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Covert '15 interns for National Park

Interested in the study of human history through recording and interpreting survey sites, Alexandra Covert '15 accepted an archaeology internship at Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, Ariz., this summer. Though far from her home in Saranac Lake, N.Y., Covert notes that it is not the first time she has traveled around in pursuit of her interests. "I participated in archaeology field sch...  More >>

Dixon '98 Hired by Fox Sports

Charlie Dixon '98 was recently hired by Fox Sports as executive vice president of content and production at sports-cable outlets Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. In the newly created position, Dixon will oversee all content and production on the channels and will report directly to Jamie Horowitz, president of Fox Sports National Networks. Dixon previously ran the digital media department at IMG, a...  More >>

Berry '16 Joins AmeriCorps History Project

Susannah Berry '16 is spending her summer at the historically-rich site for the Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region (URHPCR) in Albany, N.Y. This internship is part of the larger AmeriCorps Summer Service Scholars program, which offers individuals the opportunity to become engaged in a community through an existing Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) project for eight ...  More >>

Alum New AD at Archbishop Curley High School

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 wanted to coach," Hatton is quoted as saying....  More >>

Levy '11 Receives Teaching Award

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 exceptional ability to raise student achievement a...  More >>