Wine, Dine, and Design!
July 10 – 15, 2014
Twenty lucky travelers will join Professor of Political Science, James Thompson, a native of Sonoma County, on a four-day excursion through the architecture and wines of Sonoma in July of 2014. James is very interested in architecture, and teaches a course at Hiram on the relationship between political ideologies and architectural styles.
Every hour of this four-day trip has something to offer all of your senses.
Click HERE to view the itinerary. Sign up today to reserve your spot on the trip.
Dinner with President Chema in Naples, FL
"Snowbirds” and year-round Florida residents alike are invited to join Hiram's President Thomas V. Chema for dinner in Naples, Florida. Hear about the many exciting changes happening back on Hiram Hill while enjoying classic cuisine at a Naples landmark location, the Ridgway Bar and Grill.
Click HERE to register.
Ridgeway Bar and Grill
Monday, January 6th
Snow Tubing with Hiram
What could be more fun than sliding down a mountain with family, friends, and other Hiram alumni? Grab your clan and join us for an exhilarating day on the chutes at Polar Blast Snow Tubing. We will have a hospitality area set up in the pavilion stocked with snacks including hot chocolate and beer. Best of all, you will receive $10 off the normal admission price! Grab your family and friends and join us for this wild winter ride.
Click HERE for more information on Polar Blast and to register.
Polar Blast Snow Tubing
Saturday, January 25th
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Nominate a Classmate for an Alumni Award
For more than 40 years, Hiram College has recognized alumni who have dedicated themselves to making the world a better place. These alumni have come from a variety of backgrounds whether they have excelled in their professional field or made a notable contribution to the betterment of humanity. Others have quietly gone through life as an unsung hero involved with improving their community through volunteering or philanthropic endeavors.
Hiram College offers four awards each year. Have you been inspired by one of your fellow alumni? Do you know someone who should be recognized for his or her achievements? Then visit this LINK to read about the different awards and to complete the nomination form. Awards will be given during Alumni Weekend 2014 on June 16th. The deadline for nominations is January 15.
Hiram Adds Historic James A. Garfield Home to Campus
The Garfield family has a long history with Hiram College which is truly treasured by the College. In our continued effort to strengthen that relationship, Hiram recently purchased a home on the North side of campus that once belonged to James and Lucretia Garfield. Phebe Zimmerman, the owner of the historic home, will continue to live there for as long as she would like. Once Hiram takes possession, it will be named the Garfield Robbins Zimmerman House to honor the home’s previous owners. The home will be renovated and used to extend the work of both the Garfield Institute for Public Leadership and the Garfield Society. We are very excited to have this home; it is going to be a wonderful addition to the campus.
To read an article from the Akron Beacon Journal about this acquisition, click HERE.
Tuition Freeze for 2014-2015 Academic Year
For the second consecutive year, Hiram College officials will not increase tuition for students entering the institution next fall.
Students entering Hiram for the 2014-2015 academic year will pay the same tuition as students who entered the institution in 2012. The decision to freeze tuition at 2011-2012 levels for entering students is coupled with Hiram’s long-standing Tuition Guarantee which ensures that once students are enrolled at Hiram, their tuition costs will not increase during their four years at the institution.
Click HERE to read more.
Did you know that Amazon.com is working to help support non-profits like Hiram through a program called Amazon Smile? Now when you visit smile.amazon.com, .5% of every purchase you make will go towards supporting Hiram College. Before you start your holiday shopping, follow the link HERE and search "Hiram College” to designate Hiram as your preferred organization.
Save the Date for Alumni Weekend 2014
This summer, class years ending in 4 or 9 will celebrate milestone reunions.
Would you like to help plan your class reunion?
If so, please email John Coyne so he can add you to your reunion committee!