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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 6, 2011

Denzel Washington, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn’s 255th Commencement

 

 

WHAT:           University of Pennsylvania’s 255th Commencement ceremony

 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 5, 2011

Empowering Women for Academic Leadership Roles

May 3, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education focuses on the importance of empowering women for leadership roles in academia.

‘Students Speak’ About Their Experiences at HBCUs

May 2, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on students and their experiences about attending historically black colleges and universities.

Penn Relays

The Penn Relay Carnival, better known as the Penn Relays, is one of Philadelphia’s most anticipated annual events. Originally held in 1895 as a dedication celebration for Franklin Field, the Relays have taken place during the final weekend of April for more than a century.

 

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Hey Day

Following a tradition that reaches back to 1916, Penn juniors celebrated Hey Day 2011 by donning red shirts, strutting along Locust Walk carrying canes and biting into straw hats. A celebration that is unique to Penn, Hey Day marks the “moving up” of juniors to the senior class. This year’s event began with a class picnic, followed by the boisterous class procession.

The Returns on an HBCU Education

April 19, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the value of attending a historically black college or university.

Teachers: Blames Only Where Blame Is Due

April 19, 2011

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and School of Arts and Sciences comments on school work conditions.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 18, 2011

Three Penn GSE Profs Lead Panel Discussion in “Mandates, Models and Methods, Oh My!”

PHILADELPHIA — Three panelists from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host a discussion at the 2011 Albert M. Greenfield Memorial Lecture, “Mandates, Models and Methods, Oh My!: A Strategic Look at the Essential Components of Early Childhood Education,” Wednesday, April 27, 4-5:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, 202 S. 36th St.

Central State University Plans to Survive and Thrive Despite Possible Budget Cuts

April 17, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the family-like atmosphere that historically black colleges and universities provide.

Article Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer