Penn First Plus Events
Through office-generated programs and close collaboration with the undergraduate Schools and campus partners, Penn First Plus endeavors to offer timely events that address the questions and needs of first-generation and lower-income undergraduates. Below, please find a list of our upcoming programs, which is regularly updated.
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Spring Break Trip to NYC
Co-Sponsored by PennCAP
Wednesday, March 8, 2023; 8am-9pm; Depart from PennCAP
Join your peers for a fun-filled day trip to NYC. We will attend a showing of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway; visit RISE NYC; and explore midtown. All transportation, tickets, and meals are provided. RSVP required via sign-up form at PennCAP (Hamilton Village second floor).
Penn First Plus Etiquette Dinner
Co-Sponsored by Career Services & PennCAP
Tuesday, March 14, 2023; 5-6:30pm; ARCH 108
Join the P1P, PennCAP, and Career Services team for an informative event on how to engage during a dinner meeting while on an interview! RSVP required – link pending!
Funding Grad School 101
Co-Sponsored by PennCAP, Financial Aid, & Financial Wellness
Wednesday, March 15, 2023; 5-6pm; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall
Join the Graduate School Mentoring Initiative staff and participants to learn more about the process for applying to fund graduate school; scholarship opportunities; and personal budgeting strategies.
Penn FGLI Medical Student Panel
Co-Sponsored by PennCAP & First-Generation Med Students
Monday, March 20, 2023; 12-1pm; Shleifer Family Center
This pre-professional program focuses on educating FGLI undergraduate students about Medical School, the application process, funding, and the rigor of the program, and wellness being while going through the program. Lunch will be provided.
Co-Sponsored by PennCAP & Financial Wellness
Tuesday, March 21, 2023; 12-1pm; Shleifer Family Center
Join Financial Wellness at Penn for an introductory conversation about building credit and managing debt. Lunch will be provided.