Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the state of Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services.
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The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, along with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, hosted a panel, “Sustaining the Community-Based Response to HIV,” Oct. 20 at Penn. About 150 attended.
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and Lauren Hirshon of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences are mentioned in regards to the revitalization of Old York Road.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy and Practice is noted as part of a team addressing the problem of domestic violence.
Penn’s Craig R. Carnaroli to Chair Group Advising Philadelphia School District on Finances and Operations
PHILADELPHIA – Craig R. Carnaroli, executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania, has been named chair of the Financial Operations and Systems Working Group, which will advise the Philadelphia School Reform Commission.
The announcement was made by Mayor Michael Nutter in conjunction with the SRC and Ron Tomalis, the Pennsylvania secretary of education.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Division of Public Safety will hold its annual Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 3 to 6 p.m. at 4040 Chestnut St.
Visitors can take a “behind-the-scenes” tour of the PennComm Communications Center, which serves as the command and control center for the Public Safety operation and take a turn on the Firearm Training Simulator.
Used for police officer training, the simulator tests a person’s instincts and response to scenarios that may require the use of deadly force.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Division of Public Safety, in conjunction with the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation and Utilities, will kick off the annual “Share the Road” bicycle safety campaign on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m. in front of the Penn Bookstore, 36th and Walnut streets, concluding with a press conference at noon.