Thanksgiving Break is November 25-29, 2015
Believe it or not, it isn't too early for your son to be thinking about summer internships or post graduation plans, and we are eager to help your son as he navigates that process in the following ways:
- Developing a plan for the future by following simple steps to success,
- Preparing for the job, internship, and graduate school search process by
o Identifying his skills, values and interests that translate to majors and careers,
o Researching careers by conducting informational interviews and reviewing Tiger Tracks,
o Networking with alumni and other personal contacts,
o Starting on his resume and job/internship search by encouraging him to schedule an appointment (by calling 434-223-6106) to meet with a career coach,
o Attending workshops, fairs and events and/or meeting with employers and graduate school representatives: Schedule of Events,
o Following us on Twitter and liking us on Facebook.
The Annual Networking & Etiquette Dinner will take place on Wednesday, November 18th. During this event, Thomas Shomo '69 will present proper etiquette techniques, students can have a professional picture taken for use on LinkedIn
, and network with alumni about various career fields. Seats are limited, so your son should register soon by calling 434-223-6106 or stopping by Bagby 209.
We will be hosting the Fourth Annual Professional Development Institute
on Sunday and Monday, January 10-11. Students are invited to participate in a variety of professional development activities such as networking with President Howard, Hampden-Sydney alumni, and peers, a Human Resource Panel of Professionals, Tiger Tracks Live round table discussions, and a formal dinner. Please encourage your son to register
by November 13. Seats are limited.
Finally, there are various ways you can support your son and his fellow Tigers, both in person and from a distance. We welcome the opportunity to partner with you and your employer, as we are constantly searching for successful individuals working in a variety of fields who are willing to share their valuable gifts by
- Sharing information about H-SC's Campus Recruiting program with your Human Resources department, if you are not personally in a position to hire,
- Posting job/internship opportunities for students by calling 434-223-6106, emailing email@example.com, or visiting us online.
As the fall semester nears winter break, we wish you and your son all the best!
Forming Good Men and Good Citizens through Career Education and Vocational Reflection, Ellen Masters
, Director Jennifer Allen
, Recruitment Coordinator Becca Snyder
, Associate Director
Some Men, a play by Terrence McNally, will be presented November 19-21 at 8:00 p.m. in Winston Hall.
Thanksgiving Break is Wednesday, November 25 - Sunday, November 29. We wish you all safe travels.
Student Health Services in the Wellness Center is open for clinic hours on a walk-in basis during the regular academic year from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The College Physician is available to see students at 7:30 - 9:00 a.m., Monday - Friday.
The Tree Lighting will take place on November 30. This community-wide event will include carols led by the Acousticals.
Lessons and Carols, December 3 at 7:30 p.m., is a festive evening of readings and music with the Hampden-Sydney Men's Chorus.
Academic Services at Hampden-Sydney provide your son with the assistance he needs to achieve his academic goals. It's not too late to encourage him to utilize all we have to offer!
Last day of classes is December 8.
begin December 11 and end December 16.
Winter Break begins after your son's last exam. Students report back to campus January 12, and spring semester classes begin January 13.
Hampden-Sydney Men in the News:
Student Interns Find Unique Opportunities in D.C.
Caleb Bowyer '16 Interns at the Naval Air Weapons Station at China Lake
Zachary Martin '17 Dedicates Summer to Medical Research
Joseph Lantagne '16 Gains Global Perspective Through Internship
Tim Morgan '16 Interns in West Africa
Lawrence Bowers '16 Spends Summer in New York and Beijing
Robert Harriss '16 Teaches in Miami College Readiness Program
Holden McLemore '16 Interns with Fulbright Commission in Prague
Spencer Wiles '15 Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Linh Nguyen '16 and Samuel Sheffield '17 Bring Supercomputing to H-SC
Alex Abbott '17 Examines Material World and Beyond in Summer Research
Biology Research Students Stephen Woodall '15 and Travis Goodloe '16 Honored
John Wirges '15 and Aaron Gilani '15 Attend McDonald Cadet Leadership Conference
Two Students to Participate in Teach for America
Students Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa
Inductions Into Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
Pre-Health Students Selected for Centra Shadowing Program
Students Elected to ODK Honor Society
Adam Witham '16 Talks About Hilary Term at Oxford
Student Program Inspires Brian Collins '15 to Donate Bone Marrow
Stephen Woodall '15 Conducting Cancer Research
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