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31 Summer Preview Day
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9 Summer Term II ends
(Academic)
10 Transfer Orientation
(Campus Events)
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14 Summer Preview Day
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17 Term II grades due
(Academic)
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20 New Students Move In
(Campus Events)
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24 Opening Convocation
(Campus Events, Academic)
Classes Begin 1:40 p.m.
(Academic)
26 Think Fast and Popsicle Palooza
(Campus Events)
Weekly Chapel
(Campus Events)
28 Fall Frenzy Dance
(Campus Events)
Police Chief Swearing-In ceremony
(Campus Events)
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2 Campus Master Plan Session
(Campus Events)
Weekly Chapel
(Campus Events)
Field Hockey vs Shenandoah
(Athletics)
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Thursday, July 30, 2015

31st Anniversary Summer Chamber Music Festival: All-Baroque Program (Campus Events)
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Brodbeck Music Hall
  • Description
  • The fifth and final concert in the 31st annual Summer Chamber Music Festival is an all-Baroque program, featuring Wayne L. Wold, harpsichord, Barbara Spicher, flute, Ed Stanley, oboe, Petr Skopek, violin, and Anna Claire Ayoub, bassoon.


    This event is free and open to the public.


    This event is sponsored by: The Hood College Department of Music.


    For more information please contact: Noel Lester, nlester@hood.edu or 301-696-3429.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Summer Preview Day (Campus Events)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Center
  • Description
  • Prospective college students are invited to come to campus for Summer Preview Day, where they will hear from members of the admission and financial aid staff.

    Campus tours will be provided prior to a catered lunch where the guests will have the opportunity to talk with key faculty and staff members and current students. Guests will also receive materials on Hood College, and prospective students will receive a thank-you gift.

    To register or learn more about campus visit opportunities, go to hood.edu/visit or call 301-696-3400.

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Summer Term II ends (Academic)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • Description

Monday, August 10, 2015

Transfer Orientation (Campus Events)
5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • All Campus
  • Description
  • Orientation for transfer students.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Summer Preview Day (Campus Events)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Center
  • Description
  • Prospective college students are invited to come to campus for Summer Preview Day, where they will hear from members of the admission and financial aid staff.

    Campus tours will be provided prior to a catered lunch where the guests will have the opportunity to talk with key faculty and staff members and current students. Guests will also receive materials on Hood College, and prospective students will receive a thank-you gift.

    To register or learn more about campus visit opportunities, go to hood.edu/visit or call 301-696-3400.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Term II grades due (Academic)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • Description

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

2015 New Graduate Int'l Student Reception (Campus Events)
2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Commons, Whitaker Campus Center
  • Description
  • For more information please contact: Hood College Graduate School, gofurther@hood.edu or 301-696-3600.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

New Graduate Student Orientation (Campus Events)
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Center Commons
  • Description

Thursday, August 20, 2015

New Students Move In (Campus Events)
9 a.m. - Noon

  • Location:
  • Description

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Residence Halls Open 9 a.m. (Academic)
9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Location:
  • All Campus
  • Description
  • Residence halls open.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Opening Convocation (Campus Events, Academic)
10 a.m. - Noon

  • Location:
  • Hodson Outdoor Theater
  • Description
  • With a new president presiding, Hood College will mark the start of its 123rd academic year and welcome nearly 650 new students at its annual Convocation ceremony. Andrea E. Chapdelaine, Ph.D., who became Hood’s 11th president on July 1, will welcome new and returning students to campus; Edgar Schick, Ph.D., provost and vice president of academic affairs, will recognize outstanding student achievements; and Ricky Hirschhorn, professor of biology and chair of the faculty senate, will give the keynote address. This year’s group of new students includes 262 new first-year students, 42 of whom have enrolled in the Honors Program, and 137 new transfer students from 36 different two-year and four-year institutions. Members of the Class of 2019 hail from 18 states, the District of Columbia and six foreign countries. There are 244 new graduate students who will be pursuing master’s degrees. Hood’s total student population this year will be 2,221.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Classes Begin 1:40 p.m. (Academic)
1:40 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Location:
  • All Campus
  • Description

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Robert Boyle Memorial Lecture (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Commons
  • Description
  • Daniel N. Robinson, Ph.D., a world-renowned fellow of the faculty of philosophy at Oxford University and a distinguished research professor emeritus at Georgetown University, presents "Higher Education: What Makes It 'Higher'?"

