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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

NBA Star, Addict, and Now, an Inspiration

 Feb. 6, 2017 — Chris Herren’s NBA dream turned into a drug nightmare. But he rebounded.Like so many young basketball players, Chris Herren dreamed of playing in the NBA. He became an All-American in high school, broke scoring records, was recruited by top colleges, and was featured in Sports Illustrated. He was drafted by the Denver Nuggets, then achieved his ultimate goal of playing for his...More

NMH CFO Richard Wood Accepts Position at The Hill School

 Feb. 5, 2017 — Richard T. Wood, who has served as chief financial officer and treasurer at Northfield Mount Hermon for the past 15 years, has accepted the position of chief financial and operating officer for The Hill School, an independent boarding school in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Wood will remain at NMH through the current school year, taking up his duties at The Hill School on Aug. 1, 2017...More

Gallery Features Faculty Art

 Feb. 1, 2017 — NMH’s visual arts faculty practice what they teach. From Feb. 3 through March 4, some two dozen paintings, photographs, sculptures, and an installation piece created by NMH faculty members will be on display in Gallery at the Rhodes Arts Center (RAC).  An opening reception will be held in the gallery Friday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 pm. The works by visual arts teachers Alexander Braile,...More

Founders' Challenge Feb. 1-4

Each February, the NMH community celebrates the birthday of Dwight L. Moody, who founded NMH in 1879. Since then, many NMH alumni have become founders of businesses, nonprofits, and other creative enterprises the world over. The Founders' Challenge, now in its second year, challenges the global NMH community to honor Moody and all founders connected to NMH — past, present, and future — by making...More

"A Part of History"

Jan. 25, 2016 — When an estimated half-million people descended on the nation’s capitol on Jan. 21 to participate in the Women’s March on Washington, 35 enthusiastic NMH students and more than a dozen faculty and staff members were there.Joining the crowd calling not just for women’s rights, but also for equity in a range of racial, ethnic, and LGBT issues, they carried signs that declared, “...More