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Chris Daniels '85
Chris Daniels '85 Starts Program for Alumni Entrepreneurs
Christopher Daniels '85 has created a new association to support Hamiltonians who are involved in new enterprises called Hamilton Ventures. Daniels majored in economics at Hamilton and went on to earn his MBA at Cornell University. More than 200 alumni have registered for Hamilton Ventures.Org which is intended to support entrepeneurs in both for-profit and non-profit areas. More ...
Alumni Survey Registers Satisfaction with the Hamilton Experience
As part of an opinion research project initiated by the Alumni Office and prepared by the independent Boston-based marketing research firm Wallace & Washburn, more than 12,000  alumni were invited to participate in an electronic survey that measured a wide range of opinions about the Hamilton experience, ways alumni receive their information, levels of involvement and philanthropy to the College. Some 33 percent of those invited to complete the survey did so. More ...
John Werner '92 was honored as one of 10 Outstanding Leaders in Boston
John Werner '92 Named Loeb Fellow at Harvard
John Werner '92, a founder and Executive Director of Citizen Schools has been named a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. He recently began his residency at Harvard for the 2008-2009 academic year. Werner majored in government and minored in history at Hamilton and in 2004, completed Harvard Business School's Executive Education program. More ...
Daniel R. Garcia '84
Daniel R. Garcia '84 Wins Small Business Award
Crain's New York Business magazine has honored Daniel R. Garcia '84 with a 2008 Small Business Award. The award recognizes the runaway success of Salsa Caterers & Special Events, the catering and event-planning company Garcia founded in 1990. Since then, Bronx-based Salsa Caterers has emerged as New York City's premier caterer of authentic Hispanic cuisine and culture, whether South American, Latin American, Caribbean Latin, or Spanish. Garcia is among six New York City entrepreneurs who received the award. More ...
Charles A. Prescott '69, P'12
Charles A. Prescott '69, P'12 Wins Second Term as Chair of U.N. Postal Committee
According to a recent press release, Charles A. Prescott '69, P'12 won a second four-year term as chair of the Consultative Committee to the Universal Postal Union (UPU) at the Committee's first plenary congress in Geneva, Switzerland. The UPU is a special body of the United Nations that serves as a forum for the discussion of the development and refinement of the international postal network. The UPU established the Consultative Committee in 2004 to provide advice on issues unique to the postal sector. More ...
Andrew Whitman '91 Pioneers New Office at Varian Medical
On July 31, Andrew Whitman '91 joined Varian Medical Systems as vice president of the newly established Office of Government Affairs in Washington, D.C. Varian, which has global headquarters in Palo Alto, California, is the world's largest manufacturer of radiotherapeutic and radiosurgical instruments and software for the treatment of cancer and other diseases. More ...
Lightning Strikes Again
Swamp White Oak's ScarLightning claimed another victim this weekend when the Swamp White Oak in Hamilton's West Quad was struck.  Fortunately, the lightning did not render the tree unsound like the Tulip tree earlier this summer.  Arboretum Director Terry Hawkridge is setting up protection systems for many of the more prominent trees on campus, having installed 10 systems already. More ...
Tulip tree remains being hauled off
Hamilton's Treasured Tulip Tree Struck by Lightning for Last Time

What was once a majestic tower overlooking the South Quad has been reduced to stumps and wood chips as Hamilton College's beloved tulip tree was struck by lightning for the third and last time this summer and finally deemed unsound.  Hamilton will dearly miss this 150+ year old tree standing over 100' tall just east of Cooper.  The Tulip tree was # 34 on the Tree Tour map. Arboretum Director Terry Hawkridge hopes to plant a new Tulip tree in its place.  More ...

Painting by Liz Marran K'77
Elizabeth Marran K'77 Tenured at UMass
The University of Massachusetts, Boston, recently granted tenure to Elizabeth Marran K'77. Marran who is  now an associate professor of art, teaches drawing and printmaking. In her message accompanying the announcement, she wrote, "Thank you Bill Salzillo and Bruce Muirhead!" More ...
Evan Smith '87
Evan Smith '87 Named President and Editor-in-Chief of Texas Monthly
Evan Smith '87 was appointed president and editor-in-chief of Texas Monthly on July 16, 2008. In accepting these positions, Smith succeeds the founder and publisher of the periodical, Michael Levy. Evan Smith plans to assume these new duties on September 1, after Levy retires on August 31. More ...
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