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University City High School

Millennial Raptivist Organizes Community's Voice

Christopher Norris | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

Looking around his West Philly community a 19-year-old do-gooder held his first community event, aiming to both recreate the look and feel of memorable childhood block parties, and bring warmth to an otherwise 'cold block.'

Inner-City Students and Wharton Professor Develop a High School Business Curriculum

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 02.28.2012 | Education
Rahilla Zafar

Two years ago University City High School in Philadelphia was one of the lowest achieving schools in the district -- today it is a Promise Academy offering its students a fresh start and new hope.