F&M Stories

At Franklin & Marshall College, we connect our students with extraordinary opportunities so they can accomplish great things in their four years on campus. Here are just a few of their stories.

10/20/2023

Wrestler Pins Post-Grad Career Thanks to F&M Mentor

Wrestling captain Noah Fox excels on and off the mat, thanks in part to guidance from his True Blue mentor. “This program has helped me jump-start my career and secure my dream job as a software engineer," Fox said.

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10/19/2023

F&M Receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

For the second year in a row, Franklin & Marshall College has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from Insight Into Diversity Magazine.

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10/16/2023

’09 Alum Shares Passion for Political Organizing

Shakya Cherry-Donaldson '09 returns to campus to discuss her career in political organizing with students at Thursday's Common Hour during F&M's second annual Inclusion Week.

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10/12/2023

Students List Favorite Fall Traditions

Autumn marks the commencement of countless campus traditions at F&M. Check out this list of fall favorites, curated by our very own students!

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10/10/2023

Sophomore Explores Animal Behavior and Builds Alumni Connections at Bergen County Zoo

Sophomore Lauren Velazquez spent her summer learning about animal behavior and connecting with F&M alumni during an internship at the Bergen County Zoo in New Jersey.

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10/06/2023

Sociology Student Takes Action Against Human Trafficking

Sophomore Gubat Abdullaev spent the summer in Sweden researching the human-trafficking industry and presenting his findings to the Danish Institute for Study Abroad.

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10/04/2023

Diplomat Fall Sports in Full Swing

Nearly 30% of the F&M student body competes in varsity sports. Browse an update of in-season sports on the turf, track, court and course.

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10/02/2023

“Professional Daydreaming” with Poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Read a Q&A with Gabrielle Calvocoressi, this year’s Hausman lecturer. The poet will deliver an Oct. 3 public reading and Oct. 4 master class at F&M, both open to the public.

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09/28/2023

Future Lawyer Expands Her Resume With Hands-on Legal Experience

Morgan Hovan ’24, a math and economics major, was the first F&M student to declare the Legal Studies Certificate. Explore how this decision is helping carve her path toward a successful career in law.

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09/26/2023

Students Stargaze at Cherry Springs Retreat

Students attended a recent weekend retreat to Cherry Springs State Park for two nights of stargazing in September. Night sky enthusiasts flock to the park for its spectacular views of the Milky Way.

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09/21/2023

Exploring Theater as a Tool for Social Change, Education, and Awareness

Aviva Katz ’24, a government and theatre joint major, discusses how F&M’s Diversity and Equality in Education Certificate is helping her along her path toward a career in educational theater.

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09/19/2023

Pedal Power: F&M Bike Loans Benefit Students

At F&M, renting a bike is as easy as checking out a book from the library. The F&M Bike Loan program provides a bike, helmet and lock to students free of charge.

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