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President Daniel R. Porterfield's Reunion Weekend Remarks

The following is the text of President Daniel R. Porterfield's remarks at the June 8, 2013, Alumni Celebration during Reunion Weekend, as prepared for delivery.


Celebrating, Reminiscing Brings Alumni Home for F&M Reunion Weekend 2013

Franklin & Marshall College's 2013 Reunion Weekend June 7-9 brings in the classes from the years that end in "3" and "8" to enjoy celebrations, toasts and memories.


Conferences, Events on Tap This Summer at F&M

The F&M Office of Conference and Events Services has been working on logistics and accommodations for more than 39,000 guests expected on campus between mid-May and mid-August. Plans and preparations have been in the works for months to organize the dozens of activities and to utilize available space on campus, including athletic facilities, performance venues, classrooms and the College Houses.


DIPNIC Wiffleball Challenge 2013

Thank you to everyone who participated in and cheered at the 22nd Annual DIPNIC Wiffleball Challenge. We miss former Commissioner David Stameshkin, but I'm thrilled to report that DIPNIC's Wiffleball Challenge lives on.


Williamson Medalist Alexis Teevens' Commencement Remarks

Read the Commencement remarks of Alexis Teevens, winner of Williamson Medal, the highest award to a graduating senior at Franklin & Marshall.


President Daniel R. Porterfield's Commencement Remarks

Read the remarks given by Franklin & Marshall President Daniel R. Porterfield at the College's 2013 Commencement ceremony.


Melanne Verveer's Commencement Address

Read the remarks of Commencement speaker Melanne Verveer, the first U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women's issues.


Alexis Rae Teevens: 2013 Recipient of the Williamson Medal

The following citation was presented at Franklin & Marshall College's 2013 Commencement Ceremony on May 11, 2013: When she visited Franklin & Marshall College as a high school junior, Alexis Teevens…

Kathleen Triman: 2013 Recipient of the Socrates Citation

Through her 23-year career at Franklin & Marshall College, Kathleen Triman has represented the ideal of a liberal arts professor. She is a much-admired instructor, her research has been of great…

Jack Heller: 2013 Recipient of the Socrates Citation

Jack Heller has been a professor at Franklin & Marshall College for more than 40 years. He arrived on campus in 1972, and has served as one of the principal architects…