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Jenna Bussman-Wise ’02 Recognized as Rising Hedge Fund Star

Jenna Bussman-Wise ’02 was recognized as a rising hedge fund star by Institutional Investor. Since joining the American International Group (AIG) as vice president in 2012, she has played a pivotal role that has helped AIG grow and succeed.  More ...

Faculty, Alumni Display Work at View Art Center

The work of Atelier Four, a group of four printmakers with ties to Hamilton, is on display through July 24 at View Arts Center in Old Forge, N.Y. An opening reception is planned for Saturday, June 25, from 5-7 p.m.  More ...

Sara Miller ’10 Covers Health Topics as Live Science Writer

Sara G. Miller ’10, a staff writer for Live Science, recently wrote an article titled “How Much Sleep Does Your School-Age Child Need?” She has written many other articles for this site covering issues on healthy friendships and relationships, diets, weight loss, cancer and many other health-related topics.  More ...

Michael F. Rosinus ’80, placed in top 10 Percent of NASDAQ Director Scorecard

BSS News Bites placed Michael F. Rosinus ’80 in the top ten percent of NASDAQ performers for his performance as director of Cordia Bancorp in the past year. The NASDAQ performance ranking ended on June 13, 2016. By that time, the shares were up 28.1 percent. He began his position as director of Cordia Bancorp and Bank of Virginia in April of 2014.  More ...

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Wonderful Reunions 2016

A little sun, a lot of rain, but plenty of good spirits marked Reunions 2016, June 9-12. Classmates reunited at traditional dinners, Alumni Colleges provided food for thought on a wide of topics, and the annual meeting of the Alumni Association featured presentation of the Bell Ringer Award to President Joan Hinde Stewart.    More ...

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Sasha Kaye ’05 Creator of, Stars In “Precious Cargo”

Sasha Kaye ’05 is co-creator, executive producer and one of the stars in the new web series “Precious Cargo.”   The series follows the lives of two sisters, Lisa and Sandy, and their adventures as tutors of wealthy children in New York City. Seven episodes of the series are set to start airing weekly on June 13.  More ...

Philip Klinkner
Media Continues to Highlight Klinkner Trump Research

Beginning with his submission published in Vox titled The easiest way to guess if someone supports Trump? Ask if Obama is a Muslim, Professor of Government Philip Klinkner’s research has been referenced in articles in Salon, Fusion, New York Magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian and DailyKos and in an MSNBC broadcast.  More ...

Class of 1966 50th Reunion Medallion
Class of 1966 Debuts Digital Yearbook

In celebration of the 50th reunion of Hamilton’s Class of 1966, student library and information technology research fellows have worked with the college’s research & instructional design team to create a personalized multimedia yearbook containing oral histories, a timeline of archival materials, a music playlist generator and other features for the Class of 1966. For those class members who have not yet participated in the digital yearbook program, there will be a booth on the first floor of the library Friday afternoon in which they can make a recording.  More ...

Tom Gouge '66, left, is congratulated on his 50th Reunion by Dean of Faculty Pat Reynolds.
Off and Running

Reunions 2016 kicked off on Thursday, June 9, with a medallion ceremony honoring members of the Class of 1966 who are celebrating their 50-year reunion.  More ...

Batter Up...Nick Geisler ’14 Co-Founds Birdman Bats

From hobbyists to full-time manufacturers – that’s the trajectory that the founders of Birdman Bats, a maker of top-quality, all-birch, baseball bats, hope to follow. Creative writing major Nick Geisler ’14 helped co-found the San Francisco-based company and manages most of the finances and bookkeeping. He is excited as the organization embarks on a fundraising campaign to buy the equipment necessary to become a full-scale manufacturer with the purchase of an automatic lathe.  More ...

Reunions 2016 Begin June 9

Reunion is defined as “the act of coming together again.”  There will be plenty of opportunity to do that this weekend, June 9-12, as Hamilton will welcome back more than 1,000 alumni and guests for Reunions 2016.  A special welcome goes to members of the class of 1966 who will be celebrating their 50th reunion. A full schedule of events will keep attendees busy throughout the weekend.  More ...

