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198 College Hill Road
Clinton NY 13323

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Schedule                                                                                 >>> printable schedule

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

Thursday, October 7

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Emerson Gallery

Stations, Revelations and the Holy Artwork
This trio of exhibitions that examines definitions of religious art, what makes images religious, and what happens when objects leave the artist's studio or their spiritual context and become "property" of the community.
Emerson Gallery, C.A. Johnson Hall

4:10 p.m.
Humanities Forum Lecture

Sally Promey, Professor of American Studies and Religious Studies and Deputy Director, Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University will present "Always a Gold Calf: Materialities and Sensational Religions in 'Secular' Modernity."
Alexander Hamilton Institute, 21 West Park Row, Clinton

5 p.m.
Senior Gift Kick-off Reception

Join Jack Withiam '71 and President Joan Hinde Stewart as they help the Senior Gift Committee kick off their campaign.
Fillius Events Barn

7:30 p.m.
Career Information Session

Rich Vellante '86, Executive Chef and Executive VP of Restaurants for Legal Sea Foods, will explore why and how a liberal arts education is relevant in the culinary and business world of today. In addition, he will touch on the current trends and strategies in the restaurant/ food industry. The discussion will encompass the current economy, sustainability, health/dietary initiatives and work life balance - why you matter in your career and your life journey.

Kirner-Johnson 101

8 p.m.
Alumnae Readings

Nin Andrews ’80 will be read from her books of poetry Sleeping with Houdini and Southern Comfort. Jo Pitkin K ’78 is the founding editor of Red Weather.  She will read a selection of her poems, including several from her book The Measure.
Wellin Atrium, Science Center

9 p.m.
Jazz Jam

Featuring Paul Kogut ’88, Randy Sandke, Cosmo Castellano '74, Phil Mead '59 and Tim Carmen '11.
The Little Pub

Friday, October 8
All-Day
Trustee Meetings
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Open Classes

You're welcome to attend classes offered by some of Hamilton's most popular professors. Click here to see the list.

9 a.m.
Alumni Council Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting

Conference Room, Philip Spencer House

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Emerson Gallery

Stations, Revelations and the Holy Artwork
This trio of exhibitions that examines definitions of religious art, what makes images religious, and what happens when objects leave the artist's studio or their spiritual context and become "property" of the community.
Emerson Gallery, C.A. Johnson Hall

11 a.m.
Guided tour of the Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall with Bill Huggins, associate director of Physical Plant

Meet in the foyer.

11 a.m.
Student Guided Tour of Campus

Leave from the Siuda House (Admission Building)

11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration Emerson Literary Society Reunion

Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall, Room 118- Sunporch

Noon
Alumni Council GOLD Engagement Committee Working Lunch

Kirner-Johnson, Levitt Center Conference Room

Noon
Commons Lunch

Pay at the door.
Soper Hall of Commons

Noon
Helen and Doane Comstock '27 Memorial Luncheon Celebrating Student Scholarships

(by invitation only)
Tolles Pavilion, Beinecke Student Activities Village

Noon
David Solomon '84 Presentation

Current issues in the financial markets.
Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson 127

1:30 p.m.
Alumni Council Committee Meetings
  • Class Leadership (to 4 p.m.)
    Red Pit (Kirner-Johnson 127) and Kirner-Johnson 201
  • Regional Affairs
    Kirner-Johnson 203
  • Multicultural Alumni Relations
    Kirner-Johnson 123
  • Nominations (to 4 p.m.)
    C&D Conference Room
3:15 p.m.
Goldman Sachs Information Session with David Solomon '84

David Solomon '84 is managing director and co-head of global equity capital markets at Goldman Sachs.
Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson 127

4 p.m.
Alumni College: Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Newly appointed Chief Diversity Officer and Professor Donald Carter will discuss his recently published  book resulting from years of research in Turin, Italy. To be followed by a reception.
Kirner-Johnson 102

4 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. RPI

Love Field

4:10 p.m.
Lecture: Louis Menand

Lecture by distinguished writer and academic best known for his book The Metaphysical Club (2001), an intellectual and cultural history of late 19th and early 20th century America.
The Chapel

4:30 p.m.
Named Space Plaque Unveilings

Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall

5 p.m.
Reception for Faculty, Alumni and Students Sponsored by the Multicultural Alumni Relations Committee to the Alumni Council

Kirner-Johnson Commons

5:30 p.m.
Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall Dedication Ceremony
7 p.m.
Fallcoming Recognition Dinner

(by invitation only)
Recognition of Alumni All-Star Jazz Band members past and present as Volunteers of the Year.
Tolles Pavillion, Beinecke Student Activities Village

9 p.m.
World-Class Jazz

Pianist Dick Hyman '02, guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli '03, drummer Jackie Williams, bassist Nicky Parrott, trumpeter Randy Sandke and clarinetist Evan Christopher will perform.
Sponsored by the Hamilton College Jazz Archive
Fillius Events Barn, Beinecke Student Activities Village

10 p.m.
GOLD Committee and GOLD Alumni Social Hour

Second floor of The Little Pub

 
 

Saturday, October 9

morning
Trustee Meetings
8 a.m.
Fallcoming and Alumni Council Breakfast

Round table discussion of Affinity Programs.
Wellin Atrium, Science Center

9 a.m.
Alumni Council Meeting

Kennedy Auditorium, Science Center G027

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Emerson Gallery

Open House 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Gallery Talk at 1:30 p.m.
Stations, Revelations and the Holy Artwork
This trio of exhibitions examines definitions of religious art, what makes images religious, and what happens when objects leave the artist's studio or their spiritual context and become "property" of the community.
Emerson Gallery, C.A. Johnson Hall

11 a.m.
Guided tour of the Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall with Bill Huggins, associate director of Physical Plant

Meet in the foyer.

