Provost

A ‘first’ Commencement like no other

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.

Amanda Mott



In the News


Fox 29 (Philadelphia)

Rising high school seniors invited to apply UPenn's summer prep program

Vice Provost for Student Engagement Valarie Swain-Cade McCollum was interviewed about Penn’s summer program for rising high school seniors.

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KYW Newsradio (Philadelphia)

Penn offers free online college prep courses to incoming high school seniors

Vice Provost for Student Engagement Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum spoke about Penn’s new Rising Senior Summer Academy for Philadelphia high school students.

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