Category Archives: What’s New

NSTA Conference

Last week, Haverford House had a special visitor…MY DAD! He and I both attended the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. My Haverford House work placement is with FirstHand, the educational initiative of the University … Continue reading

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Dinner Guests!

We recently had the great pleasure of hosting Haverford’s president and provost, Kim Benston and Fran Blase over for dinner. They filled us in on what has been happening at Haverford since we graduated, from big changes such as how … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day!

Today I experienced my first Election Day as a Philadelphia resident. While Dan, Kayla, and Romi enjoyed a day off from work, Seema, Callie, and I all had regular work-day schedules. Tonight after playing some pick up soccer (!!), I … Continue reading

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More Fall Fun!

The house has had lots of fall fun! In addition to carving pumpkins, some of us took a trip to Linvilla Orchards! We enjoyed apple cider donuts and caramel apples, participated in the apple sling shot, and of course picked some … Continue reading

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Pumpkins!

Although it’s been hard to say goodbye to summer, we’ve been getting into the fall spirit! We kicked off the season with pumpkin carving! We put on some spooky halloween music, carved our pumpkins, roasted the pumpkin seeds for a seasonal snack, … Continue reading

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Concerts in Philly

One of my favorite things about Philadelphia is the great music scene. Philly is blessed with both an active local scene in many genres, as well as having a lot of great venues for touring bands to come play. When … Continue reading

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A Change of Pace

Now that the summer literacy program at Puentes is over, my day-to-day roles have changed quite a bit. During this hiatus between the summer literacy program and the beginning of our after-school mentoring and tutoring program I have been working … Continue reading

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A Successful Summer at Puentes!

Hi, my name is Seema and my fellowship placement is at Puentes de Salud (Bridges of Health), which works with the growing Latino population in South Philadelphia by providing healthcare, community building, and educational programming. The educational programming aspect of … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Tri-Co Visit

Recently, we had a meeting at the CPGC with our fellow Post-Bacs, Marcus and Leah, just before they headed out to their abroad destinations (Mexico and India, respectively). You can learn more about their work here http://haverford.edu/peace-and-global-citizenship/post-graduate-opportunities/international. That week both Callie and Leah … Continue reading

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Thank you, Chloe!

The fabulous, generous, and dog-loving CPGC Associate Director Chloe Tucker hosted a dinner for all of the CPGC Post-Graduate Fellows at her home (which just so happens to be on an urban farm)! Haverford House Fellows were joined by international … Continue reading

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