Commencement Stories 
Story 5/7/2016

Gov. Wolf Tells Graduates: Our Democracy 'Really Needs Your...

In his address to the Class of 2016 at Franklin & Marshall College's May 7 Commencement, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf urged the graduates to consider democracy in the U.S.

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Story 5/7/2016

Williamson Medal Recipient Explores Other Cultures, Other...

As a religious studies major, Franklin & Marshall College graduate Morgan Kincade found her scholarly pursuit in Islam.

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Senior Spotlights

Story 4/25/2016

Senior Spotlight: Finding Passion in Film's Storytelling...

Dominic Akena: "I certainly liked my classes, but I honestly enjoyed going to my professors' offices for assistance or just to have regular conversations that had nothing to do with academic...

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Story 4/29/2016

Senior Spotlight: Inspired by Seeing the Obstacles Others...

Cameron Rutledge: "It has been my honor to learn the obstacles many of my closest friends have overcome to be here at F&M today. It has truly been inspiring and life changing."

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Story 4/26/2016

Senior Spotlight: Engaged With the Campus Community,...

Anne Dolan: "It is energizing and inspiring to be surrounded by a group of students who are so passionate about the school and want to make it the best place it can be."

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Story 4/28/2016

Senior Spotlight: Discovering a Community Where Lasting...

Kaitlin Oliver: "I’ve had excellent relationships with my professors. They’ve helped me grow intellectually throughout my four years."

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Story 4/27/2016

Senior Spotlight: Bonding With New Friends Made F&M...

Cristina Diez: "F&M has given me the opportunity to meet many wonderful people and, most importantly, my best friends." 

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Remarks and Citations

Story 5/7/2016

President Daniel R. Porterfield's Remarks

Thank you, Dr. Bonchek, for that gracious welcome, and to all members of the Board of Trustees here today. 

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Story 5/6/2016

Gov. Tom Wolf's Remarks

I am pleased to be here with you today. As a result of this grand ceremony, I now join my wife in holding a degree from F & M.  

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Story 5/6/2016

Williamson Medalist Morgan Kincade's Remarks

Thank you Dean Hazlett for the kind words and thanks to all of my peers and mentors for the constancy of your support.

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Story 5/6/2016

Morgan Anna Kincade: Williamson Medalist Citation

When a student’s soaring intellectual capacity is matched not only by her academic achievement but also by the most profound modesty, you have encountered a jewel. 

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Story 5/5/2016

The Honorable and Mrs. John C. Kunkel Professor of...

Professor Joseph J. Karlesky is retiring as the Honorable and Mrs. John C. Kunkel Professor of Government after 46 years of distinguished service at Franklin & Marshall College.

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Story 5/5/2016

Professor of Sociology Howard Kaye: Socrates Citation

A gentleman and a teacher-scholar: that, in a nutshell, is Howard Kaye.

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Story 5/5/2016

Associate Professor of Art James Peterson: Socrates Citation

Professor James Peterson began his career at Franklin & Marshall in 1970, when the Art Department was in its infancy.

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Story 5/5/2016

Professor of Geosciences Robert Sternberg: Socrates Citation

Since joining the Department of Earth and Environment (formerly the Department of Geology) in 1983, Professor Robert Sternberg has developed and sustained a geophysics program suitable for a liberal...

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Story 5/5/2016

James Strick: Bradley R. Dewey Award for Outstanding...

 Professor James Strick is deeply engaged in a diversified program of research that has attracted impressive recognition among his professional colleagues. 

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Story 5/5/2016

Richard Denlinger: The Richard Kneedler Distinguished...

Nominations for this prestigious award were accepted from members of the campus community and reviewed by a committee of professional staff. From among many fine nominees, the committee recommended...

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