Here’s a sampling of what’s waiting for students when they step on to regional college campuses this fall, writes Susan Snyder for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Haverford College has completed a major library renovation, with vaulted ceilings and large windows, meeting spaces, group and individual study rooms, galleries, and a café.
Swarthmore College has opened the first phase of the Maxine Frank Singer ‘52 Hall. It includes instructional and lab space for biology, engineering, and psychology departments.
The college celebrates he 50th anniversary of the Black Cultural Center and the Black Studies Program, and is dedicating the year to Celebrating Black Excellence at Swarthmore: Honoring Our Past, Imagining Our Futures.
Neumann University has added undergraduate degree programs in cybersecurity, data science and analytics, and a graduate program in athletic training.
Widener University now has an occupational therapy doctoral program, and a pro bono community clinic with occupational and physical therapy and mental health care and e-sports program.
Temple University has a new $175.8 million library to anchor its North Philadelphia campus. Former 76ers star Aaron McKie takes over as men’s basketball head coach.
West Chester University has added a biomedical engineering degree program.
Read more about developments on regional college campuses here.