The week of

December 3, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

Communities Partnering with Colleges and Universities to Increase Diversity in the Classroom – Jan 28

PHENND

PHENND, African American Resource Center, and the Netter Center Presents: Communities Partnering with Colleges and Universities to Increase Diversity in the Classroom Tue, January 28, 2020 5:00 PM...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Special Needs Education: Meeting the Challenge, Dec. 5

Philadelphia Education Fund

Philadelphia Education Fund presents the Education First Compact, Monthly Speaker Series Join us on Dec. 5, 2019, 7:45-10:00 AM at Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF), 718 Arch Street, Suite 700N,...

Pro Bono Data Analytics Informational Session for Non-Profits, Dec. 10

Azavea

You are invited to attend a pro-bono data analytics and Geospatial Data Analysis informational event on December 10, 2019 from 2-3 pm at Fulton Mortgage Co. in Progress Plaza. Here is an article that...

Community Conversation about the Importance of Home Ownership in the Black Community, Dec. 5


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Join Edward Hampton and Real Estate Professionals at IMHOTEP Charter High School, 6201 N. 21st St., Philadelphia, PA 19138 on Thursday, December 5, 2019, 5:30-7:30 PM, for a community conversation...

Creating a Culture of Academic Rigor & Joy by Using Student Affirmations, Dec. 18

The Center for Black Educator Development

Professional Development Workshop Series, Fall 2019 Date and Time: December 18, 2019, 4:00pm-5:30pm Location: Mary McLeod Bethune School– 3301 Old York Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19140 Room location:...

New Resources

Podcast: The Making of an Activist-Scholar

Campus Compact

Don’t miss out on the latest from Compact Nation Podcast! Check out season 4 episode 4, “The Making of an Activist-Scholar” for an in-depth discussion with José Calderón,...

Special Projects to Engage Students in Writing, Photography, and Art

The Pulitzer Center

Looking for a way to shake up the school routine and inspire students as we approach the end of the semester? Try out one of these projects, emphasizing skills in writing, media literacy, and the...

Pathways of Public Service and Civic Engagement – International Working Group

Haas Center for Public Service

The Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University invites participation in an international working group to advance our understanding of students’ interests and pre-dispositions regarding...

Article: Campus Kitchen at UGA Spotlight: Building Sustainable Food Rescue

Give Pulse Blog

Fighting food waste and hunger University of Georgia has been affiliated with the Campus Kitchens Project since 2012. While the project’s national arm, DC Central Kitchens, recently announced that...

New Book: The Empowered University

Johns Hopkins University Press

In their new book, The Empowered University, Freeman Hrabowski, Philip J. Rous, and Peter H. Henderson address what UMBC does well and where they believe it still has work to do. Many know that UMBC...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer to be a poll worker – Apr 28

Pennsylvania Department of State

Be a champion of democracy! Become a poll worker. Every year, elections in Pennsylvania are made possible by thousands of regular citizens who serve as poll workers. These are the people who do the...

Parkway Challenge Project Seeks Real-World Problems

Parkway Center City Middle College

Parkway Center City Middle College is hosting a two week (Dec. 16th – 20th & Jan. 2nd – 10th) project based activity for our juniors called The Parkway Challenge. What Is the...

ITWorks Program Recruiting Young Adults for Free IT Training Program

Tech Impact

ITWorks is now recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Spring 2020 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington. The Philadelphia class will begin at the end of February and the Wilmington class will...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Registration Open: Engaged Department Institute, Apply by Jan. 10

Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA Friday, January 24, 2020, 8:00 – 4:30 PM Smith Student Center Theater, SRU Campus Led by Dr. Kevin Kecskes, Portland State University The Office for...

Grant Opportunities

Community-Based Initiatives in Pediatric Dentristy – Dec 20

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Invites Applications for Community-Based Initiatives The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Foundation is committed to supporting community-based...

National Endowment for Democracy Invites Proposals to Strengthen Democratic Institutions, Apply by Jan. 10

National Endowment for Democracy

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. To that end, NED is inviting...

New York Life Foundation, Afterschool Alliance Invite Proposals for Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs, Apply by Jan. 24

New York Life Foundation

The New York Life Foundation () has invested more than $45 million in national middle school out-of-school time (OST) efforts since 2013. In partnership with the  Afterschool Alliance (), the...

Healthy Habits: Timing for Developing Sustainable Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents – Feb 5

National Institute of Nursing Research

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), is intended to encourage Research Project Grant (R01) applications that employ innovative...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Operations Director, Department of Human Services, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Job Description This is a senior level management position reporting directly to the Deputy Commissioner for Child Welfare Operations (CWO) Division. The Operations Director position will provide...

