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You are viewing 10 posts for June 2014 in the Community News & Notes section

Curricular Innovation Grant Boosts F&M Faculty Center Funding to $1.1 Million

An ongoing commitment to preparing faculty to meet this challenge has earned Franklin & Marshall College's new Faculty Center a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. The award brings total support for the center to $1.17 million from various sources.

Two New College House Dons Start This Fall

Two of Franklin & Marshall College's five college houses will have new dons in the 2014-15 academic year, Professor of English Patricia O'Hara at Ware College House and Shirley Watkins Steinman Professor of Classics Ann Steiner at Bonchek College House.

Interfaith Calendar Resources for FPS

Faculty and staff, as you plan events for the next academic year I thought it would be helpful to provide two links that will provide information about significant holy days that may be observed by members of the Franklin & Marshall College community.

Summer Bike Repair Clinic

Bring your bicycle to a free bike repair clinic any time between noon and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24 at Hartman Green. Meet Brad Copeland (Service Manager) and Chris Caldwell (Chief Wheel Spinner) from Lancaster's new community bike center, The Common Wheel.

F&M Sustainability: Closing the Composting Circle

A tractor this spring spread compost made from Franklin & Marshall College's food waste over Sponaugle-Williamson Field. The practice is designed to build healthier turf, but it's also an example of the College's campus-wide efforts at sustainability

Reunion Weekend Remarks, as prepared, by Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D., president of Franklin & Marshall College, June 7, 2014:

Reunion Weekend Remarks, as prepared, by Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D., president of Franklin & Marshall College, June 7, 2014, to the alumni classes ending in "4" and "9."

New Volunteer Program Coordinator Joins Admission Team

The Franklin & Marshall College, Office of Admission has hired Donna Sheehan to fill the vacant position of Volunteer Program Coordinator/Admission Assistant. 

DIPNIC Wiffleball Challenge 2014 Recap

Dipnic Wiffleball Challenge Commissioner Suzanna Richter and sports maven and Brooks College House Dean Roger Godin provide a play-by-play recap of the 23rd annual Dipnic Wiffleball Challenge played on May 13. 


OMCA Summer Wednesday Nights Potluck

Weekly summer potluck dinners are 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Franklin & Marshall College's Black Cultural Center, 615 College Ave. Come, share food and thought with students at this Office of Multicultural Affair's event.  

New Admission Counselor Joins F&M's Admission Team

The Franklin & Marshall College Office of Admission is excited to announce the hiring of Helen Long to fill a vacant position on the admission counselor team.