Family & Friends Weekend

October 26-28, 2018

Visit your Ford, meet members of the College community, and engage in the unique Haverford experience.

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Keynote Event: Interview with Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

Steven Smith, visiting assistant professor of economics and post doctorate fellow, interviewed Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Through his pioneering work in using market forces to advance environmental goals, Krupp has become a leading advocate for environmental protection.br />


Thank you for another wonderful Family and Friends Weekend!

Parents, alumni, friends, and other family members enjoyed a weekend of activity including class visits, panels, and performances.

  2015 Schedule

Wondering what you missed?

Last year's programming featured Haverford leaders in business, beginning with a special keynote event featuring Howard W. Lutnick ’83. Panel discussions followed with alumni who have participated in the Whitehead Internship Program, named for the late John C. Whitehead '43.

2015 Schedule

Schedule

Schedule subject to change.

Friday, October 26

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
VCAM First Floor
Registration
Check in for any schedule or location changes.

8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Attend class with your student
Students should obtain permission from professors in advance.

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Dining Center
Lunch
$11.00 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Dining Center, Sunken Lounge
CCPA Internship Fair
Learn about College funding sources that support summer internships. Connect with students who received College funding and hear about their experiences. We encourage parents to attend with their student.

12:00–1:30 p.m.
VCAM Screening Room
Glenmede Presents: Impact Investing: From Concept to Reality
Glenmede, the wealth manager with over $40b in assets under management and deep roots in Philadelphia, has recently started offering products to their clients to help them invest consistent with their values. Come hear how their clients are leading them into impact investing, i.e., harnessing the market for good.

2:00–3:30 p.m.
Sharpless Hall Auditorium
Academic Centers Panel
Hear from the directors of the three academic centers as they present and discuss the centers’ missions, research, and internship opportunities for students. A question and answer period will follow.

  • Eric Hartman, Executive Director, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC)
  • Kenneth Koltun-Fromm, MacCrate Professor of Social Responsibility and Professor of Religion; Director of the John B. Hurford ‘60 Center for the Arts and Humanities (HCAH)
  • Marielle Latrick, Associate Director of the Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)

3:30–5:00 p.m.
Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC), Zubrow Commons
Reception with Faculty and President Kim Benston
Meet, mingle, and enjoy wine and cheese.

4:30–5:30 p.m.
Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery Lounge
"The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America" Exhibition, Opening Reception
Opening Reception begins at 4:30 p.m. with introduction from Assistant Professor Lindsay Reckson. The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America, which runs through Dec. 16, presents the Equal Justice Initiative's groundbreaking research into the history of lynchings and connects it to digital media, documentary film, contemporary artworks, and archival materials.

5:00–6:30 p.m.
Stokes 102
Radical Hospitality Across Culture: Migration, the Border, and the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City
How do we welcome other people and talk about challenging issues across cultural and philosophical difference? What has been the impact of conditions on the US-Mexican border on the work of the Casa de los Amigos? Come hear from M. Antonio “Toño” López Galicia, executive director of Casa de los Amigos, about their timely work and internship offerings.
Sponsored by Quaker Affairs and Center for Peace and Global Citizenship

5:00–7:00 p.m.
Atrium Gallery, Marshall Fine Art Center
"Edna Lewis: Chef and Humanitarian" Exhibition, Opening Reception
Edna Lewis was a leader of the revival and rediscovery of the regional culinary delights of the South. Haverford College celebrates Lewis’ legacy with an exhibit of 40 black-and-white and color photos of Lewis by John T. Hill, a close friend and photographer who made the portrait that adorns her first cookbook, alongside Lewis’ own family photographs, articles on southern cooking, and her books.

5:00–7:30 p.m.
Dining Center
Dinner
$13.75 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

8:30–10:00 p.m.
Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium
Student Ensembles Concert
This annual performance features chamber music and favorite student a cappella groups.


Saturday, October 27

7:30–10:00 a.m.
Dining Center
Continental Breakfast
$8.50 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

8:15–9:00 a.m.
Meet at VCAM Patio
Arboretum Tour
Join the Arboretum staff on a walking tour of the oldest college arboretum in the country.

8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
VCAM First Floor
Registration
Check in for any schedule or location changes.

9:15–11:00 a.m.
Stokes Hall Auditorium
Student Resource Panel
Hear from representatives of the Center for Career and Professional Advising (CCPA), First-Year Dean, Of ce of Academic Resources (OAR), and Of ce of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) about the array of services available to students.

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Dining Center
Brunch
$11.00 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Dining Center, Sunken Lounge
Haverford and Beyond: Alumni and Parent Connections Fair
Stop by the Alumni and Parent Relations Office’s Connections Fair to meet and mingle with our personal and professional identity af nity group leaders (from groups such as Fords in Finance, Rainbow Quorum, Multicultural Alumni Action Group, and Fords in Tech), learn how our af nity groups support current students in their career and personal goals, and explore how you can become involved as a parent volunteer. This event is ideal for families and students to attend together.

12:00–2:00 p.m.
Founders Green
Oktoberfest
Fall-themed food and fun for the whole family, sponsored by Fords Against Boredom (FAB).

1:00–2:00 p.m.
Meet at VCAM Patio
Campus Uncovered: An Architectural Walking Tour
Follow Austin Huber '19 and Nicky Rhodes '19, co-presidents of the Bi-College Architecture Club, on a walking tour of Haverford’s historic campus. The tour will highlight the College’s architecturally signi cant structures and the stories they tell, from its centuries-old Quaker heritage to its innovative present.

1:00–5:00 p.m.
Stokes Lobby
Study Abroad Fair
Meet representatives of partner institutions abroad. We encourage parents to attend with their student.

5:00–7:30 p.m.
Dining Center
Dinner
$13.75 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.


Sunday, October 28

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Dining Center
Brunch
$11.00 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Haverford Friends Meeting House
Quaker Meeting for Worship
855 Buck Lane, Haverford
(walking distance from campus)


Students harvesting vegetables at the Haverfarm

Haverford College Farm

Saturday, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Check out the Farm and Greenhouse located on the southwest corner of campus. Follow the gravel road behind the Maintenance and Facilities building.

Founders surrounded by beautiful fallen leaves

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Parent Programs: (610) 896-1004 | hc-parents@haverford.edu

Whitehead Campus Center Exterior

Whitehead Campus Center

Bookstore Hours
Friday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Coop Café Hours
Friday: 8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (full service) 2:30–7:00 p.m. (grab and go)
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. (grab and go)
Sunday: 2:00–7:00 p.m. (grab and go), 7:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. (full service)