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Kareem Watson '16
Kareem Watson ’16 Awarded Humanity in Action Fellowship

Kareem Watson ’16, a public policy major at Hamilton, has received the Humanity In Action Fellowship for travel to Berlin this summer. He is the first Hamilton student to receive this award. The fellowship recognizes commitment to social justice and future promise for community leadership. Humanity in Action is an international educational organization headquartered in New York City.  More ...

Genevieve Caffrey '17
Genevieve Caffrey ’17 Focuses on Foster Care Through Levitt Grant

Genevieve Caffrey ’17 recently completed a summer internship with one office of the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&PI), under the Department of Children and Families, in Cranford, NJ. Caffrey’s internship was supported by the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center through a Levitt Public Service Internship Award, awards which provide funding to students taking up unpaid or minimally-paid summer work focused on public service.  More ...

Tyler Lovejoy '16 left, with a soon-to-be graduate from the Trade Institute who has since landed a job.
Building a Workforce From the Ground Up

Tyler Lovejoy ’16 is interning this summer at a small startup restaurant in Pittsburgh with a unique approach to workforce hiring: a completely free job training program that “will introduce participants to the urban agriculture, world class culinary/restaurant experience and skills necessary to excel in these fields.” He is  a workforce development advisor to Kevin Sousa, the owner and operator of the Superior Motors restaurant.  More ...

From left, Kurt Minges, Samantha Sherman, Alicia Rost and Taylor Brandin.
Four Recent Grads Joining Towers Watson

Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, health care has remained in the minds of many Americans and news outlets, who wonder and speculate about its future. Yet, the conversation is often centered around legislation and healthcare providers, leaving much important work unnoticed. This summer, four Hamilton graduates, Sam Sherman ’15, Taylor Brandin ’15, Alicia Rost ’15 and Kurt Minges ’15, will be joining Towers Watson, an “American global professional services firm,” as Health and Group benefits analysts.  More ...

Candice McCardle '15
Candice McCardle '15 Awarded Fulbright ETA to Malaysia

Candice McCardle ’15 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia. A public policy major she studied abroad in Vietnam, South Africa, and Brazil through the School for International Training’s Honors Program in spring 2014.  More ...

The Hamilton College Orchestra, conducted by Heather Buchman, practices in Wellin Hall.
Hamilton Orchestra Performs Final Concert of the Season on May 1

The Hamilton College Orchestra, conducted by Heather Buchman, will perform its final concert of the season on Friday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m., at Wellin Hall in the Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts.  More ...

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