Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:59:48 GMTThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:59:48 GMTLucker '14 Lands Job at Deloittehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18530Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23292.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Connor Lucker '14 was recently hired as a financial consultant for Deloitte, a leading international consulting company that provides services in auditing, financial advisory, risk management, taxes and related professional services for some of the world's most admired brands. In his new role, Lucker consults with financial institutions such as banks and ...Job Shadowing Offers: A Day in the Lifehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18485Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23181.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During this year's winter break, more than 150 Hobart and William Smith students went to work, shadowing alums and parents and exploring a wealth of professions in hands-on settings. An integral part of the Pathways Career Development Plan through the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, job shadowing "provides students wi...Knox '09 Tours with The Second Cityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18471Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23151.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Andrew Knox '09 is currently touring with "The Second City Hits Home," a traveling troupe that brings improvisational comedy to local communities. The Second City is a famous Chicago-based comedy troupe that has produced many well-known comedians including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Joan Rivers and Stephen Colbert. While at HWS, Knox spent a semester in C...Anthony '10 Awarded Rangel Fellowshiphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18454Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23118.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gary Anthony '10 is the latest HWS alum to earn a prestigious Rangel Graduate Fellowship through the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, which aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the U.S. Foreign Service. Funded by the U.S. Department of State and managed by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center a...Amos '11 Joins National Women's Hall of Famehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18443Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23092.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Merrill Amos '11 was recently hired as museum curator and educator at the National Women's Hall of Fame (NWHF) in Seneca Falls, N.Y. "We are delighted that Merrill Amos has joined the Hall," says Jill S. Tietjen, CEO of the NWHF. "With her experience in museum exhibit design and her passion for women's history, Merrill will be a tremendously valuable asse...Lavin ’81 returns to Genevahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18378Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23060.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Christopher N. Lavin '81 returned to Geneva in January as the new executive director of the Geneva Community Center and Boys & Girls Club of Geneva. "I've basically followed the sun, but I've always felt like a Geneva kid living somewhere else," Lavin said in a recent article announcing his appointment. "I always came home. I have family there. Some o...Luna '14 to Intern in Beijinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18424Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23062.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After concluding his first year as a master's candidate in international security at the Josef Korbell School of International Studies at the University of Denver, David Luna '14 will spend his summer as an intern at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. The position is one of two guaranteed internships as part of the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs...Rosensweig '83 on Free Tuition Proposalhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18421Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23056.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Following President Barack Obama's proposal to offer two years of community college tuition-free to qualifying students, Chegg President and CEO Dan Rosensweig '83 (pictured on the right) offered his insights on the subject in an interview with Bloomberg West. "It's very ambitious and I appreciate it's objective, which is to lower the cost of education, w...Littlefield '74 Wins Golden Globe for Fargohttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18402Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23007.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, held Jan. 11 in Beverly Hills, Calif., executive producer Warren Littlefield '74 and his team took home the Best Miniseries award for "Fargo," the FX show based on the 1996 film of the same name. "Fargo" received five Golden Globe nominations -- more than any other series this year -- with Billy Bob Thornton's supporting a...Jenco '10 Expands Candy Businesshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18403Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23009.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> 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 bu...