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Joseph N. Abraham, L.H.D. '81

Member of the faculty and Athletics Director
1945-1981

Abrahams' tenure was marked by great growth in the successful intercollegiate athletic program, including back-to-back NCAA Division III lacrosse championships in 1980 and 1981. Among his many honors, he was presented with an Alumni Association Citation in 1968 and was awarded the Statesmen Athletic Association Annual Award for outstanding contributions to Hobart Athletics. Abraham was a three time USA Olympic Trainer for the summer games in 1968 and 1972, was inducted into the Helms Hall of Fame for Athletic Trainers in 1970, and was the recipient of the Thomas J. Sheehan New York State Athletic Trainer's Association award in 1977. Abraham passed away in 1981.