December 14, 2017

From national rankings to national news, Hampden-Sydney has had a year to remember.

As Hampden-Sydney looks ahead to a promising new year, we hope you will review some of the College's major stories in 2017:

Hampden Sydney scores highly in national rankings

  • 96th among liberal arts colleges nationally in U.S. News & World Report-a 9-place jump from the previous year
  • 10th in The Wall Street Journal's Top Schools for Career Preparation
  • 12th best library in the U.S. according to the Princeton Review
  • 9th best alumni network in the U.S., according to the Princeton Review

CSPAN filming lecture

In the News

  • CSPAN films a Dr. John Coombs lecture on campus. 
  • Two students co-author a piece in the New York Times.
  • The New York Times features H-SC's commencement address by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Bret Stephens.
  • Virginia Businessprofiles Hampden-Sydney College. 
  • Men's Health features two H-SC student entrepreneurs on its Facebook page.

Campus Improvements and Updates

  • A $1 million gift establishes the Flemming Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
  • H-SC receives a $4 million grant from the Carpenter Foundation to support financial aid. 
  • Bill '72 and Shireen Kirk give $4 million to support H-SC's athletic endowment.
  • The Brown Student Center becomes the new hub of campus life.
  • The fine arts department moves into the state-of-the-art Viar-Christ Center for the Arts in the renovated Brinkley Hall (formerly Winston Hall).

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