Chris at UCD's blog

Dec 11, 2018 7 days ago

Staff Changes and Additions at the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI), our nationally renowned job training program that connects local residents seeking opportunity with employers seeking talent, enjoyed a busy end to 2018. The Skills Initiative completed several cohorts, began recruitment for more, and made exciting staff changes that will help our program grow and reach our goal of serving 400 participants a year by 2021.

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Nov 27, 2018 21 days ago

Festive Events at Trolley Portal Gardens!

This December we're helping to celebrate the holidays at Trolley Portal Gardens!

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Nov 26, 2018 22 days ago

December 2018 Events in University City

Each month we aim to highlight theater, art, music, food, and tech events happening in University City. Want your event listed? Email us to get your organization added to our mailing list! 

What's Happening in December

 

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Nov 09, 2018 39 days ago

Our Next Community Cleanup will be Saturday, December 1st

Help keep your neighborhood clean by joining a community cleanup on Saturday, December 1st from 9 AM to 2 PM. UCD is partnering with the City of Philadelphia to assist block captains, students, volunteer groups and neighbors by providing trash bags, brooms, work gloves, and trash pickup.

To sign up and join the effort, please contact us via email or by calling 215-243-0555.

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Nov 02, 2018 46 days ago

November 2018 at The Porch at 30th Street Station

Daily lunch service continues in November at The Porch! Take advantage of mild weather to enjoy lunch in our beautifully landscaped space. Don't miss breakfast service from our friends at Schmear It on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings through Thanksgiving! As a note, there will be no vending on November 22nd or 23rd.   

 

Make sure to keep an eye on our Twitter page for updates and cancelations.

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Oct 30, 2018 49 days ago

November 2018 Events in University City

Each month we aim to highlight theater, art, music, food, and tech events happening in University City. Want your event listed? Email us to get your organization added to our mailing list! 

What's Happening in November

 

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Oct 15, 2018 2 months ago

UCD Partners with Drexel and the City on 30th Street Station Traffic Management Pilot

As part of a larger effort to address transportation issues throughout our district, we have recently partnered with the City of Philadelphia and Drexel University to develop a pilot program to address congestion issues at 30th Street Station through improved traffic management. A component of the City's CONNECT: Philadelphia's Strategic Transportation Plan, this effort will help Philadelphia reach its goals to both improve traffic safety and manage congestion.

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Oct 04, 2018 2 months ago

Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House: Expanding their vision for children and families

University City is a pioneer in the provision of care for sick children and support for their families who travel far and wide to obtain for the best treatment for serious illnesses. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was the first hospital opened to care specifically for the needs of children. It was a pediatric oncologist there, Dr. Audrey Evans, who saw the toll taken on families with children undergoing long-term care, and whose vision laid the groundwork for the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH).

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Oct 02, 2018 2 months ago

October 2018 Events in University City

 

Each month we aim to highlight theater, art, music, food, and tech events happening in University City. Want your event listed? Email us to get your organization added to our mailing list! 

What's Happening in October

 

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