Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Alums Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 12 Feb 2016 11:10:06 GMTFri, 12 Feb 2016 11:10:06 GMTRosensweig '83 Featured in Business Insiderhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19334Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25245.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Daniel L. Rosensweig '83, CEO of Chegg.com and former HWS Trustee, was recently featured in a Business Insider article for his unique Hobart and William Smith-themed office d├ęcor. In the article "The unusual items that Donald Trump, Mark Cuban and 11 other successful people have in their offices," Rosensweig is featured along with some of the nation's most po...Miller '79 Joins Red Rock Strategic Partnershttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19321Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25249.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Peter M. Miller '79 was recently hired as senior partner at Red Rock Strategic Partners based in Athens, Ga. A leader in the financial services industry for many years, Miller works with clients to develop and enhance their businesses and growth trajectory. Red Rock Strategic Partners works with financial institutions and middle market privately held firms wo...Ryan '72 Honored by Seneca Countyhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19328Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25229.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dr. Timothy J. Ryan '72 and Lifecare Medical Associates, a medical group Ryan founded in 1979, were recently honored as the Business of the Year by the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce. Ryan was featured in a Finger Lakes Times article covering the award as well as an article written by New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio L.H.D. '07 (R-Fayette) highl...Buscemi '14 Joins Crowley Webbhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19329Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25241.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Claire Buscemi '14 recently joined the Praxis division of Crowley Webb, a full-service marketing communications agency located in Buffalo, N.Y., as a site relations specialist. Praxis helps pharmaceutical and biotech companies recruit patients for clinical trials. "Claire will contribute a fresh perspective, coupled with proven abilities to help deliver resul...Upton '12 Pursues Production in Japanhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19304Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25155.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Andrew Upton '12, an aspiring animation producer, was recently hired as a production assistant at MAPPA, a Japanese animation studio in Tokyo. Involved in every aspect of production from start to finish, Upton calls his position a "stepping-stone" to becoming a producer. "Production assistants are in a unique position to learn about the animation industry fro...HWS Giving Doubleshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19324Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25215.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As the Democrat & Chronicle noted in the Jan. 28 article, "Rochester-area colleges see donations boost," Hobart and William Smith Colleges saw substantial growth in charitable giving in 2014 -- a trend that continued through 2015. "Donations to Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva more than doubled to $20.2 million in the fiscal year that ended Jun...Gearan Center Opens with Ribbon-Cutting, Dedicationshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19319Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25202.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The opening ceremony of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts brought together hundreds of guests on Saturday, Jan. 23 to celebrate the formal unveiling of the building and to thank the donors who made it possible. Designed to enhance the study, practice and experience of music, theatre, dance and media and society, the 65,000-square-foot facility is situ...Cuony Scholarship Supports Aspiring Teachershttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19312Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25178.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith students from the local community who are in the Colleges' Teacher Education Program (TEP) have the chance for a $10,000 scholarship opportunity thanks to the generosity of a local fund established in the memory of the late Professor Emeritus of Education Edward Cuony, a beloved Geneva educator and coach, and his wife, Gerry Brennan C...Fulbright Funds Historic Preservation in Indiahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19306Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25157.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Through a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Katherine Cornell '15 is living among the cultural history and traditions she is researching and working to preserve. Based in Delhi, India, she is staying "across the street from a 14th-century mosque and across the main road from a 15th-century tomb complex. And Humayun's Tomb, the 16th-century site I extensiv...A Decade of Days on the Hillhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19307Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25159.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For its 10th anniversary, the annual Day on the Hill program offered not only a strong lineup of panels, speakers and site visits, but also new events that proved to be both timely and illuminating. Over the course of just three days this January, nearly two dozen Hobart and William Smith students joined more than 60 alums, parents and friends of the Colleges...