Updates for Alumni & Parents
Spring for Haverford...Celebrate the Haverford Impact...Alumni Weekend...A Toast to the 2018 Alumni Achievement Award Recipients
Spring for Haverford, March 20-21
Alumni, parents, and friends worldwide will join with students, faculty, and staff on campus to greet the season and meet the ambitious goals of a 1,833-minute challenge gift program. Watch your email, follow #springforhc, and be ready to spring into action.
Celebrate the Haverford Impact
President Kim Benston may be coming to a city near you! Join us in New York City on February 21, Boston on April 12, and other U.S. cities throughout 2018-2019 to celebrate the positive impact Fords are making on society’s most complex challenges. These events are open to all alumni, parents, and friends. For details, visit hav.to/impacttour
Alumni Weekend Set for June 1-3
All are welcome at the festival on Founders Green featuring alumni bands, a diverse array of food trucks, and kid-friendly fun. Sit in on classes, tour the campus, attend a Bi-Co gathering, and catch up with your classmates at a Reunion event. See the complete schedule at https://fords.haverford.edu/alumni-weekend
A Toast to the 2018 Alumni Achievement Award Recipients
One highlight of Alumni Weekend is recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions to Haverford, and to the world. This year, the Alumni Association will honor the following 16 individuals.
THE KANNERSTEIN AWARD, honoring the legacy and memory of Gregory Kannerstein '63, is the most distinguished award given by the Alumni Association in recognition of loyal and active support for the work of the College.
William V. Dorwart, Jr. ’63 P’96 P’97
Elon D. Spar ’83 P’20
THE HAVERFORD AWARD recognizes alumni who reflect Haverford's concern with the uses to which they put their knowledge, humanity, initiative, and individuality.
Bruce L. Davidson ’73
Steven A. Drizin ’83
THE DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their fields, achieved recognition, and brought honor to themselves and to Haverford.
Eldora Ellison ’88
Carl Grunfeld ’68 P’10
THE YOUNG ALUMNI AWARD recognizes promise and accomplishment in alumni who have graduated in the last 10 years.
Rachel J. Davis ’13
Shashi R. Neerukonda ’08
THE FORMAN AWARD goes to Haverford athletes who have devoted time and energy to the betterment of society. The award honors Lawrence Forman ’60, one of the outstanding athletes in the history of the College.
Joel R. Censer ’08
Leigh B. James Castanos ’03
THE KAYE AWARD, which honors William Kaye ’54, past president of the Alumni Association is given for exemplary service to the College in career development.
Nehad S. Chowdhury ’98
THE PERRY AWARD honors longtime development staff member Chuck Perry ’36 and is given for exemplary service to Haverford in fundraising.
Jerry Anderson ’73
Richard G. Lyon ’68
THE SHEPPARD AWARD, which honors the late Director of Alumni Relations Bill Sheppard ’36, recognizes service in the area of alumni activities.
Bruce West ’78 P’09
THE MACINTOSH AWARD, which honors the late “Mac” MacIntosh ’21, Haverford’s first director of admission, is given for exemplary service in the area of admission.
Colin Rule ’93
THE FRIEND OF HAVERFORD COLLEGE AWARD is given for exemplary and sustained service to the College by a member of the greater Haverford community.
The awards will be conferred during Alumni Weekend at “A Toast to Haverford” on Saturday, June 2 at 10:30 a.m. in Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium.
With thanks to the Awards Committee:
- Peter Anderson ’92
- Bruce Andrews ’90
- Christina Bradley ’12
- Will Gould ’91
- Reema Keswani ’96
- Emily Lawrence ’87
- Evan LeFlore ’06, Chair
- Gabe Mehreteab ’72
- David Wertheimer ’77, President of the AAEC
To learn more, or to submit a nomination for the 2019 Awards cycle, visit hav.to/awards