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 →

Photos from Homecoming Weekend Reception

Thanks go to the 40 Sphinx alumni who attended the Nov 9, 2013 Sphinx-Friars Homecoming Weekend reception held in Houston Hall! Here are the photos shot at the event! We hope you’ll all get involved in the Society this school year. Please check out the rest of our website to see how you can do.. read more →

Sphinx Featured in Penn Almanac

A report on the Sphinx Senior Society Spring Banquet appeared in the Oct. 8, 2013 issue of the Penn Almanac, Penn’s weekly “journal of record, opinion and news.” The Sphinx Spring Banquet report is here, in the “Honors and Other Things” section. It reads as follows: At the Sphinx Senior Society’s annual Spring Banquet, Dr. Ezekiel.. read more →

Sphinx 2013 Jonathaon Youshaei published in Forbes

Check it out! Jonathon Youshaei, the Class President of 2013 and Sphinx 2013 had an article published by Forbes, about the origin of the Hashtag on Twitter: The Secret Behind Twitter’s IPO: How The Hashtag Became A Worldwide Phenomenon read more →