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The HWS Update

“No workday, photo shoot or article is ever the same,” says Christopher Legaspi ’12, menswear editor at Vanity Fair. Working with politicians, actors and other high profile talent means his schedule is unpredictable and “my day-to-day varies a lot and can change at the drop of a dime.” Guided by the magazine’s Creative Director, Legaspi

For her trailblazing career and contributions to countless NBA players and their families, Chrysa Chin ’84 joined an esteemed group of women who have received the William Smith Alumnae Association’s highest honor. The presentation took place during William Smith College’s annual Founder’s Day celebration. “William Smith College has been a significant part of all that

As part of the annual William Smith College Founder’s Day celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the HWS community welcomed back to campus Chrysa Chin ’84, executive vice president for strategic engagement and development for the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). Chin participated in a public dialogue in the Bartlett Theatre, where she received the Alumna

For as long as he can remember, Paul Gasek ’72 has had a thing for the ocean. It’s a passion, really, and one that’s taken him around the globe and to the top of his profession. He’s currently executive producer of Shark Week, an annual, week-long summer event viewed by millions in the U.S. and

This summer, Emma Diehl ’17 and Lauren Kogelmann ’18 have landed positions with the prestigious wealth management firm CIBC/Atlantic Trust in New York City. Under a leadership team that includes Atlantic Trust President Eric B. Propper ’80, the company manages $30.2 billion in assets for individuals, foundations and endowments. Kogelmann, an economics major and mathematics

This summer, four HWS economics majors will have the opportunity to hone their finance skills while gaining real-world experience navigating the fast-paced banking industry at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York City. Angel Salas-Espana ’17, who graduated cum laude in May, will begin a full-time analyst position, while Mary Catherine Kowalsky ’18, Bennett

Jason R. Holowinski ’93 recently completed his studies at the College for Financial Planning, designating him an Accredited Wealth Management Advisorsm. Holowinski began his career in finance in New York City after graduating from HWS with a bachelor’s in economics. In 2008, Holowinski joined Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a top wealth management firm headquartered in

At J.P. Morgan Chase this summer, Olivia Cargian ’18, Dominique DeRubeis ’18 and Elizabeth Weingast ’18 will explore investment banking, strategic execution and the innovative technologies that make these practices possible in the 21st century. While interning last summer at the Chicago-based firm William Blair, Cargian discovered a passion for investment banking, “specifically how businesses

As part of the Colleges’ Media and Communications Career Trip, a group of 18 students  traveled to New York City over spring break to meet with alums, parents and recruiters who are leaders in a wide range of careers in sales, marketing, advertising, media and public relations. “Students experienced firsthand how their liberal arts education

Tapping into HWS’ expansive network of alums and parents working at some of the top financial firms in the world, the Colleges’ annual finance career exploration program took a select group of students to New York City for an inside look into Wall Street and the wide range of careers they can pursue within the