Archived Newsletter -September 10, 2015
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September 10, 2015

The Hiram Hi

Alumni Volunteer Day
This Saturday

Alumni Volunteer Day
There is still time to be a part of this important tradition of service. Register soon to join a site near you.
Hayden Auditorium Gets New Look
New SeatsWe all remember what Hayden Auditorium looked like, and we can all agree it needed an update. Thanks to a recent grant, Hiram was able to renovate the seats and stage, as well as finish some much needed repairs to Hayden's roof. To read more about how Hiram was able to fund this exciting project, visit
For the Love of Books
Book FestivalThe Second Annual Western Reserve Book Festival at Hiram College is coming soon.

More than forty authors from the Western Reserve area will be at Hiram’s Kennedy Center on Saturday, September 19 from 10 am to 4 pm. Meet dozens of authors, purchase books and have them signed, attend readings, and enjoy a book giveaway. Come join us and celebrate the love of books.

The Festival, sponsored by the Friends of the Hiram College Library, is free and open to the public.

Annual Run for Grace and Andy

Grace and Andy
The annual Run for Grace and Andy celebrates the lives of Grace Chamberlain and Andy Hopkins and their love for Hiram College.

Grace and Andy were first-year Hiram students killed in a March 2006 accident when their car was struck by the vehicle of a drunken driver. Evan DaSilva was seriously injured but has recovered and has graduated from Hiram College.

Proceeds from the run and walk each year benefit the College's Grace Chamberlain and Andy Hopkins scholarship funds.

The 2015 Run for Grace and Andy will take place on Saturday, October 17.

For more information and to register visit

Fall, Football, and
Your Homecoming to Hiram

Homecoming Tent
Homecoming is Saturday, October 17. Come back home to Hiram for the day to cheer for the Terriers as they take on the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops. Game time is at 1 pm. Be sure to stop by the Alumni Hospitality Tent beginning at noon for refreshments and a free Hiram t-shirt for the first 100 alumni to visit the tent. Want more details? Visit
Emerging Writers Contest
Writing ContestThe Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature at Hiram College invites current 10th and 11th grade students to submit a nonfiction essay to the Emerging Writers Nonfiction Contest. All entries must be received no later than midnight on January 7, 2016.

1st place $300
2nd place $200
3rd place $100

To submit your essay or for more information, visit the Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature.
Public Seminar: 
"Interconnected Crises: ISIS, Iran, and Israel"

Public Leadershipo
The Garfield Center for Public Leadership presents a panel discussion to help us understand the nuances and interconnections of the Middle East and ISIS. Join us Wednesday, October 14 from 4:15-6:15 pm in the Kennedy Center at Hiram College. The event is free and open to the public.  

For more information regarding the panelists and the event, visit

Travel to England with Hiram

Travel with fellow alumni in May 2016 and spend ten days in western England experiencing some of the most beautiful countryside in Europe. With your guide, Paul Gaffney, Hiram College Professor of English, you will visit places associated with famous English authors including William Shakespeare, William Wordsworth and Jane Austen. All the details are at
Remember Your Hiram Move in Day?
Move in Day

“I’m majoring in Biology and I’m pre-vet. I’m happy that I made it here.” Incoming freshman Scott Sangston ‘19

Photo Flashback
Homecoming Balloons

Back on campus we're feeling the excitement and school spirit that comes with fall at Hiram. This photo is from Homecoming in 1985. 


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