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October 2014

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9 Artig concert
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26 2014 Fall Open House
(Campus Events, Academic)
Field Hockey vs. Morrisville St.
(Athletics)
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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Interfaith Prayer Service & Gospel Fest (Campus Events)
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Coffman Chapel
  • Description
  • A brief interfaith prayer service will be followed by some of the Gospel and freedom songs that provided the “sound track” for the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s. The Hood Gospel Ensemble along with other area Gospel singers will be featured.

    This event is part of Hood College's year-long Realizing the Dream celebration commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

    This event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Faculty Recital with Lisa Dodson, Soprano (Campus Events)
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Brodbeck Music Hall
  • Description
  • Lisa Dodson, an accomplished vocalist and actress and Hood College voice instructor will present a solo recital. Accompanied by Noel Lester, she will perform songs by Casella, Schumann, Debussy, Heggie and Copland.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Women's Tennis vs. Notre Dame (Md.) (Athletics)
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Field Hockey at Wilson (Athletics)
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. Widener (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Colloquium: Identity in a Forgotten Homeland (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Commons, Whitaker Campus Center
  • Description
  • Moderated by Donald Wright, Ph.D., associate professor of French and Arabic, panelists will discuss the tension that can exist when the geographic definition of home is in conflict with political borders, as is the case in some areas in the Middle East that have been subject to numerous colonial, national and political divisions in the 20th century.


    Panelists will include Jamil Khader, Ph.D., dean of scientific research at Bethlehem University, and Ibtisam Ibrahim, Ph.D., instructor of Arabic at George Mason University.


    The event is co-sponsored by the Hood’s Middle Eastern studies program and the Charlotte Moran Visiting Scholars Fund.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Women's Soccer at Gallaudet (Athletics)
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Shifting Landscape of American Communities (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
  • Description
  • Nationally renowned financial strategists James Chung and Maurice Nicholson will discuss their insights about Frederick County's economic outlook, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Men's Basketball vs. Arcadia (Athletics)
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Location:
  • BB&T Arena
  • Description

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Women's Swimming vs. Diamond City Invitational (Athletics)
10 a.m. - Noon

  • Location:
  • Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  • Description

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. Gallaudet (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • BB&T Arena
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Screening: Poisoned Waters (Campus Events)
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
  • Description
  • The movie will be followed by a brief discussion about how water issues affect the Frederick Watershed areas.


    This event is sponsored by H.E.A.T., Hood Enviro Action Team, in conjunction with the Potomac Conservancy.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Men's Cross Country at Goucher Classic (Athletics)
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

  • Location:
  • Towson, Md.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Women's Cross Country at Goucher Classic (Athletics)
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Towson, Md.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Women's Tennis at MAC Individual Championships (Athletics)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • TBA
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. King's (Pa.) (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Glenside, Pa.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Women's Soccer vs. Albright (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Field Hockey at Widener (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Chester, Pa.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 4, 2014

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

  • Location:
  • Glenside, Pa.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Men's Soccer vs. Albright (Athletics)
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Women's Tennis at MAC Individual Championships (Athletics)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • TBA
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Monday, October 6, 2014

Created Equal Film Series: Freedom Riders (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
  • Description
  • Screening of the film “Freedom Riders,” which relates the story of black and white college student volunteers who, together, took a bus ride into the Deep South knowing they would risk arrest and assault in the process of shining a light on the laws that made travel difficult or impossible for people of color. (2 hours).

    A Community Discussion will follow the next evening, October 7th, at 7 p.m., in the Hodson Auditorium of Rosenstock Hall. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Bruce Thompson, Professor of Social Sciences and Coordinator of the Honors Program at Frederick Community College.

    For more information contact: Jan Samet-O'Leary, jsamet@hood.edu

    This event is sponsored by The Beneficial-Hodson Library of Hood College and the Maryland-DC Campus Compact with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, it's Bridging Cultures Initiative, and the Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History.

Monday, October 6, 2014

2014 Fall Randall Family Concert (Campus Events)
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Brodbeck Music Hall
  • Description
  • The ninth annual Randall Family concert will feature the Lester family—RoseAnn Markow Lester, violin; Marie Lester Loy, soprano; David Lester, double bass; and Noel Lester, piano—along with Denise Nathanson, cello. They will perform a program of music by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Gliere and a composition written for the Lesters, "To Music!," by Wayne Wold, associate professor of music and college organist.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Women's Soccer at Stevenson (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Stevenson, Md.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Created Equal Film Series: Community Discussion Freedom Riders (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
  • Description
  • Dr. Bruce Thompson, Professor of Social Sciences and Coordinator of the Honors Program at Frederick Community College will moderate the Community Discussion of the film, "Freedom Riders," which was screened the previous evening. Film clips recapping the film will be shown. Issues raised in the story will be discussed. The film relates how black and white college student volunteers, together, took a bus ride into the Deep South knowing they would risk arrest and assault in the process of shining a light on the laws that made travel difficult or impossible for people of color.

