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One Penn alumnus paves the way for connectivity.

“There is an amazing confluence of smart, dedicated people in the Philadelphia area who want to do good work for the environment—and I’m thrilled my job is a part of that,” shares Jesse Buerk (Master of Environmental Studies ’08), Senior Capital Program Coordinator for the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC). He explains, “My department plays a significant role in making our region more multi-modal and encouraging multiple modes of transportation.”

Since 2008, our popular Walk-In Wednesdays at LPS have provided a convenient opportunity for prospective students to meet one on one with a Recruitment Specialist during a lunch break or after work – no appointment necessary!

Since 2008, our popular Walk-In Wednesdays at LPS have provided a convenient opportunity for prospective students to meet one on one with a Recruitment Specialist during a lunch break or after work – no appointment necessary!

We invite you to experience life as a Penn student at the College of Liberal and Professional Studies Bachelor of Arts Open House event on Saturday, October 14th starting at 11 a.m.

Bachelor of Arts Program Director Kathy Urban will present an overview of the program, including information about the array of student services geared toward supporting our students throughout their time in the degree program, the majors and minors from which LPS BA students can select, and a description of the application process.

We invite you to join the University of Pennsylvania's College of Liberal and Professional Studies Bachelor of Arts Program Team for a virtual information session on Tuesday, October 10th from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Since 2008, our popular Walk-In Wednesdays at LPS have provided a convenient opportunity for prospective students to meet one on one with a Recruitment Specialist during a lunch break or after work – no appointment necessary!

Penn’s Organizational Dynamics program is designed to develop intellectual perspectives on today’s complex work environment. This summer, the course Diversity and Inclusion: Strategies to Confront Bias and Enhance Collaboration in 21st Century Organizations was covered by PhillyVoice for its cutting-edge material and approach. Co-taught by professional consultant Dr. Aviva Legatt and organizational psychologist Harvey Floyd, the course helps participants build strategies for addressing bias and creating collaborative practices.

“I took Anne Farnsworth-Alvear’s class in oral histories when I was a Bachelor of Arts (BA) student at the College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS), and that’s where the idea for my book started,” remembers Dr. Sharon McConnell-Sidorick (BA ’97 Summa Cum Laude).

Aminata Sy, a native of Senegal, is a current international relations major and English minor in the Bachelor of Arts program at the College of Liberal and Professional Studies. She also speaks five languages (Pulaar, Wolof, French, English and Spanish) works as a freelance journalist, raises three children and recently got to work on launching an after-school program for young people of African descent called the African Community Learning Program.

As a consultant and executive coach, Amrita partners with clients to bring sustainable solutions to solve future problems. Prior to receiving her MS in Organizational Dynamics, Amrita was Vice President, Global Strategic Talent Development for a large multinational bank, in which she led within complex global environments.

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