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Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame Honors Dick Voith '77 During Inaugural Year

The Athletic Department is pleased to announce that Dick Voith '77 is being inducted—as a member of the first class of inductees—into the Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame this year. The Haverford basketball teams will be celebrating this achievement at an award ceremony on:

Saturday, December 1, 2012 Approx. 3:00 p.m.

Gooding Arena Gardner Integrated Athletic Center Haverford College

Alumni, former coaches and family and friends (as well as the current teams, their families and members of the Haverford community) will be on hand for this celebratory event as well as to cheer on the Men's and Women's Basketball teams. The women's game begins at 1:00 p.m. against Dickinson and the men's game begins at 3:15 p.m. against Gettysburg.

For more information about the ceremony or the games, please contact Greg Rosnick at 215-962-1391.

Third Annual Young Alumni Giving Month Most Successful To Date

Eight-hundred eleven young alumni participated in the third annual Young Alumni Giving Month—breaking the previous record of 712 set in 2010, the program’s first year. This remarkable increase in giving by young alumni (Class of 2003-2012) was inspired in part by an anonymous family from the Class of 2011 who agreed to match all gifts. Additionally, they challenged young alumni to give in greater numbers with a participation challenge: When specific benchmarks were achieved, they would make additional gifts—$5,000 at 400 and 550 donors, respectively, and $10,000 at 700 donors. In total, young alumni and the anonymous family contributed $163,020 to Haverford’s Annual Fund. View class-by-class participation rates, gift designations and other stats from YAGM 2012.

581 Alums Meet The 500 Donor Challenge

Last month, an anonymous member of the Board of Managers joined Be Haverfordian (for classes in the second decade past graduation) to challenge those alumni to participate in the Annual Fund. If 500 of them made a gift by November 15, the Board member would give $50,000 to Haverford. It was a high stakes challenge, and 581 Fords made it a remarkable success, resulting in a total of $206,622 for the College.

Photo Slideshow: Family & Friends Weekend

Last month, 475 parents, siblings, grandparents and friends traveled to campus to spend time with their Fords during Family & Friends Weekend. We were treated to a beautiful, sunny weekend filled with open houses at our academic centers, discussions with deans and student leaders, conversations about study abroad and career development, and a reception with Interim President Joanne V. Creighton. View a slideshow of the weekend's memorable events.

The ramp from Magill Library with Ryan Gym and Sharpless Hall in the background.

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