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Professor Mark Cryer's topic was Articulation.
Oral Communication Center Hosts “Hamilton Speaks” Event

The Oral Communication Center (OCC) hosted “Hamilton Speaks: Improve Your Public Speaking in Six Minutes or Less,” an hour-long, lunchtime event on Oct. 29. It featured student workers, faculty/staff members and visiting professionals who were each given exactly six minutes to give advice or information on some aspect of oral communication.  More ...

Students practice their power poses at the Ted & Tex-Mex Oral Communication Center event.
Oral Communication Center Hosts TED & Tex-Mex

Hamilton College’s Oral Communication Center (OCC) hosted its first TED & Tex-Mex evening on Oct. 1. The event, which drew nearly 60 students, featured a viewing of “Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are”—a TED Talk given in 2012 by Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist and associate professor at Harvard Business School.  More ...

James Helmer
Helmer Participates in Science Communication Institute

Oral Communication Center Director Jim Helmer participated in the Summer Institute of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science June 10-13 at Stony Brook University.  More ...

Max Schnidman and Jim Helmer
Schnidman ’14 and Helmer present at NACC Conference

Oral Communication Center (OCC) tutor Max Schnidman ’14 and OCC Director Jim Helmer presented at the National Association of Communication Centers (NACC) Conference held April 11-12 at Arizona State University.  More ...

Jim Helmer
Helmer Coaches Management Team for Presentation

Jim Helmer, Oral Communication Center director, recently spent a week in Boston working with a nine-member management team from Keolis Commuter Services in preparation for a major oral presentation to the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA).  More ...

Jim Helmer
Helmer Publishes Book Chapter, Discusses Commencement Speakers

Jim Helmer, Oral Communications Center coordinator, recently published a chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Horseracing and was interviewed for a Baltimore Sun article about commencement speakers  More ...

The Maurice Horowitch Career Center
Chronicle of Higher Ed and The New York Times Focus on Hamilton

The College’s First Year Forward (FYF) program was the focus of an article published on May 13 in The Chronicle of Higher Education titled 'Little Tricks' Help Disadvantaged Students Plot Career Paths.” The New York Times also featured Hamilton in a Sunday, May 12, front-page article titled “On a College Waiting List? Sending Cookies Isn’t Going to Help.”   More ...

The Multicultural Peer Mentoring Project held a welcome reception.
Peer Mentors, Counselors Help Ease Transition to College Life

Transitioning to college can be tough for anyone, and international, first-generation, and historically underrepresented students may face additional challenges. Recognizing the possible need for extra support in taking this step into higher education, Hamilton created the Multicultural Peer Mentoring Project (MP²). Peer mentors offer these students more assistance based on their own experiences making the same transition.  More ...

Susan Mason
Mason Supports UBS Investment Bank Executive Director Women Coaching Program
Susan Mason, director of Hamilton’s Oral Communication Center, recently became one of two executive coaches supporting the UBS Investment Bank Women Executive Director (ED) Coaching Program. Mason is working with her executive coaching colleague Judith Katcher P’98, whose daughter Betsy Katcher Freedman ‘98 was one of Mason’s advisees. More ...
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