Afro Latino Alumni and Alumnae Association (ALAA)


The purpose of ALAA shall be to promote the interests of HWS and its Afro Latino Alumni and Alumnae to partner with the president, Board of Trustees, Directors of Alumni and Alumnae Relations, Office of Development, and the Hobart Alumni Association and William Smith College Alumnae Association in order to strengthen relations among the Colleges and alumni and alumnae of color.

How Can You Support HWS Students of Color?

To take part in these programs, contact Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education Director Brandi Ferrara at 315-781-3516 or email


Collins Scholar Writing in Ireland

Ramtahal_2English major Jessica Ramtahal ’20 – this year’s recipient of The Lillian E. Collins Endowed Scholarship – has taken her interest in writing and editing to Galway, where she is…
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Alpha Awards Gala Honors Inaugural Year

Alpha Awards 1The brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha will host the Alpha Awards, a formal gala to celebrate the first year of the Upsilon Pi chapter at HWS on Saturday, April 21…
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Newly Elected Student Trustees

Student Trustees-00024Edens Fleurizard ’20 and Gianna Gonzalez ’20 have been elected by their peers to serve as Junior Student Trustees. In their appointment, Fleurizard and Gonzalez will become voting members of…
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Fifty Years Later: Remembering Dr. King

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.  (Photo by Julian Wasser//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)On the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, Hobart and William Smith Colleges in conjunction with the Geneva community will honor the legacy of the…
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Model African Union

Members of the HWS Model African Union gather with Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Annear (center) after participating in the 2018 International Model African Union Conference at Howard University.Representing delegates from the nations of Chad and Gabon at the 2018 National Model African Union Conference at Howard University, HWS students engaged in a weekend of dialogue and debate…
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Chevy DeVaney

Chevanne Graham DeVaney '95, P'21
Associate Director of Reunion Campaigns and Volunteers
Phone: (315) 781-4069

Mark Darden

Mark “Skip” Darden ’87, P’17
ALAA Interim President


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