Category: College & Careers

PEF Launches STEM Equity Collective with GSK

By Allison Kelsey Posted: August 12, 2020

This morning, August 12, 2020, we announced our collaboration with global healthcare company GSK to help Black, Latinx, and female…

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College Access Program Brings the Celebration to Olney Charter High Seniors

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 19, 2020

Each May, PEF’s College Access Coordinators organize a moving medallion celebration to cap off their students’ journey of learning, hard…

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Calling all career professionals! Volunteer to mentor a young person this summer

By Peg McCool Posted: June 9, 2020

Are you inspired to give back this summer? Looking for a virtual volunteer experience? Sign up to serve as a…

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Reimagining Summer Internships During COVID

Reimagining Summer Internships During COVID

By Peg McCool Posted: April 29, 2020

Summer jobs are about more than the paycheck. For the students we serve at the Philadelphia Education Fund, a summer…

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PEF’s College Access Team Adds Instagram to Virtual Toolkit

By Peg McCool Posted: April 22, 2020

One of the biggest challenges our College Access team has had during this period is connecting with students who’d normally…

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Chromebooks Keep Philadelphia Scholars on Track

By Peg McCool Posted: April 14, 2020

Imagine trying to keep up with your college studies without the necessary technology. That is a harsh reality for many…

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PEF’s Jared Epler Leads Statewide Dialogue on Counselor Self-Care

By Peg McCool Posted: April 14, 2020

Counselors across the Commonwealth are working hard to ensure students do not lose any ground in the pursuit of their…

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PEF Partners to Produce Comprehensive COVID Resource Guide

PEF Partners to Produce Comprehensive COVID Resource Guide

By Peg McCool Posted: March 20, 2020

The Philadelphia Education Fund joined with our partners at Philadelphia Futures and Summer Search Philadelphia to produce the COVID-19 Resource…

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Congratulations to Christina Holiday, PEF College Access Coordinator

By Peg McCool Posted: February 21, 2020

A BIG congratulations goes to Christina Holiday for receiving a scholarship to attend the College Board Prepárate Conference in Las…

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PEF Welcomes Jared Epler, Director of TRIO College Access Program

By Farah Jimenez Posted: January 11, 2020

As a first-generation college student himself, Jared brings a personal commitment to the work of PEF’s College Access Program, along…

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