    For more information contact: Jan Samet-O'Leary, jsamet@hood.edu

    This event is sponsored by The Beneficial-Hodson Library of Hood College and the Maryland-DC Campus Compact with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, it's Bridging Cultures Initiative, and the Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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

  • Location:
  • Cresson, Pa.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Men's Soccer at Stevenson (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Stevenson, Md.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Artig concert (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
  • Description
  • The four-member band Artig, which hails from Bochum, Germany, performs music that is a mix of classical pop elements, fast rock and indie guitar riffs combined with lyrics—in German—that tell stories about the ups and downs of life, but also addresses international events. Doors open at 6:30; no tickets are required and there is no reserved seating.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Lecture: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Coblentz Seminar Room, Colbentz Hall
  • Description

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Midterm recess- No classes (Academic)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • Description

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Men's Tennis at MAC Individual Championships (Athletics)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • TBA
  • Description

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Women's Volleyball at Goucher (Athletics)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Baltimore, Md.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Field Hockey vs. Alvernia (Athletics)
Noon - 2 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. Rosemont (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Baltimore, Md.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Women's Soccer at Arcadia (Athletics)
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Glenside, Pa.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Men's Soccer at Arcadia (Athletics)
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Glenside, Pa.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Men's Tennis at MAC Individual Championships (Athletics)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • Kingston, Pa.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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

  • Location:
  • Frederick, MD
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. Lebanon Valley (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Frederick, MD
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Classes resume - 8:00 a.m. (Academic)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • Description

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Field Hockey at Neumann 7:00 PM (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Aston, PA
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Women's Cross Country vs. Hood College Open Invitational (Athletics)
Noon - 2 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Utica Park, Frederick, Md
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Men's Cross Country vs. Hood College Open Invitational (Athletics)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Utica Park, Frederick, Md.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Women's Swimming at Arcadia (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Glenside, PA
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. Stevenson (Athletics)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Frederick, MD
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Women's Soccer vs. Widener (Athletics)
Noon - 2 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Chester, Pa.
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Field Hockey at Albright 1:00 PM (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Reading, PA
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 18, 2014

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

  • Location:
  • Frederick, MD
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Men's Soccer vs. Widener (Athletics)
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Frederick, MD
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Monday, October 20, 2014

Term II PE begins (Academic)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • Description

Monday, October 20, 2014

Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office (Academic)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • Description

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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

  • Location:
  • Winchester, Va
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Women's Soccer at Messiah (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Slavery and Emancipation in Western Maryland (Campus Events)
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Marx Center
  • Description
  • Emilie Amt, Hildegarde Pilgram Professor of History, will discuss why slavery continued in Maryland for nearly two years after the Emancipation Proclamation and what happened in the state when the practice ended.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Fall 2014 Graduate School Open House, Session 1 (Campus Events, Academic)
Noon - 1 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Center Commons
  • Description
  • At a choice of two informal sessions, prospective students share their professional aspirations with faculty and staff and learn how the Graduate School can help them achieve their goals. Attendees are encouraged to bring their résumés and transcripts and apply for on-the-spot admission.


    Walk-ins are welcome.


    For more information please contact: Traci Holland, holland@hood.edu, 301-696-3628

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Fall 2014 Graduate School Open House, Session 2 (Campus Events, Academic)
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Center Commons
  • Description
  • At a choice of two informal sessions, prospective students share their professional aspirations with faculty and staff and learn how the Graduate School can help them achieve their goals. Attendees are encouraged to bring their résumés and transcripts and apply for on-the-spot admission.


    Walk-ins are welcome.


    For more information please contact: Traci Holland, holland@hood.edu, 301-696-3628.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The First-Year Read Program Presents an Evening with Carlotta Walls LaNier (Campus Events)
6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
  • Description
  • Author Carlotta Walls LaNier, one of the original Little Rock Nine, will talk about her moving autobiography A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School, which chronicles her participation in one of the most infamous and significant civil rights battles for equal education in the United States. She will reflect upon her role in this struggle for social change in the late 1950s and discuss how the legacy of the Little Rock Nine lives on today.


    A Q&A session and book signing follow the talk.


    This lecture is made possible by the Hanson Lecture Series through the Foundation for Enhancing Communities.


    Free and open to the public. No tickets required.


