Penn’s Scholarship Celebrations provide an opportunity for Penn’s generous donors to undergraduate scholarships to meet and build connections with the extraordinary students that their philanthropy supports. Held each fall on the Penn campus and each spring in New York City, these events are headlined by President Amy Gutmann, George Weiss, W’65, HON'14, Trustee Emeritus and founding member of the Men and Women of Pennsylvania, and two of Penn’s remarkable scholarship recipients who share their personal stories.
Eugene B. Hilzenrath, W’65, PAR’88, PAR’91, PAR’06, Flora, C’17, and Jan Hilzenrath
Cathy Koplovitz, Amanda, C’16, and Jonathan Koplovitz, C’90, WG’95
Scott M. Fishman, C’06, WG’12, and Aaron Mandelbaum, C’17
George A. Weiss, W’65, HON’14, and Weiss Scholars
Celebrating Penn’s progress in providing college access, President Amy Gutmann welcomed a crowd of nearly 600 alumni, students, and friends, at the Spring 2015 Scholarship Celebration. Donned in red and blue, and illuminated by the energy of shared connections, the distinguished…
Life’s challenges have a way of bringing the true nature of a person to the surface. Halfway through her junior year of high school, faced with the daunting reality of her family’s homelessness, Megan, C’15, was forced to fight for everything as she knew it and…
When Shadrack, C’15, graduates with his degree in Biology, and returns to his home in Ghana, it will represent the culmination of everything he has worked for during his four years at Penn. More importantly, his return, not only as the first person from his village to graduate…