a.m.-noon. Inauguration Ceremony. Irvine Auditorium. Tickets required. Remote viewing sites available on campus. Ceremony will be webcast.

12:30-2 p.m. Luncheon Celebration. Blanche Levy Park at College Green (Rain location: Houston Hall) Open to the Penn community, alumni and Inauguration participants and guests.

Inaugural Symposium: Rising to the Challenges of a Diverse Democracy

1:30-3 p.m.

  • Creating and Communicating Knowledge in an Unequal World
    Location: Huntsman Auditorium, Jon M. Huntsman Hall
  • Improving Lives by Investing in Science and Technology
    Location: Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

3:15-4:45 p.m.      

  • Educating Professionals as Engaged Citizens
    Location: Room 17, Logan Hall
  • Leading and Learning from Local and Global Communities
    Location: Colloquium Hall, Jon M. Huntsman Hall
  • Making the Most of Our Cultural Differences
    Location: Room 200, College Hall

5-6 p.m. Inaugural Symposium Reception
Location: East Hall, Eighth Floor, Jon M. Huntsman Hall

For more details about these sessions, see last week's Almanac, available online at www.upenn.edu/almanac.

Register to attend a session at www.upenn.edu/inauguration. Locations may change and will be posted on the website.

Please see www.upenn.edu/inauguration for a complete list of Inaugural events.

 

 


  Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 5, September 28, 2004

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