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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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Resource Round-up – Who’s here to help your student during the 2015-2016 academic year?

September 8, 2015 – 10:59 am |

It’s official! The new school year has started.
After the excitement of move-in day (see our “mind of a greeter” video) and four orientation days packed with information and fun, the Hampshire class of F15 will …

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 …

“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 | Comments Off on Read the New Student News

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, …