In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Andrew Acker '11, integrated cardiac surgery resident at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, reminisces on his high school years at Haverford, traces his career path into medicine, and shares lessons learned about working hard and following your passions.
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Lower School Librarian Michelle Burns was recently recognized with a CARE Award by BSD Education. According to the BSD Education website: "Each year, BSD Education partners with teachers around the world to bring technology programs into their classrooms. CARE Award nominees represent a diverse group of teachers. Each exemplifies one or more of BSD's four foundational characteristics: curious, adaptable, resilient, and empathetic."
We sat down with Ms. Burns recently to discuss how she incorporates BSD's coding curriculum in her lessons, what skills she hopes to impart on her students, and more.
In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Elliott Davis '77 shares memories and lessons learned from Haverford, which have served him both in his 40-year career in finance and his newest venture, founding Mine Hill Distillery, in Roxbury, Conn.
Founded in 1906, the Cum Laude Society is dedicated to honoring scholastic achievement in secondary schools. For Haverford's virtual Cum Laude Society induction this year, David Ford '93 was the featured guest speaker. He shares his remarks in this blog post.
In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. Cole Berman '14 reminisces on his journey from managing the golf team in fifth grade to serving as director of Haverford's golf program now. He also shares how he and his friends are helping to support healthcare workers and restaurants through their nonprofit, Fuel the Fight.
In this blog post, Dr. Jay Greytok ’83, Head of Middle School, shares his tips for parents to help their children continue to thrive during online learning, including finding their areas of passion and setting goals. A version of this post originally appeared in Main Line Parent.
Director of Diversity and Inclusion Brendon Jobs presents this open letter to the Haverford community, sharing his recommended practices of inclusiveness during this time, such as maintaining social connections, kindness, and self-care.
In this blog post, Director of Information and Instructional Technology Andrea Drinkwine discusses the education technology tools that are in place at Haverford, and how teachers and students were able to rise to the challenge of transitioning to Virtual Haverford and full-time online learning.
In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Dan Walsh '78, a painter, printmaker, and bookmaker based in New York, reflects on lessons learned at Haverford, the start of his art career, and his favorite exhibition.