Shelton Challenge Develops Leadership Skills
Thirty young men with a resolve to develop their leadership skills came to Hampden-Sydney College for six days during the last week of June. The Shelton Leadership Challenge, hosted by the Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest in conjunction with NC State University, graduated its third class this year.
Memorial Service for Wilson Held at H-SC
A memorial service honoring Lieutenant General Samuel V. Wilson was held at Hampden-Sydney College on Friday, June 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. in College Church.
Coverage of Gen. Sam’s Passing
Gen. Sam has been lauded and memorialized in many obituaries and articles.
Hampden-Sydney Announces New Athletic Director
Hampden-Sydney College announced today the appointment of Mr. Chad Eisele as director of athletics.
Gen. Sam Memorial Service Details
A memorial service for Lt. Gen. Samuel V. Wilson, who served as Hampden-Sydney College’s president from 1992 to 2000, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 23, at College Church in Hampden-Sydney, Va.
College Mourns Passing of General Sam
Lieutenant General Samuel V. Wilson, U.S. Army (Retired), who served as Hampden-Sydney College’s president from 1992 to 2000, has passed away.
Student Entrepreneurs Support Literacy
Two Hampden-Sydney students have decided to put the College’s “good men and good citizens” motto into action in an unconventional way—by launching a philanthropic business while maintaining full academic loads.
The Man Behind the Mask
Tiger mascot, Ryan Kluk '17, uses his energy to take advantage of all Hampden-Sydney has to offer.
H-SC Featured in VA Business Magazine
President Larry Stimpert talks Hampden-Sydney's future and his commitment to “double down” on our mission in a June Virginia Business article.
Hampden-Sydney Celebrates Class of 2017
On Sunday, May 14, Hampden-Sydney College celebrated Commencement marking the conclusion of the College's 242nd year. Parents and friends gathered to watch the 202 graduates walk across Venable Lawn, and receive their diplomas.
Students Present on Men's Studies
This spring, a group of Wellness Advocates travelled to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor to the 25th Annual Conference of the American Men's Studies Association.
Commencement Weekend Speakers
Hampden-Sydney College welcomes New York Times columnist Bret Stephens and Hollins University President Nancy Gray to speak at Commencement and Baccalaureate, respectively.
Students Author New York Times Article
In the New York Times Trevor Starnes ’17 and Chris Ross ’18 discussed the importance of respectful civil discourse and the value of a college education that emphasizes character development alongside intellectual growth.
Major Gift Establishes Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Hampden-Sydney College announced today the establishment of the Flemming Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, made possible by a $1 million gift from the Flemming Foundation and Todd Flemming '85.
Hampden-Sydney Holds Final Convocation
On Thursday, April 27, 2017, Hampden-Sydney College held its Final Convocation, honoring the accomplishments of students during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Steele Nowlin Recognized for Research
For his considerable work on Middle English literature, Elliott Associate Professor of English Steele Nowlin was presented the 2017 John Peter Mettauer Award for Excellence in Research.
Stimpert Inaugurated as 25th President
At two o'clock in the afternoon on Friday, April 28, 2017, Hampden-Sydney College inaugurated Dr. John Lawrence "Larry" Stimpert as its 25th president.
Alpha Epsilon Delta Installed at Hampden-Sydney College
On Sunday, April 23, the Virginia Kappa Chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Delta Health Preprofessional Honor Society (ΑΕΔ) was installed at Hampden-Sydney College.
Students Present Cancer Research at National Meeting
Among the approximately 100 undergraduate students to present research at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting were not one, but two Hampden-Sydney students.
Fergus Bordewich to Speak at H-SC Inauguration
Noted historian and author Fergus M. Bordewich is the keynote speaker at the inauguration of Hampden-Sydney College's 25th president, Dr. Lawrence J. Stimpert.
Five Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the Hampden-Sydney chapter of the honor society Phi Beta Kappa gained five new members.
Catching Up with Fly-Fishing
Founded on campus in 1988, the Hampden-Sydney Fly-Fishing Club aims to promote, teach, preserve, and enjoy the sport of fly-fishing.
Escape H-SC 2.0
Now in its second year and with a complete design overhaul, the Escape Room is attracting attention from students, faculty and staff, alumni, and community members alike.
Abbott Wins Best Paper at National Conference
Senior Alex Abbott recently won the Best Paper award at the 3rd annual National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at West Virginia University.
ODK Initiates New Members
On Sunday, March 26, Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), a national leadership honor society, initiated nine students.
Statement on Student’s Passing
Carter was an outstanding young man, a loyal teammate, friend, and brother. The Hampden-Sydney community mourns his loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Road Trip to the Real World
Eight lucky students visited Tone Capital, a Richmond-based investment firm, at the beginning of the month. Part of Career Education's new initiative called "Road Trip to the Real World," the trip gave the students an inside look at a regular day of life after college.