Franklin & Marshall College faculty filled the Academy Room at Shadek-Fackenthal Library Oct. 11 to celebrate the launching of the College's new Faculty Center, an idea that has percolated on campus for more than a decade.
This highlights video shows graduates of Franklin & Marshall College, joined by parents, friends and family of current F&M students coming together as a community for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2013, which took place Oct. 4-6.
Speaking at a national event Monday that brought together leaders in higher education, Franklin & Marshall College President Daniel R. Porterfield showcased the College as forceful and deliberate in pursuing efforts to actively seek, prepare and enroll America's untapped academic talent pool -- the low-income, high-achieving student.
More than 3,000 members of the Franklin & Marshall College community enjoyed summery weather for autumn's three-day Homecoming & Family Weekend, as change seemed to mark the Oct. 4-6 event at every turn on campus.
As a Hackman Scholar, junior David Kime worked with Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies Jeremy Moss on a project, "Trials of Celluloid: Endeavors in Moving Image Art," that placed Kime center stage in the process of making films.
America is in a transformative era, one in which carbon-based energies are in a competitive clash with solar, wind and geothermal energies, environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told several hundred people who packed Mayser Gymnasium on the Franklin Marshall College campus Thursday for Common Hour.
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A wild foods workshop, a talk by renowned environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr., and a trash-inspired fashion show are some of the highlights of Franklin & Marshall College's Sustainability Week, which began Sunday, Sept. 29, and continues through Saturday, Oct. 5.
Reflecting Franklin & Marshall College's leadership in initiatives to promote college success for talented students from all backgrounds, F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield is one of four college presidents nationwide participating as a panelist in NBC News' 'Education Nation' Summit 2013.
The Homecoming & Family Weekend, Oct. 4-6, has dozens of events for students, parents, alumni and faculty to share, learn and cheer -- from the tailgate party that this year is under a huge tent on Hartman Green, to the research fair and lectures, to the football game against F&M's rival of 124 years, Dickinson College.