you spend the winter in Florida, Arizona, or some other warm climate
away from home? Dont forget that you can stay involved with Penn
wherever you go! Alumni operate Penn clubs in Miami, Naples, Palm
Beach, Boca Raton, Sarasota, Tampa, Phoenix, Denver, etc., and they
invite Snow Birds to participate in their activities. Go to www.alumni.upenn.edu/
club/index.html to get the contact information for all our Penn
296th Birthday Celebration of
10:30 a.m. Procession from the American Philosophical Society to
Benjamin Franklins grave
Noon luncheon celebrating the bicenquinquagenary of the Philadelphia
Contributionship, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1752. An address
on the role of insurance in the development of the American economy.
For more information, contact:
Benjamin Franklin Reinauer W38
(973) 697-1104 (fax)
Charles F. Ludwig C53 L56
Arthur H. Saxon W60
(610) 891-7100 x2665,
(610) 891-7244 (fax)
month's column | Sept/Oct Contents | Gazette
Events of intereston
campus and around the world.
Highlights for Mar/Apr. For more detailed listings,
please see Alumni
125 Years of Women at Penn
is rip-roaring and ready-to-go. We shared a day with Habitat for Humanity
in June to celebrate PennCares by finishing and dedicating a house. During
the hot and dry summer months we had several happy-hours to stay cool
and catch up with friends. In August we hosted a Welcome to Penn picnic
to send off the new and current students to our favorite Ivy campus. If
you have any questions or want more information about our fall calendar
of events, send Matt Zubiller an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope to see you soon.
Here is a list of our upcoming events: First September will be held at
Rockbottom Brewery (Grand and State Streets) on Thursday, Sept. 13 at
6:30 p.m.; a Cubs v. Astros game at Wrigley Field on Sunday, Sept. 30,
at 1:00 p.m.; a club meeting on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:00 p.m. (location
to be determined); a mid-October visit the Art Institute of Chicago to
see Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South (exact date to
be determined); a wine tasting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7:00 p.m. (location
to be determined). For more information on these events, visit our Web
site at (www.pennclubchicago.com).
If you wish to be added to our e-newsletter mailing list, send an e-mail
alumni will start the fall with our First September mixer to welcome
all newcomers, especially members of the Class of 2001 to Cleveland. If
you know of any new Clevelanders, please refer their names to the club.
All alumni are welcome at this event; details will be sent to Cleveland
listserv members and will be posted on our Web site. Other events planned
upcoming club year are mixers, televised Penn sports events, a special
art tour, a
theater party, and a holiday brunch. For more information on club activities,
membership, and the Cleveland listserv, contact Rick Bauschard GAr69
at (216) 575-1959 or email@example.com,
or Barbara Franklin SAMP66 at (216) 292-6750 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Check our Web site at www.IVY15.org
for upcoming events.
Coast. On Sunday, Oct. 14 at 4:00 p.m., the Gold Coast Club
will hold its annual Beach Party and Barbecue at the Seagate Beach Club,
400 South Ocean Boulevard, Delray Beach. For information, contact Lynn
Kay at (561) 995-8992 or Michael Lewis at (561) 483-7721.
Angeles. Penn at the Hollywood Bowl The first fireworks in
10 years, on Sunday, Sept. 16; there will be a wine and cheese reception
at 6:00 p.m., with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. The Bowl is at 2301
North Highland Avenue. Cost for registered members is $25 (ticket and
reception), and nonregistered members $35 (ticket and reception). For
more information, contact club president Matt Rosler at (310) 309-3500
x5373 or pennclubla @onebox.com.
Join the Penn and Wharton clubs in their revitalized activities; all
club events are open to all area alumni. Under the leadership of Jon Greenawalt
and Jay Hansen (Wharton), the clubs are planning fall events, including
a Wharton meeting in October, a secondary-school committee event, and
an early fall Young Alumni activity. All details are now listed on the
Penn & Wharton Clubs of Michigan Web site www.pennclubMI.org.
