Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 30 May 2016 22:03:32 GMTMon, 30 May 2016 22:03:32 GMTHonoring Veterans at The Wallhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19571Thu, 26 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25905.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As director of events at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), JoAnn Waller '04 oversees the organization's commemorative tributes at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, commonly known as The Wall. Located in Washington, D.C., The Wall draws millions of visitors each year to pay respect to the more than 58,000 service members who gave their lives in Vietn...William Smith Senior Welcome and Toasthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19560Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25889.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Members of the William Smith Class of 2016 became the first to bring back a decades-old custom, recalled by 101-year-old Alta Boyer '36 as part of her well-wishes for the graduating Herons, when they processed to one of the Hill's towering trees, touching it for good luck. Revived at this year's 39th Annual Senior Welcome and Toast, the tradition took pla...Hobart and William Smith Award Five Honorary Degreeshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19493Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25698.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 2016 Commencement ceremony, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will award five honorary degrees to individuals whose spirit of service enhances local, national and global communities. They include: Dr. Cheryl L. Dorsey, the president of Echoing Green and a global leader and innovator in the social entrepreneurship movement, who will offer this y...Record Number of Salisbury Awardeeshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19547Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25842.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This year, five Hobart and William Smith students have received the Charles H. Salisbury Summer International Internship Stipend, enabling them to explore their futures with internships at leading companies and organizations in a combined total of seven countries on five continents. Selected from a pool of competitive applicants, Christian Damico '17, Kar...Zupan to Deliver Baccalaureate Addresshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19541Tue, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25813.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Maureen Collins Zupan '72, P'09, who has served on the Hobart and William Smith Board of Trustees for 22 years, the last four as board chair, will deliver the year-end address at Baccalaureate, a signature event of Commencement weekend activities. Elected in 2012 as the first William Smith alumna to hold the position of board chair, Zupan "has provided in...HWS Students Join J.P. Morganhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19535Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25807.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Taking them one step closer to fulfilling their career aspirations in finance, four HWS students have secured highly coveted summer internships with J.P. Morgan, one of the world's leading financial firms. This summer, Margaret Cameron '17, Justin Partyka '16 and Grant Soucy '17 will join J.P. Morgan at its New York City headquarters, while Nate Gliedman ...Celebrating William Smith Studentshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19537Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25811.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Steeped in history, the annual Moving Up Day ceremony recently brought together members of the HWS community on Stern Lawn to recognize the achievements of William Smith students in academics, service and leadership, as well as to celebrate each class as they move up to the next. "For you this is a day when a threshold is crossed - when you are ‘moving up...2016 Distinguished Faculty Awardshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19504Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25796.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On Friday, June 3, three retired Hobart and William Smith faculty members, each one a graduate of Hobart or William Smith, will be recognized with the Distinguished Faculty Award for their outstanding contributions as teachers, mentors and scholars. Held in conjunction with Reunion 2016, the Distinguished Faculty Award presentation will be held during the...Daniels '86 Named NJ Devils Senior VPhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19519Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25756.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Donna L. Daniels '86 has been named the senior vice president of business services for the Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils. Daniels - who most recently served as the vice president in the NBA's Team Marketing and Business Operations (TMBO) department - "will now help the Devils and the arena ‘optimize the organization's core business strategie...Pollack's '55 Collection on Displayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19461Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25617.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Featuring prints, drawings and photographs of the 20th and 21st centuries, "Audubon to Warhol: Two Centuries of American Art on Paper" is on display in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House through April 22. The exhibit was curated by HWS' art interns and showcases the collection of Edward T. Pollack '55. The exhibit emphasizes movements such as Social Real...