Parking, shuttle service set for Great Names/Common Ground discussion

Published Apr 11, 2018 at 4:00pm

CLINTON — Parking and shuttle service has been announced for Hamilton College’s combined Great Names/Common Ground discussion with foreign policy experts and former national security advisors, Condoleezza Rice and Susan Rice at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House. 

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Free parking and shuttles will be available at the Clinton Elementary School and Middle School Chenango and Elm Street parking lots, as well as the Skenandoa Golf Club at 7105 Norton Ave.

Signage will be placed in each of these lots to indicate shuttle pick-up. Shuttles to the lecture from these parking areas will begin at 6:15 p.m. and will run after the lecture until all guests have been returned to their vehicles. Parking on campus will be very limited.

For special assistance seating or parking, attendees should call 315-859-4529 after securing tickets. Large groups of up to 20 people may reserve seats together by calling 315-859-4579.

No backpacks or large purses will be allowed into the field house for this event, and no video or audio recording or photography will be permitted.

For more information on the event, call the college information line 315-859-INFO (4636).

Condoleezza Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States from 2005-09, the second woman and first African-American woman to hold the post. Susan Rice served President Barack Obama as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 2009-13.

From 2013-17, she served as National Security Advisor, leading the diplomatic, intelligence, and development experts of the NSC staff. Rice is currently a Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the American University School of International Service and a non-resident senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She is also a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times.