Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 28 Jul 2015 04:22:53 GMTTue, 28 Jul 2015 04:22:53 GMTCoover '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...NJ SEEDS Provides College Prep Guidancehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18905Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24200.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> More than 50 high-achieving high school students who come from low-income families spent two weeks on campus this month as part of the New Jersey SEEDS (Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication and Success) College Preparatory Program. The program, which concluded on July 11, fully immerses the students in college life while providing them with guidanc...Dudestars, Inc. Launched by Mason '07http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18900Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24194.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Stemming from a vision he shared with his friends at HWS, Tyler Mason ‘07 has created Dudestars, Inc., a startup company which creates innovative "reward charts for the wicked." Much like reward charts used in elementary schools to promote good behavior, Dudestars keeps track of the noteworthy and memorable feats of friends or coworkers. Each Dudestars ki...DeGray '06 Runs Successful Start-Up Cycling Studiohttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18892Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24174.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> If you asked Sarah DeGray '06 when she was a student what'd she be doing with her political science degree nearly 10 years after graduating, the last thing she would have said is running her own business. But today, she is the founder and CEO of her own rapidly growing start-up, REV Indoor Cycling, which is the biggest indoor cycling studio in Burlington,...Amestoy '68 on SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Decisionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18888Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24160.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Reflecting on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage, the Hon. Jeffrey L. Amestoy '68, P'11, P'14, the 38th Chief Justice of Vermont's Supreme Court, said, "I think today...the Supreme Court caught up with the country, but I think the rest of the country caught up with Vermont." In 1999, Amestoy authored the V...