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Hamilton Timeline Debuts

Immerse yourself in a visual and textual telling of Hamilton history with the new Hamilton Timeline, a dramatic digital rendering of the Hill past and present.  The timeline, designed to celebrate Hamilton’s Bicentennial, recounts the history of the college starting with the pre-Hamilton days and Samuel Kirkland’s plan to educate the Indians. Significant events in Hamilton’s history are portrayed through photos and text.  More ...

The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art opening received much local media attention..
Hamilton's 2012 Local Media Coverage Includes Wellin Museum Opening, Bicentennial

A new building and events at Hamilton drew much interest from local media during 2012. The opening of the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art and the all-alumni celebration of Hamilton’s bicentennial garnered significant attention, and faculty members offered expertise on timely news topics throughout the year.  More ...

On The Hill Receives Arline Custer Memorial Award

On the Hill: A Bicentennial History of Hamilton College, written by Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History Maurice Isserman, received the 2012 Arline Custer Memorial Award for books from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC). The award was presented on Oct. 27 in Richmond, Va.  More ...

L-R: Senators Gillibrand and Schumer
U.S. Senate Passes Resolution Honoring Bicentennial

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced the passage of a Senate resolution to commemorate Hamilton’s 200th Anniversary on June 6. Hamilton received its charter from the Regents of the University of the State of New York on May 26, 1812. Schumer and Gillibrand proposed the measure in the Senate last month to celebrate the college’s sustained commitment to its charter two centuries ago.  More ...

Hector Acevedo '08, Leide Cabral '11 and Bob Moses '56 discuss the Young People's Project in a Bicentennial College.
Bicentennial Alumni Colleges Educate and Entertain

Following are capsule descriptions of a few that took place at the All-Alumni Bicentennial Reunion May 31-June 3.  More ...

David Smalley accepts the Bell Ringer Award in memory of his late wife Trix P'93.
It's a Wrap

Lots of smiles, reminiscing and laughter marked the All-Alumni Bicentennial Reunions that came to a close on June 3. Saturday’s highlights included the annual meeting of the Alumni Association, the Reunion parade, a campus picnic, Bicentennial Colleges and class dinners. Events concluded on Sunday with the moving Service of Remembrance featuring performances by the Baldwin and Reunion choirs.  More ...

President Joan Hinde Stewart and Board of Trustees Chairman A.G. Lafley '69 presented an honorary degree posthumously to Alexander Hamilton.
Alexander Hamilton Awarded Honorary Degree at Alumni Association Meeting

At the Bicentennial Meeting of the Alumni Association on June 2, the college's namesake Alexander Hamilton was awarded a posthumous honorary degree.  More ...

Kirkland alumnae participate in Kirkland Pioneers: In Their Own Words.
More Memories from Reunions 2012

More reunion memories were made on Friday, June 1, as events continued throughout the day and into the evening. Among highlights were Bicentennial Colleges with Edward "Ned" Walker ' 62,  Elaine Weiss K'73 and Robert Moses '56, a night of jazz, and fireworks over Royce Baseball Field.  More ...

Hannah, 7, and Naomi Gardner-Woods, 8, look at photos in Root Glen. They're the daughters of Ruth Gardner-Woods '99 of New Hampshire.
Scenes From Hamilton's All-Alumni Bicentennial Reunion

Alumni began arriving from near and far on Thursday, May 31, to begin the Bicentennial Reunion weekend festivities. Thursday’s highlights included a tour, “The Legacy of Trees on the Hamilton Campus,” guided by Arboretum Director Terry Hawkridge  P’01, and “Giants in the Earth,” a talk and tour of Hamilton’s Cemetery, led by Hamilton Alumni Review Editor Emeritus Frank Lorenz.  More ...

Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds and President Joan Hinde Stewart cut one of three birthday cakes for employees.
Let Them Eat Cake

The college’s bicentennial celebration continued on May 30, as employees were invited to enjoy three birthday cakes in honor of Hamilton’s 200th birthday. President Joan Hinde Stewart and Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds were on hand to celebrate with employees from all across campus.  IT's Maureen Scoones led the singing of “Happy Birthday” under the tent on Dunham Green.  More ...

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