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Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

Diplomas on the SP2 commencement table.

Faculty & Research, Student Life

2019 Social Policy & Practice Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Social Policy & Practice award winners. The following individuals will be recognized for their outstanding achievements at...

Tatiana Fraga Diez

Student Life

NPL Student Chosen for Steering Committee of World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community

Tatiana Fraga Diez, a student in the Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2),...

Allison Russell

Student Life

PhD Student Takes on Changing Discourse Around Aging

According to recent Census Bureau projections, the U.S. population will reach a transformative milestone in the year 2030. By then,...

NPL Student Erik Larson

Student Life

“Everything Is Intersectional”: NPL Student Helps Drive Historic LGBTQ Inclusion Initiatives

With nicknames like The Cradle of Liberty and City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia has a well-earned reputation as a city...

Stephanie R. Fenniri

Student Life

NPL Student Named 2019 New Leaders Council Fellow

Stephanie R. Fenniri, a student in the Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2),...

Tiffany Yau (third from left), 2019 winner of the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award in the School Collaboration category

Student Life

SP2 Student Named a Winner of Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award

Tiffany Yau, a graduate student at the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), is the 2019 winner of...

Marquisha Lawrence Scott

Student Life

Support on the Ground: PhD Student Examines Where Faith Organizations and Social Work Intertwine

Faith-based organizations often offer tangible forms of aid through initiatives such as disaster relief efforts and financial assistance programs. But...