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Save Our Schools: Black Men at Penn Reach Out to South Philly High

November 17, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice is highlighted for his efforts in high school mentorship.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Weekly
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 16, 2010

Penn Recognized for Supporting Work/Life Balance

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has received the 2010 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Corporate Leadership Award.

Penn: Car-Sharing Times Two

November 8, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania partners with car-sharing service, ZipCar, Inc. to provide more off-campus car access for members of the Penn community.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

South Street Bridge, Absent for 2 Years, Reopens

November 7, 2010

Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum comments on the re-opening of the South Street Bridge.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philly’s Mural Arts Program “Love Letter Tour” Helps Couple Get Engaged

November 3, 2010

Campus singing groups the Penn Singers Light Opera Company and Penn Glee Club participate in a surprise wedding proposal.

Article Source: CultureMob.com

Union, Schools, Penn Announce Collaboration Plan

October 30, 2010

Penn announces plans to provide more services and resources for West Philadelphia students and their families.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Expecting a Shift

October 31, 2010

First lady Michelle Obama is visiting the Penn campus for a rally.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 29, 2010

Penn Graduate School of Education Opens Business Plan Competition Submissions; Top Prize $25,000

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation have announced that the 2011 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition is open for submissions.

            Entering its second year, this global competition is the first contest specifically aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and addressing challenges in education.  It is designed to connect social entrepreneurs to venture capitalists and other funders interested in improving education.

Governor Rendell, First Lady Recognize Eight Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

October 27, 2010

President Amy Gutmann and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are among the eight women named Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.

Article Source: CNBC.com
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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411 October 28, 2010

Penn’s Amy Gutmann, Kathleen Hall Jamieson Named Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell and Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, the first lady, today honored Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a professor in Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication, as Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.   Six other noted women were also recognized.