Faculty & Research

News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, and Images from around the SP2 Community.

SP2 and PennDesign Offer Dual Master’s in Fine Arts and Social Work

Faculty & Research

The School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has joined forces with PennDesign to offer the nation’s first dual master’s...

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Youth Matters: Philly

Youth Matters: Philly Gives Youth Instant Access to Resources

Faculty & Research

The internet is not just used for shopping and social media. Fortunately, it is also being utilized to make the...

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2018 Social Policy & Practice Awards

Faculty & Research

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) Awards. The following individuals will be...

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Student Life

News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, and Images from around the SP2 Community.

Theo Brandon and Halcyon Francis chatting in the SP2 student lounge.

Advancing Knowledge Through Financial Aid

Student Life, Alumni Stories, Gifts & Giving

Changing the world depends on new generations committed to actualizing societal transformation. Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)...

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Students hold up signs during the 2018 Social Work Shout Out Rally

Dispelling Ideas About What Social Work Is and Is Not

Student Life

To dispel common myths and deconstruct misconceptions associated with social work, students, staff, faculty, and alumni from Penn’s School of...

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Christine Pappas, left, and Shauniqua Key are two of six graduate students from the School of Social Policy & Practice interning at the Penn Memory Center and Penn Geriatric Medicine

When a Loved One’s Memory Diminishes, These Caregivers are Here to Help

Student Life

At the Penn Geriatric Medicine practice, Shauniqua Key met with a woman recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The patient was accompanied...

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Alumni Stories

News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, and Images from around the SP2 Community.

Theo Brandon and Halcyon Francis chatting in the SP2 student lounge.

Advancing Knowledge Through Financial Aid

Student Life, Alumni Stories, Gifts & Giving

Changing the world depends on new generations committed to actualizing societal transformation. Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)...

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Image of Samira Ali

Samira Ali Awarded $5 Million Grant for Work on HIV/AIDS

Faculty & Research, Alumni Stories

If you told Samira Ali that she would end up in Houston, Texas, her hometown, doing the research work that...

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Picture of Anderson Sungmin Yoon

Celebrating 10 Years of SP2’s DSW Program: Graduate Spotlight

Alumni Stories

Growing up in rural South Korea, Anderson Sungmin Yoon had very specific goals; graduate from college and find a career...

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Global Engagement

News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, and Images from around the SP2 Community.

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Jerri Bourjolly along with students who traveled to Finland

Social Work from a Global Perspective

Student Life, Global Engagement

“When you work internationally, social work has different meanings and relevance,” said Stanley Witkin, President of the Global Partnership for...

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Changing the World We Live in

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

Fostering global engagement is more important than ever. With that in mind, renowned faculty experts and graduate students at Penn’s...

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MSW student Rachel Zelouf in Botswana.

MSW Student Teaches Life Skills to Youth in Botswana

Student Life, Global Engagement

In a blog post, master’s student Rachel Zelouf of the School of Social Policy & Practice describes getting settled in...

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Gifts & Giving

News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, and Images from around the SP2 Community.

Theo Brandon and Halcyon Francis chatting in the SP2 student lounge.

Advancing Knowledge Through Financial Aid

Student Life, Alumni Stories, Gifts & Giving

Changing the world depends on new generations committed to actualizing societal transformation. Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)...

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The Power of Penn SP2: A Transformational Campaign is Launched

Gifts & Giving

In April 2018, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced the launch of a comprehensive campaign for the University that will enable...

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Make a Bigger Difference with the 2018 High Impact Giving Guide

Gifts & Giving

Each year, the Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP) releases a comprehensive guide designed to help donors transform generosity into...

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