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​

The Nature of Hope and a Pathway to Resilience, at Work and in Life
Wednesday, April 17, in Philadelphia
Join us at the Pyramid Club for a fireside chat with Professor Michael Penn and alumnus Dean Becker '71. Our program will explore the concept of hope and how habits of resilience help one thrive both personally and professionally.
Click here for more information and to register. 

Join us on campus...
"Class of 2019 Women's Luncheon - Celebrating Your Past, Present & Future," sponsored by the Council for Women of Franklin & Marshall College 
Saturday, March 30, on campus
Plan to join the Council for Women of F&M as we celebrate the past, present and future of the women in the Class of 2019. Click here for more information and to register.  

BUILDING GRIT: Why It's Important and How It Can Be Cultivated, Featuring Lauren Eskreis-Winkler, Ph.D.
Join the F&M Community for this semester's Mehlman speaker!

Monday, March 25, 4:30 p.m. at F&M
​Join us on campus for Dr. Lauren Eskreis-Winkler, a leading expert on the conscious building of grit. She has designed and implemented grit interventions across the globe. Developed with #1 New York Times bestselling author Angela Duckworth, these interventions have reached everyone from struggling athletes, to students in grade school and college, to individuals at every level of the workforce. Grit is a field of study with sweeping real-world ramifications, Eskreis-Winkler says. It's about pursuing long-term goals with passion and perseverance, and it has been shown to predict success over and beyond measures of talent. No registration is necessary. We hope you will join us!

Second Annual Lavender Graduation
Sunday, April 14, on campus
Join us for a ceremony honoring the accomplishments and resiliency of LGBTQQIA+ identified F&M seniors. Graduating students will be officially welcomed into the F&M alumni community.
Click here for more information and to register.  

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