F&M Stories

At Franklin & Marshall College, we connect our students with extraordinary opportunities so they can accomplish great things in their four years on campus. Here are just a few of their stories.


F&M Senior Dreams of Opening Nonprofit to Support Families Like Her Own

First-generation student Hannah Breedlove shares how financial aid and local nonprofits have impacted her dreams to open her own nonprofit focused on helping mothers pursue education to combat...First-generation student Hannah Breedlove hopes to...

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Care, Patience and Service: Haile Earns Distinguished Service Award

It was May 2020, and uncertainty surrounded life at Franklin & Marshall and around the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic had forced most students to complete the spring semester remotely. But most of...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Instructional Technologists Earn Special Kneedler Award

Teb Locke and Kelly Miller have always tried to introduce the latest academic technology to the Franklin & Marshall community. They have held events, visited classrooms and worked individually...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Dexter Named College's General Counsel

Latosha Dexter has been appointed to serve as Franklin & Marshall's new general counsel. She began her duties at F&M Jan. 24. Dexter was selected for her new position after a highly...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education...

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Students Journey to Hawaii for Extra-Galactic Research

Three F&M students traveled with their professor to Hawaii last fall for his research related to the James Webb Space Telescope and Hawaii’s W. M. Keck Observatory.

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Student Takeover: A Day in Campus Life

What's life like for students at Franklin & Marshall College? See for yourself! This compilation of Instagram fall 2021 student takeover videos follows a day in the life of six students. They'll...Watch a day in the life of six F&M students as they...

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Students: Computer Science Research Wants You

As the spring semester starts, Franklin & Marshall College's computer science faculty are conducting their second annual research symposium to introduce students to the opportunities available in...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Religion and the Brain: A Q&A with Professor John Modern

Professor John Modern's latest book, "Neuromatic: Or, A Particular History of Religion and the Brain," explores the entangled history of science and religion and takes the reader on a dazzling and disturbing ride through the history of our strange...

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Wellness Initiatives Nourish Students' Mental Health

#MindfulFandM: Franklin & Marshall College initiatives provide education and resources to support the mental and emotional well-being of today's students. Franklin & Marshall College offers...Mental health initiatives—including a podcast—provide...

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F&M Welcomes 20 Top-Performing Posse Scholars to Class of 2026

It's a relationship that spans nearly two decades. And on two days in mid-December, Franklin & Marshall College continued to build on that relationship by selecting 20 Posse Scholars, 10 each...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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F&M Celebrates Winter Graduates

The sound of applause and emphatic cheers filled Barshinger Center for Musical Arts Dec. 14 to celebrate 50 winter graduates of Franklin & Marshall College. The ceremony recognizes students...F&M recognized 50 winter graduates in a ceremony held...

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'69 Alumnus Introduces Students to Actuarial Field

An honors student at Franklin & Marshall College, Roy Goldman graduated in 1969 with plans to become a mathematics professor. He earned his doctorate, and taught for a bit, but instead of a...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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