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Events of interest—on campus and around the world.
Highlights for March/April. For more detailed listings, please see Alumni Calendar.

 

REGIONAL EVENTS

Atlanta. Penn On the Road will be visiting the ESPN Zone in Atlanta on April 13: look for your invitation.
Cleveland. Don’t forget to check the Ivy 15 of Northeastern Ohio Web site at (222.ivy25.org) for the latest on club events.
Delaware. Join fellow alumni for a performance from the Shanghai Acrobatic theater at the Grand Opera House on April 16, at 3:00 p.m. Contact Charisse Rogers at (302) 765-2664 for more information.
Northern California. Penn On the Road will be at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on May 10; invitations will be mailed in early March.

At the Arthur Ross: watercolors from his tours of Greece by the 19th-century British nonsense writer Edward Lear, through
April 23.

Philadelphia. The annual night at Mask & Wig will be held on March 23: Join us at the Mask & Wig Clubhouse for History in the Faking; bar opens at 7 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m. Mingle with fellow alumni at the Academy of Music on April 1, and experience the incredible Peter Schiekle and PDQ Bach. Professors George Thomas and David Brownlee will discuss and sign copies of their just-released, The Architectural History of the University of Pennsylvania, at an early evening gathering, location to be arranged. For additional information, contact Lee Shlifer at (215) 627-2300, or at <phlpennclb@aol.com>, and remember to hit our Web page at (www.oursquare.com/members/pennclub).
Southwest Florida. On March 19 we will be hosting a champagne brunch at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. April 14 is our annual Naples-Fort Myers Ivy League picnic. Winter visitors are welcome at all events. For additional information, please contact Henny Grandy at (941) 775-6951 or e-mail <atgxgwow @peganet.com>.
Westchester/Rockland Counties. We will be attending Schoolhouse Rock on March 19 at 2 p.m. at SUNY-Purchase; for information, call Lendy Muller at (914) 725-2556; the Penn Westchester wine tasting is scheduled for April 8 at 8 p.m.; contact Joyce Goodman at (914) 723-2740. Our annual spring dinner will be held at the Beach Point Club in Mamaroneck on Thursday, June 15. More details will follow, but please save the date.
Western New England. We are hoping to revitalize our spring dinner. If you can assist, or for additional information, please contact Bill Squires at (413) 567-3745 or <squirfam@gateway.net>.


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ALUMNI WEEKEND

Latino Alumni Group Gaining Strength

During Alumni Weekend the Association of Latino Alumni will host its membership meeting and elections on Saturday, May 20, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Room 2000 of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratories of the Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, 3340 Smith Walk, (34th Street between Walnut and Spruce Streets).
   Three new board members, each with a three-year term, will be elected. After the meeting Gilbert F. Casellas L’77, a University trustee who serves on ALA’s board, will deliver the keynote address; a reception will follow.
   The ALA board welcomes and encourages alumni to become active in the association. For more information, visit (www.alumni.upenn.edu/groups/ ala.html), e-mail <pennlatinoalumni @aol.com> or contact Angela Scott, associate director of Alumni Relations, at (215) 898-7811.


GAN POSITIONS

The Global Alumni Network has assistant-director positions open in both our New York and Western regional offices. Job descriptions are available at (www.hr.upenn.edu/jobsearch/ listview.asp), reference numbers 99093751OM and 99124388OM. Please send resumes to Anita Mastroieni, associate director, 3533 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6226.


ALUMNI WEEKEND

Penn Gospel Choir
There will be a reunion during Alumni Weekend, including an informal gathering and a concert with a reunion choir. PGC alumni and friends can contact Sharon Fleshman EAS’90 at (215) 927-3856 or <sharonfaye@hotmail.com> to register or for details.


GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS

Thinking about returning to Penn for your graduate degree?
Join the graduate and professional schools from the University of Pennsylvania
for a day-long information session, to be held at the Penn Club of New York on Tuesday, April 18, from 12 midday to 6 p.m. Representatives from the schools will be present to answer questions about the graduate and professional programs offered. Contact Judith Silverman <judiths@gse.upenn.edu> with any questions.