Honorable Mention: 2022 Models of Excellence

Penn's 2022 Models of Excellence honorees have been announced, and College Houses & Academic Services was awarded an Honorable Mention for its efforts in "Supporting Penn through COVID-19 and Return to Campus Work".  Penn's commemorative video is below, and you can access a keepsake book about all this year's honorees here.


Merrick Eng, W'22

Harnwell RA awarded by Penn Alumni

Harnwell RA Merrick Eng W'22 was selected as a recipient of a 2022 Penn Alumni Student Award of Merit.  This award, which was presented this year to five graduating seniors by the Penn Alumni Awards Committee, recognizes students for outstanding service to the University, academic achievement, and alumni engagement.  Congratulations Merrick!

Allison Chou C'23

Sleep Well at Harnwell

Junior Allison Chou was named a 2022 Goldwater Scholar by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Foundation for her work in neuroscience. Along with Harnwell Fellow Prof. Adriana Perez, Allison has organized a series of "Sleep Well" workshops at Harnwell College House, helping Harnwellians learn how to prioritize healthy sleep to improve their wellness and their academic capabilities. You can read more at Penn News and the Daily Pennsylvanian.

Ashley Fuchs, Harrison RA

Harrison RA receives Political Science award

Harrison RA Ashley Fuchs was awarded the Philo Bennett Prize for her Political Science honors thesis, "Prison Museums on Trial: The Politics of Remembrance and Reform at Eastern State Penitentiary, Sing Sing Prison Museum, and Angola Museum".  The Philo Bennett Prize was established in 1905 by a bequest from Philo Sherman Bennett, and is awarded in recognition of the best thesis on a topic related to American politics and political theory. Congratulations Ashley!

Believing-Birthing-Building: W.E.B. Du Bois College House 50th Anniversary, 1972-2022

Du Bois College House celebrates 50 years of excellence

W.E.B. Du Bois College House was founded in 1972 to provide a locus for African American and African identities and academic study, and this year CHAS celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. On Friday, April 1, Du Bois celebrated with a Family Reunion event, and the Daily Pennsylvanian and Penn News were there to cover it. Click to read more from the DP, and click here to read more from Penn News.