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Alumni News

Jake London '14
Jake London ’14 Starts Strong as Campaign Manager for N.H. Race

Hamilton students are known for their leadership potential, whether in the classroom, on the field, or in the organizations they manage. Like many graduates, government major Jake London ’14 is translating the leadership skills he learned at the College into a promising career path. After starting early this summer London is serving as campaign manager for New Hampshire state senate candidate Chris Muns, hitting the ground running as he explores a long-term career in political organizing.

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Hamilton Hosts STAFF Conference

Attended by 170 individuals from 52 colleges and universities, the Sharing the Annual Fund Fundamentals Conference, referred to as STAFF, was held for the second year on the Hamilton campus, from July 14-16.  More ...

Max Schnidman '14
Schnidman ’14 to Enter the FDIC’s Research Fellows Program

Max Schnidman’s ’14 academic and extracurricular pursuits during his Hamilton tenure demonstrate a fascination with economic research: he participated in the annual Fed Challenge; he interned for the Department of State's Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs as part of Hamilton’s Washington D.C. Program; and finally, he culminated his academic career by writing senior theses on the philosophy of economics and another on the economics of happiness. Fittingly, Schnidman will join the Research Fellows Program at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to work as an economic assistant this August.  More ...

Cowles '09 captures three national rowing titles

Hamilton College men's crew alum Willy Cowles '09 (Farmington, Conn.) collected national titles in all three races he competed in at the 2014 USRowing National Championships in West Windsor, N.J., on June 27.  More ...

Corinne Bancroft '10 and Peter Rabinowitz
Style Issue on New Curricular Model by Peter Rabinowitz, Corinne Bancroft ’10

Style has devoted a special issue (Volume 48/1) to recent pedagogical work by Peter J. Rabinowitz and Corinne Bancroft ’10. Rabinowitz is  the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of Comparative Literature. The issue begins with Rabinowitz and Bancroft’s “Euclid at the Core: Recentering Literary Education.”  More ...

Lauren Lanzotti '14
Lauren Lanzotti ’14 Launches Career at Rosco Laboratories

As a double concentrator in theatre and comparative literature, Lauren Lanzotti ’14 was a committed student, but her college experience involved much more than in-classroom study. Her four years at Hamilton helped her discover new passions, develop valuable skills, and launch an exciting career in the theater production business.  Lanzotti will work as a new product sales representative at Rosco Laboratories, a theatrical supply company based in Stamford, Conn.  More ...

Jessica Moulite '14
Moulite ’14 to Attend USC’s Annenberg School

Jessica Moulite ’14 has always been interested in journalism. She’s drawn to the concept of using media as a platform to contact and connect a group of people. In the fall, Moulite is one step closer to her dream as she enrolls in the University of Southern California’s prestigious Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.  More ...

The audience listens to Jim Memmott '64 present the Half-Century Class Annalist Letter at the Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association.
Reunions 2014 a Fond Memory

Alumni returned to the Hill and were greeted by sunny skies and seasonal temperatures for Reunions 2014 on June 5-8.  A total of 1148 alumni and their guests enjoyed catching up with classmates, attending class dinners, touring campus and sitting in on numerous Alumni Colleges. Members of the Class of 1964 celebrated their 50th reunion and heard the presentation of the Half-Century Annalist Letter by Jim Memmott ’64.  More ...

Progress on the Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts on June 9.
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Nears Completion

Although the school year has ended, the campus is still bustling with activity. In particular, it’s hard to miss the some 120 people working on the new Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, which will be opening its doors this fall. The building is in its final stages of construction, representing over 13 years of planning and millions of dollars in donations and serving as a beacon for the arts on the Hill. The Kennedy Center, positioned directly  across College Hill Road from the Wellin Art Museum, will offer students and faculty incredible spaces in which to create, teach and  perform.  More ...

Welcome Back! 2014 Reunions Set to Begin

Hamilton will welcome back more than 1000 alumni and their guests when it hosts the college’s annual Reunion Weekend, this year on Thursday-Sunday, June 5-8.  A special welcome goes to members of the class of 1964 who will be celebrating their 50th reunion.  Highlights this year include the Minor Theater Festival marking the close of Minor Theater, the annual meeting of the Alumni Association and presentation of the Half-Century Annalist Letter by Jim Memmott ’64.  More ...

