Haverford College is a liberal arts College with a distinctive character that prioritizes superior undergraduate education and original research as core vehicles for preparing students for lives of scholarship, service and community leadership.
These values derive from the history of the College as a Quaker institution where upon the community is built on the foundations of mutual respect, trust and individual and collective social responsibility. Haverford has many programs dedicated to community service among them, The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, 8th Dimension, the Haverford House and the Mentoring and Student Teaching (MAST) program.
President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
In fall of 2010, Haverford College applied to be recognized by the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
Program Purpose: The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. The Honor Roll is part of the Corporation for National and Community Service's strategic commitment to engage millions of college students in service and celebrate the critical role of higher education is strengthening communities. Presidential Awards are made for General Community Service and for service in the Special Focus area identified in this year's Application Guidance.
Haverford received the Honor Roll With Distinction
Inside Public Engagement
The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship advances Haverford's long standing commitment to peace and social justice through research, education and action.
An urban post-graduate program for community living and service in Philadelphia, which strengthens our campus connections with the city.
Haverford's community service office, established by students and alumni who believed that service and experiential learning were an equally vital component of a Haverford education.