Happy Tuesday! Wishing you a successful 2016-2017 academic year! Check out all the exciting events coming up that is leading up to October. Enjoy and see you soon! 
 
Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center
30 Years of Building Communities at Penn
The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center
is Penn's resource for enhancing student's intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership through our programs, advising, and advocacy.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
                                                                                                                          -- Martin Luther King Jr.
GIC NEWS
New FGLI Program 
 The GIC will house the First-Generation, Low-Income (FGLI) Program which welcomes all students who identify as first-generation and/or low-income. The FGLI program provides a supportive and inclusive learning environment full of a variety of resources available for FGLI students
 
Cultural Resource Center Open Houses
Penn Women's Center:
Friday, September 30 | 2pm - 4pm | Penn's Women Center
 3643 Locust Walk
RSVP for 
Ahlan! Performance
All are invited to join Al-Bustan's Ahlan! performance featuring  Al-Bustan artists, master teachers, students, and a participatory event at:
 Saturday, October 1st | 2pm - 5pm | Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St

Announcement:

A new Library Liaisons Initiative will be hosted at the GIC and ARCH where students will be able to consult with a knowledgeable peer about navigating library (Van Pelt and Franklin) resources for studying, projects, research, or even personal perusing.


Mondays

Sylvia | GIC | 10am - 12pm

Quentin | ARCH | 5/6pm - 9pm

 

Tuesdays

Zena | ARCH |6pm - 8pm  

 

Wednesdays

Sylvia | GIC | 10am - 12pm 

Quentin | GIC | 5/6pm - 9pm

 

Thursdays

Esther | ARCH |6pm - 9pm 

 

Fridays

Sylvia |GIC | 10am - 12pm

Zena | GIC |3pm - 5pm 

PENN NEWS
Give Back and Host A Prospective Student! 
PEEP will offer high school seniors from historically underrepresented backgrounds a preview of the academic, social, and cultural vitality at Penn, as well as an opportunity to develop their college applications. Students arrive on Sunday, October 9th and depart Tuesday, October 11th and require overnight hosting for 2 nights on Sunday and Monday night.
 
The Alvin Gutman Public Scholar Lecture - SAVE THE DATE
Nadinne Cruz, scholar and pioneer of Community Engaged Learning and former Director of Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University, will be discussing centering communities in search of moral brilliance.
  Wednesday, October 19 | 6pm | Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
Wanna help students in prison? Apply to volunteer with the Petey Greene Program
Follow the link below to learn about your chance to help incarcerated students in the Pennsylvania area. Volunteers make a weekly commitment to tutor students at a local prison, jail or juvenile center.  PLease s end an email to philly@peteygreene.org with any questions!
CHICHA AND CHILL: "Come learn about all that UPenn diversity has to offer!
The Andean Representation is a new Penn student group having an event with music and Andean refreshments! Be excited and join them! 
Wednesday, September 28th | 7pm - 9pm | Greenfield Intercultural Center - 3708 Chestnut Street

The Christian Association Community Dinner
Every Wednesday evening during the school year, the CA community gathers together in our dining room to share a home cooked meal and conversation with one another. This gathering around the table is a time to relax and be nourished while forming friendships and community.
Wednesdays | 6:30 pm | EVERY WEEK | 118 S 37th St
 
Check out La Casa Latina's Fall 2016  Calendar of Events
 The next event is a Cafe Con Leche Dialogue Series Event - Meet Alicia Kerber, Philadelphia's new Mexican Consul.  LEARN MORE  about other events coming up!
Tuesday, September 27 | 12pm - 1:30 pm | La Casa Latina ARCH G-12
 
