Wartime Haverford

Wartime Haverford Courtesy of College Archives.

The Army Specialized Training Program (or A.S.T.P.) included basic engineering, foreign area and language studies, which were taught at Haverford in 1943 and 1944, as part of the program to add non-combatant service students during World War II.

Fine Arts at Haverford

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

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.

The Penn Treaty Elm

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.

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.

Fords in Philly – West Philly Tool Library

West Philly Tool Library Morgan Riffer '01 and Michael Froehlich '97 in the West Philly Tool Library, a membership organization they helped launch to lend home and garden tools to city residents.

Once plagued by “brain drain”, Haverford’s big city neighbor has become an increasingly popular post-commencement destination for the College’s grads many of whom are working to better life for all in their adopted hometown. Read “Fords in Philly” in the … Continue reading

Alumni Weekend 2014

We're looking forward to seeing you at the end of May! We're looking forward to seeing you at the end of May!

Join us for Alumni Weekend May 30—June 1, 2014 “Reunions remind me why I fell in love with Haverford originally. While reliving fun times with old friends, I’m gaining a new appreciation of the College’s beliefs and traditions through adult … Continue reading

Congratulations, Class of 2014!

Use #haverford14 to share your Commencement excitement with us on Twitter and Instagram! Use #haverford14 to share your Commencement excitement with us on Twitter and Instagram!

Congratulations, Class of 2014! Commencement will take place Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are not required. Schedule • Speakers • Directions • Map

Alumni Come Back for Cricket

Alumni Cricket Match An alumni cricket match on campus inspired 20 former Haverford College players to put on their whites and come out to Cope Field on April 26, 2014. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Cricket is Haverford’s oldest and most distinctive sport and was introduced by the English landscape architect who planned the campus in 1834, William Carvill.

“The Island” in the Skate House

Anna Russell '14 staged her senior thesis production of the play “The Island” by South African playwright Athol Fugard in the Skate House. Collence Nyazenga '14 and Danica Harvey SC '15 starred. Photo: Brad Larrison. Anna Russell '14 staged her senior thesis production of the play “The Island” by South African playwright Athol Fugard in the Skate House. Collence Nyazenga '14 and Danica Harvey SC '15 starred. Photo: Brad Larrison.

The Senior Thesis represents the culmination of a Haverford student’s academic experience, and is one of the most important and rewarding ways that Haverford realizes its educational mission.

2014 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

(left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais. (left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais.

Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition Through May 18, 2014Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This year’s ten seniors pursued concentrations in sculpture, painting and printmaking. Details »

2014 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

(left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais. (left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais.

Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition Opening Night: Friday, May 9, 20145:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This year’s ten seniors pursued concentrations in sculpture, painting and printmaking. Details »