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November 13, 2018
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Shadrack Frimpong Named to Forbes "30 Under 30" Social Entrepreneurs

Shadrack Frimpong became the first person from his village in Ghana to attend college in the U.S., earning a full ride to the University of Pennsylvania.

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October 18, 2018
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‘Healthy Pequeños’ teaches young children about hygiene, germs, and food safety

Alaina Hall’s project, a 2018 Penn President’s Engagement Prize winner, is already making a difference for a residential childcare home in Miacatlán, Mexico.

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Penn Today
September 7, 2018
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Chicago Furniture Bank is up and running, serving the community

Thanks to a President’s Engagement Prize, Andrew Witherspoon, James McPhail, and Griffin Amdur wasted no time after graduation getting their nonprofit off the ground.

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Penn Today
September 2, 2018
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Three college grads — with a truck — want to send your old couch to the needy

Chicago Furniture Bank collects furniture donations from downsizers and donates to families in need.

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The Chicago Tribune
December 15, 2017

Launching Leaders in the Latino Community

Penn Nursing Science
December 16, 2016

The Perfect Pitch: Linda Rutherford

Wharton Magazine
November 14, 2016

3 Lessons From CNBC’s Make Me a Millionaire Inventor

Philadelphia Magazine
November 10, 2016

Penn grads vie to become millionaire inventors on CNBC show

Philadelphia Business Journal
April 11, 2016

A presidential achievement

The Daily Pennsylvanian
March 25, 2016

3 Penn students win President's Engagement Prize

The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 16, 2015


The Huffington Post
July 20, 2015

#WhatsWorking: Mentoring Young Millennial Women

The Huffington Post
April 21, 2015

Leaving Ghana a student, coming back an activist

The Daily Pennsylvanian
April 21, 2015

The earnest engineer

The Daily Pennsylvanian
March 25, 2015

Penn grads win chance to change the world

The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 26, 2015

Guest column by Amy Gutmann: Aim to engage!

The Daily Pennsylvanian
August 22, 2014

Apprizing the Penn ethos

The Pennsylvania Gazette
June 12, 2014

At Penn, great project ideas stand to net graduates $150,000

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
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