    For more information contact: Dr. Martha Bari, bari@hood.edu, 301-696-3576.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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

  • Location:
  • Frederick, MD
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Men's Soccer at Messiah (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. Lancaster Bible (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • BB&T Arena
  • Description
  • hoodathletics.com

Friday, October 24, 2014

Commemorating 20 Years of African American Studies at Hood College (Campus Events)
4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Commons, Whitaker Campus Center
  • Description
  • A panel of former students from various decades and majors will return to Hood College and participate in a panel to discuss the significance of the African American Studies program to their lives and careers. The former students will speak about their courses, their work in student governance, and the utility of their studies in preparing them for further study and the world of work. A reception will follow the panel presentation.


    For more information contact: Dr. Hoda Zaki, hzaki@hood.edu, 301-696-3697


    The African American Studies program is sponsoring this event to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its founding at Hood College, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Rebuilding Lives in the Middle East (Campus Events)
Noon - 1 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Center
  • Description
  • Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, a member of the British House of Lords who is renowned for her humanitarian work in Iraq, will discuss her work assisting Iraqi refugees.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Homecoming 2014 (Campus Events)
Friday, October 24 - Saturday, October 25, 2014

  • Location:
  • Residential Quad
  • Description
  • The Office of Alumni Relations and Special Events invites you and your guests to the annual Homecoming Festival on Saturday, October 25 from 12-3:30 p.m. on the campus residential quad. Enjoy food, drinks and afternoon activities including facepainting, rock wall, a photo booth and live music by The Secondhand Ramblers. Also on Saturday join President Volpe in his final year as president for exciting updates on the College. Join other Blazer fans as we cheer on Hood's field hockey and soccer teams during their games throughout the day.


    Special this year, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the African American studies program, Hood College will host an alumni panel event on Friday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Whitaker Campus Center, followed by a reception to network with alumni and friends.


    For more information, please visit www.hood.edu/homecoming/.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Swimming at Frostburg St. (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Frostburg, MD
  • Description

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Swimming vs. Goucher (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Frostburg, MD
  • Description

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Swimming vs. Stevenson (Athletics)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Frostburg, MD
  • Description

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Field Hockey vs. Arcadia (Athletics)
10 a.m. - Noon

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Women's Soccer vs. Lycoming (Athletics)
12:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Men's Soccer vs. Lycoming (Athletics)
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description

Sunday, October 26, 2014

2014 Fall Open House (Campus Events, Academic)
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Hood College Athletic Center
  • Description
  • Join us for our fall open house. You will have the opportunity to take a closer look at everything Hood College has to offer, from academics to athletics and campus life.

    For more information contact: Admission Office, 301-696-3400 or admission@hood.edu

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Field Hockey vs. Morrisville St. (Athletics)
Noon - 2 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description

Monday, October 27, 2014

2014 Annual Food Day (Campus Events)
6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Commons, Whitaker Campus Center
  • Description
  • Food Day is “a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.” Join us for a night of FREE FOOD on Monday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m in Whitaker Commons in the Whitaker Campus Center.


    Doors open to the larger community @ 7:15 p.m for the featured lecture on “Food Waste in America.” Seats to the FREE dinner go to the first 60 people to register, so hurry!


    To RSVP for the dinner, contact April Boulton, boulton@hood.edu.


    This event is sponsored by: Heathy U.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. Trinity (D.C.) (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • BB&T Arena
  • Description

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Men's Soccer vs. Lebanon Valley (Athletics)
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Field Hockey at Stevenson (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Stevenson, MD
  • Description

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Safe Harvest (Campus Events)
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Campus Center
  • Description
  • Children ages 12 and under are invited to enjoy a safe and fun-filled evening of games, arts and crafts, and trick or treating on Hood's campus. Parents or guardians are required to accompany their children throughout the evening. Children are encouraged to wear costumes and to bring a new or gently used book that will be donated to children in the Frederick community.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Colloquium Speaker Dr. Sarah Leavitt: Exploring House & Home (Campus Events)
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Coblentz Seminar Room, Colbentz Hall
  • Description
  • Exploring House & Home with Dr. Sarah Leavitt, Curator of the "House&Home" exhibit at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Women's Soccer vs. Lebanon Valley (Athletics)
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Thomas Athletic Field
  • Description

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Women's Volleyball vs. Alvernia (Athletics)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • BB&T Arena
  • Description

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Learning by Leading: A Global Peace Initiative (Campus Events)
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

  • Location:
  • Whitaker Center Commons
  • Description
  • Lectures by Renata Stuebner, Senior Program Specialist, United States Institute of Peace & Ana Filipovic, 2014 Davis Peace Prize Winner.


    This event is sponsored by: The Global Studies Program at Hood College.


    Free and open to the public.


    For more information contact: Paige Eager, eager@hood.edu, 301-696-3699.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Master's comprehensive examinations(12) (Academic)
Midnight - Midnight

  • Location:
  • Description