PHILADELPHIA- The 40,000 vacant parcels in Philadelphia cause $3.6 billion in reduced property values, cost more than $20 million per year in city maintenance and nets the city $70 million less in property taxes, according to a report on the vacant land management system in Philadelphia released this month by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice is highlighted for his efforts in high school mentorship.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has received the 2010 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Corporate Leadership Award.
Campus singing groups the Penn Singers Light Opera Company and Penn Glee Club participate in a surprise wedding proposal.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell and Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, the first lady, today honored Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a professor in Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication, as Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania. Six other noted women were also recognized.