Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 31 Aug 2015 00:43:43 GMTMon, 31 Aug 2015 00:43:43 GMTKopicki '12 Pursues Medical Degreehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19014Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24455.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Currently in her fourth year of medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Rachel Kopicki '12 has returned to Geneva to complete her rural medicine training. Since January, Kopicki has been working at various Finger Lakes Health facilities in the area, dealing with everything from emergency surgeries to sick-calls at the county prison. Pursuing fa...Berg '96 Releases NYC Photo Bookhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19004Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24441.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Photographer Carter Berg '96 has published a new book, "New York Snapshots," which features a collection of personal photographs revealing the patterns and rhythm of the urban landscape in which he lives and works. Published by teNeues, Berg compiled the book from photographs he took over the course of a decade as he went about his everyday life. "The one...A Commitment to Military Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18997Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24431.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Recent graduates Riley McCarthy '15, William Schweitzer VI '11 and Ben Vannah '15 each made the decision to serve in the United States Armed Forces while they were students at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Following his service in the U.S. Army as an Army Ranger, Schweitzer returned to HWS, earning his bachelor’s degree this past May alongside McCart...Dixon '98 Hired by Fox Sportshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18959Tue, 11 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24335.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Charlie Dixon '98 was recently hired by Fox Sports as executive vice president of content and production at sports-cable outlets Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. In the newly created position, Dixon will oversee all content and production on the channels and will report directly to Jamie Horowitz, president of Fox Sports National Networks. Dixon previously ...McGinn '73 Named Chair of National Military Family Associationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18963Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24345.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS Trustee Gail H. McGinn '73, president of McGinn Consulting, LLC, based in Arlington, Va., has recently been appointed chair of the National Military Family Association (NMFA). A former administrator with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), McGinn brings decades of expertise on military and civilian personnel management, strategic planning, and organ...A Life of Peace Shaped By the Conflicthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18967Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24357.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of World War II, HWS has initiatied a regular series featuring the service of alumni, alumnae, and community members who were involved in war efforts overseas and at home. The history and legacy of World War II has shaped the lives of many Hobart and William Smith alumni and alumnae, particularly those who gave se...Davis '48 to Receive Trustee Community Service Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18968Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24367.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the annual HWS Buffalo Summer Gathering, alums, parents, friends, incoming students and their parents will gather to honor Clarence "Dave" Davis Jr. '48 with the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Community Service Award. "The dedication Dave Davis has shown, particularly in support of students and the arts at his alma mater and in his local com...Bozzuto Group Supports HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18958Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24325.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "There is something special about Hobart and William Smith, something special about the history and culture, in which everyone is interested in and committed to the growth of the student as an individual," says HWS Trustee Tom S. Bozzuto '68, chair and CEO of the Bozzuto Group, a family-owned integrated real estate services organization based in Maryland...."Luckiest Girl Alive": Knoll '06 Pens Best-Sellerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18960Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24333.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Luckiest Girl Alive," the instant New York Times bestselling debut novel by Jessica Knoll '06, is being hailed by critics as a "dark, twisty" thriller whose "razor-sharp writing" and "propulsive prose" (EW) has drawn comparisons to "Gone Girl" but stands apart with its "humor, cultural insight, and thematic heft" (Alissa Nutting, author of "Tampa"). A Ne...Coover '41 Noted on CBS 'Innovation Nation'http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18912Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24224.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The late Dr. Harry W. Coover, Jr. '41, P'66, inventor of Super Glue and Hobart Medal of Excellence recipient, was noted in a special segment of the CBS television show, "Henry Ford's Innovation Nation," on Saturday, July 18. The episode airred at 8 a.m. on local CBS channels in Rochester and Syracuse areas. A half-hour, educational and informative progra...