Celebrating Our Legacy 

Franklin & Marshall is celebrating a year of milestones in the 2019-20 academic year. The institution will mark 50 years of coeducation, the 50th anniversary of the black student protest at F&M, the 100th anniversary of the Department of Spanish at F&M, the opening of the Susan and Benjamin Winter Visual Arts Center, and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote.

Check back over the course of this academic year to find more stories about F&M's Gamechangers. If you would like any additional information or to suggest an event, please contact Associate Dean Kim Armstrong at kim.armstrong@fandm.edu.

We hope you will join us in celebrating individuals who are at the forefront of change, as well as those who are challenging existing paradigms. #changethegame

 

Gamechangers Events Calendar

Throughout the year, the community will come together to highlight individuals and events that have been responsible for changing the game at F&M. Several members of the faculty are also incorporating the theme into their course offerings. 

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Recent Events

  • Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!" 
Associate Dean Kim Armstrong invites the F&M community to join in celebrating "Gamechangers" at F&M's first Common Hour of the 2019-20 academic year, featuring a panel discussion led by President Barbara K. Altmann. Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!" Associate Dean Kim Armstrong invites the F&M community to join in celebrating "Gamechangers" at F&M's first Common Hour of the 2019-20 academic year, featuring a panel discussion led by President Barbara K. Altmann.
  • Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!"
Celebrating 50 years of coeducation, President Barbara K. Altmann introduces panelists Cynthia Krom '80, Associate Professor of Accounting and Organizations at F&M, Michelle Flatt '99, Vice President of Programs at AnitaB.org, and Salina Almanzar '13, Photography Technician at F&M. Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!" Celebrating 50 years of coeducation, President Barbara K. Altmann introduces panelists Cynthia Krom '80, Associate Professor of Accounting and Organizations at F&M, Michelle Flatt '99, Vice President of Programs at AnitaB.org, and Salina Almanzar '13, Photography Technician at F&M.
  • Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!"
Michelle Flatt '99, AnitaB.org, Vice President of Programs Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!" Michelle Flatt '99, AnitaB.org, Vice President of Programs
  • Common Hour , 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!"
Cynthia Krom '80, Associate Professor of Accounting and Organizations, F&M Common Hour , 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!" Cynthia Krom '80, Associate Professor of Accounting and Organizations, F&M
  • Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!"
Salina Almanzar '13, Photography Technician, Art and Art History, F&M Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!" Salina Almanzar '13, Photography Technician, Art and Art History, F&M
  • Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!" Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!"
  • Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!" Common Hour, 8/29/19: "F&M Women Are Changing the Game!"
  • Common Hour, 9/12/19: Pragmatism in a Deep Shade of Blue: John Dewey and the Question of Race in the United States, a talk by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. on race and religion in America. Common Hour, 9/12/19: Pragmatism in a Deep Shade of Blue: John Dewey and the Question of Race in the United States, a talk by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. on race and religion in America.
  • Common Hour, 9/12/19: Pragmatism in a Deep Shade of Blue: John Dewey and the Question of Race in the United States. Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr. from Princeton University addresses the F&M community in Mayser Gymnasium. Common Hour, 9/12/19: Pragmatism in a Deep Shade of Blue: John Dewey and the Question of Race in the United States. Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr. from Princeton University addresses the F&M community in Mayser Gymnasium.
  • Princeton Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. speaks with members of the F&M community after his Common Hour talk. Princeton Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. speaks with members of the F&M community after his Common Hour talk.
  • Professor Eddie S. Glaude speaking with members of the F&M community at a reception following his talk. Professor Eddie S. Glaude speaking with members of the F&M community at a reception following his talk.
  • Students, faculty, staff and community members gather at a reception for Princeton Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. following Common Hour. Students, faculty, staff and community members gather at a reception for Princeton Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. following Common Hour.
  • Professor Glaude and members of the F&M community. Professor Glaude and members of the F&M community.
  • Members of the F&M community talk with Princeton Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. at a reception following his Common Hour talk. Members of the F&M community talk with Princeton Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. at a reception following his Common Hour talk.
  • 9/17/19, Rebecca Romney delivering her talk,"The Book That Ruined Her: Mary Wollstonecraft, Authority, and Authorship," at the Writers House 9/17/19, Rebecca Romney delivering her talk,"The Book That Ruined Her: Mary Wollstonecraft, Authority, and Authorship," at the Writers House
  • 9/17/19, Rebecca Romney, a rare book dealer based in the Washington DC area, giving a talk at the Writers House called "The Book That Ruined Her: Mary Wollstonecraft, Authority, and Authorship." 9/17/19, Rebecca Romney, a rare book dealer based in the Washington DC area, giving a talk at the Writers House called "The Book That Ruined Her: Mary Wollstonecraft, Authority, and Authorship."
  • 9/17/19, Rebecca Romney, a rare book dealer based in the Washington DC area, giving a talk at the Writers House called "The Book That Ruined Her: Mary Wollstonecraft, Authority, and Authorship." 9/17/19, Rebecca Romney, a rare book dealer based in the Washington DC area, giving a talk at the Writers House called "The Book That Ruined Her: Mary Wollstonecraft, Authority, and Authorship."
  • 9/17/19: Rare book dealer Rebecca Romney speaks to a crowd at the Writers House. 9/17/19: Rare book dealer Rebecca Romney speaks to a crowd at the Writers House.
  • 9/17/19: A group of students, faculty, staff and community members enjoy Rebecca Romney's talk at the Writers House. 9/17/19: A group of students, faculty, staff and community members enjoy Rebecca Romney's talk at the Writers House.

Coeducation: A Closer Look

50 Years of Women at F&M

Celebrating F&M Women

Explore programs celebrating 50 years of coeducation, view the stories of some of the women of F&M and share your story for the 50 years of coeducation time capsule.  

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Exploring the Past. Inspiring the Future.

The African American Alumni Council (AAAC) at F&M

The AAAC embraces F&M's collective responsibility to those who led the way among F&M’s community of color.

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100 Years of Spanish Language Instruction

Learn more about the teaching and learning of Spanish at F&M. 

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A Groundbreaking Facility for the Fine Arts

Track the construction progress of the Susan and Benjamin Winter Visual Arts Center. 

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19th Amendment Marks a Major Milestone

The National Constitution Center explains the 19th Amendment (passed June 4, 1919).

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Upcoming Events
November 15
event 11/15/2019

Exhibit: 100 Years of the Spanish Major at F&M

Shadek-Fackenthal Lobby

Showcase of students' work  in archives and interviews to document the history of the Spanish major...

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November 16
event 11/16/2019

Exhibit: 100 Years of the Spanish Major at F&M

Shadek-Fackenthal Lobby

Showcase of students' work  in archives and interviews to document the history of the Spanish major...

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November 17
event 11/17/2019

Exhibit: 100 Years of the Spanish Major at F&M

Shadek-Fackenthal Lobby

Showcase of students' work  in archives and interviews to document the history of the Spanish major...

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Story 10/11/2019

Reflections on a New Era

Richard Kneedler ’65, P’98, a former professor, administrator and College president, says F&M's academic standards increased dramatically with coeducation.

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Story 10/11/2019

A Time of Ferment and Foment

Sue Washburn ’73 says F&M's first class of women wasn’t shy about demanding fair and equal treatment and access.

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Story 8/26/2019

This is What A Feminist Looks Like

If you want to trace the rise of modern American feminism, you might well start with Alice Drum.  

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