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Jonathan Lash – Ideas Into Action

February 11, 2015 – 12:20 pm | Comments Off on Jonathan Lash – Ideas Into Action

“Ideas into Action” is President Lash’s latest installment in his series of blog posts for The Huffington Post.
 
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Parent to Parent: Housing/Move-in Advice

July 23, 2013 – 10:09 am | 22 Comments

It’s that time of year again, when parents of new students begin to think about the transition to college. Al Friedman, parent of Sam 06F and Rachel F09, compiled lots of advice from his and his kids’ experiences and from other families who’ve contributed to this discussion before. This week, comments on housing/move-in are posted below. Additional information from the College is italicized.

Looking for more information? Ask other parents a question in the comments* below. Are you a seasoned pro and have advice for families of new students? Join the conversation and share the tips and tricks you’ve learned over the years! *Comments may be caught by our spam blocker; if this happens, we will approve the comment the next business day.

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Opening Day is Next Week

August 26, 2015 – 3:47 pm |

As Opening Day approaches, here are some resources and reminders.

Opening Day is Thursday, September 3. Family and friends are invited to join new students. Please plan to arrive between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more information and the full schedule, click here.>>

Families are also invited to stay on Friday for the optional Family Orientation (typically called “parent orientation” at other institutions). Read about and register for Family Orientation here.>>

You can follow Hampshire on Facebook here>> and on Twitter here.>>

We’re excited to see you!

“It’s What Hampshire Parents Do” – by Maureen Kennedy P11

August 20, 2015 – 4:19 pm | One Comment

I’m on vacation in Alaska, in a cabin with no running water, but saw the new material from the Admissions folks. It’s FABULOUS! And you should feel free to take some materials at Friends and …

“Speaking of self-advocating…” by Maureen Kennedy P11

July 22, 2015 – 3:39 pm | One Comment

Speaking of self-advocating – I remember years ago going to an event at our public high school focused on college for kids with special needs. The speaker identified schools with support services for students with …

Maureen Kennedy P11 on staying in touch

July 10, 2015 – 11:25 am | 3 Comments

I grew up the oldest of nine, outside of Washington, D.C. When I went off to college, I recall probably sending my parents a note telling them where I would be spending Thanksgiving and then …

Some Helpful Words from Maureen Kennedy P11

July 1, 2015 – 1:25 pm | One Comment

Hi there! I’m Maureen Kennedy, one of the incoming Parent Council chairs at Hampshire College. As background, I went to Mt. Holyoke College and even took two classes at Hampshire in the late ’70s, have …

Read the New Student News

June 24, 2015 – 11:48 am |

Last week incoming students received the first issue of this year’s New Student Newsletter, published by the Office of New Student Programs. This  newsletter comes out periodically throughout the summer, bringing students important information, dates, …

Jonathan Lash – Ideas Into Action

February 11, 2015 – 12:20 pm | Comments Off on Jonathan Lash – Ideas Into Action

“Ideas into Action” is President Lash’s latest installment in his series of blog posts for The Huffington Post.
 
Check out the post here.>>

Important Information about Thanksgiving Break

November 24, 2014 – 12:47 pm | Comments Off on Important Information about Thanksgiving Break

It is almost time for Thanksgiving, so here is some info about what is happening on campus!
What’s Closed?
All campus offices close Wednesday, Nov. 26 at noon and reopen Monday, Dec.1 at 8:30 a.m.
The post office …