Perini ’95 Named President, CEO

Gina M. Perini '95 has been named president and chief executive officer of SMS/800, Inc. She previously served as acting president and CEO since September 2013 and chief administrative officer and general counsel from August 2012 through September 2013. "Gina has done an exceptional job leading the company during her tenure as acting president and CEO. Based on Gina's proven ability to enhance ou...  More >>

Platoni ’74: “Shock and Awe Again”

Dr. Kathy Platoni '74, a post-traumatic stress disorder expert, who was at Fort Hood during the 2009 shooting, was interviewed this week about the recent shooting at Fort Hood by several media outlets, including CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and Time magazine. A clinical psychologist in private practice, Platoni returned to Hobart and William Smith last week to offer an address on the psychological toll of wa...  More >>

Reicher ’74 on Leadership

Rita L. Reicher '74 was recently featured in the "Sunday Conversations" section of the Post-Standard (Syracuse). She is currently the president and chair of KS&R, a market research firm she co-founded more than 20 years ago. The article notes KS&R "grew into a national powerhouse. That was not an accident." "We decided early on that we didn't want to be a mom-and-pop operation. We were g...  More >>

Frelinghuysen '69, L.H.D.'01 Runs for Reelection

U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen '69, L.H.D.'01 (R-N.J.) was recently featured in the Daily Record, N.J., for announcing that he will run for reelection. Frelinghuysen is serving his 10th term as the Representative for New Jersey's 11th Congressional District. He is chair of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and serves on the key appropriations subcommittees of Defense, Energy and Water...  More >>

"Glee" Creator HWS Commencement Speaker

Emmy-award winning writer, producer and director Brad Falchuk '93 will deliver this year's Commencement address on Sunday, May 18. The Hobart alumnus is the co-creator, writer, executive producer and director of the Fox series "Glee" and is co-creator, executive producer and writer of FX network's "American Horror Story." Falchuk's work has received 11 Emmys and six Golden Globes, among many oth...  More >>

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Red Wings Game

Date: 4/15/2014 6:30 PM Join area alumni, alumnae, parents and friends as we take in a Rochester Red Wings game with Professor Iva Deutchman, Assistant Professor Christopher Hatch and author Dan Barry, Bottom of the 33rd: Hope and Redemption in Baseball's Longest Game.

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Green Family and East Aurora Community Scholarship

Date: 4/24/2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Green Family invites members of the Hobart and William community and citizens of East Aurora for an evening in celebration of the East Aurora Community Scholarship.

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Ireland Trip May 2014 with the McGuires - the West and North

Date: 5/1/2014 to 5/11/2014 Join Professor Emeritus of Economics Pat McGuire HON '10, L.H.D. '12 and his wife Sandy to explore the West of Ireland.

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Commencement 2014

Date: 5/16/2014 to 5/18/2014 We are looking forward to hosting your parents, family and friends for activities surrounding your Commencement from HWS, May 16 - 18.   More >>

Reunion 2014

Date: 6/6/2014 to 6/8/2014 Bring your family and friends to Hobart and William Smith Colleges from June 6-8 for Reunion 2014. A full schedule of events featuring fun for all ages will make this an experience you won't soon forget.

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London and Norwich: English Culture on Stage and Screen

Date: 6/12/2014 to 6/21/2014 Join tour leader HWS Department Chair and Professor of Media and Society Lester D. Friedman on this two part trip, beginning in London and then moving to Norwich (with a day spent in Cambridge).

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