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At first day of 1vyG, attendees discuss challenges of post-college life as a FGLI student

“I did work-study and summer jobs. It’s doable, but it’s not a free ride, no matter what people may say or think,” Lynn Cetin, a 1991 College graduate and panelist, said. "This is something we really work and struggle for."

    At first day of 1vyG, attendees discuss challenges of post-college life as a FGLI student
    First-generation, low-income students from colleges around the country attended the first day of the 1vyG conference hosted on Penn's campus this Saturday. In its fourth year, the annual 1vyG conference featured panels and discussions on topics ranging from career advice to mental health awareness for FGLI students.
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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Sight Word Growth Needed

    Ms. McGettigan is asking for $500.80:
    My students need sight word mastery to grow as readers. They need hands-on practice with letters, sounds and basic sight words. With these magnetic boards and sight words centers, my students will also work in teams.
    Gen George G Meade Elementary School Comment
  • Build Them Up

    Mr. Williams is asking for $436.29:
    My students need low level fiction and nonfiction books for independent reading time.
    Gen George G Meade Elementary School Comment

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT - FOR (REPAIR WALL DESCRIBED IN CD#555139) TO RESOLVE CASE #555139. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6? IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE #555139.

    2100 W GIRARD AVE Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

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3 days ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Book Worms

    Mr. Williams is asking for $773.71:
    My students need access to leveled readers to practice basic skills and move them closer to grade level expectations.
    Gen George G Meade Elementary School Comment
  • Sight Word Galore!!

    Mrs. Boatwright is asking for $509.14:
    My students need hands-on activities to increase sight vocabulary development.
    Gen George G Meade Elementary School Comment

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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEAL LATERAL PA20180412108"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    1327-29 N 18TH ST Issued February 13, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Classmates of 1963 Penn graduate Steve Wynn discuss Penn's decision to revoke his honors

1963 College graduate Richard Bartholomew said he had faith in the University’s decision-making process and noted the nationwide movement of people in power being held accountable for their actions.

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For 1963 Wharton graduate Robert Aresty, the University’s decision to strip Steve Wynn of his honorary title and spot on campus is a deeply misguided one.

Supporters of the decision also drew connections between Wynn and a Penn graduate five years younger, Donald Trump. President Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate, has also been accused of sexual misconduct. Wynn became the Republican National Committee Finance Chairman after Trump’s election.

    Classmates of 1963 Penn graduate Steve Wynn discuss Penn's decision to revoke his honors
    Penn revoked Steve Wynn's honorary degree and removed his name from campus, as well as a scholarship on Feb. 1, eliciting fierce debate and widespread difference of opinions among members of his graduating class. Penn's decision came several days after Wynn's resignation as the RNC finance chair, and five days before his as resignation of CEO of Wynn resorts.
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5 days ago

Did Penn's decision to strip Wynn's honorary degree lack due process? Experts disagree.

Following allegations of sexual misconduct against 1963 College graduate and former trustee Steve Wynn, Penn removed his name from Wynn Commons, revoked his honorary degree, and removed his name from a scholarship made up of his donations on Feb 1. 

    Did Penn's decision to strip Wynn's honorary degree lack due process? Experts disagree.
    Following allegations of sexual misconduct against 1963 College graduate and former trustee Steve Wynn, Penn removed his name from Wynn Commons, revoked his honorary degree, and removed his name from a scholarship made up of his donations on Feb 1.
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Feb 12

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Feb 12

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL PVC PIPING FOR SEWAGE DRAIN SYSTEM AND PEX WATERLINES TO SERVICE 5-BATHROOM GROUPS,2-KITCHEN SINKS AND 2-LAUNDRY HOOKUPS.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    1233 N 17TH ST Issued February 9, 2018 Comment

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Feb 09

What Penn students think about choice of Andrea Mitchell as commencement speaker

Penn announced on Tuesday that Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent for NBC and Penn 1967 College graduate, is selected to be the 2018 commencement speaker. 

    What Penn students think about choice of Andrea Mitchell as commencement speaker
    Penn announced on Tuesday that Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent for NBC and Penn 1967 College graduate, is selected to be the 2018 commencement speaker. Mitchell has a decades-long career in political journalism and has received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women's Media Foundation, the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism from Harvard's Kennedy School, and the Society for Professional Journalists Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Feb 09

Joe Biden, Andrea Mitchell, Amy Gutmann officiate launch of Penn Biden Center in D.C.

Biden was interviewed by former NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell — a 1967 College graduate who was recently announced as the 2018 commencement speaker —  following an introduction from Penn President Amy Gutmann.

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Mitchell then began the conversation by asking Biden a series of questions about foreign policy and the state of the country. In the conversation, Biden mentioned instances in which global leaders anxiously called him concerning the actions of President Donald Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate. 

