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Celebrating Netter's 20th anniversary with alumni, staff

Fola Onifade

The Daily Pennsylvanian

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Netter Center may only be 20 years old, but its current staff boasts an array of Penn graduates going back as far as 50 years.

The Netter Center has been in good hands since its inception under founding director and 1970 College graduate Ira Harkavy. Harkavy, the associate vice president of the Netter Center, continues to teach courses both at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Several staff members were former students of Harkavy’s. Most were enrolled in an academically based community service (ABCS) course at one point in their undergraduate years. For many, their desire to become more involved in Philadelphia and strengthen Penn’s commitment to the city was inspired by these courses, and they came back to work at the Netter Center.

Click here to read the full story in The Daily Pennsylvanian.