Service & Civic Engagement Stories

First Philanthropy Class

First Philanthropy Class
Hampden-Sydney College recently offered its first philanthropy class, Philanthropy in Theory and Practice, sponsored by Doris Buffett's "Learning by Giving Foundation" and taught by Saranna Thornton, Professor of Economics & Business.
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The Big Event

The Big Event
Hampden-Sydney College participates in The Big Event, now one of the largest student-led service projects in the nation. The purpose of the Big Event is to give back to the community and to thank local residents for their support throughout the year.
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H-SC Pre-Law Supports Virginia Legal Aid

H-SC Pre-Law Supports Virginia Legal Aid
Ten members of Hampden-Sydney Pre-Law Society took the time out of their Friday night to support a Virginia Legal Aid Society benefit hosted by Dr. William Shear, Trinkle Professor of Biology at Hampden-Sydney College, and his wife, Noelle.
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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity
Members of the Hampden-Sydney Circle K Chapter and brothers of SAE worked on a new Habitat for Humanity house in Farmville, Virginia.
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Cares for Kids

Cares for Kids
The Hampden-Sydney student organization Good Men, Good Citizens (GMGC) raised about $4000 for clothing and toys during their "Care for Kids" campaign.
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RAMPS

RAMPS
Several Hampden-Sydney men founded their own charitable organization, Ramp Access Made Possible by Students (RAMPS), which installs modular steel ramps for senior citizens and people with disabilities in homes around Richmond and Prince Edward County.
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