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PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2013  — PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) announced that registration opened today for the third PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The professional-development opportunity targeting educators, principals, administrators and superintendents from the eastern United States, will be held at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Oct. 25-27. Educators interested in applying may do so through the online application process. MORE

Three-Day Training to Deepen Nearly 120 Educators' Personal Finance Teaching Skills

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2013  – PwC US and Knowledge @ Wharton High School (KWHS) today welcomed nearly 120 high school educators to the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility.  The intensive three-day event is being held at Wharton | San Francisco, the West Coast campus of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. MORE

June 12, 2013, PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. & PHILADELPHIA–The 2nd Annual Social Media Leadership Awards, organized by Social Strategy1, Knowledge@Wharton, and AUS, Inc. , with support from Ernst & Young, is now accepting submissions through July 30, 2013.

The Social Media Leadership Awards will honor organizations across multiple industries that have proven best practices in social media utilization to achieve business objectives. Judges will select entries worldwide across 13 industry categories . Finalists will be invited to attend and participate in workshops and panel discussions during a two-day conference and awards ceremony at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania December 2-3, 2013. MORE

June 10, 2013 — Just in time for graduation season, Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) has named 19 business leaders as “Trailblazers” in a new eBook available as a no cost download for registered KWHS users.  The book includes candid and thoughtful interviews with some of the most dynamic leaders of our times including:

  • NBA Legend Magic Johnson
  • Paypal-Tesla-SpaceX’s Elon Musk
  • “Avengers” & “Much Ado” Director Joss Whedon
  • Under Armour’s Kevin Plank
  • Pfizer’s Amy Schulman


San Francisco – April 29, 2013PwC US and Knowledge @ Wharton High School (KWHS) today announced that registration is open for the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility
The financial literacy and leadership development seminar will be
offered to 120 educators June 17-19 in San Francisco at the Wharton
School of the University of Pennsylvania’s west coast campus. These
educators, including public and private high school teachers,
principals, administrators and superintendents predominantly from the
western United States, can apply through an online application process. MORE