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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 13, 2010

Penn GSE Student Earns Social Entrepreneurship Award


            PHILADELPHIA –- Scott Stimpfel, a doctoral student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, will receive the 2010 Social Entrepreneurship Award from the Manhattan Institute on Nov. 4 at the Princeton Club in New York for co-founding and serving as the executive director of Resources for Educational and Employment Opportunities.

Star-Studded Gala Shines Light on Need for Funding at HBCUs

October 7, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses funding

Article Source: thegrio.com

Innovative Curricula at HBCUs: Goats, Fish and Farmer’s Markets

October 5, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses curricula at historically black colleges and universities.

False Comparisons: the Plight of Historically Black Colleges?

October 4, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog on the public discourse surrounding historically black colleges and universities.

Donors May Balk at College Giving, if Fisk Prevails With Art Sale

September 29, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses Fisk University’s proposed art sale and is cited for co-authoring “Uplifting a People: African American Philanthropy and Education.”

Principal's Availability Called Into Question

September 29, 2010

James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education says “an important part of a principal's job is being visible to parents and students early in the morning and after school.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Gainful Employment, Jesse Jackson, and For-Profit Institutions

September 25, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog on for-profit institutions.

Teacher Power: A Promising Experiment at a Newark School

September 10, 2010

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on teacher-turnover rates.

Article Source: Newark Star-Ledger

All Bets Are on as SugarHouse Opens

September 23, 2010

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement discusses the implications of a casino in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

'A Family Feeling'

September 19, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses enrollment rates at historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Houston Chronicle