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PSS Winter '12

Parallels

Alice Weston Rounds ’32

Red Bank, New Jersey
Age: 102
French and Latin double major, Retired Librarian
Member of the William Smith Basketball Team

What do you consider the greatest invention of your lifetime?
Cellphone

Who was your favorite professor?
Professor of Greek Language and Literature Herbert Hilarion Yeames

What person do you most admire?
My mother

At what age did you first drive a car?
25

How many sports were available for women when you attended William Smith?
Five: tennis, basketball, skating, skiing and archery

What clubs were you involved in?
The Little Theatre

What is your favorite William Smith tradition?
Dancing around the maypole

How many students were in each of your classes?
It varied from five to 20

How many of your professors were women?
I had more women than men as professors

Do you have advice for current and future students?
Take advantage of every opportunity

Kristen Kush ’12

Fulton, New York
Age: 21
Chemistry major, Selected for Teach for America
Forward on the William Smith Basketball Team

What do you consider the greatest invention of your lifetime?
iPod

Who is your favorite professor?
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Faculty Christine de Denus

What person do you most admire?
J.K. Rowling

At what age did you first drive a car?
16

How many sports are available for women at William Smith?
Currently, there are 11

What clubs or other organizations are you involved in?
Colleges Brass Ensemble, Neighbor’s Night volunteer, Christian Fellowship Club

What is your favorite William Smith tradition?
Celebrating Excellence Dinner

How many students are in each of your classes?
Between seven and 35

How many of your professors were women?
Eight

Do you have advice for current and future students?
Become involved in one or multiple areas of interest but don’t forget to stop and hang out with friends