The clubs are looking for interested volunteers to help plan and run the
various events. Contact Jon at (248) 647-9290 or Jay at (248) 540-0031.
Club of Northern California. Join us for our first annual golf
tournament at Monarch Bay Golf Club, 13800 Neptune Drive, San Leandro,
on Sunday, Sept. 30
at 1:30 p.m. This is a new, 18-hole championship golf course located along
San Francisco Bay coastline. Contact: Philip Crosby email@example.com
or (510) 834-6600.
Join members of the Penn Club and the Faculty Club when Americas oldest
auction house, Samuel T. Freeman & Company, hosts a Freeman Penn Roadshow
at Houston Hall and the Faculty Club on Saturday, Oct. 13. Five distinguished
appraisers will be available to estimate the value of your rare books,
paintings, English silver hallmarks, and American furniture. There will
be lectures by each appraiser including Beau Freeman on The Philadelphia
Chair. All are invited. Pre-registration is $10 per person (children
free), or $15 at the door. The Penn Club, the College Alumni Society,
the Black Alumni Society, and other area Penn affinity groups invite you
to spend some time with the PennUltimate couple, the honorable Ed and
the honorable Midge Rendell, on Oct. 25. For information on both events,
contact Fanny Chu-Fong at (215) 561-6900 x24 or phlpennclb
YEARS OF WOMEN AT PENN
major milestone in womens rights and progress will be observed
this fall when alumnae gather from all over the world to celebrate
125 years of educating women at Penn.
To commemorate this historic event, a celebration will be
held Nov. 1-2 (the two days preceding Homecoming) that will
include a breakfast honoring women who paved the way at the
University; a keynote address by NBC chief foreign-affairs
correspondent and University trustee Andrea Mitchell CW67;
panel discussions with distinguished Penn women; and a book-signing
for Penn women authors and a networking party.
In addition, the existing Class of 1949 Bridge across 38th
Street and its approach has received a major refurbishing
to create a Womens Walkway and Generational Bridge recognizing
Penn families. A private performance of the critically acclaimed
play, The Vagina Monologues, will be available to the
first 900 participants registered.
More information on the event, including a complete schedule,
is available online at www.alumni.upenn.edu/
Distinguished event chairs are Hon. Leonore Annenberg Hon85, Dr.
Gloria Twine Chisum Gr60 Hon94, Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Andrea
Mitchell CW67, and Dr. Judith Rodin CW66.
p.m. Kick-off reception at the Penn Bookstore and unveiling
of customized poster honoring Penn women who have authored books.
Pepper Sinkler CGS75 Hon91, will speak at this event, and Lorene
E. Cary C78 G78, Cathy Crimmins G78, Laurie Burrows Grad CW66,
Rebecca Matthias CW75, Lisa Scottoline C77 L81, and Angela Nissel
C98 will serve as honorary chairs.
p.m. Reception and dinner with President Judith Rodin, trustees,
and senior administrators.
address by Andrea Mitchell, CW67, chief foreign-affairs correspondent
for NBC News; Hon. Marjorie O. Rendell CW69 will introduce Andrea
Mitchell. Closing remarks by Renee Chenault-Fattah L82, co-anchor
of NBC10 News.
p.m. A private performance of The
Vagina Monologues at the Annenberg Center, followed by a short
performance by its author, Eve Ensler, an award-winning playwright,
poet, activist, and screenwriter.
Evans Joseph C77, the first producer of The Vagina Monologues,
will introduce Eve Ensler, who will perform My Short Skirt,
a short piece about how women have the right to wear anything, anywhere,
without being hurt or bothered; she will stay to answer questions.
