Signature Programs

TALK TO ME TUESDAYS w/ Ebonish
Themed study break sessions with the House Dean that focuses on specific topics related to the first year experience. Residents will get an opportunity to come hang with the house Dean and chat about the topic over snacks.

 

DINNER FOR TEN
Residents are invited to join a Distinguished Guest and Professor Rymes over dinner in her faculty apartment, 100 McKean.  Each month, typically a Wednesday evening, from 6-7:30pm, a special guest, who has an interesting and inspiring career will join us for dinner and conversation about their life’s work.  RSVP to brymes@upenn.edu -- only 10 seats at the table each month!

 

Affinity Space Night
Affinity Spaces will allow Fisher residents with shared experiences and identities to come together in an informal setting to build community and to discuss their Penn experience in a relaxed setting. Some Affinity space nights may have guest in attendance invited by the house dean to assist discussion facilitation. Affinity spaces will take place once a month in the House Dean apartment.

 

Pancake Brunch w/ Betsy
Join your Faculty Director, Betsy Rymes, and her daughter, Anya in their faculty apartment, 100 McKean, every other Sunday from 12-2pm for brunch.  They will be serving up pancakes with all the fixings, fruit, coffee and other treats. 

 

TEA W/ NADINE and DAN
Study Break session (Tea Style) with our Faculty Fellow Nadine and her husband. Residents will get an opportunity to get to know one another and check in with Nadine about their college experience over sweet treats, sandwiches and there is coffee too.