Hartford. Come join us on Wed., May 11, at 7pm when Penn Professor Dr. Chris Maxwell, associate director and adjunct associate professor of management at the Wharton School, will bring us up-to-date on positive psychology: focusing on the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The location is Turbine Controls Inc., 5 Old Windsor Rd., Bloomfield. Please register for details on all events by joining the Hartford listserv. For further details contact Club president Debra Greenberg C’84 at deboat33@sbcglobal.net.

Long Island. Save the date: Sunday, June 12, 2011, for our annual Spring Dinner. The guest speaker will be Mary Summers, Penn’s Fox Senior Fellow. The evening will take place at the George Washington Manor, 1305 Old Northern Boulevard, Roslyn. Cocktails beginning at 6pm with dinner to follow at 6:45pm. For more details on this event contact Sharon J. Wolinsky-Price W’76 at swpesq@att.net.

Los Angeles. For the most up to date information on Los Angeles Alumni events, visit www.pennclubla.com. PennClubLA has embraced social media. Follow us on twitter@pennclubla, join our facebook group, and connect with us on Linkedin.

New Haven, Conn. On Tues., April 26, at 7:30pm, Penn Professor Dr. Chris Maxwell, associate director and adjunct associate professor of management at the Wharton School, will speak to the Club on positive psychology: a newer branch of psychology that focuses on the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The event is hosted by Cindy Leffell C’85, cindyleffell@aol.com, in New Haven. Penn Athletics invites alumni to support the Penn sports teams that will be competing in New Haven in 2011: Sat., March 26, women’s rowing vs. Columbia & Yale (Connell Cup); Fri., April 1, at 2pm, for men’s tennis vs. Yale; Fri., April 8, at 2pm, softball vs. Yale; Sat., April 9, at 12pm, baseball vs. Yale; and Sat. & Sun., May 7-8, all day for men’s & women’s Outdoor Track & Field, Heptagonal Championships. Any questions, contact Club presidents Arthur Seltzer C’76 M’80 and Reena Seltzer C’76 GEd’77 at reenaseltzer@gmail.com or aoseltzer@gmail.com.

Northern California. Penn Club of Northern California invites all alumni to join in the upcoming events, including more of our San Francisco Walking Tours series, museum exhibits, wine tastings, Lunch & Learn speakers, and Happy Hours with our Ivy League friends. To receive invitations to Bay Area events, register on our Club website www.ncpennclub.com.

Northern New Jersey. March 25 is the annual Penn performing-arts night for the Penn Club of Metro New Jersey. Volunteer at the New Jersey Food Bank in Hillside on April 2, for the Club’s Penn Cares Community Service Day. Penn Alumni Admissions Resource Council, formerly the Alumni Council on Admissions, will speak to a members-only crowd, about the admissions process at selective schools in mid April. Join the club on April 29 for an evening of salsa dancing & instruction and delicious Spanish cuisine. May 28, the Club will lead a family hike designed for all ages in South Mountain Reservation. Be sure to visit www.pennclubmetronj.com to learn the latest information on our club and register for events. To obtain more information about these and other programs, contact Club president Jill Holtz W’84 at jabrh2@comcast.net.

Portland, Ore. On Tues., April 5, Penn psychology professor Robert Kurzban will discuss his new book, Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind. Confirm the times, locations, and other details of all events in our email newsletter. Contact Club president John Vosmek C’61 at jva@vosmek.com  to get on the email list.

St. Louis. On April 12: From Excellence to Eminence: Penn’s Progress Toward Making History, an evening with John H. Zeller, vice president of development and alumni relations and Hoopes Wampler, assistant vice president of alumni relations; details can be found at www.alumni.upenn.edu/pennsprogress.

Toronto. On March 30: From Excellence to Eminence: Penn’s Progress Toward Making History, an evening with John H. Zeller, vice president of development and alumni relations and Hoopes Wampler, assistant vice president of alumni relations; details can be found at www.alumni.upenn.edu/pennsprogress.

Utah. The Penn Club of Utah wants to stay in touch with local alumni. If you are not receiving emails regarding our events, contact club president Maggie Nassif WMP’03 at Maggie.Nassif.wh03@wharton.upenn.edu.

Westchester/Rockland. We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Guthrie Ramsey, Penn professor of music and a professional jazz musician to our Annual Spring Dinner. He is a renowned professor at the University with filled-to-capacity classes, and will speak to us as well as perform at the dinner which will take place at Tamarack Country Club on Thurs., May 19. For more information on this and other upcoming events, visit the club website at www.pennclubwestrock.org. If you have any questions or if you would like to volunteer, contact club president, Cheryl Kabalkin Greenstein C’87 W’87 L’90.
 

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PAARC | The Penn Alumni Admissions Resource Center—formerly the Alumni Council on Admissions—provides resources and professional insight to alumni families with children or grandchildren as early as 7th grade, focusing on what it takes to become competitive in the Penn application process. PAARC hosts legacy-advising sessions which offer a personal touch to alumni families, featuring timely and relevant advice for those navigating the selective college-admissions process. Sessions are held Monday through Friday in the Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk. For a complete schedule, call (215) 898-6888 or visit www.alumni.upenn.edu/aca/las.html


HEALTHY CITIES: HEALTHY WOMEN
New York, May 5

Penn Alumni, Penn Nursing, and the Trustees’ Council of Penn Women present a half-day conference at the Grand Hyatt (adjacent to Grand Central Station), on urban women’s health, featuring Penn president Amy Gutmann, Penn Nursing School Dean Afaf Meleis, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell CW’67, and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times Nicholas Kristof (for more information on Mr. Kristof, please visit www.apbspeakers.com). Visit www.nursing.upenn.edu/healthywomen for more information.

 

 

 

     
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