Straight From The Heart, August 2012
The class of 2016 arrived to a campus full of excitement and construction fences

ALUMNI IN THE NEWS


ATTEND HOMECOMING AND REUNION WEEKEND

Earlham in the fall

Book your tickets now for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, October 19-21! Reminisce with old friends, reconnect with professors, and cheer for the Quakers at athletic contests. Classes ending in 2 and 7 are celebrating their reunions, too. LEARN MORE



EC RECEIVES $1,100,000 FOR McNAIR PROGRAM

The U.S. Department of Education has granted Earlham $1.1 million to continue its Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement program through 2018. The McNair program provides first-generation, low-income, and minority students with mentoring and research opportunities to help them successfully enter PhD programs. Recent McNair students have researched topics ranging from sports marketing to the concept of a "culture of poverty."READ MORE



EC NAMED AS A "COOL SCHOOL"

plantings at EarlhamThe Sierra Club’s Sierra magazine has named Earlham as one of America’s greenest colleges. The award recognized EC's sustainability programs as well as its efforts to quantify their impact.READ MORE

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JOIN US ON THEHEART

Earlham's alumni directory is now online as part of TheHeart. With an account, all alumni can:

  • identify other alumni living nearby
  • look up contact information for friends and classmates
  • pay for a transcript by credit card
  • use an @earlham.edu email address

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WATCH THE QUAKERS TONIGHT FROM HOME

men's soccer will be one of the sports featured in new webcastsStarting tonight, Quaker fans will be able to watch online video broadcasts of select home games. Contests will be archived so viewers can access the action at any time. In addition, live stats will be available online for competitions in football, soccer, field hockey and volleyball. Tune in today at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. EDT to watch men's and women's soccer. READ MORE



EARLHAM REMAINS A COLLEGE THAT CHANGES LIVES

Colleges That Change LivesAn Earlham College education remains one of the most impressive liberal arts educations in the U.S., according to the new edition of Colleges That Change Lives. The new edition was released Tuesday and still says that, "If every college and university sharpened young minds and consciences as effectively as Earlham does, this country would approach utopia." READ MORE

 

Alumni Spotlights

- Acting With Dignity
- Comedy Writer
- Master Potter

- New Yorker Cartoonist

Alumni Events

- Philly Welcome 9/23
- Legacy Family Tea 9/29
- Chapel Hill Welcome 9/30
- Boston Welcome 9/30
- Richmond Welcome 10/7
- Homecoming
10/19- 10/21

- SICE / Japan Study Celebration 10/20
- Baseball Fundraiser 10/21
- Charlotte, NC 11/4

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