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Penn’s Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy project to launch new training program

Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy, or AISP, a joint effort between the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice and Graduate School of Education, will launch a training and technical assistance program for state and local governments interested in developing integrated data systems, or IDS.

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Penn GSE graduate finds calling as a Philadelphia teacher

The journey for Dominiqué Bynoe-Sullivan to become a teacher has been challenging, from her home in Brooklyn to a high school in Harlem to the University of Pennsylvania.

At Penn, she initially focused on becoming a physician, pursuing a major in microbiology. But during her sophomore year she changed direction, working with faculty to choose a major in public health, with a minor in urban education.

Two Penn GSE professors receive prestigious NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships

With the recent announcement that assistant professors Amy Stornaiuolo and Nelson Flores received 2017 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships, Penn GSE’s streak of success with this prestigious award continues. Counting Stornaiuolo and Flores, five Penn GSE assistant professors have received the fellowship in the past four years.

Racial Empowerment Collaborative helps families confronting racism

Dr. Riana Anderson (left) works with students on emotional responses and comebacks to racism.

Alex Posecznick peers behind the curtain of college admissions

Every spring, headlines announce the admissions statistics for America’s elite universities, which admit a small percentage of their applicants, and a minuscule percentage of American college students. 


Higher Education Division’s Gasman named to Berkowitz Chair

Marybeth Gasman, a Penn GSE professor of higher education, has been named the Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor in Education.

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Higher education leadership program produces 45th college president

Penn GSE’s Executive Doctorate in Higher Education Management program has produced yet another college president – Gregory Vincent (GSE ’04) will be assuming the presidency of Hobart & William Smith Colleges this summer.

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Talking about suicide helps prevent it, writes Counseling alumna

Nitika Gupta, a Licensed Professional Counselor, recently wrote about suicide prevention for the Huffington Post. A graduate of Penn GSE’s Professional Counseling M.Phil.Ed. and M.S.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling, she’s a practicing clinician in Mumbai, India.

“There exists a ubiquitous misconception that talking about suicide, particularly to naïve, impressionable youth, might plant the undesirable idea in their minds.” Gupta writes.




Commencement ceremony celebrates over 500 Penn GSE graduates

SoBae Park, Yunning Wang, and Marvin Shelton (pictured above) celebrate graduating from the Education, Culture, and Society program.

A curious board is university’s ally, writes higher education expert Peter Eckel

As university boards decide how to handle long-term challenges like broadening student access, fundraising, and reducing sexual assault, they would do well to stoke members’ curiosity, says Penn GSE Senior Fellow Peter Eckel.

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