William "Bill" Hamilton has served as the Sports Information Director at South CarolinaState for over three decades (1973-present). The veteran publicist is a talented writer who has provided features articles and game stories for various newspapers and magazines in an effort to bring awareness to the achievements and accomplishments of South CarolinaState’s athletics program. As a member of the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) for over thirty years, Hamilton has garnered many accolades including the CoSIDA Bob Kenworthy Community Service Award (1998) and CoSIDA America Trailblazer Award (2005). He is also a member of the Black College Sports Information Directors Association (BCSIDA) and was named the BCSIDA Cal Jacox-Champ Clark Outstanding SID Award in 1989. Hamilton was named the South Carolina State Employee of the Year in 1999 and inducted into the South Carolina State Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002.