Special Projects Odyssey
HIP aims to do exactly what its
name implies: make you hip to the
richness and diversity of life on the Hendrix College campus by helping you to
immerse yourself in different types of on-campus events.
To sign up
for HIP, see one of the HIP Advisors:
Brown, Director of Academic Success (SLTC 205)
Conway, Assistant Director of Academic Success (SLTC 207)
Hale, Director of Student Activities (SLTC 152)
- Leigh Lassiter-Counts, Director
of Career Discovery and Internships (SLTC 129)
- Dr. Amanda Moore, Graduate School Programs
Coordinator (SLTC 225)
By participating in HIP you will:
about the Hendrix College community and all the opportunities it offers
your horizons by getting out of your normal routine and participating in
events you might otherwise overlook.
insight into the kinds of engaged learning experiences that might serve as
the basis for future Odyssey projects.
- Earn Special
Projects Odyssey credit upon successful completion of the project.
a habit of self-motivated lifelong learning outside of the classroom.
In order to earn an SP Odyssey credit for your
participation in HIP, you must:
- Sign up
with a HIP advisor, turn in the signed Statement of Intent Form(provided
in packet) to the Odyssey Office
- Attend 20
on-campus events as outlined in the “Type of Events” page in this packet.
will need to check in with your sponsor after 10 events**
- Get the
signature at each event of one of its leaders in order to certify your
in writing on your experiences at each event by answering the provided
a reflection paper at the end of your experience. You and your advisor will discuss the
details of the paper.
a Project Completion Form to
the Odyssey Office.
all of the above requirements within
1 calendar year of signing up for HIP.
Types of Events
The requirements below for 20 total on-campus events have
been designed so that you get maximum exposure to a diversity of on-campus
activities and so that your participation in HIP will involve not less than the
30 hours required of SP Odyssey Projects.
You must attend a number of different
events in each of the 5 categories below, as indicated. The types of events listed below are examples
only. The remaining 2 events may come from any categories you choose.
events may qualify. Consult your sponsor
in advance if you wish to attend an event that is not included in the list
Campus Lectures and Presentations (4)
Drake, Wilson Lectures
Campus Discussions (4)
Screenings and Discussions
Foreign Film Series, Murphy Readings and Book Discussions, English Department
Varsity Athletic Events (4)
No more than one
from each on-campus varsity sport. Men’s and women’s events count as separate
Can be from any
category. Check with your sponsor for new events that aren’t listed here
Artistic Performances (4)
Exhibit Opening Receptions (student, faculty, or guest artist)
Recitals (faculty, student, guest)
Brick Film Festival
and Dance Productions
Multicultural/Diversity Focused Programs
of International Student Services
Development Committee programs
held by diversity focused student organizations (Students for Black Culture,
Unity, Students for Latin & Iberian Cultures, Students Advocating Gender
Equality, and others)
Select Office of
Student Activities events, Tuesday Talks, and Friday Afternoon Discussions
(those focused on multiculturalism or diversity; see your sponsor for approval)
HIP Evaluation Form in Word
HIP Evaluation Form in PDF
HIP Booklet in Word
HIP Booklet in PDF