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Howard Rhetoric Endowment Established

Howard Rhetoric Endowment Established
Hampden-Sydney College is pleased to announce a recent gift in support of the Rhetoric Program. John Macfarlane '76, a H-SC trustee, and his wife Dudley (Hollins '77) have made an initial pledge of $250,000, to be supplemented by a bequest of $250,000, to endow the position of director of the Rhetoric Program.
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Junior Dedicates Summer to Medical Research and Shadowing Opportunity

Junior Dedicates Summer to Medical Research and Shadowing Opportunity
Biology major Zachary Martin '17 participated in a shadowing experience at a private, medical practice this summer.
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Rising Senior Gains Global Perspective through Internship

Rising Senior Gains Global Perspective through Internship
Joseph Lantagne '16 traveled to New York City this summer for an eight week internship with the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC).
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Internship Abroad Helps Young Students in West Africa

Internship Abroad Helps Young Students in West Africa
Like many of his classmates, Tim Morgan '16 spent part of his summer as an intern. He traveled to Dakar, Senegal, to work for the non-profit organization, Pencum Ndakaru, which is a subordinate branch of Childfund International.
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Dr. Alex Werth Published in Chronicle of Higher Education

Dr. Alex Werth Published in Chronicle of Higher Education

It happens like clockwork each semester. Two weeks after a course begins, I brace myself for a wave of student complaints about the daily workload of questions, reading quizzes, and recurring tasks. I never cave to their demands, for I know just as surely that the flood of protests will begin to wither and, by the fourth week of the term, will have disappeared entirely.


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Students Participate in Philanthropy for Military Service

Students Participate in Philanthropy for Military Service
A line medic in the National Guard, Matthew Molesky '16 has been hard at work this summer for the United Service Organization (USO), whose mission statement is simple: "The USO lifts the spirits of America's troops and their families."
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Rising Senior Works in New York and Beijing

Rising Senior Works in New York and Beijing
Lawrence Bowers '16 has been busy this summer working in New York City and traveling to Beijing to participate in a two-week program through the Yale School of Management. A double major in Economics and Business & Spanish, Bowers began the summer as an analyst at Ingalls & Snyder, a 90-year-old investment management firm located in midtown Manhattan, then headed to Beijing, China, to participate in a two-week "Fundamentals of Management" business program through the Yale School of Management.
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Dr. Steve Levkoff, a Modern-Day Renaissance Man

Dr. Steve Levkoff, a Modern-Day Renaissance Man
For the past year, students have been buzzing about the new professor in the economics and business department, Dr. J. Stephen Levkoff. Having spent the past 30 years as a senior Wall Street executive and as a serial entrepreneur in technology and healthcare, Levkoff brings a different perspective to the College and sees himself as a "futurist and change agent".
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H-SC Signs Agreement with Harvard Business School

H-SC Signs Agreement with Harvard Business School
On August 7, 2015, Hampden-Sydney College signed an agreement with HBX, Harvard Business School's unique digital learning initiative. This agreement will reserve seats and facilitate financial aid for Hampden-Sydney students in future cohorts of HBX CORe, a 150-hour online course spanning the disciplines of Economics, Financial Accounting, and Business Analytics. This curriculum is taught using a combination of videos and interactives created by HBS professors specifically for this program, which is aimed at liberal arts undergraduates and recent graduates.
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Rising Senior's Interstate Ride a Memorable Experience

Rising Senior's Interstate Ride a Memorable Experience
Last summer, Caleb Swiney's interest in motorcycles led him to restore a 1974 Kawasaki. This summer, the economics and business major decided to take an interstate trip on a new bike. Testing out his riding skills and his 2013 Honda CBR, he began the excursion by riding 170 miles away from his hometown of Dallas, GA, to Robbinsville, NC. and ended over 1100 miles later.
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