12/22/2017 Peter Durantine

Top 10 Stories of 2017

Change was 2017's hallmark for Franklin & Marshall College.

From opening a new sports stadium and a new student resource facility to a new field hockey coach who led her team to the national championship semifinals and the anticipation of a new president to lead F&M in its next chapter,  here are the year's top 10 stories:

Shadek Stadium’s Opening Ushers in New Homecoming Tradition

F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield Named Next Leader of Aspen Institute

F&M Field Hockey: 2017 Division III Semifinalists

2016 Graduate Earns Prestigious Mitchell Scholarship

  • 10 21 game 06 dg Image Credit: Deb Grove
  • The "Manuscript Illuminator," designed as much for portability as for revealing hidden or underwritten text. The "Manuscript Illuminator," designed as much for portability as for revealing hidden or underwritten text. Image Credit: Deb Grove
  • Longenecker prepares to go into the Bubble's underground stream to check sensors. Longenecker prepares to go into the Bubble's underground stream to check sensors. Image Credit: Deb Grove
Our 10 most popular videos of the year:
Alumni Documentary: Todd Westphal ’99
HECTOR FERRONATO ’17
Shadek Stadium - The Diplomat Athletic Legacy Continues
F&M's Global Reach: 10 Years in South Africa
Alumni Documentary: Becky Fawcett ’92
Annalisa Crannell
F&M COMMENCEMENT 2017
F&M CONVOCATION: Welcome Class of 2021
We Are F&M
Life at F&M
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