Jill DiSanto manages media relations efforts for the School of Social Policy & Practice; the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research; and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. Her beats also include Naval ROTC battalion, the African-American Resource Center, history, political science, College Houses (dorms), the Division of Public Safety, and the Office of Government & Community Affairs. Her student feature stories showcase the Center for Undergraduate Research, community engagement activities, and the experience of students who identify as first-generation, low-income, or FGLI.
Netter Center prepares high school seniors to enter the contemporary workplace
Five students from West Philadelphia explored careers during a six-month internship at Penn, where they learned about fields from accounting to Zamboni operations.
Natives at Penn preserves cultural heritage, traditions
Natives at Penn creates awareness of Native history and contemporary issues. Moreover, it’s established a supportive community that spans the tri-state area.
May graduate brings research experience, lessons to India
The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant recipient will bring his multicultural approach to teaching English to the Vivekananda School Dehradun.
Netter Center celebrates collaboration in West Philadelphia
Community Partnership Festival offered activities and honored the service of Penn students, staff, and partners working in local schools.
Two innovative researchers selected as 2018 Carnegie Fellows
Daniel Q. Gillion and Beth Simmons are among the 29 recipients who will receive a stipend to fund up to two years of research and writing.
Division of Public Safety unveils drug drop-off box
A safe site for prescription drug disposal on campus is a major step forward in stemming the opioid epidemic.
How to help children at risk for abuse
Resources are available to protect kids from systemic child abuse. The executive director at Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research has insight and advice for everyone to help keep kids and communities safe.
Skating PALs: Youth skate with Penn’s Division of Public Safety
Philly kids took to the ice at the Class of 1923 Ice Rink on April 12th, as part of a city and campus police organization that hosts events for kids ages 6-18.