Alumni Stories

Programs for Penn GSE's homecoming panel
  • Higher Education
  • Alumni
December 13, 2018

Penn GSE highlighted leaders from across higher education at a panel discussion for alumni and friends during Penn’s Homecoming Weekend.

 

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  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Global Initiatives
  • Alumni
October 18, 2018

Four Penn GSE alumni share their stories of impactful careers that pair education with psychology, corporate leadership, business and technology, and international development.

  • Alumni
May 31, 2018

Dean Pam Grossman hosts a conversation with prominent education advocates.

 

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  • Faces of Philanthropy
  • Alumni
October 30, 2017

The opportunity to support teachers inspires educator Marjie Gittis Katz, GED’90, who knows firsthand the influence teachers have on children.

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  • Higher Education
  • Alumni
October 14, 2017

Four Penn GSE alumni who have gone on to the top position at a college or university share their professional paths, accomplishments, and perspectives.

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  • Higher Education
  • Alumni
October 14, 2017

As president of the University of Alaska, James R. Johnsen, GRD’06, applies leadership skills he developed at Penn GSE.

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  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Alumni
October 14, 2017

As president of Huston-Tillotson University, Colette Pierce Burnette, GRD’15, strives to improve access and build community.

  • Alumni
October 14, 2017

Silvia Castro, GRD’10, president of Universidad Lationoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología, uses her Penn GSE education to innovate learning and student services.

  • Alumni
October 14, 2017

As president of American Public Education Inc., Wallace “Wally” E. Boston, GRD’10, believes online education is the future.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Faces of Philanthropy
  • Alumni
April 14, 2017

Jolley Bruce Christman, GED’71, GR’87, and her late husband Steven S. Goldberg, GR’85, support graduating doctoral students at Penn GSE for their work in urban education.

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