Greetings! Wishing you a successful 2016-2017 academic year! Check out our NEW Fall Hours. 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.
" Don't be in a such a rush to figure everything out. Embrace the unknown and let your life surprise you"
                                                                                                                          - Unknown 
GIC Fall 2016 Hours!

Mon & Fri, 9AM to 5PM
Tues, Wed & Thurs, 9AM to 9PM (Evening Hours)

We look forward to seeing you all soon
C ultural Resource Center Open Houses
9/09 from 3-5pm in ARCH 108
9/14 from 4-6PM in ARCH 108 
 La Casa Latina: 
9/15 from 4-6pm in  ARCH 108
9/23 from 4-6pm at the LGBT Center
9/30 from 2-4pm at Penn Women's Center
  Interested in Using Performing Arts to Explore Diversity? LEARN MORE
  10th Annual Penn Intercultural Leadership Program! Join TODAY!

  Register for Arab Music Ensembles
All are Invited to join the Fall 2016 Arab Music Ensemble: Choir Levels I & II, Percussion Levels I & II, and/or Instrumentals.
Time: Thurs, 6-9PM
First Community Meeting
  Wed, 9/14 | 8PM | Location TBD
Please join Penn First to receive a t-shirt and stickers. They have some exciting announcements for you all! LEARN MORE
Penn Dining is now offering great Hala options
  Check out Kings Court English House for lunch & dinner. LEARN MORE
WALK-IN with a Learning Instructor for All Penn Students
Walk-in sessions with learning instructors begin this month!
Take advantage of these 30-minute meetings
. Please visit website for days/times and start dates!

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course (MBSR)
Facilitators guides participants through a number of mindfulness techniques and discussions of the practices. LEARN MORE
ALA Back to School Mixer
Join the Assocation of Latino Alumni at its Center City Mixer on 9/8 @ 5:30PM. Connect and reconnect with fellow alumni in the area and learn more about ALA's re-launching plan in Philadelphia.
Register today HERE
Penn Spectrum Weekend - A Celebration of Diversity at Penn 
Calling all Penn alums and current students! The Conference will be held on campus September 23-25, 2016.
  Help Penn Admission inspire prospective students to consider Penn
Penn Admissions invites you to serve as a Young Alumni Ambassador. As a recent Penn graduate, we hope you'll help us to answer questions from prospective students and families. SIGN UP HERE!
Interested in community engagement with local schools?
Check out Netter Centers various opportunities for involvement this Fall.
Whether an undergrad or a grad student, consider Academically Based Community Services (ABCS) Courses. LEARN MORE
Learn Quechua at Penn
  Quechua is the most widely spoken Indigenous Language in the Americas (6-8 million speakers) Beginning Quechua I (ROML 110) Tues & Thurs, 5:30PM - 7:30PM.
You are invited! Meet over 200 Penn Student Researchers displaying posters of their research projects with faculty in all 12 Penn Schools.
Wed, September 7th
@ 5-7PM in Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
ICA Field Trip for Penn Students
  Join ICA for a tour of vibrant cultural organizations in the city with the goal of introducing members of the Penn student body to a slice of Philadelphia's art and culture beyond the scope of the University's West Philadelphia campus. REGISTER HERE
PAGE Meet and Greet
 9/07/2016 | 7PM | Penn Women's Center
Meet us where we are! Come take a tour of the Women's Center, learn why it was built and its importance to campus today, all while getting to know the PAGE board <3.
  PAGE Freshman Fellows Application
Get immersed with the PAGE community! This discussion-based program encourages development of individual and group feminist identities. Applications due Friday, Sept. 9th / 11:59PM. REGISTER HERE
  Join AQIS!
The Association of Queer International Students (AQIS) is Penn's only student group catered for the  needs of queer students from global backgrounds. We provide mentorship, plan social events, and promote discussion about international queer issues.
AQIS is completely anonymous. Like them on Facebook

Apply to be on the board by September 11 midnight. 

  We Support Diversity of Mind (WSDM) Welcome Mixer
Thurs, 9/8 | 7PM | GSE, 3700 Walnut St. Room 203
Come to socialize, mix and mingle with fellow Penn GSE students of color! Become involved with upcoming WSDM events! Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments (including adult beverages) will be served!  
  Looking for federal work study job or volunteer opportunity in local K-12 Schools? 
Check out what the Netter Center has to offer on their Student Employment page. LEARN MORE
State Department Fellowship - Consular Fellows Program
The Consular Fellows Program offers candidates a unique opportunity to serve their country, utilize their foreign language skills, and develop valuable skills and experience that will serve them well in follow-on professions. LEARN MORE
Interested in working with and learning about digital humanities and mapping?
  The digital Scholarship team at the library is hiring work-study students for the upcoming year. Two opportunities available below: Digital Scholarship Development Intern & Digital Scholarship Mapping Assistant.
After School Supervisor
The After School Supervisor supports Moder Patshala's After School Support program through direct supervision of students and volunteers. LEARN MORE
Community Impact Fund Application
University Provost Vincent Price has dedicated funds to support graduate student initiatives and activities that build a community of mutual respect and intercultural understanding on campus. In particular, graduate student-driven activities that address racial, cultural, or gender-based bias are invited to apply for funding.

Volunteer Sign up for Library Survey
Currently looking for volunteers to help survey patrons. Survey the patrons of the library to assess how patrons use the libraries, the health programs and services they would be interested in having, and what barriers would exist to accessing those resources.  Please feel free to e-mail Melanie Mariano with any questions at

Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center (GIC)
3708 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone | 215.898.3358
Fax | 215.573.2597

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