Ivy League Degree No Surefire Path to Success

June 14, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says an Ivy League degree has networking benefits but can also encourage an insular attitude.

Article Source: MSNBC
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 10, 2010

Center for High Impact Philanthropy Issues Investment Guide on Long-Term Development in Haiti

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released its latest investment guide, “Haiti: How Can I Help? Models for Donors Seeking Long-Term Impact.”  The guide focuses on health, livelihoods and education, and it points to solutions where charitable dollars could make the biggest difference.

Video: Racial Scapegoating

May 11, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses a Philadelphia police corruption case.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)

At Penn, Biden Speaks at Daughter's Graduation

May 18, 2010

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says the dual role of father and politician made for a great commencement speaker in Vice President Biden.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Being a Teen & a Mother

May 5, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on teen-pregnancy complications.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 6, 2010
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 31, 2010

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice and DHS Create Joint-Scholarship Program

 

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has teamed with the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services to create the Penn/DHS Scholarship, a joint program designed to encourage full-time DHS staff to become part-time students pursuing master’s of social work degrees at Penn.

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Youth Violence: Philadelphia and Nationwide

Expert:

Dr. Howard Stevenson

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:

· Dr. Stevenson specializes in high-risk youth, aggressive behaviors and how parents can intervene as “life coaches” before, during and after a conflict.