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.


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.