Category Archives: Students

Alisa Strayer' 13, Haverford College Cricket Outside of athletics, Strayer, a psychology major, helped start an after-school program for children living near campus who have autism. Photo: Thom Carroll.

Bowling Them Over on the Cricket Field

Cricketer Alisa Strayer ’13—who picked up the sport her freshman year—surprises with her “flighty ball.” Read “Bowling Them Over on the Cricket Field” in the Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Haverford magazine »

Professor Jeff Tecosky-Feldman speaking during the First Annual Meeting of the Multicultural Scholars Program.  Photo: Peter Tobia Professor Jeff Tecosky-Feldman speaking during the First Annual Meeting of the Multicultural Scholars Program. Photo: Peter Tobia

Multicultural Scholars Program

The Multicultural Scholars Program is a student-run networking and mentoring program dedicated to the goal of academic excellence. Student coordinators, in collaboration with faculty and deans, plan workshops designed to communicate the wisdom and experience of upperclassmen to new students.

Lunt Cafe Lunt Cafe, Haverford's 100% student-run and student-staffed coffee shop and restaurant. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Lunt Cafe

Haverford has more than 145 student groups who publish magazines, host symposia, sing a cappella, discuss religion and spirituality, stay politically active, maintain a system of student self-government, dance, demonstrate and create. All of these groups and activities have one … Continue reading

Men's Soccer at Haverford Adam Morollo '14 (#2) with teammates. Photo: David Sinclair.

Being a Student-Athlete

“I enjoy a remarkable level of camaraderie with other student-athletes [which] comes from sharing similar passions for academics, athletics, and extra-curricular activities and a requirement for the discipline to be able to manage all of those things.” —Adam Morollo ’14, … Continue reading

Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison

Writing Center

The Writing Center at Haverford College fosters a culture of writing that includes conversation with peers and faculty members at all stages of the writing process.

mill-creek-service-day Students receive instruction from farm staff during a first-year service day at Mill Creek Farm.

First-Year Service Days

Traditions One of 8th Dimension‘s oldest traditions is hosting first-year service days, which all first-year students participate in. Community service is one of the most important aspects of the Haverford experience.

Ying Li in a Fine Arts class Professor of Fine Arts Ying Li instructs a student during a painting class.

Fine Arts at Haverford

The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.

Math Problem Solving The Math Question Center, and the math lounge, both within the KINSC, are open to all students by keycard access 24/7 (and are rarely empty).

Math Question Center

The Math Question Center is an informal gathering place where students work in groups on math homework and get assistance when they need it. It is staffed five evenings each week by mathematics faculty and majors.