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05.18.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

Dear PENCIL Friend, This is a special year for us; 2015 marks our 20th Anniversary! PENCIL started 20 years ago with the advent of Principal For A Day® program. Two decades later, PENCIL remains the leader in creating innovative and …

Shael Suransky

05.12.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News, Press Releases

Bank Street College President Shael Polakow-Suransky Elected to PENCIL’s Board of Directors New York, NY, May 8— PENCIL, one of New York’s leading education nonprofits, today announced the election of Shael Polakow-Suransky, President of Bank Street College of Education, to …


05.05.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News, Press Releases

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, First Lady Chirlane McCray, announced the creation of the Center for Youth Employment on May 4, 2015. This is a new public-private partnership between the de Blasio administration and local …

PENCIL 20th Anniversary

05.01.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, PENCIL News, Upcoming Events

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Fellows Info Session

04.30.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

The first day of spring has sprung and students around the city and nation are gearing up for the impending summer break. While summers spent lounging at the beach or hanging out at the mall may be something of the …

Deloitte Discovery Day 1

03.20.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Partnership Spotlights, PENCIL News

30 Rockefeller Plaza is a buzzin’ tourist landmark in New York City. But on one Friday in March, it was buzzin’ with high school students from across the city as PENCIL Partner Deloitte hosted its first-ever Deloitte Discovery Day, a college …

CA - TAG - Office Visit

02.19.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

In an effort to continue our influential programs benefiting New York City public school students through the power of school-business partnerships, we encourage you to read this appeal from PENCIL President David Weiner.   Dear Friend: Thanks to dedicated supporters and partners …

Kemba Hall

12.19.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

Alumni Q&A: Kemba Hall (written by Yamile Pacheco) Each edition of FNN will feature one exceptional PENCIL Fellows Alum. If you are interested in being profiled in FNN or would like to recommend a PENCIL Fellows Alum, please email …

PENCIL Fellow Anna at Davler Media Group

12.17.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

PENCIL Fellows alumna Anna Kryukova, a member of the Alumni Advisory Board, discusses the benefits and the drawbacks of using the summer to work on personal projects and personal development as an alternative to the desired 9am-5pm internship.  Once Spring Semester …


10.27.2014  |  1 Comment  |   Event Highlights, PENCIL News

PENCIL is proud to bring back our speaker series featuring highly accomplished professionals who have transformed their careers and pioneered professional pathways. This week’s event, hosted by Axis Capital, features Joseph Petro, Senior Vice President, Time Warner Inc. Petro, former …