11 a.m.
Career Connections: Panel and Networking

Organized by the Career Center. Panelists include Iain Boyer '90, Guy Carpenter & Company; Brian Chiappinelli '92, Batterymarch Financial Management; Kate Greenough '09 EMC Corp; Kym Giacoppe '09, Penguin Group; Dan Nye '88, Rocket Lawyer, Incorporated

Science Center G042

11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration Emerson Literary Society Reunion

Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall, Room 118

11 a.m.
Cross Country (W/M) Invitational

Margaret Bundy Scott Field House

11:30 a.m.
Alumni College: Hamilton’s 1812 Heritage Garden

In anticipation of the College's Bicentennial, the Food for Thought course (CS 235) is attempting the re-creation of an early 19th century kitchen garden, one that would have been typical in Clinton at the time of the College's founding. Professors Franklin Sciacca and David Gapp will give a presentation on the establishment of the garden (now two years old) and how this garden plays a role in the Food for Thought course and the celebration of the College's bicentennial. Weather-permitting, a tour of the fall garden will follow.
Science Center G041

Noon - 2 p.m.
Commons Lunch

Pay at the door.
Soper Hall of Commons

Noon
Football Tailgate Party

Steuben Field

12:30 p.m.
Kirkland Mentoring Event with Guest Speaker

Come meet professional alumnae eager to develop mentoring relationships with current students and alumni and hear Lori Grinker, an award winning documentary photographer, who will present her recent work. Grinker's photographs have been featured in magazines throughout the world and are held in the collections of the country's major museums. Her first book, The Invisible Thread, profiled Jewish women across the United States. Her second book, AFTERWAR; Veterans from a World in Conflict -- documents the physical and psychological wounds of frontline war veterans in the last century--garnered international awards. Grinker is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography in New York City.
Supported by the Department of Studio Art, the Chaplaincy, the Diversity and Social Justice Project and the Womyn’s Center.
Café Opus I and Schambach 108

1 p.m.
Football vs. Trinity

An on-field recognition of the 1984 team will take place immediately before kick-off.
Steuben Field

1 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Vassar

Love Field

1:30 p.m.
Stations: Religious Art and the Secular Gaze

Alumni College: Gallery talk with Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies Brent Rodriguez Plate.
Emerson Gallery, C.A. Johnson Hall

2:30 p.m.
Arboretum Tour

Arboretum Director Terry Hawkridge will give an illustrated presentation of campus trees and plantings. Weather permitting, this will be followed by a walking tour.
Science Center G041

3 p.m.
Guided tour of the Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall with Bill Huggins, associate director of Physical Plant

Meet in the foyer.

3 p.m.
The High Cost of Higher Education

Professor Richard K. Vedder is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Ohio University. He is the author of Going Broke By Degree: Why College Costs Too Much, and has finished a manuscript on a new book tentatively titled Universities and Human Welfare. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and other books, including The American Economy in Historical Perspective, Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in Twentieth-Century America (with Lowell Gallaway) and The Wal-Mart Revolution.
21 Wst Park Row, Clinton

4 p.m.
Panel Presentation: Emerson Literary Society, Then and Now

Kirner-Johnson 101

5:30 p.m.
China’s Growth: Careers in Finance and Undergraduate Opportunities for American/Chinese Exchange

Helen Wu from Morningstar, one of the most trusted fund evaluation sources in China and the United States, will discuss her experiences as a young finance professional in the context of China’s rapid growth and integration into the world economy. As an alumna of the Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford (FACES), Helen will also introduce FACES-led opportunities for interested undergraduates.
Bradford Auditorium, Kirner-Johnson 125
 

6 p.m.
Football Team Dinner

Soper Hall of Commons

8 – 9:30 p.m.
Emerson Literary Society Jazz Cabaret

Paul Kogut ’88 will be joined by Rick Montalbano, Sr. (Hamilton, Colgate, Syracuse faculty) on keyboards and Rick Montalbano, Jr. (touring w/ vocalist Jane Monheit).
Sadove Student Center at Emerson Hall, Basement Multipurpose Room
 

8 – 10 p.m.
Faculty Recital

In a special Fallcoming Weekend performance marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Robert Schumann, Lauralyn Kolb, soprano, and G. Roberts Kolb, tenor, present a vocal recital accompanied by pianist Tina Toglia.
Wellin Hall

10 p.m.
All-Campus Party Sponsored by the Emerson Literary Society

Tolles Pavilion, Beinecke Student Activities Village

 
 

Sunday, October 10

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Emerson Gallery

Stations, Revelations and the Holy Artwork
This trio of exhibitions that examines definitions of religious art, what makes images religious, and what happens when objects leave the artist's studio or their spiritual context and become "property" of the community.
Emerson Gallery, C.A. Johnson Hall

10 a.m.
Inaugural Hamilton College Alumni Weekend Golf Outing

Hosted by Chi Psi Fraternity. $30/person, Cash or Check
A 9-hole friendly golf outing on the Hamilton College Golf Course
• A great opportunity to help the Clinton community and to reconnect with past alumni
• A chance to enter on-course contests including Closest To The Pin and a Long Drive Contest
• Caddies Provided for first 20 registrants
Please Contact Nathan Burbank at nburbank@hamilton.edu, in advance.

11 a.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Alumnae

Love Field

noon
Men's Soccer vs. Alumni

Love Field

1 p.m.
Catholic Mass

The Chapel

Cupola