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UC Review Covers Inauguration (UC Review, April 24, 2013)

Students, alumni, faculty, elected officials and members of the community gathered at the University of the Sciences, Friday, Apr. 19th for the inauguration of its new president, Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee. "I love what I do and I have a passion for higher education and I’m excited to be here at the University of the Sciences," said Dr. Giles-Gee. Read

USciences Inauguration Ceremony (6ABC, April 19, 2013)

Footage of the April 19 Inauguration of USciences President Helen F. Giles-Gee, PhD, aired during Channel 6 Actions News Friday programming. The Action News anchor noted U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah and Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell were among public officials on-hand for the ceremony. Watch

Hail to the Chief (the Philadelphia Tribune, April 21, 2013)

Photo montage taken during the April 19 Inauguration. Read

WHYY reports on USciences’ first female, African American president (Newsworks, April 19, 2013)

In a piece published on NewsWorks.org, WHYY’s Taunya English reported that University of the Sciences would host the April 19 Inauguration of Helen F. Giles-Gee, PhD, as the university’s first female and first African-American president. Read

Penn alum to be inaugurated as University of Sciences president (The Daily Pennsylvanian, April 14, 2013)

Penn graduate Helen Giles-Gee will be inaugurated this Friday as the newest president of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Read

University of the Sciences to Inaugurate Helen F. Giles-Gee, PhD, as 22nd President on April 19 (Patch Network April 11, 2013)

A week-long celebration, April 13-19, highlights the Inauguration theme: "A New Era of Opportunities: Teaching, Service, and Student Research" Read

University of the Sciences president: Modest trailblazer (Philadelphia Inquirer, April 9, 2013)

Giles-Gee, a University of Pennsylvania graduate whose resume is filled with leadership roles at other schools, is the first female president in the university's 192-year history and first African American. Read

First Lady Visit
(CBS3, August 8, 2012)

CBS3 was live on campus on August 8, 2013, in advance of the First Lady's visit. Reporter Anne-Marie Green spoke with Dr. Helen Giles-Gee about the University and our students. Watch

Giles-Gee to head Univ. of the Sciences
(Philadelphia Tribune, March 23, 2012)

University of the Sciences has named its first African-American female president. Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee will begin her presidency at the university on July 16. Read

Philadelphia's University of the Sciences makes history
(6ABC, March 22, 2012)

Dr. Helen Giles-Gee will become the University of the Sciences 22nd President this summer. She is the first woman and the first African American. Watch/Read

University of the Sciences Introduces First Female, African-American President
(KYW 1060, March 22, 2012)

The University of the Sciences introduced its new president Thursday afternoon. The appointment is historic in more ways than one. Read | Listen

NBC 10 (March 22, 2013)


University of the Sciences makes historic choice for president
(Philadelphia Inquirer, March 19, 2012)

Giles-Gee didn't know the historical significance of her appointment as president of the University of the Sciences until she read the news release announcing her appointment Monday. Read

University of the Sciences hires its first female president, Helen Giles-Gee
(Philadelphia Business Journal, March 19, 2012)

Helen F. Giles-Gee has been named president—and the first woman and 22nd president overall—of the University of the Sciences, the chairman of the West Philadelphia school’s board of trustees said Monday. Read

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