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The HWS Update

Robert Karofsky ’89 was already an economics major when he had his first class with former Interim President and Professor Emeritus of Economics Patrick A. McGuire L.H.D. ’12. “Taking that class accelerated my learning and excitement for the discipline,” says Karofsky, who today serves as Co-President of the Investment Bank at UBS and a member

Professor Emeritus and Former Interim President Patrick A. McGuire L.H.D. ’12 served as an adviser to economics major Bob Reynolds ’78, but it was the friendship and counsel of McGuire’s wife Sandra A. McGuire that prompted Reynolds to establish — and now endow — a scholarship in her name. “I felt that Sandy’s love of

On Monday, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges community gathered for the annual Convocation ceremony, which marked the official start of the academic year. In her keynote address, Margarita Ramos ’85, Global Head of Human Resource Compliance for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and former HWS Trustee, advised students that even though she “was still

In recognition of outstanding scholarship and their impact as teachers, the Hobart Alumni Association and William Smith Alumnae Association honored Professor Emerita of Art History Elena Ciletti and Interim President and Professor Emeritus of Economics Patrick A. McGuire L.H.D. ’12 with the Distinguished Faculty Award on Friday, June 1 in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling

Hobart and William Smith Colleges celebrated the diverse accomplishments of the Classes of 2018 with their families in various ceremonies on May 12, the eve of Commencement 2018. This year, the Colleges awarded 521 degrees to graduates ready to pursue careers and further study. “You have served communities near and far, taken on internships in a

Associate Professor of English Laurence Erussard taught two sections of a course on medieval literature this past spring. On paper, the classes are indistinguishable. Students in both sections have the same rigorous coursework, read the same texts, and complete a final. But one class, about 20 miles from the Hobart and William Smith campus, took

Venture capitalist Terry McGuire ’78, a founding partner at Boston-based venture capital firm Polaris Partners, was recently featured in a Boston Globe article, “Five things you should know about Terry McGuire.” The article highlights McGuire’s philosophy on being a venture capitalist and his trajectory to success, beginning with one of the first sparks of inspiration

Over the past few years, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been involved in a significant, life-changing New York State prison education program that connects the campus community to volunteer opportunities at the Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus, N.Y. Originally established as a student-led service program, HWS Education Second Chances provides both students and

This fall, Professor Emeritus of Economics Pat McGuire and his wife Sandy will lead a trip throughout the South and Southwest of Ireland titled “The Hidden Ireland II: Early Civilizations, Famine, Emigration, and Struggle for Independence.” The trip takes place from Sept. 11 through 21 and includes lectures and guided tours of much of the

Professor of Economics Pat McGuire HON ’10 was recently quoted in parts one and three of a three-part series on the Finger Lakes economy, in the Finger Lakes Times. “The recession, the Great Recession of 2008, didn’t hit this Finger Lakes region as hard as it did other areas,” he is quoted in the first