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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 school year.


Community Partnerships VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.



Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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May 23, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Midcareer Grant Program, Spencer Foundation

Spencer Foundation Seeks Applications From Midcareer Scholars The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications from academic midcareer scholars for its Midcareer Grant Program. The program provides...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer AmeriCorps positions for students, PowerCorpsPHL

Are you a college student in search of a meaningful summer experience? Are you interested in: Serving Philadelphia communities? Learning from other young adults? Sharing your experiences in higher...


PA 529 Day Contest and Financial Aid Webinars

Please join the Pennsylvania Treasury Department in celebrating “529 Day” on May 29, a day dedicated to raising awareness and educating families about how to make a plan to save for college. To...

New Resources

New Issue: Metropolitan Universities Vol. 27.1

The inaugural online issue of Metropolitan Universities Vol. is published and ready for your review! In this online format, the journal’s reach to audiences interested in the impact and...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teacher PD: Introduction to Engineering Workshop

Dear Philadelphia School District Teachers, Counselors and Administrators, As we near the end of our spring semester, the Widener University School of Engineering has started planning for this...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Cycling Day Camp Volunteers, Neighborhood Bike Works

Summer Cycling Day Camp Volunteers! Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW) offers a full-day Summer Cycling Day Camp to youth ages 8-14, with the mission to empower Philly’s youth through cycling....