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ALMA COHEN has given generously to create the Sylvan M. Cohen Scholarship Fund. Her latest gift will establish a scholarship for students interested in public interest work. The Fund is named for Cohenís late husband, Sylvan, a trustee emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, an overseer of the Law School, long-time chair of the Friends of Biddle, and a member of boards of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and the Wharton Schoolís Real Estate Center.

Sylvan Cohen Cí35 Lí38 served as of counsel at Drinker Biddle & Reath in the firmís real estate practice group. Previously, he was chairman of Cohen, Shapiro, Polisher, Sheikman & Cohen, where he became a partner in 1939. In 1960, he founded the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and served as its CEO.

He was the recipient of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Real Estate Center Achievement Award. He was also president of his law school class, reunion chair, and a member of the inaugural class of the Penn Tennis Hall of Fame.
 
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