2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Penn President Amy Gutmann’s record tenure of nearly 18 years is the University’s most transformative.
For 125 years, the nation’s largest outdoor track and field event has convened on Franklin Field for Penn Relays, come rain or shine.
Speaker Andrea Mitchell, an alumna and award-winning journalist, encouraged graduates to be curious, open-minded, and engaged.
The Working Dog Center began with just a few puppies, and now, five years later, has trained some of the best noses in the business. Canine graduates have gone on to police work, search and rescue, and explosives, narcotics, and diabetes detection.
Penn President Amy Gutmann celebrated the University graduates of the Class of 2017, along with family, friends, the academic community, alumni, and Commencement speaker Cory Booker, Democratic U.S. Senator for New Jersey.