What good is having a great idea if you can’t communicate it effectively? We’ll teach you how to express yourself through writing and speaking, of course, but also through digital communications and artistic expression — all of which will help you stand out no matter what path you choose after graduation.
Although Hamilton’s open curriculum has no “distribution requirements,” students must select three courses from across the curriculum designated as writing-intensive. That’s how important we believe it is for you to learn to write in a clear, organized, and effective way.
From using digital media to communicate and collaborate to exploring the potential uses of data, analytics, and computer modeling, we’ll help you navigate the ethical and societal implications of living in an online world.
Fueled by a dual passion for production value and the Middle Ages, Ryan Mayhan ’22 created a project that successfully intertwines his academic interests. It’s a video, aimed at a general audience, about how cartographers created ideological maps of the medieval mind.
While a concentration in government is not typically associated with a career in acting, Sam Besca ’22 has pursued her passions for both politics and storytelling at Hamilton and will be headed to the Atlantic Acting School in New York City this August.
Three Hamilton students were recently awarded the top prizes in the College’s popular Public Speaking Competition, and they have shared their best tips for educating, entertaining, and persuading their audiences.