Photo by Paul Bartholomew.
Schedule & Location
The urban setting of Philadelphia provides a sense of place to enhance the classroom experience, helping students learn first hand how the material in the courses is informed by the environment around them.
All elective courses for fall 2019 and spring 2020 will include an Engaged Scholarship/Praxis component in which courses will be partnering with organizations on a diverse array of projects.
- Fight for #PhlEd: Urban educational and environmental justice (EDUC 067)
Edwin Mayorga, SC
Monday, 12:10–2:55 p.m.
- Place, People and Collaborative Research in Philadelphia (ANTH H309/ENVS H309)
Joshua Moses, HC
Tuesday/Friday 12:10–2:55 p.m.
- Environmental Justice: Theory and Action (ENVS 035/POLS 043B)
Giovanna DiChiro, SC
Wednesday/Friday 12:10–2:55 p.m.
- Math Modeling and Sustainability (MATH B295)
Victor Donnay, BMC
Monday/Friday, 10:10–11:30 a.m.
Friday, 12:10–2:55 p.m.
- The Philadelphia Mosaic: Immigrant Communities in the City (CITY B214)
Wednesday/Friday, 12:15–3:00 p.m.
- Behavioral Public Policy in the City (ECON 003)
Tuesday/Friday, 12:15–3:00 p.m.
- Philadelphia’s Opioid Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Interventions (HLTH 223)
Community Engagement and Social Responsibility
Thursday, 10:05-12:35 p.m. and Friday, 12:15–3:00 p.m.
Courses offered in the Tri-Co Philly Program will be held at the Friends Center in Center City. The Friends Center is located at 1501 Cherry Street, at the northwest corner of 15th and Cherry Streets, two blocks north of Suburban Station and City Hall.
Getting to the Friends Center:
Bryn Mawr students will take the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail to Suburban Station. Swarthmore students will take the Media/Elwyn Regional Rail to Suburban Station. Haverford students will take the Norristown High Speed Line, transfer at the 69th Street Transportation Center to the Market-Frankford Line and exit at the 15th Street/City Hall Station. Train schedules and maps are available on SEPTA’s website.
Travel Costs: Costs for travel to classes will be covered for all students. Travel costs for co- and extracurricular programming will also be covered for students accepted into the Philly Program.