Welcome Philadelphia Alumni!

The Philadelphia Chapter consists of Philadelphia and its suburbs. The chapter has the second-largest concentration of Franklin & Marshall alumni—more than 3,200. Get involved today!

To get involved as a volunteer or learn more about exciting activities in Philadelphia, contact Aimee Fasnacht, associate director of alumni relations, at (717) 358-4719 or aimee.fasnacht@fandm.edu.

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Upcoming Events in Your Region​

Ben's 312th Birthday Bash at The Franklin Bar
Wednesday, Jan. 17, in Philadelphia
Enjoy the company of F&M friends as we celebrate Ben Franklin's 312th birthday and honor our alma mater's founding father at The Franklin Bar. 
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Ben's 312th Birthday Bash, Hosted by the Council for Women of F&M
Tuesday, Jan. 16, in Wayne, Pa. 
Enjoy the company of F&M friends at the Black Powder Tavern. Join us as we celebrate Ben Franklin's 312th birthday and honor our alma mater's founding father. 
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Prohibition Pandemonium: F&M Philadelphia Escapes the Room
Sunday, Feb. 11, in Philadelphia

You and your F&M friends are in a Roaring Twenties speakeasy and the cops are banging on the front door. Do you have what it takes to find the secret back exit and escape the long arm of the law? 
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Save the Date! 
F&M Day at the Philadelphia Zoo

Saturday, March 10, in Philadelphia
Plan to join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the Philadelphia Zoo with Kim Lengel '86, vice president for conservation and education. More details coming soon!

Please join us on campus for the following programs...

F&M Alumni and Junior Class Event:
A Night of Networking -- Making Connections and Knowing Your Strengths

Sponsored by the Alumni Association Board, Junior Class Cabinet, and the Office of Student and Post-Graduate Development 
Friday, Jan. 19, on Campus
Launch lasting connections with fellow alumni and current F&M juniors during this strengths-sharing event. Join us to contribute your natural talents, learn from others about leveraging strengths, and get started building your own personal Board of Directors. Developing a networking practice is important throughout your career. We hope you will join us for this fun, engaging night to brush up on your networking practice, make connections with fellow alumni, and support the junior class. 
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Creativity & Innovation Symposium at F&M
Saturday, Jan. 27
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Barshinger Life Sciences & Philosophy Building at F&M
Our College was founded by one of American history's most creative innovators, Benjamin Franklin. Join us later this month for a compelling daylong conversation about how and why Franklin & Marshall College seeks to create a sustainable culture of creativity and innovation -- propelling students and alumni with the necessary skills, knowledge, experience and courage to face a rapidly changing, uncertain future. Take this opportunity to channel your inner Ben and be a part of this exciting initiative! The day will include lunch and a closing reception for all participants. Attendance is free, but registration is required and seating is limited. Please register no later than Tuesday, Jan. 23.
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