Executive Director, ACLU of Delaware

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

The ACLU of Delaware seeks a dynamic and experienced chief executive to lead and significantly expand a civil liberties agenda throughout Delaware. The Executive Director will have primary...

Math and Science Teachers Needed – Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is seeking certified full-time and substitute teachers who are highly qualified to teach our high school students. These positions will be staffed with professional...

Hiring Event: 3 Organizations Are Hiring/Recruiting! Dec. 4

Drexel University

There are 3 opportunities to connect with employers at our Career Workshop. Drexel and Board and Brew are hiring and JEVS is recruiting for their IT Pre-Apprenticeship program. Join us on December 4,...

Vice President of External Affairs, Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and...

School District of Philadelphia: Gear Up Program Manager, Apply by Dec. 13

School District of Philadellphia

Essential Functions Monitors the provision of GEAR UP services to program participants; maintains appropriate records and files on all program activities to maintain compliance with federal and state...

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Manager

Philadelphia Education Fund

The mission of the Philadelphia Education Fund is to drive exceptional outcomes for all students by developing great teachers and building paths to college and career success. PEF works tirelessly to...

Summer Search: Program Associate

Summer Search Philadelphia

Summer Search Philadelphia is seeking a Program Associate to manage a caseload of approximately 35 high school students, building long-term relationships and providing mentoring through a...

Miscellaneous

2020 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship

Philadelplhia 76ers

The 2020 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund scholarship is open December 3, 2019 – April 1, 2020. The Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors with...

Campus Compact Impact Awards – apply by Jan 15

Campus Compact

Recognizing Individuals & Institutions for their Achievement in Advancing the Public Purposes of Higher Education We are now accepting nominations for three new awards: the Richard Guarasci Award...

Webinar: Understanding the Critical Role of Minority-Serving Institutions, Dec. 6

SREB Go Alliance

Date and Time: December 6, 2019, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join SREB Go Alliance for a new webinar series for school counselors and others who’ve always wondered just what Minority Serving...

Webinar: Community Engagement Leads to Student Success, Dec. 16

Give Pulse

The American Association of Colleges and Universities identifies experiential learning as a high impact practice and countless studies have demonstrated a correlation between experiential education...

Webinar: Guide to Student-Led Advocacy -Dec 4

National College Access Network

Curious About Student-Led Advocacy? There’s a Guide for That! Wed, December 4, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Student-led advocacy campaigns are powerful. Policymakers appreciate hearing from...

Democratic Engagement

National Endowment for Democracy Invites Proposals to Strengthen Democratic Institutions, Apply by Jan. 10

National Endowment for Democracy

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. To that end, NED is inviting...

College Success Network

2020 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship

Philadelplhia 76ers

The 2020 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund scholarship is open December 3, 2019 – April 1, 2020. The Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors with...

Income Mobility at Historically Black Colleges and Universities Webinar

Southern Regional Education Board

JANUARY 21, 2020 2 TO 3 PM EASTERN This webinar will discuss the unique learning environment of historically black colleges and universities and the value of these institutions to both students...

Webinar: Community Engagement Leads to Student Success, Dec. 16

Give Pulse

The American Association of Colleges and Universities identifies experiential learning as a high impact practice and countless studies have demonstrated a correlation between experiential education...

Faculty Updates

Registration Open: Engaged Department Institute, Apply by Jan. 10

Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA Friday, January 24, 2020, 8:00 – 4:30 PM Smith Student Center Theater, SRU Campus Led by Dr. Kevin Kecskes, Portland State University The Office for...

Pathways of Public Service and Civic Engagement – International Working Group

Haas Center for Public Service

The Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University invites participation in an international working group to advance our understanding of students’ interests and pre-dispositions regarding...

Webinar: Community Engagement Leads to Student Success, Dec. 16

Give Pulse

The American Association of Colleges and Universities identifies experiential learning as a high impact practice and countless studies have demonstrated a correlation between experiential education...

Article: Campus Kitchen at UGA Spotlight: Building Sustainable Food Rescue

Give Pulse Blog

Fighting food waste and hunger University of Georgia has been affiliated with the Campus Kitchens Project since 2012. While the project’s national arm, DC Central Kitchens, recently announced that...

For Students

2020 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship

Philadelplhia 76ers

The 2020 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund scholarship is open December 3, 2019 – April 1, 2020. The Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors with...


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