Tagged: facilities

Students’ Council Approves Five Facilities Fund Projects, Creation of Asian American Resource Center 0

Students’ Council Approves Five Facilities Fund Projects, Creation of Asian American Resource Center

Every year, the Haverford Facilities Department devotes $25,000 towards student projects. Past projects have included the Lunt student lounge and revamping the Makerspace. Students who wish to utilize this fund can apply by discussing their projects with Facilities, Students’ Council (SC), the Dean’s Office, and other relevant members of the community and then submitti ...
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The Duck Pond: A Short History

On a cold winter’s day decades ago, children, their parents, and college students could be seen playing hockey, cutting broad figure eights across the ice, and invariably falling over and skidding across the surface of the iconic Haverford College Duck Pond. Later, they would go into the shack by the bank and melt the ice of their skates in an oil drum of hot water or dr ...
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For College Employees, Snow Storms Are A Round-the-Clock Effort

It’s hard to believe that only a week ago Haverford College was in the midst of a gigantic snow storm, now that the snow has crusted into grey icy patches, melting in the sudden sun. However, it’s a different story for Facilities Management and Grounds, who have an arsenal of devices devoted to dealing with snow, whenever it arrives. “This is kind of snow central her ...
Where does Haverford get its electricity? 0

Where does Haverford get its electricity?

It courses through Haverford’s campus along veins of copper and rubber. It lights up hallways, cools down water fountains, and heats up dorm rooms. But where exactly does Haverford’s electricity come from, and is it used efficiently on campus? Here are some basic facts about Haverford’s energy usage. Sources In a 2007 plenary resolution, Haverford students elected to ...