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Student leaders gathered in the Events Barn to discuss issues relevant to Hamilton.
MLK Leadership Conference Turns Two

Student leaders arrived back on campus a day early in order to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Leadership Conference. Around 150 students attended the conference hosted by former U.S. Ambassador Prudence Bushnell.  More ...

Alex Kaplan '16, Zack Franciose '14, Keenan Burton '16, Liz Morris '16, Mary Thede '15, and Kathleen Allen '15 volunteer at the Utica Food Bank.
15th Annual MLK Service Day Puts Students to Work in Community

More than 80 students volunteered at non-profit agencies in the local community on Saturday, Jan. 26, for Hamilton’s 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day. Hamilton Association for Volunteering, Outreach and Charity (HAVOC) sent groups of students to 19 different sites to spend the afternoon working on various projects.  More ...

Professor Paula Johnson
Hamilton to Commemorate MLK Day With Dinner/Lecture

Hamilton College will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a lecture by Syracuse University Law Professor Paula Johnson and a dinner on Monday, Jan. 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Tolles Pavilion.  A soul food dinner menu will be served.  The event is free for Hamilton students, faculty and staff but reservations are necessary. Click here to reserve.  More ...

Some Hamilton employees volunteered at Johnson Park Center on MLK Day..
Hamilton College Commemorates MLK Day

Hamilton College is commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events this week and next.  Today, employees are volunteering at three non-profit organizations in the Utica area.  Employees were released from regular duties so they could work on group projects at Johnson Park Center, Upstate Cerebral Palsy and the Rescue Mission.  More ...

The cast performs the opening number of John B. Davidson's
The Last Minstrel Show is Sensational

The M-Theatre production of The Last Minstrel Show by John D. Davidson concludes its run tonight with another sold-out performance.  The dinner-theatre show is a musical treatment of the 1920 lynchings of three black circus workers in Duluth. This 5th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day production is aimed at promoting diversity and serving as an entertaining way to educate on culture and history.  More ...

Dr. John Rich
Drexel Public Health Leader Dr. John Rich to Lecture

Dr. John A. Rich, professor and chair of Health Management and Policy at the Drexel University School of Public Health, will give a lecture titled “Hearing, Humanizing and Healing: Practicing Nonviolence in Public Health,” on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 4:10 p.m.,  in the Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium.  More ...

Hamilton to Observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Hamilton College will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with a number of campus and community events in January.  More ...

Left to right: Kadahj Bennett '12, Miguel Rosado '11, Christian Baxter '10, Anthony Mathieu '12.
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Plays to Full House
A production of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, by August Wilson, played to a sold-out house in the Fillius Events Barn on Monday through Wednesday, January 18 -20, as part of Hamilton’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration. The show is directed by Mark Cryer of Hamilton’s Theatre Department. The production will be staged at Union College on Friday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. More ...