Following President Barack Obama's proposal to offer two years of community college tuition-free to qualifying students, Chegg President and CEO Dan Rosensweig '83 (pictured on the right) offered his insights on the subject in an interview with Bloomberg West. "It's very ambitious and I appreciate it's objective, which is to lower the cost of education, which has been rising 6 to 7 percent a year... More >>
From the HSBC Bank USA headquarters to Rockefeller Plaza, the 2015 New York City Finance Experience guided students across Manhattan to explore the ins and outs of the financial sector and network with alums, parents and their colleagues who are working at some of the world's leading firms. The annual excursion, facilitated by the HWS Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Edu... More >>
Nine HWS students have been announced as semi-finalists in the fourth installment of the Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest. The Pitch, an entrepreneurial leadership contest organized by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL), doubled its proposal numbers this year with applicants who are interested in furthering their entrepreneurial ingenuity. "The selection process was challenging this year," ... More >>
As a prelude to the 2015 Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest, the HWS Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) hosted its fall 2014 HWS IdeaLab, an innovative, six-week program designed to help students kick start their ideas while cultivating their entrepreneurial spirit. "The HWS IdeaLab is an important component of the CCL's entrepreneurial leadership student development work," says Amy Forbes, assoc... More >>
Five Hobart and William Smith students participated in the two-day Early Leaders Case Competition (ELCC) at Rochester's Simon Business School earlier this month. For the third consecutive year, HWS students were members of the first, second and third-place teams, exceling among a pool of students from some of the top-ranked business schools in the country. The students who participated were: firs... More >>
The Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education and the Pre-Business Adviser are available to help HWS students who think they may be interested in a career in business assess the connection between key business competencies and their interests, values and skills. If you are interested in exploring a career in finance, banking or accounting, please call x3514 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a preliminary appointment with the Pre-Business Adviser.