Below is the schedule of events that are open to the Penn community in honor of the Inauguration of Dr. Amy Gutmann. We encourage supervisors to allow interested staff to attend Inauguration activities.
—From the Inauguration Planning Committee
Participating in the Inaugural Celebration of
President Amy Gutmann
Saturday, October 9
9 a.m., Penn-West Philadelphia Community Celebration Day at Sayre School, 58th and Walnut. The Penn community is encouraged to participate.(See page 12)
9 a.m.-noon Physical Improvements
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Health Fair & Celebration
12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks from the Sayre Principal Joseph Starinieri, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and President Amy Gutmann.
Register to volunteer at www.upenn.edu/inauguration. The info line for this event is (215) 573-1988. Buses will be transporting volunteers from the Penn campus to Sayre School and back to campus.
Wednesday, October 13
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Inaugural Concert The Roots with Pat McGee Band. Hill Square. Open to the Penn community. Tickets available at the Annenberg Center Box Office beginning Monday, October 4. Penn ID required. One ticket per Penn ID.
Friday, October 15
10 a.m. Academic Procession along Locust Walk
10:30 a.m.-noon. Inauguration Ceremony. Irvine Auditorium. Tickets required. Remote viewing sites available on campus. Ceremony will be webcast.
12:30-2 p.m. Luncheon Celebration. Blanche Levy Park at College Green (Rain location: Houston Hall) Open to the Penn community, alumni and Inauguration participants and guests.
Inaugural Symposium: Rising to the Challenges of a Diverse Democracy
Creating and Communicating Knowledge in an Unequal World Location: Huntsman Auditorium, Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Improving Lives by Investing in Science and Technology Location: Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall
Educating Professionals as Engaged Citizens Location: Room 17, Logan Hall
Leading and Learning from Local and Global Communities Location: Colloquium Hall, Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Making the Most of Our Cultural Differences Location: Room 200, College Hall
5-6 p.m. Inaugural Symposium Reception Location: East Hall, Eighth Floor, Jon M. Huntsman Hall
For more details about these sessions, see last week's Almanac, available online at www.upenn.edu/almanac.