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Group Forms to Empower Black Alumni and Students

By Amanda Whitbred

What began as an email from Marilyn Holifield ’69 to a small group of friends and classmates last spring has become the fledgling Swarthmore Black Alumni Network (SBAN), which held its inaugural event during Garnet Weekend, Oct. 4–6.
“There is a wealth of experience out there that can be supportive of students and other alumni in [...]

All-Alumni Reunion Weekend

How many Swarthmoreans does it take to celebrate the College’s sesquicentennial? We hope to answer that question at this year’s All-Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 6–8.
As we celebrate all things Swarthmore, we want to include everyone who’s made the College what it is today. All alumni and guests are invited to this landmark occasion in the [...]

Join A Collection of Service

Wondering how to celebrate Swarthmore’s 150th birthday in 2014? This April, join fellow alumni in Swarthmore’s Collection of Service. Watch for announcements from Connection chairs and alumni leaders around the world about events that celebrate Swarthmore’s commitment to the common good. We will collect photos of our global community in action and encourage you to [...]

Conversation on the Future of the Liberal Arts set for April

Attention, Philadelphia-area alumni: Join President Rebecca Chopp and Haverford President Daniel Weiss for a discussion of the future of the liberal arts on Tuesday, April 1, in Center City Philadelphia. The pair will discuss their new book Remaking College: Innovation and the Liberal Arts. (Click here for more.) Watch for invitations to this joint Swarthmore-Haverford [...]

Commitment to Current Students Strengthened

By Deborah How ’89

Swarthmore’s Alumni Council focused its attention on students and student-alumni interaction during itssemiannual meeting on campus this fall. Student-alumni connection opportunities were abundant and included mock interviews conducted by council members, a Liberal Arts Live mixer in Parrish Parlors, a career-networking dinner, an informal Sunday brunch in Sharples, and a concert featuring the works of [...]