Hampden-Sydney College alumni have a strong connection to their alma mater; this was their home, the place where they grew from boys into men.
Whether you spent countless hours in the science lab or on the football field (or both), after you crossed the stage with your Hampden-Sydney diploma in hand, you knew that you were a part of something special. Because every alumnus is part of Hampden-Sydney, we knew we needed to hear from as many of you as we could when we decided to take a long, hard look at ourselves as an institution.
We have not done that in a long time. Though we are well practiced at assessing our students and our curriculum, we saw that it was time again to look at our institution as a whole through the eyes of the men we have produced. Full story....
Because Hampden-Sydney has had such a positive influence on their lives, fathers have encouraged sons also to come to the College, and, over the centuries, many fathers and sons have become brothers on The Hill. They share common memories of living in Cushing, taking classes from the same professors in Morton, pledging the same fraternity, or celebrating a hard-fought victory over Randolph-Macon.
Hampden-Sydney has many legacies, students who are sons of alumni. It seems that each freshman class has a couple dozen at least. However, a “double legacy”—a student whose father and grandfather both came to Hampden-Sydney—is rare. Here are three such students and why they decided that coming to Hampden-Sydney College was a tradition worth upholding. Full story....
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