Wharton Stories: Community

Between inspiring young students to study STEM and interning at Procter & Gamble, Ben Onukwube, WG’20, is doing his best to help others be theirs.

Why This Computer Engineer is Working Towards His Best Self at Wharton

The Wharton Fund has to reach 1881 donors by June 30 in order to unlock another $1 million in funds benefiting the School.

The Benjamin Franklin Society Issues a $1M Challenge to Celebrate Wharton’s Founding

What started as a carpool for Parniyan Cagatay, Karthik Kalpat, Yash Arekapudi, and Nima PourNejatian (WG’19) quickly turned into a study group, support group, and even an informal family.

From Carpools to Nights Out: How 4 Students Bonded in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives

Members of the Turner Social Impact Society, an undergraduate community managed by the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, visited several Philadelphia-based businesses to learn about how they’re driving social impact.

Business Meets Impact: What Penn and Wharton Undergrads Learned From 5 Philly Companies

Greg Wallingford, WG’19, was practicing emergency medicine while studying full-time at Wharton, when MGMT 610 inspired him to create a leadership curriculum for physicians.

How a Wharton Class Inspired This ER Doctor to Equip Physicians with Leadership Skills

Cheryl Tamas, WG’19, and John Tamas, WG’19, saw value in earning their MBAs, together, from Wharton to fill in knowledge gaps and accelerate their careers.

Why This Couple Came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives Together

The Successful Transition and Empowerment Program’s emphasis on fostering connection and building four-year community helps it stand out from other pre-orientation programs.

3 Ways Wharton’s STEP Pre-Orientation Program Impacts Undergraduates After Freshman Year

Created by students for students, the #OurWharton Podcast is bringing the Wharton community closer together by sharing little-heard narratives and valuable resources.

#OurWharton: How a Student-Run Podcast is Fostering Community on Campus

Integrating business knowledge with a liberal arts mindset is helping Dan Ping He, WG’19, towards her goal of enhancing community development through real estate.

This Real Estate MBA Wants to Create Better Affordable Housing

While classroom and applied learning are key parts of Wharton’s EMBA program, Laura Rivera, WG’18, found the network to be just as valuable.

Six Ways This Pharmaceutical Executive Built Connections in Wharton’s EMBA Program