Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 07:30:52 GMTFri, 31 Oct 2014 07:30:52 GMTGuest Essay by Norvell '66, P'99, P'02http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18238Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22663.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A guest essay by John Norvell '66, P'99, P'02 appeared in a recent issue of the Finger Lakes Times. Norvell is currently helping to teach a course on Gettysburg at the Colleges and notes this has caused him to "think a lot about the citizen soldier." "All who serve our nation are patriots, including the many young men and women on the front lines today in...Atkinson Eames ’83 in Boston Globehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18247Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22665.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Elizabeth Atkinson Eames '83 was recently featured in The Boston Globe for her latest award-winning "tween" book series. "The Sugar Mountain Snow Ball" is due out next year and another pending release in 2016. "There is so much out there that is full of angst and dark feelings," Atkinson Eames says. "I try to give kids hope and make them laugh a little at...Institute of Medicine Elects Beyrer '81http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18244Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22668.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Internationally renowned expert on AIDS, Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer '81, recently was recognized for outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service with election to membership in the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The IOM is one of the National Academies of Science, initiated by ...Saucier ’07, First Coaching Seasonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17778Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22606.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Liz Saucier '07 has wrapped up her first season as the head field hockey coach at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, Maine. The team was ranked No. 3 going into the Eastern Maine Class B Quarterfinals on Tuesday, Oct. 21. "With an outstanding senior class, I am sad to see the season come to a close before reaching the Eastern Maine finals, but pro...Christie '14 Pursues Architecturehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18201Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22653.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Laura Christie '14 is putting her architecture skills to use in a unique way. She was recently hired as a full-time design assistant with David Howell & Company, where she is working to design and manufacture museum gifts. "I'm thrilled and so excited to start," says Christie, an architecture major. "I'm learning how a company produces a product from...Frishman '00 Named 40 Under 40http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18248Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22609.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Aaron Frishman '00, a trust and estate lawyer with Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC, in Syracuse, N.Y., was named to the 40 Under Forty class of 2014 by Bizeventz, a company in the Business Journal News Network. "I'm flattered and honored that I was selected for the award -- it wasn't something I was expecting," says Frishman, who recently returned to the ...WNY Consortium Names Alegre '73 Vice Chairhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18249Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22613.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Mitchell Alegre '73, an adjunct professor at the College of Business Administration at Niagara University, was recently named vice chair of the Western New York Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium. Comprised of higher education professionals, the WNY Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium aims to spread its expertise, provide programming fo...Connor ’98 Among Best Designershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18232Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22596.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> 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 "...Donor Wall Honors Cook Family, Parent Givinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18197Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22524.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In recognition of the generous and longstanding support of Honorary Trustee Langdon (Lang) L.H.D. '12 and Lyn Cook P'99, P'05, the parents of Hobart alums Whitney Cook '99 and Freddy Cook '05, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark D. Gearan recently dedicated The Cook Parents Circle Donor Wall. Located in the Scandling Campus Center, The Cook P...Summer Research Fund Honors Gloverhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18203Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22571.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Over three decades ago, Professor Emeritus of Biology Thomas Glover spearheaded the relationship between the Colleges and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) that has since flourished and provided hundreds of students with invaluable research experience. To honor the instrumental role Glover played in this relationship throughout h...