- May 17, 2013
More than 8,000 proud alumni returned to their Penn home to rediscover their Red and Blue roots during Alumni Weekend, held May 10-13, 2013.
Returning Quakers reconnected with fellow classmates and recaptured their Penn pride while attending countless events and festivities. Not only did alumni find themselves reminiscing, but they engaged with faculty, classmates, and even Penn President Amy Gutmann in stimulating discussions, lectures, and panels. From film screenings and live theater performances to guided tours of new buildings and art galleries, there was something for everyone.
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- May 8, 2013
This spring, over 500 alumni, students, and friends
came together in New York City’s historic Gotham Hall to celebrate the transformative
power of a Penn education. This biannual event—held in New York in the spring
and Philadelphia in the fall—is a wonderful opportunity for students and
scholarship donors to meet and to share their Penn experiences.
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- April 25, 2013
On Friday, April 19, the Penn community gathered at Penn Park despite threatening storms to celebrate the monumental success of Making History: The Campaign for Penn. With sports exhibitions, performances by student groups, and performances by Grammy Award winners Train and John Legend the event was a fitting celebration for a record-breaking campaign.
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- April 12, 2013
“Contagious” isn’t always bad. At least, the class presidents attending the second annual Class Presidents Event certainly don’t think so. In fact, they’re hoping Penn pride spreads worldwide.
Offered by the University and the Alumni Class Leadership Council (ACLC), the Class Presidents Event, held March 15 in Huntsman Hall, not only invited all of Penn’s class presidents back to campus for some fun with old friends and new faces, but also served to recognize the momentous efforts of this very special leadership group.
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- March 29, 2013
Train and John Legend to Perform at Penn Park
The entire Penn community—students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and their families—is invited to a free event at Penn Park on Friday, April 19, from 5-9 p.m. to celebrate the tremendous success of the $4.3 billion Making History Campaign.