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Thrift Shop founders from left Sara Purinton '17, Audrey Love '17 and Mary Langworthy '17.
Thrift Shop Pops Up at Sadove

Three sophomores inspired by Hamilton’s annual Cram & Scram reused furniture and goods sale have taken clothing shopping on campus to a new level with their pop-up Thrift Shop, open today outside Sadove Student Center.  Mary Langworthy, Audrey Love and Sara Purinton are operating a recycled clothing shop with items donated and now purchased by students, faculty and staff. In just three hours the trio has taken in more than $300 which will be turned over to benefit the Nepal relief efforts through an organization that their classmate Nepal native Sharif Shrestha started.  More ...

ABC Program scholars Omega, Malaquias, Carlos, and Kevin.
Philanthropy Committee Welcomes Clinton ABC Program Scholars

For its last meeting of the semester, Philanthropy Committee invited the scholars of the Clinton A Better Chance (ABC) Program to the weekly Student Assembly meeting in honor of the committee’s recent donation of $1000 to the ABC organization. Four of the six scholars of Clinton ABC attended to speak about what the organization provides for these students.  More ...

Host Truman Landowski '17 questions Tim  Nowacki '18 at the auction.
4th Annual Men's Hockey Date Auction Nets $360 for Thea Bowman House

Student Assembly’s Social Traditions Committee hosted the 4th annual Men’s Hockey Date Auction on Nov. 12 in the Fillius Events Barn.  A total of $360 was raised, with proceeds going to Thea Bowman House in Utica.  More ...

Dan Baer '15 (front), Kelt Wilska '17(left) and David Freeman '16 left rear.
Hamilton Athletes Take a Polar Plunge

A number of Hamilton student-athletes braved icy cold conditions on Dec. 8 to participate in the 7th annual Oneida Shores Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics New York. The event took place in Brewerton on Oneida Lake.  More ...

Emcees Dominic Jancaterino '15 and Dewi Caswell '14 ask questions to Charlie Fennel '17, Seamus O'Neill '17 and Brad Smelstor '17 during the Hockey Date Auction.
Hockey Date Auction Nets $755 for ABC House

The Social Traditions Committee hosted its annual Men’s Hockey Date Auction on Nov. 11 and set a new fundraising record of $755 for the Clinton ABC (A Better Chance) House.  More ...

From keft Jose Vazquez '15, Lia Parker-Belfer '16, Ryan Ong '16, Ashlie Flood '15, Becca Lunt '17, and Maggie Boyd '17.
SA Philanthropy Committee Takes Part in UCP Walk

Hamilton's Student Assembly Philanthropy Committee participated in the 18th annual Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome Awareness in Utica on Oct. 6. Hamilton participants were Jose Vazquez '15, Lia Parker-Belfer '16, Ryan Ong '16, Ashlie Flood '15, Becca Lunt '17, and Maggie Boyd '17.  More ...

COOP, Physical Plant Team Up for Easter Ham Fundraiser

The Community Outreach and Opportunity Project (COOP) is teaming up with Hamilton’s Physical Plant staff and Greek Philanthropy Union to provide 125 hams for Country Pantry, Clark Mills’ soup kitchen. The hams will feed 165 families on Easter.  More ...

COOP Senior Fellows Amy Soenksen, Ramya Ramnath and Danielle Lashley.
COOP Senior Fellows Manage Philanthropic Events On- and Off-Campus

Look at campus e-mail on any given day during Hamilton’s academic year and chances are there’s a service opportunity seeking volunteers. The people behind these numerous events are the Community Outreach and Opportunities Program (COOP) Senior Fellows – Danielle Lashley, Ramya Ramnath and Amy Soenksen. They coordinate volunteer requests with local non-profits, plan events and organize volunteers.  More ...

Members of the men's lacrosse team STOPped to write thank you notes.
Hamilton Students STOP to Say "Thank You"

On athletic practice fields and team buses and in the Kirner-Johnson atrium, large groups of students joined in writing thank you postcards to donors throughout S.T.O.P. Day. The celebration of “Starting Today Others Pay” Day began with a presentation by Vice President of Administration and Finance Karen Leach, ended with remarks by alumnus John Werner ’92 and resulted in more than 2,000 thank you cards penned by students to donors.  More ...

Edward '46 and Virginia Taylor
Hamilton Receives Largest Gift in Its History

Hamilton has received notification from the SunUp Foundation of a $16 million donation, the single most generous act of philanthropy in the college’s history. Edward ’46 and Virginia Taylor, directors for the foundation, recently informed the college of the commitment, which will establish Hamilton’s largest financial aid endowment and provide support for faculty research in the sciences and new arts facilities.  More ...