Community Announcements

Community Announcements are sent by the College Chaplain to announce the death of a former faculty or staff member, the death of a relative of a current faculty or staff member, and the death of a current faculty or staff member.  Announcements contain basic non-medical information about the deceased.

If requested, information about funeral arrangements is included or sent in a later e-mail.

Community Announcements are sent at the request of the Dean of Students Office to announce the death of a current student or a family member of a current student.

Community Announcements are not sent to announce the death of an alumnus who has no other connection to the College or the spouse or relative of an alumnus.  Announcements regarding an alumnus are handled by the Alumni Office.

Send information for a Community Announcement to  Include at least the name of deceased, relationship to Hampden-Sydney employee, date of death, and, if desired, funeral or memorial service inforamtion.