Felipe Garcia '14 and Lily.
Talk to the Animals

Felipe Garcia’s interest in animals took a more serious turn as he prepared to begin college.  Garcia has long been passionate about animals, spending his summers working at Jungle Island, an interactive zoo located in Miami, Fla. During the summers of his sophomore and junior years at Hamilton Garcia attended the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Medicine Program for undergraduates.  More ...

Jo Pitkin K ’78 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist

Jo Pitkin, Kirkland class of 1978, has received recognition for her anthology Lost Orchard: Prose and Poetry from the Kirkland College Community. The Next Generation Indie Book Awards committee has selected Pitkin’s work as a finalist in the 2014 Anthology category. As the editor, Pitkin has selected and curated many poems, short stories, novel excerpts, creative nonfiction essays, and one-act plays by Kirkland College alumnae, faculty, and administration.  More ...

Martine M. Kalaw ’03 Publishes First Huffington Post Entry

Martine M. Kalaw of the class of 2003 has published her first entry as a Huffington Post blogger. Her article is titled “The Modern Day Illegal Immigrant.” Kalaw hopes this article will spark interest in her story and thus help her get a book published.

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Erica L. Flapan K'77 Receives Wig Excellence in Teaching Award

Erica L. Flapan K’77 has received the 2014 Wig Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching. Flapan is the Lingurn H. Burkhead Professor of Mathematics at Pomona College in Claremont, California. She is one of eight Pomona professors to have earned the award, which is the highest honor bestowed on Pomona faculty as it recognizes exceptional teaching, concern for students, and service to the college and community.  More ...

The 2014 Senior Gift was announced at a reception in September.
Class of 2014 Senior Gift Campaign Breaks Participation Record

Hamilton’s Class of 2014 Senior Gift campaign has set the record for the highest participation rate of any senior class, with 98.1 percent participation. Their $36,890, which includes a $10k match from President Joan Stewart, will go toward a planned terrace at the Siuda House Admission Office that commemorates the Class of 2014 as the first need-blind class.  More ...

D.C. Students Meet with Management Consultant Howard Steinman ’93

Students in the Hamilton College Program in Washington, D.C. recently met with Howard Steinman ’93, a principal with A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm employing over 3000 people worldwide.  More ...

Screenshot of Hamilton's Crowdrise page
Crowdfunding Initiative for Locker Room Funding Begins May 15

Beginning on May 15, Hamilton will embrace new fundraising technology, crowdfunding, to raise $100,000 to refurbish locker rooms and build additional ones. The College has raised nearly enough funds, $4.2 million to date, to build additional facilities and to completely renovate and refurbish all existing locker rooms. This crowdfunding campaign is focused on raising the last necessary $100,000 between May 15 and June 30.  More ...

Sigma Xi Elects 24 New Associate Members

On May 5, 24 members of the Class of 2014 were elected to associate membership in the Hamilton College Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society.  More ...

Riley Stepnick '12 with Professor of  Music Sam Pellman listens to her song performed by the Choir at Class & Charter Day.
“I Left My Heart on the Hill” Debuts as New College Song

Riley Stepnick ’12 was named first-prize winner in the Alumni Relations office College Song contest. Her song, “I Left My Heart on the Hill,” won $1500 and was performed for the first time at Class & Charter Day by the Hamilton choir. Forty songs -- submitted by students, alumni, faculty and staff -- were entered in the competition. Stepnick, who majored in music at Hamilton, is a music teacher at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart.  More ...

Gwen Sanchirico ’89 Fundraises to Begin Nanobrewery “Sacre Brew”

Gwen Sanchirico ’89 has just finished a successful fundraising effort to open Sacre Brew, a nanobrewery in Wolverhampton, England. With a background in environmental science and an extensive knowledge of American craft beers, Sanchirico has been developing all-natural beers with clever names such as “Marsupiale” and “Man on the Oss.” The Sacre Brew concept was a finalist in the Wolverhampton Portas Pilot competition.  More ...

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