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The HWS Update

Michael P. Mills ’96 will deliver the keynote address at the annual Benjamin Hale Dinner, which recognizes students’ outstanding academic achievement and social contributions to Hobart College. Bringing together students and distinguished alumni to recognize the best of Hobart’s traditions and achievements, the dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus

Chad Corning ’94 competed in the 2016 Atlantic Cup, America’s premier offshore sailing race sponsored by 11th Hour Racing. Beginning on May 28, the race showcased 10 teams comprised of the top Class 40 sailors in the world. Corning served as co-skipper with Ed Cesare as part of the Pleiad Racing team. While many races

After 25 years as Athletic Director at the University of Florida, Jeremy N. Foley ’74 announced that he will retire from his position on Oct. 1. Under Foley’s leadership, Florida’s teams have won 27 national titles and 130 Southeastern Conference titles during his tenure. In 2008, Foley was awarded the Hobart Medal of Excellence, the

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

The Right Reverend Michael B. Curry ’75, current Bishop of North Carolina and former member of the HWS Board of Trustees, has been named the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church. On June 27, the Episcopal House of Bishops elected Curry to a nine-year term from a slate of four nominees on

HWS Trustee Gail H. McGinn ’73, president of McGinn Consulting, LLC, based in Arlington, Va., has recently been appointed chair of the National Military Family Association (NMFA). A former administrator with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), McGinn brings decades of expertise on military and civilian personnel management, strategic planning, and organizational development to the

Five recent William Smith graduates have begun their Teach for America (TFA) assignments, working and living in low-income communities. From New England to the Deep South, the alumnae have been placed in high-need public schools across the country, joining more than a dozen other alums currently working for the program and more than 30 alums

Award-winning writer Tom Piazza, who was selected as the first resident of the Peter Trias Residency for Writers in 2011-12, will return to campus to read from his new novel, “A Free State,” on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hirshson Ballroom. Piazza is the author of the novels “City of Refuge” and

According to Tampa Bay’s official depth chart, Ali Marpet ’15 is slated to start in the season opener at right guard, making him the only Division III rookie starting for any team in the 2015 season, and one of only a handful to do so in the history of the NFL. After a whirlwind path

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Office of Intercultural Affairs will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary, “Trouble the Water,” followed by a discussion with Assistant Professor of Education Khuram Hussain, Assistant Director of Student Engagement at Goucher College Aisha Rivers ’07 and Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin