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07.01.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL Media Clips, PENCIL News, Press Releases

Check out our media coverage of PENCIL’s first BOSS FOR A DAY event where PENCIL Fellows traveled to different businesses to learn the ins and outs of the organizations before starting their first internships on Monday, July 6! FOX5NY covered …

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05.26.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL Media Clips, PENCIL News

Crain’s New York Business’s recently featured PENCIL and President David Weiner on their “The Insider” blog. Focused on our reinvention of our Principal for a Day initiative, Boss for a Day aligns more closely with our current and future endeavors …

Fellows InDay

05.26.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL Media Clips, PENCIL News

Our PENCIL Fellows keep learning new ways to connect and engage with the business community, especially with the guidance of our wonderful business volunteers through our PENCIL Partner, LinkedIn. The 2015 PENCIL Fellows cohort–200+ of them!–learned about the “anatomy of …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …