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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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February 8, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Lumina Foundation Showcase Prize

As one of the leading higher education foundations in the United States, Lumina Foundation has a long history of investing in and supporting not-for-profits to improve postsecondary completion rates....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Part-Time Assistant Service-Learning Coordinator, Widener University

Assistant Service-Learning Coordinator- Part-Time Widener University is seeking a part-time Assistant Service- Learning Coordinator. This position will provide support and programming assistance for...


Examples of Excelencia: Latino Success in Higher Education

For over 10 years, Examples of Excelencia has been the only national effort to recognize programs with evidence-based practices that increase Latino student success in higher education. Programs are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

AAC&U’s Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success: Applications Due March 1 Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success June 21–25, 2016 University of California Los...

New Resources

Governing Urban Schools in the Future

Governing Urban Schools in the Future: What’s Facing Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Overview In 2001, the state of Pennsylvania took over the School District of Philadelphia. The move, which came...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Educating the Heart: Creating Mindful Communities Conference

Educating the Heart: Creating Mindful Communities Conference Our theme this year is Creating Mindful Communities! In an effort to meet the social and emotional needs of the whole child, our...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer speakers needed, Step Into College conference

In March, Steppingstone Scholars in collaboration with partner organizations in Philadelphia will host a 2 day college conference for high school students.  We are currently in search of presenters...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Winter newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Winter Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network Sign...