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The HWS Update

Ever wonder what it takes to lead a successful business? Sabrina Horn ’83 offers valuable answers in her new book Make it, Don’t Fake it. Horn will return to campus this fall to share her leadership strategies. Best-selling author Sabrina Horn ’83 will be on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 10 to discuss Make it, Don’t

The HWS chapter of Phi Beta Lambda received first place at the Future Business Leaders of America- Phi Beta Lambda New York State Leadership Conference. Sreyan Kanungo ’23, Reece Wilson ’24 and Jack Maloney ’24 recently earned first place in the Business Presentation Category at the Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda

Zaheer Bowen ‘23 and Irini Konstantinou ’23 have been elected by their peers to become voting members of the Board of Trustees. Zaheer Bowen ’23 and Irini Konstantinou ’23 have been elected by their peers to serve as Junior Student Trustees. By senior year, Konstantinou and Bowen will become voting members of the Board of

In June, Ryan Righi ’21 will begin a graduate program at the University of Notre Dame. Ryan Righi ’21, an economics major and entrepreneurial studies minor, has been accepted into the M.S. in management graduate business program at the University of Notre Dame. While a little nervous about this next step, Righi says HWS prepared

Gabriela Martinez ’22 named a 2021 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, which honors student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities.  Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purpose of higher education, has named Gabriela Martinez ’22 as one of only 212 students nationwide who

Matthew Nusom ’23 is the winner of the Todd Feldman ’89 and Family Pitch Contest for his sustainable design company SymBio. With more than 500 people tuning in virtually, Matthew Nusom ’23 pitched his sustainable design company SymBio live from HWS’ Seneca Room, becoming the winner of the Todd Feldman ‘89 and Family Pitch Contest.

Through the Junior Board Member program, Hobart and William Smith students develop leadership skills alongside community members by serving on local non-profit advisory boards. Community engagement and community leadership play an integral role in the Hobart and William Smith curriculum. Since 2019, the Junior Board Member program has embedded students among the leadership boards of

This year’s finalists in the 2021 Todd Feldman ’89 and Family Pitch Contest will present their ideas for an innovative company or nonprofit to a virtual audience on March 4 at 7 p.m. Five student entrepreneurs have advanced to the final round of the Todd Feldman ’89 and Family Pitch Contest. This year’s contestants have

To honor Todd Feldman ’89 and his family, who generously support the HWS Entrepreneurship Fund and Opell Challenge, the HWS Pitch contest has been renamed. The 2021 Todd Feldman ’89 and Family Pitch Contest also marks the 10th anniversary of the competition, which is organized by the Centennial Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Entrepreneur

Darius Brummell ’21 and Bliss Doney ’22 share why they spent their January break studying what it takes to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and how they intend to apply their coursework to future careers.  Taught by the Director of the Centennial Center Amy Forbes, the “Entrepreneurial Leadership” course prepares students to apply innovation and ingenuity