The Netter Center will be returning to regular business hours on campus on September 7.  Please contact for general inquiries.

Check out the latest Letter from Netter newsletter for University-Assisted Community Schools programming and other events.

Alumni & Student Profiles

Read the stories of some of our outstanding alumni and current students. 

Luis Valdez Leadership Academy founding Director/Principal and former Teaching Ambassador Fellow for the U.S Department of Education Jeffrey Camarillo, C’01, speaks about the impact the Netter Center has had on his life at and post Penn.


The Honorable Risa Vetri Ferman, C’87, talks about how the events on May 13, 1985 and her time at the Netter Center changed her perspective on the importance of civic engagement and community.


Richard (Rick) Horowitz, C’83, PAR’15, PAR’16, Netter Center National Advisory Board member and an Overseer of Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences, reflects on his time at Penn and Dr. Harkavy’s impact on his life and others here and around the globe.


Shama Kheraj (Jamal), W’12, discusses her professional journey and how her experiences at the Netter Center have had an impact on her current work in Africa.


Dhruv Maheshwari, W'15, E'15, reflects on how his time at the Netter Center helped him gain a broader understanding of civic engagement, and the importance of social impact.

Read the stories of some of our outstanding undergraduate students.