Hamilton College, located in Clinton, New York, is one of the nation’s oldest and most highly regarded liberal arts colleges. It is distinguished by a rigorous open curriculum, a need-blind admission policy that ensures access to talented students with limited financial means, and a focus on preparing students for lives of meaning and purpose.(see more)
Hamilton College, located in Clinton, New York, is one of the nation’s oldest and most highly regarded liberal arts colleges. It is distinguished by a rigorous open curriculum, a need-blind admission policy that ensures access to talented students with limited financial means, and a focus on preparing students for lives of meaning and purpose.
Career Center Interns
The Maurice Horowitch Career Center helps students integrate their liberal arts education into a lifetime of career achievement and satisfaction. Discovery Team peer advisors are students who have been trained to assist other students with career development topics such as writing resumes and cover letters, networking, and interviewing. Connect Team network associates engage fellow students in industry-specific career-related exploration such as searching and applying for opportunities and building networking skills.
Associated Colleges in China Program
Associated Colleges in China (ACC) is an intensive Chinese language program that offers students the opportunity to experience the language, history, and culture of China. Established in 1996, ACC is administered by Hamilton and hosted by the Minzu University of China in Beijing. At least one year of study in Chinese is required prior to being accepted into the program. Participating students must pledge to speak only Chinese.
Hamilton College Emergency Medical Service Team
The Hamilton College Emergency Medical Service (HCEMS) is a New York State certified agency that is made up of 25 student emergency medical technicians (EMT) who provide 24-hour emergency service to the campus community during the academic year. Along with the rest of the nation, Hamilton recognizes the achievements of its EMTs during National Collegiate EMS Week, the week of November 12.
Clinton Global Initiative University
Hamilton was well represented at the 11th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), held this year at the University of Chicago. President Bill Clinton launched CGI U in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. Students create their own Commitments to Action that address issues on campus, in local communities, or around the world.
Hamilton in France Program
The Hamilton in France program, based in Paris, provides students an international academic experience that reflects Hamilton's commitment to the liberal arts and personal exploration. The program's integrated academic, linguistic, and cultural components enable students to progress in their academic discipline, acquire excellent linguistic proficiency, gain confidence, and be more informed citizens of the world.
Academic Year in Madrid, Spain
The Hamilton College Academic Year (HCAYS) in Madrid, Spain, offers students the opportunity to develop true linguistic proficiency and to experience the many facets of Spanish life. Through personal contact with the culture, language, ideals, and customs of another nation, participants step beyond the familiarity and comforts of their own environment to gain a new perspective on international affairs and a greater respect for and understanding of another people.
Counseling Center Peer Counselors
Hamilton's Counseling Center offers students a wide array of wellness-based services with an emphasis on trust, respect, and connection. Peer counselors provide additional resources to other Hamilton students as they navigate difficult decisions, points of crisis, or everyday aspects of student life.
Fall Theatre Production: King Stag
Hamilton students are participating in Hamilton's Fall Theatre production of King Stag, written by Carlo Gozzi and directed by Professor of Theatre Craig Latrell. King Stag, written in 1762, is a fairy tale about love, death, and transformation. The show centers on the human search for honesty in a fantastical world plagued by duplicity and greed. Bunraku-style puppets are used to portray a range of figures, from the stag referenced in the title, to a towering bear, to an animated statue.
Writing Center Tutors
The Nesbitt-Johnston Writing Center was established in 1987 to help all Hamilton students strengthen their writing abilities. Writing Center tutors are trained to review such aspects of student work as clarifying ideas, developing a thesis, organizing stages of an argument, and strengthening specific language.
Oral Communication Center Tutors
Hamilton's Oral Communication Center (OCC) offers tutoring to students working on specific oral communication projects or general communication concerns. The 18 students serving as OCC peer tutors this year provide coaching and advice on a variety of assignment types including oral presentations and exams, debates, panel discussions, podcasts, readings, interviews, poster presentations, and more.
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning Center Peer Tutors
This year, 51 students are serving as peer tutors in Hamilton's Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning Center (QSR). The mission of the QSR Center is to support students in the development of their academic skills, and to foster collaborative learning and intellectual growth.
Students Study in Washington, D.C.
Eight students are participating in the Hamilton Program in Washington this fall. The program provides a combination of academic study and experience in national government.
Students Studying in New York City
Fifteen students are participating in Hamilton's New York City Program this fall. The program is structured so that students spend four days a week as interns in a firm or organization, attend weekly seminars on the semester's topic and do an independent project.
Adirondack Program - Fall 2018
Eight students are participating in the Hamilton College Adirondack Program this fall. The place-based, semester long learning experience combines rigorous academic study with the skills and understanding gained through field experience in the Adirondack Park with local organizations.
Class of 2022 Matriculates
Hamilton recently welcomed 482 members of the Class of 2022. They were selected from a pool of 6,240 applicants.
Seniors Elected to Phi Beta Kappa
The Hamilton Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is pleased to announce the election of nine members of the class of 2019. Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest academic honorary society in the United States, honors students for both excellence in academic achievement and breadth of intellectual study.