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April 11, 2019
Outstanding Alumni To Be Honored During Alumni Weekend

There are many exciting events planned for Alumni Weekend this year, including the All Alumni Awards Celebration. Please join us as we honor the following recipients:


Service to Humanity Award
Dan Maxson ‘79 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Dixie Benshoff Ludick ‘72

Rising Star Award 
Danae Wolfe ‘09 

Terrier Award 
Jared Drummer ‘08 

J.J. Turner Award 
Stephanie (Miller) Lammlein ‘96 


President's Award
Roger Baldwin '69 
Donald Batisky '83


View the complete schedule and register for Alumni Weekend events by clicking the button below.


Reunion Class Gift Challenge

Are you celebrating your reunion year? Join your fellow classmates and show your pride by tackling these friendly reunion challenges. Help your class take the lead and be recognized during Alumni Weekend! Only two months left!


Class of 1964 - leading in the First to Reach Goal Challenge
Class 1964 and 1969 - tied in the Highest Participation Challenge


Click here to see the standings.



Hiram Alum, Roboticist Named 2019 Commencement Speaker

Mark W. Spong, D.Sc., ’75, a roboticist who serves as the Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair in Electrical Engineering and the Excellence in Education Chair at The University of Texas at Dallas, will deliver the 2019 commencement address.

Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 11 in the Martin Field House.


Alumni Events

Register today to join us at an upcoming event near you! Be sure to visit our website as we continue to add events through the spring.


April 24 – Alumni Wine Tasting – Pittsburgh, PA

April 25 – Alumni Gathering – Portland, OR

April 27 – Coffee Chat – Hudson, OH

May 2 – Masthead Brewing Co. – Cleveland, OH

June 14-16 – Alumni Weekend at Hiram College 


John M. Watson Memorial Concert & Reception

Friday, April 26, 2019
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Hiram College, Bates Hall

The 13th annual John M. Watson Memorial Concert will feature Brass Band of the Western Reserve. The band presents its own concert series, five concerts each year, often with guest artists. This show is free and open to the public.  A reception will follow the performance in the Bates Hall lobby.


Athletics Update
  • The 59th annual Day with Hiram golf outing, in support of Hiram College Athletics, will take place during Alumni Weekend on Friday, June 14. To register or sponsor, please click the button below. 
  • You’re invited! The 4th annual Terry Awards will be held on Monday, April 29 at 8 p.m. in Hayden Auditorium. The Terry Awards celebrate the achievements of our Hiram College student athletes. 
  • Joe Stamm ’68 will receive the honorable Athletic Directors Award at the Student-Athlete Banquet on Thursday, May 9. Please contact Ellen Dempsey for more information at 330.569.5340 or

Tech & Trek Conference

Hiram College hosts the 2nd Annual Tech & Trek Conference June 19 – 21, 2019. This conference offers an opportunity for all educators (K-Higher Ed) to explore The Mindful Use of Technology, Mobile Technology, Creating High-Impact Student Experiences, and Innovations in Teaching and Learning. Click the button below for more details. 


Bowler Party at Alumni Weekend

Help us celebrate 140 years of Bowler Hall during Alumni Weekend. HiHo Brewing Company will have their beer van on site and we are offering several activities including:

- History of Bowler
- Beers at Bowler
- Activities on the Bowler lawn
- Bowler giveaways

Don’t miss out on a fun opportunity to relive your Bowler memories!



Hiram College Alumni Relations
800.705.5050   |   Fax: 330.569.5277

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