With support from the KINSC, the new program launched by Chesick Scholars Liz Mari' 23, Finley Medina '23, and Tien Vu '23 provides structured peer mentorship to first-years who are from first-generation, low-income (FGLI) backgrounds or other minoritized communities.
A new series offered first-generation, low-income students career accessibility and readiness training.
Chesick Scholars Ebony Graham '23 and Bilikisu Hanidu '23 work with the Office of Multicultural Affairs to host events for the campus community and take over the College's Instagram in celebration of Black History Month.
The anthropology major and education studies minor is in her first quarter at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in education.
The Nest, an on-campus food pantry for eligible first-generation, low-income students, opened last semester through the collaboration of students and staff across campus.
“We worked through each step of the process for both classes and labs,” Hanidu said. “This included revisiting the learning objectives and discussing ways we could revise the syllabus and class structure to make it more flexible and equitable."
Rippel will start a joint Ph.D. program in African American studies and anthropology at Yale University in the fall after finishing his Watson Fellowship year.
“The community is coming together to help each other,” said Shittu. “People [are] opening up resources, people are sending links, people are writing petitions, working together, collaborating… This reaffirms one of the reasons why I would go to a place like Haverford.”
In January of 2020 Hipolito Salazar '23, Emma Castiblanco '21, Daniela Moreira '23, and Bilikisu Hanidu '23 participated in the Techstars Latinx Startup Weekend, thanks to support from HIP. Emma and Daniela's project, Make-Believe, a mobile makerspace for STEM education in Philadelphia elementary...
Featuring materials from a manuscript diary of a woman in Revolutionary-era New Jersey to a first edition of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species, the exhibit intends to challenge the assumption that library materials are only useful for studying the humanities, rather than for scientific or...
Chesick Scholars Cathy Zhu '23, Natasha Rojas '22, and Ruanna Small '22 dance with Haverford's step team.