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 Grad Shows How Anything is Possible with a Liberal Arts Degree

Hannah Breedlove '22 said she credits F&M and her liberal arts degree for landing a position in an industry she thought was out of reach. A classics and history major, Breedlove secured a position as project coordinator with ChoiceLIVE, a company...

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Ware Gift Endows Institute Directorship, expands College House programs

Franklin & Marshall students will enjoy an increased number of community-service opportunities and those in Ware College House a wider array of programming to enhance their student experience,...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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Autocracy and the Challenges to Our Imagination

In the Brooks College House Great Room a few days before Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen addressed a campus audience, a group of students were discussing the writer's works. Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education...

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Gorman Named Vice President for College Advancement

Cynthia C. Gorman has been appointed to serve as Franklin & Marshall's vice president for college advancement. Gorman, who has been serving as interim vice president since May, begins her duties...Cynthia C. Gorman has been appointed to serve as...

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Sneak Peek: Fall at the College Houses

Some describe it as Hogwarts. Many describe it as home. Established in 2005, the College House system shapes the intellectual, social and physical landscape of the Franklin & Marshall campus....Inspired by Oxford and Cambridge universities (and popularized...

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F&M Poll: Mastriano Falls Behind, Oz Closes In

Pennsylvania Republicans Doug Mastriano and Mehmet Oz trail their Democratic opponents in the governor and U.S. Senate races, but Oz is closer than where he was a month ago, while Mastriano has seen...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a...

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Top 5 Fall Activities When Visiting F&M

Are you exploring Franklin & Marshall College for the first time this fall? With its towering oak trees and brick-lined pathways, it's hard to beat a crisp fall day at F&M. To make the most...Touring F&M for the first time this fall? Make the most...

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Students Reflect on Summer Fieldwork

As the new semester gives way to shorter days and cooler weather, Franklin & Marshall College students are finding their fall rhythm. For many, the quest for knowledge continued uninterrupted...For the final installment of our summer series, two...

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Sultana Becomes F&M's First Obama Foundation Voyager Scholar

On the heels of a United States Foreign Service internship, Franklin & Marshall College student Munahil Sultana '24 will continue her path toward international diplomacy with the backing of the Obama Foundation. This week, Sultana, a government and...

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Want to Be a Writer? Hausman Speaker Shares Surprising Advice

Writing Rule No. 1: You need the right jacket. That is, at least, according to Julie Otsuka, Franklin & Marshall College's 2022-23 Hausman lecturer. On Sept. 13, the novelist and short...What is novelist Julie Ostuka's No. 1 writing rule? The answer...

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F&M's Ongoing Diversity Efforts Earn College a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Franklin & Marshall College received the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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F&M Prepares Tomorrow's Leaders, Today

In class, on stage, or on the playing field, leadership takes many shapes.

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