Christina Nieves Rodriguez to speak at Annenberg graduation

Christina Nieves Rodriguez (Sphinx Class of 2010) will be the guest speaker at the Annenberg School for Communication’s 2014 undergraduate graduation ceremony. Rodriguez is currently a pioneer associate at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, where she works on “identifying innovations in health and health care by connecting with people who may not be part of.. read more →

Tania Chairez featured in ‘Latina’ magazine

Tania Chairez (Sphinx Class of 2014) was recently featured in Latina magazine in its list of “12 Inspiring Latinas Under 25” for her activism in support of the undocumented immigrant community. Read more here. read more →

Spring 2014 Newsletter

The Sphinx Senior Society Spring 2014 Newsletter is here! Contents: Welcome Message from the President, Board of Governors Attend Spring Banquet (4/25) and Alumni Weekend Champagne Brunch (5/17) Read All About It: Current Sphinx Campus News Sphinx Alumni Profile: Interview with Steve Bilsky, C’71 and Sphinx ’71, retiring Director of Penn Athletics, by Steve Marmon,.. read more →

Be sure to purchase your Spring Banquet Ticket!

You can learn more about the Banquet under the Events tab. Here’s the link to purchase your ticket! read more →

Sphinx member John Legend announced as 2014 Penn commencement speaker

On February 17, 2014, John Legend (Sphinx Class of 1999) was announced as the 2014 Penn commencement speaker. Legend, a nine-time recipient of the Grammy Award, will receive an honorary Doctor of Music at the commencement ceremony, which will take place on May 19. He was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2009.. read more →

Dau Jok receives national awards for service, citizenship

Dau Jok (Sphinx Class of 2014), captain of the Penn Men’s Basketball team and founder of the Dut Jok Youth Foundation, was recently honored with the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Most Courageous Award. Jok will be presented with the award at the NCAA Basketball Tournament Final Four in April. Earlier this month, Jok was named to the Allstate Good.. read more →

Sphinx member’s company wins business plan contest

Sphinx Board of Governors Secretary and Class of 2008 graduate Samir Malik’s company, 1DocWay, was recently awarded the grand prize in the Richardson Patel Business Plan competition. 1DocWay specializes in “arranging telemedicine sessions for mental health physicians and their patients through their platform.” In April 2013, the company won the Grand Prize of the inaugural Wharton Social Venture Business.. read more →

Bing Chen featured in Forbes 30 Under 30

Bing Chen (Sphinx Class of 2009), the global head of creator development and management at YouTube, was recently honored as a member of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment list for 2014. The 30 Under 30 lists highlight stars under the age of 30 from different industries across the world. Chen, who works.. read more →

Sphinx member’s start-up featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

On December 2, 2013, Pulak Mittal (Sphinx Class of 2014) was featured in the The Chronicle of Higher Education, a major educational news service, for his start-up, Emerald Exam. The start-up’s product — called the “Blue Book of the Future” — is “a desktop application that allows instructors to securely administer quizzes and tests in class without.. read more →

Captain Ethan Jones leads Penn Men’s Soccer to Ivy Championship

On November 16, 2013, Captain Ethan Jones (Sphinx Class of 2014) led the Penn Men’s Soccer team to its first outright Ivy League championship in 41 years in a 2-0 victory over Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The game brought the team’s record to 5-1-1 within the Ivy League and 8-8-1 overall. The Ivy League title.. read more →