Penn's Y.M.C.A. began in 1882, and its Y.W.C.A. began in 1884. The main objectives of the Y.M. and Y.W. were to hold prayer meetings, maintain Bible study, encourage individual efforts, support mission enterprises, and contribute to the betterment of college life at Penn. The Y.M. and Y.W. also went out of their way to plan campus events for Penn. The Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. ended around 1929.
William Penn University; Wilcox Library Digital Archives