Category: College & Careers

Meet Liza and Ahmad, PEF's Newest CAP Coordinators!

Meet Liza and Ahmad, PEF’s Newest CAP Coordinators!

By Molly McQuoid Posted: August 19, 2022

PEF is excited to welcome Liza Rangel and Ahmad Williams to our college access team! Liza and Ahmad are spearheading…

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Scholar Spotlight: Rising Star Aslyn Anaya Planas

By Molly McQuoid Posted: July 7, 2022

Aslyn Anaya Planas was recently honored as one of PEF’s 2022 Rising Star Award winners at the Educate Philly Gala….

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High school students in a classroom with Nursing speaker Shanear Bell in a pink head wrap.

STEM Speaker Series at Bartram High

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 29, 2022

PEF’s College Access Program is hosting a 3-week STEM Enrichment Speaker Series for 9th and 10th-grade students at Bartram High…

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College Fairs Are Back In-Person: Highlight on Kensington Creative & Performing Arts High

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 6, 2022

by Rachel Gerberick, College Access Coordinator, Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School College fairs are an essential part of…

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The Philadelphia Education Fund is Hiring!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 30, 2022

Join our team! The Philadelphia Education Fund is looking for an Educational Scriptwriter, VP Finance/CFO, AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow, and…

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1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 22, 2022

We are glad to announce that our long partnership with GSK continues through a $60,000 STEM Equity grant for 2022….

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AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow Position Open

By Allison Kelsey Posted: February 7, 2022

Join the Philadelphia Education Fund’s effort to strengthen college persistence and transform the lives of low-income and first-generation students. Description…

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Students Meet College Admissions Staff at In-School Fairs

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 7, 2021

Although we are again able to take students to colleges campuses, College Access staff also bring colleges directly to their…

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PEF Receives $5M Grant to Expand College Access Program to 6th High School

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 3, 2021

On December 1st, 2021, local, state, and federal officials joined School District of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Education Fund leadership to…

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Rachel Gerberick Joins PEF as CAP Coordinator

By Allison Kelsey Posted: September 2, 2021

The Philadelphia Education Fund welcomes Rachel Gerberick as the new CAP Coordinator for Kensington Creative & Performing Arts High School…

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