Division of Public Safety OPEN HOUSE
Meet the members of Penn's Division of Public Safety and learn about their operations, RAD program, MERT, and take a tour! There will also be refreshments, raffles & giveaways to enjoy!
Thursday, October 13 | 
1:00pm - 4:00pm | 
4040 Chestnut Street
Mindfulness Skills Workshop
Do you spend a lot of time thinking about the past or the future? Come to this CAPS event and improve your mindfulness and meditation skills to help you live better.
To register, and for more information contact Dr. Alaina Silverman at salaina@upenn.edu
Quakers, First Nations, and American Indians from the 1650s to the 21st Century Conference
LEARN MORE about this incredible opportunity to attend an interdisciplinary conference examining relations between American Indians, First Nations and the Society of Friends.
November 10-12, 2016
I CARE training
(Student - Only) I CARE Training 
CAPS is offering an I CARE Training that will have a variety of activities revolving around mental health awareness. The Room is TBD.  Food will be provided.  
Please REGISTER in order to attend the training. 
Thursday, September 29 |
5pm -  8pm
 Quechua Student Alliance 2016 Meeting
Interested in  Andean
  Culture  and/or  Quechua language ? Celebrate with us on  November 5th, for the second edition of the Quechua Student Alliance meeting, with activities, lectures, games, and dialogue.  REGISTER TODAY
 by October 23rd.
 
     
Register to VOTE at PAACH
The last day to register to vote is October 11th and if you haven't registered, it's not too late! PAACH (located in the ARCH basement) will be prepared to help you register until October 11, and on that day there will also be a table set up from 11am - 6pm so you can easily register and make an impact in this election! Contact Sylvia Guan with any questions!
 Asian American Studies Program Fall Events
Take a look at the ASAM Fall Events taking place from September through October.
Next Upcoming Event:
Asian America Across the Disciplines: Chinese
Restaurants: Canadian Plains 
Film Screening with Jo Park, ASAM Director
Sunday, October 9 
5pm - 7pm | ARCH 108
 
Endangered Native Languages, Lands, and Natural Resources
As part of the 2016-2017 Penn Humanities Forum on Translation,  Winona LaDuk will speak on Native environmental issues; afterwards, joined by  Bethany Wiggins 
for a conversation about Native leadership.
Thursday, October 13
5pm - 6pm | Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Join URBS  for the 33rd Annual Public Lecture with Harvard sociologist and 2015 MacArthur "Genius" award winner, Matthew Desmond.
Monday, November 14 | 5pm | College Hall 200
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Hospitality Services Offers Academic Year Student Employment
Hospitality Services is currently hiring for multiple student staff members for the Dining Ambassador program for the 2016-2017 academic year. Click to LEARN MORE about the 7 job positions, requirements, and compensation. 
If you are interested in applying for a position, please submit a cover letter indicating which position you are interested in with an attached resume to
dendaly@upenn.edu
Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship
The  Council on International Educational Exchange(CIEE) and and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education's Center for Minority Serving Institutions have partnered to offer 3 cohorts of 10 students for a 4 week study abroad, summer program. Please refer to this file for more details on applying.
DEADLINE: October 1st


Launching Leaders Experience: Technology Analyst Program, JPMorgan Chase
The Launching Leaders Experience is designed to educate Black, Hispanic, and Native American students about the Firmwide organizations at JPMorgan Chase. They hold a series of events to forge meaningful connections with business representatives (ranging from Analysts to Senior Managers) which will provide an opportunity to interview for a Summer Analyst internship program, that will put you on track to join full-time. 
PennLink Job ID: 831070. Apply by October 9th.
 Half-Time Philly Area Assistant State Organizer
The national, nonpartisan Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is looking candidates for the half-time assistant coordinator position. For more information, refer to this file . Contact the CEEP,  Pittsburgh based, Pennsylvania coordinator, Courtney Cochran at c ourtney@campuselect.org
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Political Science Faculty Positions at Universidad de los Andes 
The Political Science Dept., School of Social Sciences at Universidad de los Andes, Bogot√°, Colombia, invites applications for three full-time faculty positions, for January 2017 or July 2017, in the area of International Relations (2) or Political Theory (1). Find details in this file. Any questions, please contact Laura Wills-Otero, Ph.D., Chair, Dept. of Political Science, Universidad de los Andes, +57-1-3394999 (ext. 3403) Of. G-313
International Job Search Strategies: What to Know to Intern and Work Abroad
Provides up to $90,000 in support for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school full-time in any field and at any advanced degree-granting institute.
DEADLINE: November 1st
 

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