Meeting the College's Priorities

In line with the academic mission and strategic priorities of the College, the Office of Communications is committed to projects that strongly position Franklin & Marshall in meeting the following objectives:

  • Attracting and recruiting extraordinary student talent
  • Demonstrating to wide audiences the ways in which F&M fuels knowledge, discovery and artistic creation
  • Engaging external partners — including alumni, parents, foundations, education change-makers and education advocates — in the work of the College
  • Conveying the College's support of learning during and after college
  • Showcasing the research and scholarship of our faculty among broad audiences
  • Supporting efforts to increase F&M's resources

We work with offices across campus to plan and executes strategic marketing and public relations programming that includes reputation and brand management, external communications, social media and multimedia engagement, and media relations.

Some of Our Latest Work
Story 4/12/2021

Forging the Path for Those Who Come Next

“Look at who you want to be, find that person, and ask them how they got where they are.” Sophomore Curtis Mark did just that—and landed a medical internship with an F&M alumnus. 

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Story 4/9/2021

Always Handle Reptiles With Care

A research project to evaluate whether positive human interactions improve the welfare of leopard geckos led to questions on how to handle the lizrds without causing them stress.

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Story 4/8/2021

The ‘Secret’ of Genitalia, Gender and Biology

To look at Emily Quinn, a young woman with an infectious smile, she is female. Yet, her body, particularly inside her body, does not necessarily inform that gender definition. To guess she is...

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Story 6/18/2020

Alumni on the Front Lines

Austin Williams, M.D., ’07 As a general surgery resident, my role in the Covid-19 response has changed several times. Since elective surgeries have been canceled, the number of operations we are...

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