Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
On Thursday, May 24, Hamilton College visits the NYSE to celebrate the college's 200th anniversary. The College received its charter from the Regents of the State of New York on May 26, 1812. In honor of the occasion, Hamilton College President Joan Hinde Stewart rings The Closing BellSM.
About Hamilton College:
Hamilton College is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today comprised of approximately 1,812 students from nearly all 50 states and approximately 40 countries. The College, with an endowment exceeding $720 million, practices need-blind admissions and meets the full demonstrated need of the students it accepts. As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at www.hamilton.edu/generalinfo.