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Colleges prepare for a new year

As local school districts establish their masking and COVID policies for this coming school year, the area’s institutions of higher learning are also preparing for ... Read more

7 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

H-SC grads urged to ‘do the right thing anyway’

Hampden-Sydney College’s Class of 2021 gathered in front of Venable Hall last Saturday, May 8, with family and friends. They heard the wisdom of a ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

‘I did it’

New Hampden-Sydney College graduate Christopher Derby celebrates immediately after receiving his diploma Saturday morning in front of Venable Hall. The school conferred bachelor degrees to ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

No decisions made on vaccine requirements at local colleges

Three Virginia colleges have made a COVID-19 vaccine a requirement, and more may join them soon following Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s opinion last Monday ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

20 PECMS students receive bikes

Hampden-Sydney’s Cycling Club and Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) honor fraternity joined forces to raise more than $6,000 to buy new bikes and helmets to reward ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Four Tigers named to honor society

Hampden-Sydney College seniors Wyatt Dragovich from Roanoke, Tyler Howerton of Alexandria, twin brothers Blair Page and Blake Page of Richmond, along with December 2020 graduate Rhett Andersen of Colorado Springs, Colorado, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

New rules open door for graduation ceremonies

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam released preliminary guidance last week for how K-12 schools, colleges and universities may safely hold in-person graduation and commencement ceremonies this ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Hampden-Sydney offices open at 10 a.m.

The administrative office of Hampden-Sydney College will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19. Classes will continue on a normal schedule Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Classes canceled at H-SC Tuesday

Due to a power outage on campus, classes are canceled at Hampden-Sydney College Tuesday, Feb. 16. The college’s administrative offices will also be closed. Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney classes canceled Monday

Hampden-Sydney College has announced its administrative offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 and classes have been canceled Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood will be closed Friday

Longwood University has announced it will be closed Friday, Feb. 12 due to inclement weather. A message on the Longwood website said, “In-person classes will ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney student killed in crash

The Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Hampden-Sydney College student. According to VSP, the accident occurred ... Read more

6 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Classes on schedule, offices delay opening at H-SC

Classes will continue on a normal schedule at Hampden-Sydney College Monday, Feb. 1. The college’s administrative offices will open later at 10 a.m. Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Threatening email caused alert at Hampden-Sydney

Hampden-Sydney College posted an “all clear” at 1:19 p.m. Saturday after a threatening email caused the campus officials to send out an “active shooter alert” ... Read more

6 months ago by Roger Watson.

Hampden-Sydney gives ‘all clear’ following active shooter threat

Hampden-Sydney College posted an “all clear” at 1:19 p.m. Saturday indicating the threat of an active shooter posted at 12:30 p.m. on the school’s website ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney College posts ‘active shooter threat’

Hampden-Sydney College has posted an “active shooter threat” on its website. The post was made Saturday at 12:32 p.m. The information said it was a ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

H-SC students pitch new business models

Last December, seven student-led teams presented their business plans to an alumni panel in Hampden-Sydney College’s first virtual Tiger’s Den New Venture Pitch Contest. Flemming ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

A life filled with learning and passing it on

Dr. Ronald Heinemann is remembered as a man of honor, commitment and strong beliefs whose passion was teaching in the classroom and mentoring students, which ... Read more

8 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Howerton named finalist for top academic honor

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) senior offensive lineman Tyler Howerton has been named one of 12 finalists for the 2020 William V. Campbell Trophy as announced recently ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Flemming Center launches new opportunities

A year into his role as director of the Flemming Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC), Dr. Andrew King has created a ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Hollemon named dean of inclusive excellence

Veteran Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) student affairs leader John Hollemon III became the college’s first dean of inclusive excellence Aug. 1. In this newly created role, ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood, Hampden-Sydney still planning for spring break

By Anya Sczerzenie and Titus Mohler Capital News Service and The Farmville Herald A growing number of Virginia colleges are announcing that spring break will ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

‘Postmodern Blues’: Alumni help publish Cabas novel

The countless Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) alumni who learned the art of rhetoric from Dr. Victor N. Cabas Jr. during his 35 years on the Hill ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

Howerton named semifinalist for William V. Campbell Trophy

1 of only 9 semifinalists nationwide with perfect 4.0 GPA Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) senior offensive lineman Tyler Howerton, of Alexandria, has been named a semifinalist ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

Local virus cases see an increase

The area is suddenly seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases. According to Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash, many local counties have seen ... Read more

10 months ago by Alexa Massey.

College cases double in a week

Total college COVID-19 cases more than doubled in the area over the last week, with Longwood University experiencing it’s highest single-day increase in positive cases ... Read more

11 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood expands COVID-19 dashboard

Longwood University expanded its COVID-19 dashboard over the weekend, making the move to include data points such as faculty/staff cases and self-reported positives from students, ... Read more

11 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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