Ulysses Jenkins Exhibit
10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th St.
On May 15, the University’s NROTC annual Pass in Review ceremony was celebrated aboard the USS New Jersey.
Penn’s 265th Commencement honored students who are defined by their inspiring growth, unrivaled resilience, gracious appreciation, and undoubted ability to create a better future for us all.
On Monday, May 17, Penn honors the Class of 2021 with a hybrid 265th Commencement celebration. Penn Today takes a look at some of the facts and figures associated with the graduating class.
Due to COVID-19 public health limitations, the in-person ceremony is only open to graduating seniors. Family, friends, and the community at large are invited to tune in to a live webcast online.
Powell Jobs will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2021 on Monday, May 17. The announcement was made by Vice President and University Secretary Medha Narvekar.
As in-person festivities have been postponed, Penn live-streamed its “first” 264th Commencement for graduates and their families across the city, nation, and world.
In honor of the graduating Class of 2020, a roundup of facts and figures about the departing class.
As the pandemic moves an in-person Commencement ceremony to a future date and time, a special live online University-wide celebration on Monday, May 18, will offer up a salute to graduates, the conferral of degrees, and some surprises.
Penn will host an online University-wide graduation event at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 18. In-person ceremonies for Penn’s 264th Commencement will still take place on campus at a later date.
At Penn’s 264th Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 18, the author will also be awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.
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Alumna Laurene Powell Jobs’ commencement speech was excerpted. “We have to be prepared to walk through the door when it opens, or, by our own power and purpose, to open it ourselves,” she said.
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Philanthropist, entrepreneur, and alumna Laurene Powell Jobs addressed graduating Penn students at this year’s Commencement ceremony. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. And while you're doing it, love who you do it for and love who you are while you do it,” she said.
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NBC Foreign affairs correspondent and Penn alumna Andrea Mitchell addressed the class of 2018 on Monday, sharing her experiences and offering the new graduates guidance for life after college.
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