DipsUnited Programming and Resources from F&M in One Place


We are excited to provide the F&M community with a menu of ways to stay connected and involved, all found within this digital space. Whether you are looking for lifelong learning, professional development or a respite from the day-to-day, you came to the right place. Browse our offerings to find out more.

Faculty Fridays

This summer is your opportunity to listen and interact with your favorite F&M faculty and staff as they discuss and present on current curriculum, research, as well as special areas of interest on Fridays!

Virtual Knit Night

Gather your knitting, get your laptop, phone or tablet and join us for a fun evening of fiber arts and frivolity!

#DipsUnited on Social

Let's show Diplomat solidarity! When sharing your photos and/or videos of your experiences on social media, use #DipsUnited as we all come together under new circumstances. You can also take part in our weekly #DipsUnited themes posted every Tuesday on our Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Alumni Trivia Night

Calling on all quiz masters and random fact aficionados! Join us for our bi-weekly Alumni Trivia Night online. Challenge your knowledge on F&M facts and more!


Observe our alumni and faculty from the comfort of your home, as they share their expertise.

Wellbeing Hour with Dr. Michelle Drapkin ‘99

Behavior Scientist and Clinical Psychologist Dr. Michelle Drapkin ‘99 shares a "buffet of coping skills" to help support your health and wellbeing.

Sarah Waybright '06 - One-Pot Pasta Bake

Dietitian and nutritionist Sarah Waybright '06 walks you through how to make a tasty, healthy dish using everyday staples found around the house.

For more recipes from alumni, click here.

Lew Bryson '81 - Comfort Whiskey

Author, Alum, and Whiskey Wizard Lew Bryson '81 discusses the differences between whiskies, selection, and how to comfortably enjoy it.

Patricia O'Hara, Professor of English

Listen to Professor of English, Patricia O'Hara, discuss her play, Banned From Baseball, during a recorded talk as part of our On the Road series.

OSPGD Alumni Webinar Series

Fostering A Culture of Belonging - Webinar presented by Melanie Walter '04.

Authentic Networking: Top Tips for Building Lasting Connections - Webinar presented by Tammy Halstead, Ed.D., director of alumni advising and development at F&M.

Alumni Webinar Series Archive

Alumni Arts Review

To Touch the Ripeness of the Spirit, Frances Donnelly Wolf '96

Browse through F&M's online publications of the Alumni Arts Review. Each issue showcases literary and visual works created by our alumni.

Franklin & Marshall Magazine

Explore the college's latest issue of the F&M Magazine. This online publication showcases in-depth articles and stories of interest to alumni, parents and friends.

F&M College Magazine Archive

Common Hour

World-renowned experts discussing big ideas on F&M's campus.

For Fun

Entertain yourself with these easy-to-access online resources.

Brain Stimulators

  • Bingo: How many can you cross off the list? Download our bingo sheet and play along at home as well as share your completed card by tagging us on social!
  • Coloring Pages: Fun for all ages, download coloring pages featuring your favorite mascots!
  • Word Search Puzzle: Your favorite campus buildings are hidden in this puzzle, perfect for a quick mind exercise. (P.S., here's an answer key to see how you did)
  • Scavenger Hunt: Have fun with this list and take photos as you go on this mini-adventure!
  • Game Suggestions: Looking for a weekday wind down activity? We’ve got a list of board games, gaming apps, and video games for you to try (all recommended by Diplomats).
  • Crossword Puzzle: Challenge yourself with this alumni-themed crossword puzzle. You can check your answers here.

Work From Home Resources

  • Spotify Playlist: We asked, you answered. Check out these alumni-created Spotify playlists. Want to make a suggestion? Fill this form out and we'll add your song to the list.
  • Zoom Backgrounds: Home office looking a bit cluttered? We're here to help - download our custom F&M themed backgrounds.
  • Reading Recommendations: Take a break from your work pace and crack open a book! Find a new read or two on this list! Every title was suggested by a member of the F&M community.

Social Media

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to be notified of our upcoming programming.

Make a Gift

In these uncertain times, F&M students are facing unforeseen hardships and financial hurdles. To provide a way for the F&M community to support our students, we have established the Student Hardship and Emergency Fund.

All gifts made to the Student Hardship and Emergency Fund, or any gift made in support of F&M, is included as part of the Now to Next campaign. To learn more about the campaign, its progress and ways to get involved, visit our campaign website.

Stay Informed

Keep up to date on F&M announcements and other COVID-19 updates here.

Questions & Inquiries

Donna Pflum, Director, Alumni and Volunteer Engagement, dpflum@fandm.edu

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