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Philadelphia Business Journal Recognizes PEF’s Long-Time Partnership with CHUBB

By Peg McCool Posted: April 22, 2020

We’re proud to be included in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s special section, “Faces of Philanthropy,” published April 16. Over the…

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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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Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Members Active Locally and Statewide

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Members Active Locally and Statewide

By Peg McCool Posted: April 14, 2020

Throughout this time of physical distancing, the Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem continues to be engaged on several fronts with projects key…

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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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Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Committee Member, Betsy Payne, Joins PEF Team

By Peg McCool Posted: February 5, 2020

We are delighted to announce that PEF recently hired a Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Manager. Our 10-year grant from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)…

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PEF’s McKinney Center for STEM Education and GSK Partner on 10-Year STEM Equity Initiative

By Betsy Payne Posted: February 5, 2020

The National STEM Ecosystem movement began in 2015, and is based on a collective impact model. There are currently 89…

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Success Story Anthony Santana

By Peg McCool Posted: January 14, 2020

Growing up, Anthony Santana faced more than his share of hardships.

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