Saturday, October 21, 2017 |


Hampshire campus aerial shot of Cole Science building

Family and Friends Weekend: October 20-22, 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Meet CASA: Center for Academic Support and Advising
(by appointment only)
On Friday, call 413.559.5498 to see if any appointments are still available.

Parents Breakfast
9–10 a.m., Red Barn
As part of Family and Friends Weekend, Jonathan and Ellie Lash cordially invite you to attend the parents' breakfast. This special event provides a chance to get together with other parents, meet senior leadership, and learn how the newly created Knowledge Commons has a significant impact on your student’s experience.

What I Did This Summer: Student Presentations Hosted by the Culture, Brain, and Development Program (CBD)
10:30 a.m.–Noon, Adele Simmons Hall, Auditorium
Enjoy a series of presentations by students who received funding from CBD to complete research projects or internships over the summer. They’ll talk about their work and how it fits within the context of a Hampshire education. They’ll also share their experiences and tell you what to expect (and what they never expected!) as a summer intern. These students strongly encourage audience questions. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

Study Abroad, Career Preparation, and Internships
10:30–11:45 a.m., Franklin Patterson Hall, West Lecture Hall
Katie Irwin, director of the global education office (GEO); Carin Rank, director of the Career Options Resource Center (CORC) and students will talk about study abroad, preparing for work, and the many internship possibilities.

11 a.m.–2 p.m., dining commons
Door price: $8.50

Tour of the R.W. Kern Center
11 a.m., R.W. Kern Center, Lobby
Constructed to the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge, the Kern Center is a statement of Hampshire values. Discover how its net-zero, self-contained systems work and learn about the process of sourcing sustainable, local materials.

Yankee Small College Conference Cross-Country Championships
11 a.m., Central Campus
Women's 6k

Women's Home Soccer Game: Hampshire vs SUNY Adirondack
11:30 a.m., Soccer Field (behind Harold F. Johnson Library)

Yankee Small College Conference Cross-Country Championships
Noon, Central Campus
Men's 8k

Legacy Families Lunch and Photo
Noon, Franklin Patterson Hall, Faculty Lounge
We invite students and their Hampshire-alum parents to be part of a legacy photo for Non Satis Scire: The Hampshire Magazine for Alumni and Friends and stay for lunch catered by the Kern Kafé.

Farm Festival
Noon–4 p.m., Farm Center
Celebrate fall with a festival of food, games, and activities at the Hampshire College Farm. Enjoy hayrides, apple cider, cider press demonstration, fresh popcorn, pumpkin painting, lawn games, student art sale, and live music from talented Hampshire staff and alum bands. Come down for lunch and enjoy delicious local food available for purchase from Laughing Tomato Mobile Wood-Fired Pizza and alum-owned Beets & Barley Catering. End the day on a sweet note with a perfect slice of pie from the Florence Pie Bar pop-up. Hampshire Farm products such as honey, maple syrup, and popcorn will be available for purchase.

Nature Walk with Natural Science Faculty and Students
1 p.m.2:15 p.m., meet at Cole Science Center, Main Entrance (closest to the flagpole)

Men's Home Soccer Game: Hampshire vs University of Maine at Presque Isle
3 p.m., Soccer Field (behind Harold F. Johnson Library)

2017 Alumni Reel Premiere
4 p.m., Jerome Liebling Center, Bill Brand Screening Room
John Gunther 84F P02, manager for advanced media, will introduce this year’s Alumni Reel, which is a compilation of short clips from recent works by alums in the film and video industries.

Hampshire College Chorus: Performance
4:30–5:00 p.m., Franklin Patterson Hall, Main Lecture Hall
The chorus will present a varied and eclectic program of music old and new from around the globe.

5 p.m.–8 p.m., dining commons
Door price: $10

Schedule subject to change

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