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College to Begin Esports Program in 2021

Franklin College has announced plans to launch an esports program to begin in the 2020-2021 academic year. Esports is competitive…

Posted May 26, 2020

Campus News

“Top Ten Seniors” Announced

Ten Franklin College students were recognized as the “Top Ten Seniors” for their outstanding contributions and accomplishments at the annual…

Posted May 18, 2020

Campus News

President Prather Shares Steps Toward Opening Campus for Fall Semester

Franklin College President Kerry N. Prather provided a video message today to college constituents sharing the goal of opening campus…

Posted May 15, 2020

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Franklin College Student Foundation Elects New Members

Franklin College elected new students into the Student Foundation for the 2020-2021 academic year. Established in 1980, The Student Foundation…

Posted May 13, 2020

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College’s Documentary Nominated for Two Emmy Awards

Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, Slaughterhouse-Five, turned 50 years old in 2019. The classic book has been revered by many, and even…

Posted May 11, 2020

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Virtual Baccalaureate on May 23 to Honor Class of 2020

This year, the Franklin College community will “come together” virtually for the traditional baccalaureate service that is a part of…

Posted May 6, 2020

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College to Disburse Funds from CARES Act to Students

Franklin College announced today it has received its allotment of emergency funds provided for direct disbursement to students for assistance…

Posted Apr 30, 2020

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#GiveToGRIZ 2020 Proves to be Most Successful to Date

As Franklin College students, employees, alumni, trustees and friends are dispersed far and wide due to the Centers for Disease…

Posted Apr 20, 2020

Events and Lectures

Annual Day of Giving, #GivetoGRIZ, Set for April 16

Franklin College will host its eighth annual Day of Giving Challenge, #GivetoGRIZ, on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Donations through #GivetoGRIZ…

Posted Apr 2, 2020

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Alumnus, Trustee Designates $1 Million Revocable Estate Gift to Further the Sciences

Franklin College has been designated to receive a $1 million revocable estate gift from Michael W. O’Dell, M.D., a 1981…

Posted Mar 31, 2020

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College’s “Women of Distinction” Honored

The Franklin College Office of Diversity & Inclusion recently announced the recipients of its annual Women of Distinction Awards in…

Posted Mar 27, 2020

Campus News

College Becomes Test-Optional for High School Seniors and Reduces Tuition Deposit Amount

In an effort to assist students applying to college during the coronavirus outbreak, Franklin College has announced two immediate changes…

Posted Mar 26, 2020