(The first 900 people to register for the Celebration will be invited
to attend the special Thursday evening performance.)
p.m. Dessert reception.
a.m. Coffee and continental breakfast, Honoring Those Who Paved
Mary Frances Berry, the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of History
and chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and Loretta Barrett
CW62 GEd65, president of Loretta Barrett Books, Inc., will speak;
honorary chair is Dr. Gloria Chisum Gr60 Hon94.
a.m. Morning panels featuring notable alumnae, focusing on issues
of importance to women. The theme for the discussions is Educating
Women for Leadership: Penn Women of the 21st Century.
and Medicine: Our Bodies, Ourselves: What You Know May Make the
Difference, moderated by Dr. Claire M. Fagin Hon94,
professor and dean emerita of the School of Nursing (1977-92) and
interim president of the University (1993-94), who is a consultant
on health care and organizational leadership.
panel members include: Ruth Katz CW73 L77, associate dean for
administration, Yale University School of Medicine; Dr. Sheila Moriber
Katz WG90, president and CEO, NewMedicine, LLC; former dean, Hahnemann
University School of Medicine; former executive director, White
House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Dr.
Marie Savard Nu72 M76, physician, author, and speaker; Dr. Susan
Taylor C79, director of the Skin of Color Center at St. Lukes
Roosevelt Hospital Center and assistant clinical professor of dermatology
at Columbia University; Dr. Barbara L. Weber, professor of medicine
and genetics, director of the Breast Cancer Program and director
of the Cancer Genomics Program at the Abramson Family Cancer Research
Institute at the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center.
Leadership in Philanthropy: Cents and Sensibility: Women Making
a Difference, moderated by Carol Einiger CW70, chief investment
officer of Rockefeller University.
panel members include: Anne dHar-noncourt Hon88, the George D.
Widener director and CEO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Laurene
Powell Jobs C/W85, founder and board president of College Track,
a non-profit college preparatory program based in East Palo Alto,
Calif.; Evelyn Lauder, founder and chair of the Breast Cancer Research
Foundation and senior corporate vice president of The Est»e Lauder
Companies, Inc; Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli W95, executive director of
the FATE Foundation, which assists Nigerian youth in establishing
businesses, and co-founder of the Business Womens Network for Nigerian
women; Judith Vredenburgh CW70, president and CEO of Big Brothers/Big
Sisters of America.
Inauguration of the Womens Walkway and Generational Bridge at the
Class of 1949 Bridge (over 38th Street).
p.m. Gala luncheon for all guests. The Beacon Award will be
presented by Christine Hikawa CW73, TCPW chair, to an outstanding
woman displaying exemplary leadership in furthering the advancement
of women: Dr. Judith Rodin.
p.m. Afternoon panels
and Business: The Waves: Making Them or Getting SwampedAre Women
Making a Difference? moderated by Willow Bay C85, anchor, CNN.
panel members include: Jean Chatzky C86, editor-at-large for Money
magazine and financial editor for NBC Today; Beverly Chell
CW64, vice chair and general counsel of Primedia, Inc.; Mandee
Heller C/W94, vice chair, executive vice president and co-chief
operating officer of the Womens Financial Network at Siebert; Aerin
Lauder C92, vice president of global advertising for The Est»e
Lauder Companies, Inc; Rebecca Matthias CW75, president and founder
of Mothers Work, Inc.
Politics and the Media: The Second Sex: What a Difference the Difference
Makes, moderated by Kathleen Hall Jamieson, dean of the Annenberg
School for Communication and director of the Annenberg Public Policy
panel members include: Marcia Greenberger CW67 L70, co-president
of the National Womens Law Center; Mindy Herman W82, president
and chief executive officer of E! Entertainment Networks; Mary Ellen
Mark FA62 ASC64 Hon94, photographer; Hon. Susan Ness WG83, former
Federal Communications Commissioner
p.m. Networking and social reception honorary chairs are Tory
Burch C88, Claudia Cohen CW72, and Lolita Jackson EAS89. The
speaker is Melissa Rivers C89, a host and producer for E! Entertainment
Alumni Award of Merit dinner (entry not included with registration).
Also a variety of other evening activities.
2001: Various activities including the Penn womens soccer team
taking on Princeton and a new two-mile walk (part of the Alumni
Run) in honor of Penn women. Also, activities and arts happenings
in and around Philadelphia, on-campus hospitality, and much more.
Previous month's column
| Sept/Oct Contents | Gazette
Copyright 2001 The
Pennsylvania Gazette | Last modified 8/21/01