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Updates for Alumni & Parents

Haverford College Bookstore

Has your favorite Haverford sweatshirt seen better days? Would your former roommate appreciate a Haverford ‘onesie’ for her new baby? Are you looking for a ‘welcome to the Haverford community’ gift for your neighbor who has just been accepted into the Class of 2017? Visit the Haverford College Bookstore online and place your order today!

Rufus Jones' 150th Birthday Celebration

The Office of Quaker Affairs will be hosting a celebration in honor of Rufus Jones’ 150th birthday that features a series of campus events on Friday, April 26, including:

7:00 p.m. Rufus Jones: A Luminous Life A video biography of Rufus Jones will be shown, followed by questions and answers with producer and director Sharon Mullally.

8:00 p.m. Who is Rufus Jones and Did He Like Ice Cream? Ice cream social with cake and balloons to celebrate the life of Rufus Jones and his impact on Haverford College.

8:30 p.m. Who is Rufus Jones and Did He Like Ice Cream? The lecture. Paul Cates '50, a personal friend of Rufus Jones and current member of Jones’ Quaker Monthly Meeting, will share stories about Jones’ life, his impact at Haverford College and his attitudes about ice cream.

For more information or to r.s.v.p., please email Walter Hjelt Sullivan.

Alumni Weekend Schedule

If your class year ends in a "3" or an "8," check out the most up to date information about events on May 31–June 2. Register online for Alumni Weekend today. Highlights:

  • Continuing Education Experience on Social Change: A hands-on workshop on practical ways to apply Haverford’s honor code ideals in your community. Come prepared to share your stories and learn from fellow alumni, including Joe Prochaska ’82, Bill Toole ’82, Jonathan Snipes ’82 and Parker Snowe ’79.
  • Community Achievement Celebration honoring Interim President Joanne V. Creighton
  • Havercamp Family Fun Fair
  • Performances throughout the weekend from alumni bands of the ’60s, ’70s and ’00s

6th Annual Joe Schwartz ’83 Run/Walk

Sunday, April 28, 2013 12:30 p.m. Haverford College Founders Green

An avid runner throughout his life and a member of the cross country and track teams at Haverford, Joe Schwartz ’83 contracted Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 1995, at age 34. His passing in 2008 left behind two sons, including Elliott Schwartz ’14, who now runs cross country for Haverford. Whether you’re a running superstar or a walking novice, this run/walk (at 1.86 miles) is designed for you—because that’s exactly how Joe would have wanted it. Following the race, join participants and friends for a silent auction, kids fun run, BBQ, music and more.

Entrance fee: $15 for adults (All proceeds benefit the ALS Association). $5 for students and family members under 21.

Commemorative t-shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered runners/walkers.

Register online or mail your registration today.

To learn more, visit the Haverford College Athletics website and the Joe Schwartz 3K Facebook page, or contact Cory Walts (610-795-7014).

Founders Green on a warm spring day.

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