Stedman Graham at Sayre High School Monday to Rally 200 Summer Program Students to Achieve Their Visions
WHAT: Stedman Graham will share his Nine-Step Success Process with youth assembled at Sayre High School to learn how to develop a vision for their lives. During this exclusive visit to Philadelphia, Graham will address the assembly for about an hour, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.
New Garden to Be Unveiled at West Philadelphia High School as Part of Urban Nutrition Initiative at Penn
WHAT: A celebration of the opening of the West Philadelphia High School Garden, a program of the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships
The University of Pennsylvania has become the first Ivy League school to partner with The Posse Foundation, which recruits and trains young people from urban high schools and sends them to top-tier colleges and universities as multicultural groups of 10 called "Posses."
PHILADELPHIA — “West Philadelphia: Building a Community,” which opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on July 7, explores 19th-century architectural and urban development and features highlights of the community today.
The exhibit includes watercolors by Scottish immigrant David J. Kennedy that depict area houses, institutions and streets in 1836-1898. Land maps, photographs and postcards also reveal the neighborhood during these years.
Penn Students' Interviews, Research Fundamental to Development of Virtual West Philadelphia History Museum
PHILADELPHIA –- University of Pennsylvania students are playing a pivotal role in a virtual-history museum focusing on West Philadelphia.
Through an academically based community-service course at Penn, students have had the opportunity to be part of the West Philadelphia Community History Center, an interactive Web site that can grow as a collective portrait of the history, families and institutions of the area that is home to the Penn campus.
The University of Pennsylvania’s second annual PennMOVES – (Move-Out Volunteers Engaging in Service)
This will be a sale of the items left behind by students during move out — clothes, furniture, kitchen gear, non-perishable food items —that would otherwise be destined for the landfill. These items have been collected and arranged by category and are available for purchase.