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The graduates file into the Field House.
PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel Urges Class of 2016 to “Do What Hasn’t Been Done”

In his address at Hamilton’s commencement, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel told the Class of 2016, “At this time in your life you know fewer limits, fewer taboos and fewer fears than you ever will in the future. So do not squander your ignorance! Go out and do what your teachers and parents thought could not be done, and what they never thought of doing,” he urged.  More ...

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel
PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel to Give Commencement Address

American entrepreneur Peter Thiel, co-founder of  worldwide online payments system PayPal, will deliver the Commencement address at Hamilton College on Sunday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.

Those who are unable to attend baccalaureate or commencement are invited to watch a live webcast from any computer or mobile device with Internet access.  More ...

Hamilton's Class of 2015 Posse graduates celebrate outside the Chapel.
Content of Character Counts, Philip Murphy Tells Class of 2015

In his address at Hamilton College’s commencement, former U.S. ambassador to Germany and longtime top-level executive at Goldman Sachs Philip Murphy advised the Class of 2015 that as they enter the world, above all else “it is the content of your character that counts” and stressed that “the power of the individual to change the world is undiminished.&rdquo  More ...

Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani
Five Ambassadors on Campus this Semester

Hamilton College has a long history of engagement in the Foreign Service  beginning with alumnus Elihu Root, class of 1864, who served as U.S. Secretary of State for four years beginning in 1905. Given this legacy, it is not surprising that one current and four former ambassadors are sharing their experiences and perspectives with the campus community this semester.  More ...

Philip Murphy
Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany to Give Commencement Address

American businessman Philip Murphy, the former United States Ambassador to Germany, will deliver the Hamilton College Commencement address on Sunday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.  More ...

Hamilton's 2014 Commencement ceremony begins.
Flexibility and Creativity Count, Dickey Tells Graduates

In his address at Hamilton College’s commencement, award-winning author and journalist Christopher Dickey advised the Class of 2014 that “What counts is flexibility and creativity: our ability to take what we've learned in life and school and work, and think about it and build on it, and combine it with the new things being thrown at us by a world full of hugely creative people.”  More ...

Christopher Dickey
Journalist, Author Christopher Dickey to Give Commencement Address

Award-winning author and journalist Christopher Dickey will deliver the Commencement address at Hamilton College on Sunday, May 25, at 10:30 a.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House. Dickey will be awarded an honorary degree, along with Deborah Bial, founder and president of the Posse Foundation, and Thomas Schwarz '66, president of Purchase College. Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash will offer the Baccalaureate sermon on Saturday, May 24, at 3 p.m., in the Scott Field House. She will receive an honorary degree from Hamilton in December.  More ...

Thomas Tull '92 speaks at Hamilton's Commencement.
Legendary CEO Thomas Tull '92 Expresses Gratitude for Liberal Arts Education

In his address at Hamilton College’s commencement, Thomas Tull ’92, founder, chairman and CEO of Legendary Pictures, urged the Class of 2013 to “listen to your inner compass and make being a good citizen and a good person part of how you measure yourself and how you think about success.”  More ...

Thomas Tull '92
Legendary Pictures Chairman, CEO Thomas Tull ’92 to Give Commencement Address

Thomas Tull ’92, chairman and CEO of Legendary Pictures, will deliver the Commencement address at Hamilton on Sunday, May 26, at 10:30 a.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.  More ...

A.G. Lafley '69 addressed the graduates.
A.G. Lafley Provides Seven Pieces of Advice for Class of 2012

In his address at Hamilton College’s Bicentennial commencement, A.G. Lafley ’69, former chairman and CEO of the Procter & Gamble Co., urged the Class of 2012 to embrace the choices life hands them because they will learn something from each one they make. “While you can’t control the twists and turns that will push and pull your life in unanticipated directions, you can control the person you choose to become,” Lafley said. He shared a few things he’s learned since he graduated from Hamilton in 1969.  More ...

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