The Netter Center is currently operating remotely.  Please contact nettercenter@upenn.edu for general inquiries.

View the latest "Letter from Netter": Information & Enrichment Activities for our University-Assisted Community Schools families 

COVID-19 Information:
Penn coronavirus website: https://coronavirus.upenn.edu/
CDC coronavirus website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
School District coronavirus website: https://www.philasd.org/coronavirus/

Awards

Selected Honors for Penn’s Civic and Community Engagement

  • 2014 Finalist, President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in the category of Interfaith Service
  • 2012 Presidential Award, President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in the focus area of Summer Learning
  • 2009 “Best Neighbor” University, tied for the number one ranking by the national Saviors of our Cities: Survey of Best College and University Civic Partnerships
  • 2008 Presidential Award, President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in the category of General Community Service
  • 2007 Community School National Award for Excellence, presented to Sayre High School and Netter Center partners by the Coalition for Community Schools
  • 2003 W.T. Grant Foundation Youth Development Prize, selected by The National Academies, awarded to the Netter Center’s University Assisted Community School program for its "high-quality, evidence-based collaborative efforts that generate significant advances in knowledge while increasing the opportunities for young people to move successfully through adolescence with ample support and care."