Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 16:48:16 GMTSat, 30 Jul 2016 16:48:16 GMTNew Center For Maine Contemporary Art Openshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19664Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26176.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Under the leadership of Suzette McAvoy '80, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) opened its doors this summer at its new location in Rockland. As the CMCA's executive director and chief curator, McAvoy oversaw the fundraising and construction of the $5 million, 11,630-square foot building, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Toshiko Mo...GoAbroad Features Scanlon '05http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19690Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26237.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An interview featuring Megan Scanlon '05, an enrollment adviser for the American University of Beirut, was recently published on GoAbroad.com, a website that provides information and resources for students traveling internationally. Scanlon describes how her study abroad experience as a William Smith student provided her with what she calls "a neurologica...Corning '94 Competes in Atlantic Cuphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19566Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25898.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chad Corning '94 competed in the 2016 Atlantic Cup, America's premier offshore sailing race sponsored by 11th Hour Racing. Beginning on May 28, the race showcased 10 teams comprised of the top Class 40 sailors in the world. Corning served as co-skipper with Ed Cesare as part of the Pleiad Racing team. While many races require large sailing teams, the Atla...Cullina '86 to Receive Medal of Excellencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19661Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26169.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart Alumni Association has selected award-winning author and horticulturalist William G. Cullina '86 as the most recent recipient of the Hobart Medal of Excellence. The Association's highest honor will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 6, during a regional HWS gathering in Boothbay, Maine, at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (CMBG), where Cullina s...More Emmy Nominations for Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19672Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26184.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For the seventh year in a row, Brad Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14 has seen his television projects honored with Emmy nominations, with "American Horror Story: Hotel" and "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" each recently garnering multiple primetime and creative nominations. "American Horror Story: Hotel" has been nominated for eight Emmys (two pri...Hunt '11 Interviews Kana '12 for Punchlandhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19653Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26153.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Myles Hunt '11 recently interviewed Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Patrick Kana '12 for an article that was published on Punchland, a prominent online magazine with a focus on music and the arts. The article covers Kana's development as an artist, ranging from his undergraduate experience at HWS to earning a master's from the School ...Hiking the Appalachian Trailhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19655Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26167.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Before she begins a doctor of chiropractic degree, Emma Berntheizel '15 is hiking the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine, passing through 12 other states along the way. Sponsored by Vasque apparel's "Thru-Hike Syndicate," Berntheizel began her journey in Georgia in mid-March, which meant she had to de...Two HWS Family Businesses Mergehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19656Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26151.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Until recently, Scott Energy and Clarke Brothers Fuel were friendly competitors in the North Shore area of Massachusetts. Both companies serve much the same area of the North Shore, both focusing on home temperature controls like air conditioning, oil and propane heating systems, fuel delivery and maintenance. After brothers Timothy '83 and Shaun Clarke '...From Hobart to Japan and Backhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19636Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26110.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Warren Shaddock '46, P'75, GP'09 was a senior at Brighton High School in Rochester, N.Y. when the attack on Pearl Harbor occurred on Dec. 7, 1941. Early in his freshman year at Hobart, Shaddock enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was called to active duty when the Navy V-12 Program was established on July 1, 1943. Normal 0 false false false...Schull '78 Revolutionizes Road Tripshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19648Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26130.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With her startup, Cultural Roadmapp, founder and president Deborah Schull '78 plans to transform the traditional road trip into an authentic personal experience, using GPS to illuminate local culture and landmarks along the drive. The app -- the first of its kind that is hands-free --provides context via interviews with experts, actors reading poetry and ...