    An education is higher not because it requires more time or more courses and grades, but because it addresses issues that are themselves higher; higher in the order of things able to shape or challenge the aspirations of a rational animal.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    For more information, contact Ingrid Farreras at farreras@hood.edu.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Think Fast and Popsicle Palooza (Campus Events)
9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Location:
  • All Campus
  • Description

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Weekly Chapel (Campus Events)
12:30 a.m. - 12:55 a.m.

  • Location:
  • Coffman Chapel
  • Description
  • Wednesday afternoon chapel, while classes are in session.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation (Campus Events)
12:15 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.

  • Location:
  • Chapel Meditation Prayer Room
  • Description
  • Meditation and relaxation, while classes are in session.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Fall Frenzy Dance (Campus Events)
6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Description

Friday, August 28, 2015

Police Chief Swearing-In ceremony (Campus Events)
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Hodson Auditorium
  • Description

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Student Organization Outdoor Festival (Campus Events)
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Location:
  • All Campus
  • Description
  • Learn about all of the different student organizations on campus!

Monday, August 31, 2015

Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation (Campus Events)
12:15 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.

  • Location:
  • Chapel Meditation Prayer Room
  • Description
  • Meditation and relaxation, while classes are in session.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Community Service Fair (Campus Events)
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Commons
  • Description
  • Representatives from more than 30 local nonprofit and service organizations will be on hand to recruit volunteers and acquaint students, faculty, staff and Frederick community members with services offered by their organizations. There will be a free forum for local community members, as well as students, faculty and staff to meet with organization representatives to learn about volunteer and internship opportunities and services available in the Frederick area. Local organizations that focus on diverse issues such as therapeutic services, animal welfare, health care education and services, arts and entertainment, historic preservation, mental health crisis services, disability services, literacy and food and housing for the disadvantaged will be among those on hand to discuss their programs. This event is free and open to the public. For a complete list of organizations participating in this event, visit Hood’s website at www.hood.edu/volunteer or contact Hood’s career center at 301-696-3583 or careers@hood.edu.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Robert Boyle Memorial Lecture (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Commons
  • Description
  • Daniel N. Robinson, Ph.D., a world-renowned fellow of the faculty of philosophy at Oxford University and a distinguished research professor emeritus at Georgetown University, presents "The Founders' Conception of Education for a Self-Governing People."

    Presidents Adams, Jefferson and Madison were explicit on the nature of an education required of self-governing citizens, and especially those of humble birth and possessions. Do we prepare today's children in ways that might ground a decent and purposeful civic life?

    This event is free and open to the public.

    For more information, contact Ingrid Farreras at farreras@hood.edu.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Men's Soccer vs. Goucher (Athletics)
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Women's Soccer at Catholic (Athletics)
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Women's Volleyball at Shenandoah (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Campus Master Plan Session (Campus Events)
9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Description

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Weekly Chapel (Campus Events)
12:30 a.m. - 12:55 a.m.

  • Location:
  • Coffman Chapel
  • Description
  • Wednesday afternoon chapel, while classes are in session.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Field Hockey vs Shenandoah (Athletics)
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

All-Campus Ice Cream Social (Campus Events)
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Commons
  • Description
  • An ice cream social for the whole campus will be co-sponsored by the chapel and the counseling and wellness center.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation (Campus Events)
12:15 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.

  • Location:
  • Chapel Meditation Prayer Room
  • Description
  • Meditation and relaxation, while classes are in session.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Don Quixote Reading Group (Campus Events)
1:15 p.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Beneficial-Hodson Library and Technology Center, Room 2007
  • Description
  • The Hood College Center for the Humanities 2015-16 colloquium series on Impossible Dreams is hosting a Don Quixote reading group. The colloquium series’ website is hood.libguides.com/colloquium and includes a full reading schedule and a blog where people can comment about the book.

    Participants may read any translation or the original Spanish. The leaders of the group, Professor Katy Fulfer and librarian Aimee Gee, will be using Edith Grossman’s recent English translation. A few free copies of the book will be available at the library’s reference desk to members of the community on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    This year is the 400th anniversary of the completed “Don Quixote,” and 2016 will mark the 400th anniversary of the author’s death.

    This is an informal, drop-in reading group. For more information, contact Fulfer at fulfer@hood.edu or 301-696-3211 or Gee at gee@hood.edu or 301-696-3909, ext. 3975.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Field Hockey vs Washington College (Athletics)
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Hood College Night at the Frederick Keys (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Harry Grove Stadium
  • Description

Friday, September 4, 2015

Blockbuster Weekend (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Description

Friday, September 4, 2015

Women's Volleyball vs. Mary Baldwin (Athletics)
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Women's Volleyball vs. Goucher (Athletics)
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.