University Communications Staff

Jeanne Leong

News Officer

Architecture, Black Student Cultural Center, Botswana UPenn Partnership, Career Services, City and Regional Planning, Civic House, Computing, Fine Arts, Greenfield Intercultural Center, Historic Preservation, International Programs, La Casa Latina, Landscape Architecture, Library, Morris Arboretum, Pan-Asian American Community House, Student Life, Women's Center

215-573-8151

jleong@upenn.edu

Jason Morgan held a variety of jobs through his 30s, but it was a job lay-off during the economic downturn that led him to the University of Pennsylvania. In 2009, Morgan lost his job as a wedding photographer but soon found a job as a clerk at a restaurant on the Penn campus.
Sergeant Hall, formerly located at 34th and Chestnut streets, was built in 1900 as an upscale apartment building named The Essex. Penn purchased the building in 1924 and opened its first dorm for women during a decade when the number of women students at the University was on the rise.
Penn Libraries is now home to a very rare copy of what’s believed to be the final book printed by University founder Benjamin Franklin.
The sounds of birds singing, crickets chirping, and insects buzzing are back at the Morris Arboretum. And soon, music will fill the air, as well.
The sounds of birds singing, crickets chirping, and insects buzzing are back at the Morris Arboretum. And soon, music will fill the air, as well.
For members of the Korean rap group Klass, expressing themselves through their music is empowering them to learn new skills and inspiring them to pursue their passions. When the group’s founder James An, was 10, his family moved from Gwangmyeong-Si, South Korea, to Vancouver, British Columbia, and as he was adapting to life in Canada he would emulate rap performers such as Eminem.
The senior class leadership awards are among the oldest traditions at Penn.
Lecturers Neil Denari, Scott Erdy and David McHenry of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design have been named to the American Institute of Architects’ prestigious College of Fellows. They are among 147 AIA members elected as 2015 Fellows.
Thanks to a creative collaboration, students at the University of Pennsylvania presented a check for $7,291.25 to the local hunger relief organization Philabundance, on May 1.
Operated by the Division of Human Resources (HR), the Backup Care program is a safety net for caregivers that enables faculty and staff at Penn to utilize temporary care for children and adults.