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‘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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Princeton Review names H-SC a top college

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) has once again been named one of the nation’s best by The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review has recognized Hampden-Sydney College as ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Longwood positive cases go from 5 to 10

Longwood University’s total number of reported positive COVID-19 cases doubled to 10 total cases after the Sunday, Sept. 6 update. Longwood reported five new positive ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Students taking ordinance seriously

In light of an emergency town ordinance enacted by Farmville Town Council Wednesday, Aug. 19, to limit gatherings to 50 people just days before Longwood ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Tone is set for an unusual year

Students moving into their accommodations at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) was a routine sight this past week, but that process was — and day-to-day life in ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Hampden-Sydney receives second-largest gift ever

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, that it had received a $6 million gift from Rob and Cindy Citrone to support Compass, the college’s ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Crawley was Mr. Hampden-Sydney

The family of Ralph Crawley is grieving his unexpected passing this summer due to COVID-19. For Crawley, who was 68 at the time of his ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Imagine Farmville — Future of higher education

Since shutting down the campus and sending students home shortly after spring break in mid-March, Longwood University has had a campus in the middle of ... Read more

4 months ago by Roger Watson.

The end of an era

Demolition work progresses near the midsection of Hampden-Sydney College’s (H-SC) Bagby Hall Wednesday morning, May 20. By the afternoon, the work was largely complete. The ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney addresses opposition to Bagby Hall removal

Work is underway on Hampden-Sydney College’s (H-SC) campus to create the new, state-of-the-art Pauley Science Center. The work at this early stage involves the removal ... Read more

6 months ago by Titus Mohler.

College receives two major gifts

Hampden-Sydney College has received two anonymous major gifts totaling $2.45 million. A gift of $1 million will establish the Hinton Baxter Overcash Immersive Biology Laboratory ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney shifts to remote instruction for rest of spring

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) President Dr. Larry Stimpert announced in a Friday, March 20, letter to the college’s community that starting Monday, March 23, the remainder ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

H-SC postpones all athletic events, limits access to campus

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) revealed in a Thursday evening, March 12, message to the H-SC community that athletic contests and events are postponed until further notice ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney extends spring break through March 22

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) announced Thursday afternoon, March 12, in a message to the H-SC community that spring break, originally scheduled to end this weekend, would ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

H-SC has made no changes yet as a result of COVID-19

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC), which is in the midst of spring break, announced in a message to the H-SC community that there are no known cases ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Trible walks the talk

The Honorable Paul S. Trible Jr., a 1968 Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) graduate, recently addressed a crowd at H-SC, crediting his alma mater with modeling what ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

All you need is a book

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) was the place to be Wednesday, Feb. 26, for more than 1,100 elementary school students from around the area. Prince Edward County ... Read more

8 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Documenting the Prince Edward story

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) hosted a conversation Feb. 18 about the historic closing of public schools in Prince Edward County and its continued significance both locally ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Climbing the college rankings

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) continues to climb the rankings in multiple categories according to the 2020 edition of The Princeton Review’s Best Value Colleges. Published on ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Theater department presents Endgame

Hampden-Sydney Theater’s mainstage productions return with Endgame by Samuel Beckett. Productions will be held on Feb. 20–21 and 27–28 in Johns Auditorium. All performances begin ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Coaches talk to middle school students

Students at Prince Edward County Middle School (PECMS) enjoyed a visit from three Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) athletic coaches as part of the school’s Future Fridays ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Scott Harwood gives it his all at Hampden-Sydney

Giving it his all at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) is something Scott Harwood, a 1965 graduate, is known for. He knows firsthand that investing in the ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Boy Scout Merit Badge College Day set

Hampden-Sydney (H-SC) will host the Ninth Annual Boy Scout Merit Badge College Day Feb. 15. The event is open to all troops in the Heart ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

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