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“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 …

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.

Parent-to-Parent: Moving Out Question

April 4, 2013 – 9:14 am | 3 Comments

Here’s an email from the family@hampshire.edu inbox:
I’m the father of a student who is about to finish her freshman year at Hampshire. We’d like to store some of her stuff in the area for the …

A note from Hampshire parent Bonnie Stein about the Winter Dance Concert

February 21, 2013 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on A note from Hampshire parent Bonnie Stein about the Winter Dance Concert

I was there to witness the entire range of work that is emerging from this dance department, which is obviously bubbling over with talent and fierce concentration.