PHILADELPHIA -- It was for students such as Chevon Boone that dignitaries from the KIPP Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania gathered Oct. 2 to celebrate the establishment of a new partnership.
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “I think it’s hard to do both work that is rigorous and also accessible to the population at large.”
Penn’s partnership with the KIPP Foundation is featured.
PHILADELPHIA – A ceremony today will cement the partnership between the KIPP Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania to increase college-completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide. To support this partnership effort, Martha and Bruce Karsh have contributed resources to help KIPP alumni as they make their way toward Penn degrees.
Edward Rock of the Law School, Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences are highlighted for their involvement with Penn’s Coursera classes.
Michelle Denburg of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for a grant to support research about patients with nephrotic syndrome and vitamin D deficiency.
Mukul Pandya of the Wharton School comments on the upcoming seminar PwC and Knowledge@Wharton Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility.