May Term: May 23-June 20

First-Year Student Summer OrientationsJune 9 and July 14

Dear Parents,Daniella Widdows, Director, Global Education and Study Abroad

This month, we want to share with you one of the best opportunities available to your students while they are at Hampden-Sydney College - study abroad! H-SC encourages students to further their education while living in another country, whether for a semester, full year, or during the summer. We approve more than 100 semester programs in over 30 countries and summer programs such as the Virginia Program at Oxford and May Term Abroad programs taught by Hampden-Sydney faculty. This year, students have been studying in England, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, and Spain - and more than 40 students will be leaving in a few weeks for summer programs in Argentina, England, Germany and Japan. 

We encourage you to review the information on the Global Education website, such as the Study Abroad Handbook, and discuss with your students which program would best fit their personal and academic goals. There are also funding opportunities specifically for study abroad. And do check out the Tigers Abroad blog where students who are currently abroad post about their adventures and share pictures!


Daniella Widdows

Director, Global Education & Study Abroad

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Commencement at Hampden Sydney

Last day of classes is May 2. Final Exams begin May 5 and end May 10.

Commencement is May 14. For more information about commencement weekend, be sure to check the Commencement webpage frequently.

May Term, Hampden-Sydney's 5-week spring academic session, begins one week after commencement: May 23 - June 20.

Students Present on Men's Studies

Students Author New York Times Article

Final Convocation Awards Conferred

Students Present Cancer Research at National Meeting

Five Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Alex Abbott '17 Wins Best Paper at National Conference

ODK Initiates New Members

Swim Team Makes History

Back to Back Ethics Bowl Champs

"Bobby" George '17 Deployed to Qatar

Aaron Dawley '18, Well-Rounded Liberal Arts Student

Cross Country Runner Lewis Brooks '19 Breaks School Record

Hunter H. Hoffler '19 Adds World Champion to Accomplishments

Patrick Woolwine '17 Works for Defense Contracting Firm

Tyler Langhorn '17 Finds Confidence in Prague

Hunter Williams '20 Makes Humanitarian Trip to Uganda

Josh Chamberlin '17, Saving Sea Turtles

Students Take On the World, Summer Experiences

William Echols '17 Receives FEMA Incident Response Training

Caleb Mize '17 Interns with Fortune 500 Company

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