Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 22 Jul 2014 03:18:58 GMTTue, 22 Jul 2014 03:18:58 GMT“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18001Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22098.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as ...Scholarship Established in Honor of Phillips '71http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18007Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22090.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Honorable Francis (Frank) D. Phillips '71, a long-time New York District Attorney in Orange County, retired in December 2013. As a way to honor his many years of dedicated services to the people of Orange County, his chief investigator, John Melville, and his confidential secretary, Linda McCormick, assisted in establishing a scholarship to be present...Cytryn '14 Hired by Bloomberghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17951Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21989.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Courtney Cytryn '14 was recently hired by Bloomberg L.P., an international business and financial leader. Bloomberg is known largely for its product, the Bloomberg terminal, which is software that contains economic market data that traders use every day to enhance their exchanges. In September, Cytryn will start an eight-week training program for Bloomber...Davenport '78 Authors First Novelhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17935Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22018.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Award-winning author Randi Davenport '78 recently debuted her first novel, "The End of Always," published by Twelve Books Publishing Group. Set in the small towns of Wisconsin during the early 1900s and inspired by real events from Davenport's family history, "The End of Always" tells the story of one woman's desperate efforts to escape a brutal heritage....Friedenberg '91 Releases “Among Ravens”http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17939Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21994.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The trailer for "Among Ravens," a film by Russell Friedenberg '91 is now available online. The film also premieres this month at the Nantucket Film Festival, and will open in select theaters in July. Friedenberg wrote, co-directed, and appeared in the film. Seen through the eyes of nine-year-old Joey, "Among Ravens" is the story of old friends who get to...Hobart Alum Shares Passion for Musichttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17917Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21940.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In a recent Finger Lakes Radio interview with Geoffrey Herd, director of the Geneva Music Festival, Hobart alum Dr. George Abraham '59 is credited with making Herd's first Carnegie Hall appearance possible. Herd, a violinist, and Abraham are both Geneva natives. The interview is available on the station's archives, listed as "Geoffrey Herd, Geneva Music ...Moloney '13, MAT'14 Teaching in Singaporehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17930Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21959.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Kathryn Moloney '13, MAT'14 will begin her career in education beginning this August as a first grade teacher at Stamford American International School in Singapore (SAIS). "I think children need to be taught by someone who can connect with them in and outside of the classroom, regardless of our upbringing," Moloney says. "I can't wait to teach in Singapo...Roth ’82 Jewish Community Foundation VPhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17929Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21979.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Rise Roth '82 has been named vice president for philanthropy by the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. As such, she will manage the Aim Chai Endowment Campaign, a community-wide collaboration whose goal is to strengthen and sustain the future of Jewish Hartford. An article announcing her appointment appeared in the Jewish Ledger Connecticut ...Lasda ’04 Coaches Latvian Laxhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17829Thu, 12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21933.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gretchen Lasda '04 recently seized on an opportunity to get in touch with her Latvian heritage and remain involved with lacrosse, the sport she loves. Lasda served as the head coach of the Latvian National Women's Lacrosse team for the 2013 World Cup that was held in Oshawa, Canada, last summer. Lasda played lacrosse at West Genesee High School, where she...Celebrating Reunion 2014http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17915Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21919.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> It was all about school spirit, old friends and fond memories at HWS Reunion 2014, as nearly 1,000 alumni and alumnae returned to campus to celebrate their time at the Colleges. From campus tours and Alums on Parade to the Mini College courses and a spectacular fireworks show, Reunion 2014 featured an exciting lineup of events for everyone in attendance. ...