Yun-Fei Ji. The Loggers, 2015. Ink and watercolor on Xuan paper mounted on silk, 42  5/8 x 30 11/16 in. (108.2 x 78 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Zeno X Gallery
Museum Tour Offered Thursday

The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art’s exhibition, Yun-Fei Ji: The Intimate Universe,  closes on July 2, but Reunions ’16 attendees have the opportunity to tour the show with Tracy L. Adler, museum director and exhibition curator, on Thursday, June 9, at 4 p.m. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday during reunion weekend.  More ...

Andy Chen '16
A Short-Term Plan, A Long-Term Plan. Andy Chen ’16 Has Both.

With Hamilton commencement behind him, Andy Chen ’16 has a short-term plan and a long-term plan. He’ll continue his education this fall by spending a semester studying biotechnology at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in Taiwan, then launch a cell phone-based health and education service in Kenya with Leonard Kilekwang ’16.  More ...

Thomas Newman ’76 Recognized as “IP Star” by 2016 IP Stars Guide

Managing Intellectual Property’s 2016 IP Stars Guide recognizes Verrill Dana attorney Thomas Newman ’76 as one of the “IP Stars.” The firm was also named one of the four “Notable Firms” in Maine for its intellectual property practice.   More ...

Susan Greenspan ’99 Blogs For Site Run by Jesse ’06 and Cameron Gaylord ’09

Susan Greenspan ’99 recently wrote a blog post for the site Windsor Running on being a runner during and after pregnancy. This site is co-founded by Jesse Gaylord ’06 and Cameron Gaylord ’09 is created for runners. When joining the team at Windsor Running, runners work with running and strength coaches, who help build individualized training plans to help them reach their goals.  More ...

Daniel Dietrich '64
Hamilton Receives $6 Million for Arts Programming from Alumnus Fund

A fund established by 1964 Hamilton graduate Daniel W. Dietrich II, who died last year, has provided the college with a $6 million gift to establish The Daniel W. Dietrich ’64 Fund for Innovation in the Arts and The Daniel W. Dietrich ’64 Arts Museum Programming  Fund. These two funds will significantly expand the College’s already robust arts programming for its faculty, students and community.  More ...

BSS News Bites Ranks Kraig H. Kayser ’82 in Top Quartile of NASDAQ Performers

CEO, director and president of Seneca Foods Corporation, Kraig H. Kayser ’82, is ranked in the top quartile of NASDAQ performers by BSS News Bites. This NASDAQ performance ranking was for the year that had ended on May 25, 2016, and in that year, the shares were up 13.3 percent. He has been a part of the Seneca Foods Corporation for over 25 years, serving as director since 1985 and president and chief executive officer since 1993.  More ...

John J. Carusone ’63 Placed in Top Quartile of NASDAQ Director Scorecard

BSS News Bites ranks, Arrow Financial Corporation’s Financial Director, John J. Carusone ’63, in the top quartile for his performance in the past year. In the year for this NASDAQ performance ranking, which ended on May 20, 2016, the Arrow Financial Corporation shares were up 9.1 percent. Carusone has been the director of Arrow Financial Corporation since 1996.  More ...

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Phoebe Scott ’06 Contributes to the Growth of Technology and Social Media

Phoebe Scott ’06 founded Laudville, a site that was launched in 2011, that had virtually connected people who shared a favorite entertainment. She is the co-founder of Parlor, which according to its site is “Parlor is the first app to allow freelance stylists, barbers and makeup artists to set their own prices, manage their schedules and build their clientele by bringing their services directly to your home or any location you choose.” She is also currently working on two new projects, LuxeLi.st and MediaMatch.

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Dan Chambliss, Chris Takacs '05
Chambliss, Takacs ’05 Conference Keynote Speakers

Dan Chambliss,  the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, and Christopher Takacs ’05 were recently keynote speakers at the “NoName Facilities Conference” held at the University of Maryland, where they spoke on “How College Works for Students: And How Architecture Makes It Better or Worse.” The conference was a gathering of architects, campus planners and higher education facilities managers.   More ...

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