Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 05 Aug 2015 04:30:02 GMTWed, 05 Aug 2015 04:30:02 GMTMcGinn '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 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 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 community, ..."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...Emmys Nods for Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18924Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24246.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Brad Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14 -- the recipient of multiple Emmys as "Glee" co-creator, executive producer and director -- has garnered critical praise and awards since for his second show, the FX horror drama "American Horror Story," which was nominated this week for 19 Emmys (eight Primetime Awards and 11 Creative Arts Awards). Having concluded its fourth ...Alum New AD at Archbishop Curley High Schoolhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18918Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24248.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A recent news article from Press Box Baltimore features alum Matt Hatton '01 and his new appointment as athletic director at Archbishop Curley High School in Baltimore, Md. The piece discussed Hatton's trajectory as a graduate of Hobart College into his professional coaching career. "I wasn't one of those guys who graduated from college knowing that I wan...Levy '11 Receives Teaching Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18925Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24250.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For her passion to harness each and every one of her students' full potential, Amanda Levy '11, a sixth grade history lead teacher at Success Academy Harlem East, was recently honored with a Teacher Excellence Award. Levy was chosen as one of just 24 teachers from nearly 1,000 to receive the award, which recognizes outstanding educators for their exceptio...Williams '13 Joins Harvard Doctoral Programhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18909Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24212.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Augusta Williams '13 has been accepted to Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, which has been ranked as one of the top public health schools in the country. Through her program with the Environmental Health Department, Williams will pursue a Doctor of Science degree, studying how weather patterns and global climate change impact human h...Neveldine's "Vatican Tapes" Opens July 24http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18910Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24214.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "The Vatican Tapes," the latest film from Hollywood director and writer Mark Neveldine '95, will premiere nationwide and in Geneva at the Geneva Movieplex on Friday, July 24. A new twist on the classic exorcism film, "The Vatican Tapes" follows the battle between good and evil - God versus Satan. The movie centers on Angela Holmes, a seemingly ordinary 27...