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Welcome, Alumni!

This site will serve as your port of call to reconnect with the School and your former classmates, no matter where you are located across the globe. We invite you to explore the tabs at left to learn more about what is going on at your alma mater.

If you have any alumni, event, or website related questions or suggestions, please contact Andrew Bailey '02 at abailey@haverford.org. Go Fords!

Alumni News

Mengistu Koilor '99: Regional Craft Breweries are Making Diversity A Priority

Two Black-owned breweries, Harris Family Brewery in Harrisburg and Two Locals in Philly, are in the works in Pennsylvania. (A third, Mack Brewing Co., is also percolating in West Philly.) As they raise funds and make plans, both outfits have been making collaboration beers with other local breweries. Read the full story in The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Campus News

Diversity Alliance organizes student-centered dialogues and discussions

The Haverford School’s Diversity Alliance has organized a number of virtual student-centered dialogues and discussions this fall. As the School shifted extracurricular activities to the virtual world for safety reasons during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Diversity Alliance has worked to ensure students have spaces to discuss and debate issues and concerns. 

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Blog

Fords in Four: Thomas Lindberg '07
The Haverford School

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Thomas Lindberg '07, partner at Upstream Capital and chair of Haverford's Young Alumni Committee, reflects on lessons learned from his time as a student at Haverford and shares advice for his fellow young alums. He also discusses the new Alumni Networking Platform and how it will help build a stronger, more connected Fords community. 

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Creating an inviting language classroom through empathy
Daphne Monroy, Middle School Chinese Teacher

In this blog post, Middle School Chinese teacher Daphne Monroy explains why empathy is crucial to learning a second language. She discusses how she created and cultivated a safe and trusting environment for her students to practice and make mistakes within her first week of teaching at Haverford. A version of this story first appeared in the Middle School newspaper, The Fords Forum

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