Eric Seeley ’26

Meet Eric Seeley ’26: "The Lighting Guy"

Thirty-two productions. Four semesters. A performance every eight days on average. This is the life of Eric Seeley ’26, one of three Hamilton students who has the knowledge to run lighting for all kinds of shows on campus.

Research Round-Up / Kudos - illustration of a microscope, a student presenting a poster, books, and a student painting.

Kudos! Recent Student Accomplishments

Midway through the second semester, Hamilton students continue to excel in the classroom, in academic competitions, and as student-athletes.

Christian Hernández Barragán ’24

How Two Distinct Disciplines Meshed in a Senior Thesis

Discovering the intersections between two disciplines miles apart is no easy path to take — but it is a rewarding one. Christian Hernández Barragán ’24, a government and theatre major, shares how he meshed his two favorite departments in his senior theses and in off-campus adventures in London and Washington, D.C.

  • Venus Williams, legendary tennis champion, entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author of Come to Win drew the Hamilton College community into her orbit on April 18 as the latest speaker in the Sacerdote Great Names series.

  • Hamilton is among several New York State colleges that administer the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program, known on the Hill as simply “the Opportunity Program” or just “OP.” The Opportunity Program, designed to support students whose transition from high school to college may be made more difficult by their educational, socioeconomic, or personal circumstances, helps 30 to 40 new students each year acclimate to the College’s academic standards and social life.

  • In an email to the Hamilton community on April 20, Hamilton President David Wippman shared news of the passing of Life Trustee Nancy Seeley GP’17 on April 18, at the age of 95.

  • Hamilton College has joined College Presidents for Civic Preparedness, a unique consortium designed by the presidents and convened by the Institute for Citizens & Scholars. The group of 61 member institutions from across the country seeks to advance higher education’s pivotal role in preparing students to be engaged citizens and to uphold free expression on campus.

  • Midway through the second semester, Hamilton students continue to excel in the classroom, in academic competitions, and as student-athletes.

Faculty News

Our faculty members are active and accomplished scholars that demonstrate extraordinary commitment to and skill in teaching undergraduates. Each year, members of the faculty produce an average of 350 papers, books, articles, exhibits, etc.

Hamilton in the News

Major national and regional news organizations regularly interview Hamilton faculty, staff, and students for their expertise and perspectives on current events, and to feature programs and activities on campus.


Office / Department Name

Media Relations Office

Contact Name

Vige Barrie

Senior Director of Media Relations

Office Location
Rudd Center

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