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2014 Class & Charter Day

Soper Merrill winner Maggie Doolin '14 with Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds and Dean of Students Nancy Thompson.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Mary Evans ’82, assistant vice president of the Career Center, gave the address titled “We Know Them as People.”
Riley Stepnick '12, with Professor of Music Sam Pellman, listens as the College Choir debuts the song she wrote for Hamilton.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
The College Choir sings the new College song, “I Left My Heart on the Hill.”<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Dick Tantillo, vice president of communications and development, was named an honorary member of Pentagon honor society.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
From left: Nathan Goodale, Doug Ambrose, Rob Hopkins, Frank Sciacca and Adam Van Wynsberghe, who each received teaching awards.
From left: Bob Simon, Chaise LaDousa, Myriam Cotten, Rob Martin, Dan Chambliss and Nancy Rabinowitz, who received Dean's Scholarly Achievement awards.
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Soper Merrill winner Maggie Doolin '14 with Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds and Dean of Students Nancy Thompson.
Students Awarded Prizes, Scholarships at Class & Charter Day

Academic achievement prizes, prize scholarships and other recognition of student accomplishments were awarded at Hamilton’s 64th annual Class & Charter Day convocation on Monday, May 12, in the Chapel. Among the top prizes Meghan O’Sullivan ’15 was awarded the Milton F. Fillius Jr. /Joseph Drown Prize Scholarship, and Maggie Doolin ’14 was named the recipient of the James Soper Merrill Prize.  More ...

From left Nathan Goodale, Doug Ambrose, Rob Hopkins, Frank Sciacca and Adam Van Wynsberghe.
Hamilton Faculty Members Receive Teaching Awards

Hamilton College’s highest awards for teaching were presented to four faculty members during the annual Class & Charter Day ceremony on May 12. Associate Professor of Russian Franklin Sciacca, Associate Professor of Music Rob Hopkins,  Assistant Professor of Chemistry Adam Van Wynsberghe and Nathan Goodale, assistant professor of anthropology, received awards. Professor of History Doug Ambrose was named recipient of Student Assembly’s Sidney Wertimer Award.  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 ...

From left Robert Simon, Chaise LaDousa, Myriam Cotten. Rob Martin, Dan Chambliss, Nancy Rabinowitz. Missing from photo Heidi Ravven.
Seven Faculty Members Receive Dean's Scholarly Achievement Awards

Seven Hamilton faculty members were recognized for their research and creative successes with the Dean’s Scholarly Achievement Awards, presented by Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds on Class & Charter Day on May 12. The awards recognize individual accomplishment but reflect a richness and depth of scholarship and creative activity across the entire faculty.  More ...

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