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May 9, 2013



The commencement ceremonies for the class of 2013 are scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 11, 2013. A punch and cookies reception is held immediately following the ceremony to honor the new graduates with faculty, family and friends.

For a full schedule and more details on commencement click HERE. If you are unable to attend but would still like to view commencement, you can watch a live stream HERE.

Click the picture below for commencement specials on our online bookstore.


Hiram Night Out - Cincinnati 

Saturday - May 18th, 2013

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

All Cincinnati-area alumni and friends of Hiram are invited to join us for this special Hiram Night Out. Enjoy riverfront views in the private dining space of one of Cincinnati's newest gems, the Moerlein Lager House, which is just 1/2 mile from the showboat Majestic.

Click HERE to register for this event.       



Showboat Reunion

Saturday - May 18th, 2013

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

"Showboaters" from the Classes of 1940's and 1950's are invited to share their memories of summers on the boat. We will record video on the stage so that your memories will be forever saved in the college archives.

Also enjoy self-guided tours of the boat. All alumni are welcome!

Click HERE for more information on this event.


Hiram Night Out - Columbus, Ohio

Join Hiram alumni and friends as we mix and mingle with the Columbus crowd at one of the Franklin Park Conservatory's quarterly events! We have a number of tables reserved for Hiramites to gather at this stunning and festive affair, themed "An Evening of Latin Flavor." Join us for an evening of fun and frolic in the gardens!

Click HERE to for more details.

Thursday - May 30th, 2013

5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

1777 East Broad Street

Columbus, Ohio 43203

Day with Hiram


Day with Hiram is an important fundraiser for Hiram College athletics. We hope you will join us for this very enjoyable outing and help us continue to provide outstanding athletic opportunities to current Hiram students. The annual Day with Hiram golf outing will be held the Friday of Alumni Weekend, June 14th.

Click HERE for more information and to register.






Alumni Weekend

 The most exciting event this summer is fast approaching as we get closer and closer to this year's Alumni Weekend. Many of your classmates are already signing up, so make sure to follow the link below and reserve your spot!

We invite all alumni, especially those celebrating a reunion, to come to this year's Alumni Weekend June 14th through the 16th.

To see a full list of the weekend's festivities, click HERE. Last year over 700 people returned to the Hill.

History Major Presents Research to U.S. Congress

Julie Thompson '13 had the chance to talk one-on-one with U.S. Senators and Representatives about her research, as part of the Council on Undergraduate Research's Posters on the Hill Symposium, April 23-24, 2013.

For her senior capstone, Thompson explored the 1935 Garrettsville train heist and how it paved way for modern FBI techniques. Titled "The Thief and the Justice: The ‘Last Great Train Heist in American History' and Its Influence on the Rise of J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI," she was one of 60 students selected to participate, out of more than 800 applicants.

Click HERE to read the full story and more of Thomson's research.



Alumni Share Reasons for Attending Hiram College


May 1st is the day in which many high school seniors make their final decision about where to attend college. In honor of that special day, we asked some of our alumni what made them select Hiram College as their final choice. 
Click the video above for a snapshot of what they had to say





March 15th - 23rd, 2014 

Adventures in Food, Wine, & History

Join tour leaders Daniela Melo and alumnus Dr. Tim Walker '86 on a trip through Portugal that will showcase the best of their cuisine and winemaking in various regions of the country. Visit Lisbon, one of Europe's oldest capitals and visit the rolling plains of the Alentejo for a series of surprises, including mysterious prehistoric standing stones and the walled city of Évora and a chapel lined with human bones.

Click HERE to learn more and view the itinerary for this exciting trip.

Hiram College Alumni Facebook Group

Did you know that there is a Facebook Group specifically created for Hiram College Alumni? Over 1,000 alumni have already joined the group. Click the icon above to join them!


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