(NS) - Mandatory Event for New Students
(NTS) - Mandatory Event for New Transfer Students
Everett Stadium (Rain Site: Kirby Fieldhouse)
Dr. Larry Stimpert, President of the College
Dr. Dennis Stevens, Provost and Dean of the Faculty
Mr. Eric McDonald '16, Student Body President
Chalgrove Point (Rain Site: Pannill Commons)
Representatives from many of Hampden-Sydney's clubs, organizations, and social fraternities will have displays and information about their groups. Students can ask questions and sign up for organizations that interest them. Students who conducted summer honors research projects will also present their findings in the Tiger Inn.
Better Learning More Confident Men Stronger Character
Ms. Lisa Burns, Director of the Office of Academic Success
During this session, new students will identify their strengths and weaknesses; moreover, Strength Finder will provide new students guidance on how to build on their strengths and weaknesses during their collegiate career. Mandatory for all new students.
Pannill Commons, Settle Hall
Richer Community Stronger Character
The subjects presented in this 65-minute, 3-actor, multimedia production take us on a journey of inclusion through America's multicultural history, portraying; Prologue - a summary of race discrimination in American history.
The Sedgwick Pie. The story of Elizabeth Freeman, the first African American Civil Rights activist, and her link to W.E.B. Dubois and Kevin Bacon.
Birth Right. Three Asian Americans; Won Kim Ark, Takao Osawa, and Bhagat Singh Thind gained for all Americans, native-born and immigrant, the right to jus soli - "right of the soil."
Latina. Minimum wage, the eight-hour work day, and the right to organize in America were won, in great part, by three Latina activists for social justice: Emma Tenayuca, Luisa Moreno, and Lucy Parsons.
Native Honor. 90 African American, 60 Latinos, 30 Asian American, 1 woman, and 28 Native Americans have been awarded America's highest medal for courage.
Don't Sit On It. First came the Freedom Riders, and then the Sit-In Movement. The culmination of these amazingly courageous actions, by hundreds of Americans, black and white, was the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Epilogue. Are we at the 'one day' of Dr. King, or still looking at each other through our melanin-colored glasses?