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What's Happening in Philly

Rosemont is located right outside Philadelphia—home to thousands of college students from hundreds of different colleges. Within the city, there are so many free or cheap events to help students experience the most on and off campus. Getting in and out of the city via public transportation is easy. The SEPTA Regional Rail stop is a quick walk from campus and a direct route into the heart of the city! 

  • Need a place to relax off campus? If your answer is yes, then you need to go to Gryphon Café, right past Rosemont train station. Perks include a frequent buyers card (10 purchases = a free drink), open mic nights on Thursdays, and much more. Click Here
  • Need a break from Cardinal, but don’t know what to do? Parents are in town and you don’t know where to take them? The Main Line has tons of places to eat, from local favorites like Gullifty’s to Italian cooking at Bertucci’s
  • Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art and see works by Cezanne, Strand, Manet, and more. Pay what you can on Wednesday after 5! Click Here 
  • MilkBoy Philly is a restaurant/bar/café that prides itself on good food, good drink, and good music, as well as a cool, cosmopolitan locale in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. For more information and to check out the upcoming performances Click Here.
  • If you’re walking down Lancaster Avenue, you come across interesting places such as Ludington Library and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Have you ever considered visiting? There are a ton of borrowing options at the library. Read by Clicking Here. 
  • The Bryn Mawr Film Institute is always showing old favorites and new, soon-to-be favorites alike. For more information, Click Here

Spring Events:

Erin Kelly Book Signing
Rosemont College is pleased to announce that alum and Professor Erin Entrada Kelly's middle-grade novel Hello, Universe, a story about a diverse group of unlikely friends who form an alliance to take down a school bully after a prank gone wrong, has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding children's book of 2017.

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PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
March 3-11, 2018

The annual gardening celebration at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is the oldest and largest indoor show of its kind. The theme for this year’s show, Wonders of Water, features top-of-the-line horticulture and landscape design (including an entryway complete with rope bridge and a 25-foot-tall waterfall), entertainment (including a performance from the Village People and an appearance from Smokey Robinson) and more than 100 vendors.

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Grand Opening of Franklin Square
Opens for the season on March 1, 2018

Ready for a sign of spring? Franklin Square opens for its 2018 season on March 1, which means the welcome return of mini-golf, a carousel, food and drink options and pleasant outdoor space for simply hanging out.

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Women's History Month
March 2018

March marks Women's History Month, a time when attractions and venues across the city welcome guests for special events, tours and presentations oriented around the month-long celebration. Programming includes special activities at the National Constitution Center, an afternoon of activities at Laurel Hill Cemetery and more.

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Rosemont College Spring Open House

Most students tell us that when they stepped on Rosemont College campus, they knew they found a home. Visiting Rosemont or any college is important in your search. It’s the best way to learn about us and gives you the opportunity to explore the campus, meet current students, sit in on classes, talk with your admissions counselor, and get to know college life on a personal level.

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Academic Honors Day (on Campus)

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Rosemont College's 2018 Commencement

May 12, 2018

All members of the Rosemont community and families are invited to attend. Students and faculty are encouraged to wear their academic attire.

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