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Three Inducted to Epsilon Alpha Kappa

This semester, American studies majors Maximilian Eyle '15, Olivia Lowenberg '15 and Morgan Mayer '16 were inducted into Epsilon Alpha Kappa, the American studies honor society. "As I often tell my students, American studies helps the fish see the water," says Assistant Professor of American Studies Elizabeth Belanger. "All three of these students have risen to the challenge of viewing the world ...  More >>

 

An Evening of American Negro Spirituals

A concert featuring François S. Clemmons, tenor, and Kate Gridley, pianist, will be performed in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. The concert, "Fifty Years After Selma: an Evening of American Negro Spirituals," will include musical selections titled "Ah Woke Up This Morning With My Mind," "Lil Boy How Ol' Are You," and "Everytime I Feel the Spirit" among others....  More >>

 

Jenco '10 Expands Candy Business

Christopher Jenco '10 has been developing the sweet rewards of furthering a candy business that is co-owned with his brother, Joey. Recently, the two created an online catalog for their store, Jenco Brothers' Candy, that allows customers from anywhere in the United States to order a delicious variety of flavored popcorn, fine chocolates, and novelty or bulk candies. Since his undergraduate years,...  More >>

 

Connor ’98 Among Best Designers

Cory Connor '98 was recently included among "The 15 Best Interior Designers in Jersey City," according to the BuildDirect blog, "Life at Home." The article noted Jersey City is "a cultural destination that supports a vibrant arts scene," adding "it is no surprise the area also boasts of incredible interior design talent." In putting together the list of "the 15 most talented and reputable designe...  More >>

 

Becoming an U.S. Foreign Service Officer

Just three hours after graduation, David Luna '14 headed to Rochester International Airport and boarded a plane to Washington, D.C., where he would begin his multi-year journey as a Rangel Fellow. Luna, who graduated with a B.A. in political science magna cum laude from Hobart, earned the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship for his dedication and determination to foster...  More >>

 

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