Points of Pride

Two and a half centuries of Dartmouth achievements, turning points, contributions, and leadership

Dartmouth Milestones

Dartmouth Skiway Opens

1956
On December 15, 1956, Polly Case straddled a small disk attached to a cable—a "poma lift"—and rode to the top of Holt's Ledge in Lyme Center, N.H.

Debut of Dartmouth Peak Performance

2011
Dartmouth Peak Performance integrates a full range of athletic, academic, and personal-development programs into the lives of student-athletes.

Hopkins Center for the Arts Opens

1962
A renowned multi-disciplinary academic, visual and performing arts center, the Hop was designed by Wallace Harrison, the architect of Lincoln Center.

The First Dartmouth Powwow

1973
What was once a small gathering at Storrs Pond is now an event that attracts upwards of 1,500 people from all over the country.

The Beginning of BADA

1972
The Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association celebrates the diversity of the Black Experience at Dartmouth.

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