We are Franklin.

No matter where we are in the world, we have one thing in common, Franklin has changed our lives. Franklin takes special pride in its global alumni network expanding throughout the world - there are about 7,000 alumni living in over 100 countries. We are global nomads, we are fearless, we are family.
The goal of our alumni programs is to create a strong and passionate Franklin community that supports the university and each other and who practice social and civic responsibility in their lives.

The Franklin Gazette

A magazine for alumni, parents and friends of Franklin University Switzerland.

Highlights of the Spring 2017 issue:

  • Japan: Tradition and Modernity
  • An Etruscan Stone Speaks
  • Scholarships Without Borders
  • On BREXIT

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Alumni News and Updates

Alyssa Wilson `17 Participates in PSSI NATO Summer School

International Relations major, Alyssa Wilson `17, was recently invited to participate in the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI)'s NATO Summer School. This conference, taking place in Měřín, Czech Republic in July 2017 titled: “NATO in the Age of Hybrid Warfare”, covered a broad range of topics including cyber security, disinformation campaigns, as well as a week-long crisis simulation on securing the Black Sea region.

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Beyond Safari: Franklin Alumni and Parents venture to South Africa

This past February 2017, Franklin Alumni and Parents joined Laura Peterson, Director of Alumni and Parent Relations and President Greg and Dr. Diane Warden on a ten-day Academic Travel to South Africa for a trip that focused on elements beyond safari and into the heart of South African culture and history. 

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Majda Dakkak ’15 - Education as Proof of Global Unity

Born and raised in Amman, Jordan, Majda Dakkak’s ’15 decision to attend Franklin was validated the moment she stepped out of the train to the sight of Monte Brè for the first time. Lugano looked magical and she knew she would love it. Franklin’s combination of liberal arts, American education and its location in Switzerland was “the best of all worlds.”

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