Category Archives: Campus

Commencement Tickets are not required for Commencement, nor is there a limit to the number of guests graduates wish to invite. View the schedule.

Commencement 2015

Commencement 2015 Commencement will take place Sunday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m. Honorary degrees will be awarded to Thandeka Luthuli Gcabashe, Sister Mary Scullion, and Bryan A. Stevenson.

Participants in a minority student boycott in front of Founders in 1972 Participants in a minority student boycott in front of Founders in 1972. The protests spotlighted the need for an “institutionalization of diversity” at Haverford. Courtesy Special Collections.

Talking Race and Diversity

The work of the Black Students League, a newly formed Task Force on Diversity and Community, and an expanded Office of Multicultural Affairs are all helping to broaden the conversation on campus and create a more inclusive environment.

Harry-Potter_KINSC Chemistry students went all out with a Harry Potter theme in the KINSC to celebrate April Fool’s Day. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Traditions

Traditions Fords enjoy myriad traditional events such as the Collection speaker series; pinwheel day; the annual weekend throwdown at the end of the year called Haverfest; and, most importantly, Fall and Spring Plenary.

Penn Treaty Elm Haverford's elm is a direct descendant of the famous tree under which William Penn met with Lenape Chief Tamanend in 1682 and pledged a treaty of friendship.

The Penn Treaty Elm

Haverford’s serene campus is a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.

GIAC at Night Outside the Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center.

A Winning Combination

Upgraded facilities, more full-time coaches, state-of-the-art strength training and other enhancements have helped Haverford’s teams post impressive results in recent years. But the true measure of success for athletics is reflected in how well the program allows students to excel … Continue reading

Whitehead Campus Center during Palm Sunday service, circa 1995. Whitehead Campus Center during Palm Sunday service, circa 1995.

Then and Now: Fall 2014 Magazine then

Then & Now Though founded by Quakers, Haverford is nondenominational and supports religious observance by members of all faiths. Come back tomorrow to see part of Religion and Spirituality Week on campus “Now”.

Dawitt Habtemariam '15 Dawitt Habtemariam '15 presents his app, 'Quality Air,' which alerts users when they enter an area with poor air quality. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Hackathon

Students from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore colleges had just 48 hours to conceive, develop, and present their web and mobile technology ideas at the second annual Tri-Co Hackathon.

An aerial video of campus in the fall. An aerial video of campus in the fall.

Campus Fly Over

Our campus has 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping, more than 50 academic, athletic and residential buildings, and a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.

The Skate House Now The Skate House, pictured here in 2008, was altered from its original design after a 1979 fire.

Then & Now: The Skate House Now

Then & Now: The Skate House The Skate House hasn’t seen any actual skaters for decades. But it’s still in use, booked for receptions and student events such as club meetings and even poetry readings. Missed yesterday’s photo? See the … Continue reading