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December 11, 2014

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Hiram Day at Polar Blast Snow Tubing
Hiram Snow Tubing
Back by popular demand: Hiram Day at the Polar Blast Snow Tube Park!

Grab your family and friends for a special Hiram Alumni Day at the Polar Blast Snow Tubing at Brandywine Ski Resort. If you can sit in a tube, you can ride the slopes! There's even a people-mover that takes you to the top of the hill.

You and your gang will enjoy the special price of $15 - that's $10 off the regular price of admission!

Click HERE to register.

Saturday, January 24th
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Boston Mills Brandywine Ski Resort
1146 West Highland Road
Sagamore Hills, Ohio 44067

Cincinnati Art Museum Tour and Luncheon
Wesselmann
Hiram College Alumni and Friends will be treated to a very special Adult Package Tour of the exhibit: Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective

Your discounted ticket of $20 (regularly $25) includes a one hour, docent-led tour of the exhibit followed by lunch in the Terrace Café.

Tom Wesselmann (American, b.1931, d.2004) was a 1953 graduate of Hiram College. The exhibit, which was recently featured in the Culture section of TIME magazine, closes on this day. What better way to send off the exhibit than by a visit from Wesselmann’s fellow Terriers?

Click HERE to read more on Wesselmann and register for this event.

Sunday, January 18th
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cincinnati Art Museum
954 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Nominate a Classmate for an Alumni Award
Alumni Awards
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 on June 19th during Alumni Weekend 2015. The deadline for nominations is January 23rd.

Hiram Night Out in Louisville, KY
Saint Charles Exchange
Join alumni and friends of Hiram College for a Saturday evening Hiram Night Out in downtown Louisville.

We’ll gather at St. Charles Exchange, a restaurant that has breathed new life into one of the oldest buildings in Louisville’s West Main Street District.

Click HERE to register.

Saturday, January 17th, 2015
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
St. Charles Exchange
113 S. 7th Street
Louisville, Kentucky 85250

Hiram Honors Scholars to Lead Book Discussions in Local High Schools
Book Discussion Group
Four Hiram College Honors students are going to be visiting high school classrooms – specifically, senior English classrooms at Crestwood High School and Streetsboro High School. The students will lead discussions dealing with diversity and racism, examining the issues through the literary lenses of two of 2014’s Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners.

Click HERE to read more.

Volleyball Posts Sixth Consecutive 20-Win Season
Volleyball Team
The Hiram College volleyball team posted its sixth straight 20-win season in 2014. Under third year head coach Scott Carter, the Terriers went 24-7 overall and 6-2 in the NCAC. The 6-2 mark was good for a third place finish.

The Terriers opened up the season winning their first six matches. After a loss to John Carroll, Hiram would reel off another eight straight wins, which included a 3-1 win in its NCAC opener at Kenyon.

Click HERE to read the full story.

Lindsay-Crane Center Announces High School Writing Contest
Writing Contest =
Hiram College announces the first annual Emerging Writers Nonfiction Contest for high school students. The contest is open to current 10th and 11th grade students, and all entries must be received by midnight on Jan. 15, 2015.

Participants are asked to submit work that addresses the contest theme of “In the World.” Essays should be reflective, investigative, immersive or meditative, and the theme may be addressed broadly and creatively. Submitted work should combine a foundation in facts with nuanced use of language and detail. Such nonfiction allows the writer to explore their own experiences or subjects such as science, history, politics and art in a less formal voice and perspective. Entries may not exceed 1,500 words.

Cash prizes of $100-$300 will be awarded for first, second and third place. Honorable mentions will be awarded at the contest’s discretion and include no cash prize. Winners will be invited to read at An Evening of Hiram Writers on April 7, 2015 at Hiram College. All winning entries and honorable mentions will be published in the Evening of Hiram Writers book.

Click HERE to view all of the details and HERE to read more on the contest.

Upcoming Events
1/10/2015
Women's Alumnae Basketball Game

1/17/2015
Hiram Night Out in Louisville, Kentucky

1/18/2015
Cincinnati Art Museum Luncheon Tour

1/24/2015
Hiram Family Fun Day at Polar Blast Snow Tubing

A Note on Planned Giving
Did you know that alumni and friends have pledged over $30 million dollars to Hiram College through wills, bequests and other planned giving vehicles? Click HERE to see firsthand the impact your planned gift can have on Hiram College. For more information or to share your intentions call 800-705-5050 or e-mail schullerjn@hiram.edu
Photo Flashback
Winter Old Main
In time for the winter season, here is a picture of Old Main covered in snow. Click HERE or on the image above for a larger version.
Hiram Alumni on Facebook
Facebook
Did you know that there is a Facebook Group specifically created for Hiram College Alumni? Over 1,400 alumni have already joined the group. Click HERE or the icon above to join them!

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Fax: 330.569.5277
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