Seattle Deputy Mayor Kim '98 Profiled

Hyeok Kim '98, who was chosen by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray as one of the city's two deputy mayors in December 2013, was recently profiled in Northwest Asian Weekly. In the article, Kim, who is Seattle's first Asian American female deputy mayor, reflects that, "in the year 2014, to have those kinds of firsts is maybe a reflection of how far we have yet to go. I cannot help but also be very, very pro...  More >>

Homecoming, Family Weekend Big Success

With more than 3,500 attendees, perfect weather and an amazing lineup of events, Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014 concluded as one of the most successful in the history of the Colleges. Bringing together parents and alums with the campus community, it was all about celebrating Hobart and William Smith, while showing off school spirit at a range of events including the dedication of the Cook Par...  More >>

Anderson Collection Opens at Stanford

A recent gift from Harry W. "Hunk" Anderson '49, LL.D. '67, his wife Mary Margaret "Moo" and their daughter Mary Patricia "Putter" Anderson Pence, makes public one of the world's most substantial collections of modern and contemporary American art. The Anderson Collection, opening at Stanford University this September, features 121 paintings and sculptures from 86 renowned artists, such as Jackso...  More >>

Chegg Launches College Counseling

Chegg, Inc. recently announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform InstaEDU that makes college counseling available to students anywhere, at any time that is convenient to them. Daniel L. Rosensweig '83 is president and CEO of Chegg, which serves as a student hub, offering online textbook rentals, homework help, and scholarships, in addition to its new counseling service. Thr...  More >>

Gummoe’09 Named Assistant Winemaker

Sarah Gummoe '09 has been named assistant winemaker at Fox Run Vineyards, located in Penn Yan, N.Y., part of the Finger Lakes American Viticultural Area. Gummoe, who joined Fox Run full-time in 2011 to pursue a career in winemaking, will continue to work with head winemaker Peter Bell on the full portfolio of estate grown, cool-climate wines. A Rochester, N.Y., native, she earned her B.A. in soci...  More >>

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Downtown Chicago Gathering

Date: 10/14/2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Join Professor Emeritus Pat McGuire in downtown Chicago for an evening event with alums, parents and prospective students.

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New York Law Fall 2014 Gathering

Date: 10/14/2014 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM New York Lawyers for Hobart and William Smith Colleges will have their fall gathering in NYC. Hosted by Tom Glassie '87 at the Strand Bistro.

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HWS at Head of the Charles Regatta 2014

Date: 10/18/2014 to 10/19/2014 Join us at the Head of the Charles Regatta in the Reunion Village on Saturday and Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014. Alumni and alumnae will race on Saturday, the Collegiate 8s race on Sunday.

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Graduates of the Last Decade Brunch in Charlotte

Date: 11/2/2014 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Join fellow Graduates of the Last Decade for Sunday Brunch in Charlotte, NC. Leaders from the National Regional Network will be there.

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