Category: College & Careers

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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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Free Career Exploration Workshops for Philly High School Grads

By Allison Kelsey Posted: July 9, 2021

Do you know a recent high school graduate in the School District of Philadelphia who’s still exploring career options? Point…

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I Am Philadelphia: A PhillyGoes2College and Wawa Welcome America Young Voices Contest

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: March 30, 2021

Philadelphia Education Fund and PhillyGoes2College are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with the Wawa Welcome America Festival to…

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Philly Goes 2 College Launches Refreshed and Redesigned Website

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: March 15, 2021

We are pleased to introduce you to a refreshed and redesigned PhillyGoes2College.org! PhillyGoes2College is Philadelphia Education Fund’s online college access…

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GSK announces over $1M for local nonprofits to increase equity in STEM education and careers

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: February 4, 2021

This morning, February 4, 2021, GSK announced over $1M for local nonprofits to increase equity in STEM education and careers,…

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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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