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Student Life

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Student Organizations

Student organizations at SP2 enhance and expand students’ educational opportunities through advocacy, service, and practice.

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DeMarcus Jenkins to explore links between housing policies and school integration and desegregation

SP2 Assistant Professor DeMarcus A. Jenkins will serve as co-principal investigator of a $442,340 grant from the American Institutes for Research Equity Initiative in the Behavioral Sciences for the project “Moving in Motown: Examining Promise of Integrated Neighborhoods and Schools Through Detroit’s Choice Neighborhood Initiative.”

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SP2 professor Jennifer Prah inducted into St. Louis Tennis Hall of Fame

Themes of health, gender equity, hard work, and discipline have been at the core of Dr. Jennifer Prah’s work — not only in her career as an academic and SP2 faculty member, but also during her years as an accomplished tennis player, for which she was honored on April 28 as a 2024 inductee to the St. Louis Tennis Hall of Fame.

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SP2 congratulates 2024 award winners

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) is pleased to announce the 2024 SP2 Award Winners. Recipients will be recognized for their outstanding achievements by Dean Sara S. Bachman at the School’s 2024 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18.