Chicago. Mark your calendars now for the 7th Annual Penn Club White Sox Group Outing on Sat., Aug. 28! This event always sells out, so get your tickets early. For more info on this event and our other upcoming events visit

Jacksonville, Fla. Wed., May 26, at 6:30pm, the First Coast Penn Club will host a reception at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library, featuring Wayles Wilson G’09, from Penn Alumni’s Council on Admissions, who will discuss the admissions process at selective colleges, with emphasis on legacy admissions. If you have not yet received your invitation, email co-presidents Sam and Donna Heffner at

Las Vegas. There is a Glee Club performance for ‘Ivy Plus’ Las Vegas on Thursday evening May 27. If you have yet to check out a Penn Club event, then this is it for you! Come join your local Quaker alumni as well as our fellow Ivy League and associated friends. The Glee Club is visiting us on their spring tour and the event will prove to be a lot of fun with plenty of people to meet. Email president Lea Artis C’08 for further information regarding time and

Long Island. Sun., June 6, join us for our annual Spring Dinner with guest speaker Eric J. Furda C’87, Penn’s dean of admissions. The evening will take place at the George Washington Manor, 1305 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. Cocktails begin 6pm, with dinner at 6:45pm. For more details, contact Sharon J. Wolinsky-Price W’76 at

New Haven, Conn. Penn professor Dr. Ira Harkavy C’70 Gr’79, will speak about urban-university-community-school partnerships on Wed., May 12, at 7:30pm. Join us on Sun., June 6, at 2pm, for an art-gallery talk at the Yale Center for British Art, focusing on Louis I. Kahn Ar’24 Hon’71, the internationally acclaimed former dean of Penn’s School of Architecture, and his contributions to the design of both the center and the Yale University Art Gallery. For more info, contact Reena Levine Seltzer C’76 GEd’77 at

New York. PennNYC and the Penn Club of New York welcome members to the Fourth Annual Young Alumni Spring Fling on Fri., May 21, from 7:30 to 10:30pm. For only $41, enjoy a night of music, cocktails (four included in the price), crudités, and a Fling favorite—Oreo cookies. Then, on Tues., May 25, from 6pm to 7:30pm, join us at the Penn Club of New York for an author talk and book-signing with Fr. James Martin W’82 (aka The Colbert Report chaplain). He will discuss his recently released book, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, a practical spiritual guidebook that addresses issues of how to manage relationships, money, work, prayer, and decision-making (while keeping a sense of humor about it all). To learn more about these events and others—and to register—visit; be sure to log in to get the full benefits of the site and your free membership. Contact Dale Kramer Cohen W’76, president of PennNYC, at if you have questions or would like to volunteer.

Northern California. Join us at events in the Bay Area as we continue our Walking Tours of San Francisco neighborhoods and explore the natural beauty with our Shoreline Hikes. Enjoy an afternoon at the park with our Penn Picnic, a great outing for all alumni, families, current and newly admitted students. Check our website for these events, picnic date, our happy hours, and the many activities where we partner with other Ivy League clubs:

Northern New Jersey. Join us on June 2 for our annual Wesley A. Stanger Jr. Scholars and Installation Dinner with a special guest speaker from Penn, Dr. Ira Harkavy C’70 Gr’79, associate vice president and the founding director of Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships. The evening will take place at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston; cocktails at 6:30pm with dinner at 7:15pm. For more details contact Lynn Lederman C’90 at or check our web site at

Paris. Save the Date: Thurs., Oct. 7, Penn Alumni, the Penn Club of France, the Wharton Club of France, and Penn Law France will host President Amy Gutmann in Paris. We invite all alumni in Europe to attend. Be sure your contact information is up-to-date with Penn by visiting so that you will receive information on the event.

Philadelphia. Be sure to consider joining us for our May 19 Access! Restaurant event at Bistro La Minette; our June 10 BAYAQC (Bi-Annual Young Alumni Quizzo Championship) and Fundraiser; and our July 10 Kickball Classic. Visit our website for more details on these and other upcoming events.

Western Pennsylvania. We invite you to attend our monthly luncheons which we host at noon on the first Thursday of every month at the HYP Club, 619 William Penn Place: the next one is June 3. Information on other upcoming events and Club information can be found on our website

Westchester/Rockland, N.Y. Our annual Spring Dinner will feature two terrific speakers: Quenby Jackson Mott, vice dean and director of admissions, and Ryan Oakes C’00, an entertainer/illusionist. The dinner is on Thurs. evening, May 20, at Tamarack Country Club, just over the N.Y. border in Greenwich, Conn. (five minutes from Westchester Airport). Also, mark your calendars for our annual trip to Caramoor; to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Robert Schumann’s birth on Sat., July 17, maestro Robert Spano, music Director of the Atlanta Symphony, will make his debut performance at this beautiful venue. For additional information about these and other upcoming events, or to volunteer, check the website or contact club presidents, Sharon Mulholland W’85 and Jeff Mulholland W’86, at


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ACA | The Alumni Council on Admissions is Penn’s advising and guidance resource for undergraduate legacy applicants. The ACA hosts Legacy Advising Sessions, Monday through Friday (except University holidays), at 12:15pm and 3:15pm; additional sessions will be available Mondays and Fridays at 11am and 2pm. These informal sessions allow alumni and their children and grandchildren to learn more about Penn’s selection process and the college search process in general. Sessions are held in the Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk, and reservations are never required. For more information and to learn about additional programming available during Alumni Weekend, visit or call (215) 898-6888.


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