40 Years of Fostering Intercultural Communities at Penn
Our Mission: The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center is to build community, create a sense of belonging, and foster intercultural understanding.
We are committed to developing your sense of self-advocacy, self-awareness, and self-love.
We are committed to challenging you and others to reflect on our shared humanity.
We are committed to creating a space where you feel nurtured and you can nurture others.
We are committed to empowering you to build intercultural leadership skills for an interconnected and global world.
A home away from home.
Known fondly as the “GIC,” the Greenfield Intercultural Center is more of a home than an institution. We has provided a safe space for intercultural dialogue and interaction with students, faculty, staff and visitors from around the globe since 1984.
Come hungry, because like any family, we like to eat together. Sharing meals is a vital part of GIC’s mission. We are passionate about serving the Penn community as an advocate of intercultural awareness, understanding, and appreciation and by building up student leaders.
Beyond breaking bread and hosting our annual Wellness Day, GIC staff mentor student groups and sponsor their events. We run training workshops, facilitate courses, support program development , and collaborate with a diverse collection of campus partners on special events.
Thank you for visiting our webpage! If you would like to know more about us and what we do, you can navigate via the side-column menu, and then come to the center and check us out!
We hope to see you at the center soon!
GIC in the News
By Mehreen Syed 11/03/23 12:57am The Greenfield Intercultural Center appointed Mary Ann Baricuatro as its new associate
By Dedeepya Guthikonda 10/09/23 Natives at Penn hosted a march on campus to honor Indigenous People’s Day