1) Tradition: The day when juniors become seniors is known as Hey Day. The Day begins with a class picnic and then a procession through campus.
2) Tradition: Students throw toast on the field during all home football games. A “toast zamboni” picks up the debris at the end of the day.
3) Popular Majors: Business, Management, Marketing, Social Sciences, and Biomedical.
4) Firsts: The first general-purpose electronic computer (ENIAC) was born in 1946 at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering.
5) Firsts: The Wharton Business School was the first collegiate MBA program in the United States.
6) Track and Field: The Penn Relays hosted every year is the largest and oldest track and field event in the United States – it started in 1895.
7) Mascot: The mascot as well as the nickname of the Penn football and basketball teams is the Quakers, after the religion adopted by William Penn.
8) Party: At the end of each Spring, 10-15000 students descend onto the college ground to dance and party and have a fantastic time for two days straight!
9) Notable Alumni: Elon Musk, Donald Trump, Anil Ambani, Tony Burch, John Sculley
10) Popular Professors: Joe Bush, Buzz Bissinger (Advanced Nonfiction Writing), Dorothy Roberts (Critical Race Theory), Adam Grant (Organizational Behavior)