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September 13, 2018
Save the Date - Homecoming 2018

Hiram College invites all alumni and friends back to campus as we celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Sept. 29. Homecoming activities include:

  • The 12th annual Run for Grace and Andy (register here)
  • William H. Hollinger Athletics Hall of Fame Brunch & Induction Ceremony (register here)
  • Alumni Football Reunion (register here)
  • Alumni hospitality tent with snacks, games and giveaways
  • A tailgate lunch before kick-off (register here)
  • Allegheny Gators vs. Hiram Terriers at 1 p.m. 

Thoughts from the President

President Varlotta shares the latest updates and happenings at Hiram College in her monthly column.


Alumni Events 

Join your fellow Terriers at a Hiram event near you! Register online today!

  • Saturday, Sept. 29 - Homecoming on Hiram College campus
    William H. Hollinger Athletics Hall of Fame
    Alumni Football Reunion 
  • Saturday, Oct. 13 - Wagon Trails Animal Park- Vienna Township, OH
  • November - Alumni Gathering - Washington, D.C. Date to be announced soon!
  • Friday, Nov. 2 - Locke 15 Brewing Company - Akron, OH
  • Saturday, Dec. 15 - Cleveland Orchestra Holiday Show - Cleveland, OH 

Alumni Weekend 2019 

It’s not too early to start planning for the next Alumni Weekend on June 14-16, 2019! Below are a few ways you can volunteer to be a part of this exciting annual celebration.

Consider volunteering now for your class reunion planning committee! Reunions represent a significant milestone in our lives and provide a time to reconnect with classmates of the College in a meaningful way. If your graduating class ends in a “4” or a “9” you will be celebrating a special reunion during Alumni Weekend on June 14-16, 2019. For more information, please contact Jackie (Noall) Crandall at

Nominate a deserving Hiram College Graduate to receive an Alumni Award on Saturday, June 15, 2019 during Alumni Weekend. Categories include: 

  • Lifetime Achievement Award  
  • Rising Star Award  
  • Service to Humanity Award
  • Terrier Award 

 Click the button below to access the nomination form. 


Athletics Update

 During our Homecoming celebration on Sept. 29, 2018, we will induct six alumni into the William H. Hollinger Athletics Hall of Fame and welcome home our football alumni for a reunion celebration. 

William H. Hollinger Athletics Hall of Fame 2018 inductees:

Carlton Dean III ’05 (basketball)
Tom Cammett ’85 (football, baseball) *
Jenny Hatfield ’00 (basketball)
Shana (Toth) McDonald ’06 (volleyball)
Thomas Platt ’71 (swimming)
Tim Tallbacka ’91 (basketball)
*Indicates deceased 

Alumni Football Reunion

Catch up with former teammates and cheer on the 2018-19 Terrier football team! Registration includes a tailgate lunch, entrance into the football game and exclusive seating on Henry Field. Read more about the recent Terrier football win here.

Hiram Terriers Volleyball team starts the season with 7-0 record, read more here


Discover the South Pacific Wonders with Hiram Alumni

Travel to Australia and New Zealand!

 April 2-16, 2019


Join fellow Terriers for our next exciting alumni trip to Australia and New Zealand. You’ll enjoy a dinner cruise on the Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House, the Great Berrier Reef, a gondola ride in New Zealand and even the beautiful views of countryside Queenstown where The Lord of the Rings movies were filmed. Register to enjoy this small group adventure!


Humans of Hiram

 Our Humans of Hiram spotlight features a different Hiram faculty, staff, student, alumni or friend each month. Today we feature Gwen Fischer, Professor Emerita of Psychology. Click the button below to read more about Gwen.  


Stay at the Hiram Inn!

 Are you planning a visit to campus soon? Don’t forget to book your stay at the Hiram Inn. View upcoming events at the Inn by visiting their Facebook page.  


Community Reading - Frankenstein
Ever wonder what a Hiram College freshmen is up to? This fall, every freshmen student will read “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley. During the months of September and October, Hiram College and several community partners are offering events which encourage all to think in new ways about Frankenstein and the modern technological conundrums his story has influenced. Events are open to everyone. Tap the button below for more information. 


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