Wilson Center in Washington DC

Hampden-Sydney graduates have served this nation since its founding. The Wilson Center is committed to continuing that important legacy by ensuring our students spend time learning and networking in our nation’s capital. We plan to engage alumni and friends multiple times throughout the semester. Please join us!

  • Friday, January 24: President Larry Stimpert and Chairman Peebles Harrison ’89 will will provide a State of the College address, followed by Q&A. The event starts at 6:00 PM and will be held at the
    University Club
    1135 Sixteenth Street, NW Washington DC
    Washington, DC 20036.
    Sign up to here or contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement for more details.
  • Tuesday, March 10: Dr. Marion and Dr. Pemberton will bring their INDS 385: Leadership and Public Policy at the National Level class to Washington for spring break. Students will be networking and engaging with leaders in a wide range of sectors while experiencing the rich culture of the city. Please join the class and DC alumni and friends on Tuesday evening, March 10. More information to come.
  • Thursday, May 14: The Wilson Center will introduce the incoming Wheat Professor of Leadership. Established in 1993 in memory of James C. Wheat, the Wheat Professor is a senior practitioner who mentors students by connecting theory and practice. Previous Wheat Professors have served in academia, law, finance, the military, and federal service. Join alumni and friends for a chance to meet this exciting new addition to the team! More information to come.