    Joe Biden, Andrea Mitchell, Amy Gutmann officiate launch of Penn Biden Center in D.C.
    The Penn Biden Center officially launched in D.C., where former United States Vice President and Penn professor Joe Biden faced a packed room of policy makers, international affair advisors, and University administrators to answer questions on foreign policy.
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Feb 09

In this week's crime log: Pottruck theft and Wynn Commons vandalism

The University subsequently removed the name "Wynn" from "Wynn Commons" after announcing to the Penn community it would take action action 1963 College graduate and former trustee Steve Wynn, who has recently been accused of engaging in a decade-long pattern of sexual misconduct. 

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Jan. 26: Someone reported a theft of more than $200 worth in losses at Honeygrow at 3731 Walnut St. 

Jan. 28: A theft was reported at 3100 Chestnut St., with total losses exceeding $200.

Jan. 28: The Wawa at 3744 Spruce St. reported a theft which totaled in a loss between $50 and $200.

Jan. 30: Between $50 and $200 worth of money or items were stolen from Pottruck Fitness Center at 3701 Walnut St.

Jan. 30: A bike was reported stolen from 4047 Pine St.

Jan. 31: A 26-year-old man was drunkenly arguing and shouting near the 4200 block of Chestnut St. Officers asked him to leave the area, but he refused. Police issued him a citation for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.  

Jan. 28: A 29-year-old woman was arrested for driving while under the influence at high speed near the 3800 block of Fairmount Ave.

    In this week's crime log: Pottruck theft and Wynn Commons vandalism
    Theft: Jan. 26: Someone reported a theft of more than $200 worth in losses at Honeygrow at 3731 Walnut St. Jan. 28: A theft was reported at 3100 Chestnut St., with total losses exceeding $200. Jan. 28: The Wawa at 3744 Spruce St. reported a theft which totaled in a loss between $50 and $200.
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Feb 09

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMO OF A VACANT SFD AS PART OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA DEPT. OF LICENSES & INSPECTIONS DEMOLITION PROGRAM. ADDITIONAL SPECS:2 STUCCO C/W 2150 & 2154 RIDGE AVE.

    2152 RIDGE AVE Issued February 7, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCTION OF A THREE STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE, WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE (FOR STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY). USE AS TWO FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    1239 N 19TH ST Issued February 7, 2018 Comment

Feb 09

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Feb 08

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    ALL NEW WIRING,DEVICES,FIXTURES AND 200AMP OVERHEAD SERVICE PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    1901 W THOMPSON ST Issued February 6, 2018 Comment

Feb 07

Pritchett to serve on Phila. education board for expertise in policy, city officials say

Farah Jimenez, 1990 College graduate and 1996 Law graduate, worked with Pritchett on the SRC. Jimenez will serve on the SRC officially until July 2018, when the new school board is officially seated. She is also president of the Philadelphia Education Fund. 

    Pritchett to serve on Phila. education board for expertise in policy, city officials say
    Penn Provost Wendell Pritchett, along with 12 other significant figures in Philadelphia, will contribute to the selection of the Philadelphia School District's first-ever Board of Education. The 13-person group, entitled the "Education Nominating Panel," was appointed by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and given the task of nominating 27 potential BOE members.
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Feb 07

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Feb 07

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Feb 07

Feb 07

Feb 07

Following reports of sexual misconduct, Wynn will resign from his position at Wynn Resorts

Wynn, a 1963 College graduate, was accused of a pattern of sexual misconduct spanning over decades in a report by the Wall Street Journal that was released in late January. The casino mogul denied the reports and told the Wall Street Journal that the allegations were “preposterous.” 

    Following reports of sexual misconduct, Wynn will resign from his position at Wynn Resorts
    Steve Wynn announced Tuesday that he is resigning from his position as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Wynn Resorts, citing an "avalanche of negative publicity" amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Wynn, a 1963 College graduate, was accused of a pattern of sexual misconduct spanning over decades in a report by the Wall Street Journal that was released in late January.
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Feb 06

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Feb 06

Feb 04

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REWIRE THROUGHOUT HOUSE BY ADDING LIGHTS, SWITCHES AND RECEPTACLES ON AN EXISTING 400AMP SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC (NORTH DISTRICT)

    1841 MASTER ST Issued February 2, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMO OF A VACANT SFD AS PART OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA DEPT. OF LICENSES & INSPECTIONS DEMOLITION PROGRAM. ADDITIONAL SPECS: NO STUCCO. INSTALL 60' X 12' FRONT SIDEWALK. CLEAN & GRADE LOTS @ 2026 & 2030 MASTER ST.

    2028 MASTER ST Issued February 2, 2018 Comment

Feb 04

Feb 03

Feb 03

  • Paper to Make Us Read and Write

    Ms. McGettigan is asking for $314.05:
    My students need envelopes and paper to continue to grow as writers. With these supplies, we will expand our morning stations to include a mail station. We will have a real reason to read and write.
    Gen George G Meade Elementary School Comment

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