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Because Hamilton day

Because Hamilton Goes Big

On Nov. 15 we exceeded our goals, and made Hamilton history. More than $1.5 million was raised for financial aid, earning $1.5 million in matching funds to establish two new financial aid endowments.

common ground on the ground

Hamilton Will Expand Common Ground Program

Hamilton President David Wippman has announced that the College has received funding to supplement the series with a new pilot program called “Common Ground on the Ground.” The idea, Wippman said, is to “stimulate discussion of pressing social issues across a wide range of subject areas, including economics, history, literature, the arts, philosophy, law, and politics.”

Alumni Gym

Hamilton Annual Fund Exceeds Goal Again

The Hamilton Annual Fund again exceeded its fiscal year-end goal, reaching a total of $7.156 million to support College priorities that included student financial aid, digital learning and the academic program, career exploration, athletics, and extracurricular activities. These contributions have an enormous impact on the student experience at Hamilton.

Kyra Richardson '21 uses an Oculus Rift. Along with Andrew Groll '19 (seated), she designed a VR environment and 3D objects. Members of the library's Digital Learning and Research team look on.

Sherman Fairchild Foundation Funds Digital Arts & Technology Experiences

The $493,321, four-year project will bring to campus new equipment, technology, and additional professional development for curricular and co-curricular digital experiences in the arts, and a new technologist to support creative development and advisory support for faculty and students.

Rhudi Darko '20

Stop the Presses

Not an option says Rhudi Darko ’20, who came to the campus Print Shop’s rescue by fixing a broken press using digital modeling and 3D printing.

Hamilton College's decision to move to a need-blind admission policy has transformed campus, making a Hamilton education accessible to the best possible students regardless of financial means.

Contact Information

Ellen Rainey '87

Director of Major Gifts and Campaign Operations
315-859-4131 erainey@hamilton.edu