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Annual Giving

Volunteer for Hamilton!

Class Gift Committees

Hamilton's Class Gift Committees provide the foundation upon which the College's fund-raising success is based. The dedicated hard work of more than 600 alumni and parent volunteers, who share their time, networks, and talents for the Annual Fund, is a major reason alumni, parents and friends contribute so generously to Hamilton. Learn more about Class Gift Committees...

Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD)

Class and Charter Day in BostonRecent graduates are an integral part of Hamilton's enthusiastic and supportive alumni body. The Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Program ensures that young alumni remain connected to Hamilton during their first ten years off of the Hill. Currently, GOLD leadership committees in several large cities are responsible for planning events in their area. If you are a graduate of the last ten years, and are interested in getting involved, contact Assistant Director, Young Alumni Engagement John Nehme.


Reunion Volunteers

Reunions are a special time for alumni to gather together on the Hill to reminisce about their College days and reconnect with friends and faculty. Behind the scenes at reunions are many alumni volunteers who work hard for months to make the weekend meaningful and fun. If you are coming upon a reunion year and would like to help organize activities for your class, please respond to letters from your class president and reunion chairs requesting volunteers one year prior to your reunion. To learn more, contact Director, Reunion Giving Nancy Huckaby.

The Alumni Council

There are more than 19,000 Hamilton and Kirkland alumni in the Alumni Association today. Within that group, about 240 class leaders, regional association presidents and committee members comprise the Alumni Council. A closely-knit group, the Council works hard to to strengthen the relationship of all alumni with one another and with the College. When you receive invitations to Hamilton programs and activities where you live, come out and meet the volunteers who helped plan them and offer to help next time! More ...

Hamilton Alumni Recruitment Team (HART)

The 2013 summer interns and tour guides outside Suida House at Hamilton College.HART supports Hamilton's overall admission program with the assistance of an elite corps of volunteers.  Throughout the year, more than 300 alumni and parents represent Hamilton at college fairs, conduct off-campus interviews, speak with prospective students and their parents by phone and frequently host regional events for students and their families. If you are interested in sharing your time with prospective students, please register online.  To learn more, visit the HART Website or call Sara Ziesenitz '00, director of the HART program, at 800-791-9283.

College and University Presidential Inaugurations

Every year, Hamilton is invited to participate in the procession of delegates from institutions of higher learning at presidential inaugurations for countless colleges and universities across the nation. Donning full academic regalia, Hamilton alumni serve as representatives from the College and march as delegates in these processions. For more information about representing Hamilton in an inaugural procession, please contact Sharon Rippey. More...