As always, the Wilson Center hosted a wide range of events this fall.  Hampden-Sydney alumni and faculty are serving others in a wide variety of fields.  Below are some highlights.

  • Jack Tomarchio, retired Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis Operations at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, spoke to our students about efforts to prevent terrorism since the tragic events of September 11th, 2001.
  • Father Brian McVey ’90, an Episcopal Priest in Nashville, spoke to our students about the need to combat human trafficking.
  • Kristian Hargadon ‘01 (Biology) and Dr. James Frusetta (History) discussed the influenza pandemic of 1918.
  • Roger Barrus (Government and Foreign Affairs) spoke to our students about the way Federalists and Anti-Federalists might view contemporary controversies in our politics to commemorate Constitution Day.
  • Thomas McDaniel ’63, retired Dean and Interim President at Converse College, spoke about the benefits of single gender education to commemorate our College’s Founders Day, November 10, 1775.

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