Reair: Zahra Arabzada ’19 on Activism and Triumph from Geneva to Afghanistan

The Seneca Scene is off for the next two week to prepare episodes for the fall. This week we are revisiting Zahra’s story which we first shared back in February.  For this episode we welcomed  Zahra Arabzada ’19 to tell her story of her life as a runner, starting in her home country of Afghanistan, and how her advocacy has impacted women in the United States … Continue reading Reair: Zahra Arabzada ’19 on Activism and Triumph from Geneva to Afghanistan

Career Journeys: Dr. Mark Mapstone ’89

On this episode of Career Journeys we have Dr. Mark Mapstone ’89 on the phone from California. Dr. Mapstone graduated from HWS with a degree in psychology, a Master’s in psychology from Boston University and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. He is a translational neuroscientist, currently working at the University of California Irvine. Studying cognitive function in health … Continue reading Career Journeys: Dr. Mark Mapstone ’89

Pre-Orientation Adventure Program with Anna Moreau ’20 and Zane Piedmonte-Lang ’21

This week The Seneca Scene welcomes POAP Coordinators Anna Moreau ’20 and Zane Piedmonte-Lang ’21 to talk about this year’s trips. Join us to learn more about the POAP application process, how to pack and prepare for your trip as well as Anna’s and Zane’s tips and tricks to make the most of your expedition before Orientation. The Pre-Orientation Adventure program is a unique part of … Continue reading Pre-Orientation Adventure Program with Anna Moreau ’20 and Zane Piedmonte-Lang ’21

Reair: Sarah Walters ’19 on HWS and Beyond

The Seneca Scene is off this week, so instead we’re airing an episode from our first season, way back in October, that we think encapsulates our mission of finding great people and stories at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. For this episode we welcomed  Sarah Walters ’19, a major in Genocide, Human Rights, and Peace Action, for a discussion on taking action and how to remain committed … Continue reading Reair: Sarah Walters ’19 on HWS and Beyond

Career Journeys: Aileen D. Gleason ’85

On this episode of Career Journeys we welcome Trustee Aileen D. Gleason ’85 to the studio for an in-person interview. Gleason is the Managing Director of Wealth Management Banking at Bank of America Corp. and graduated from HWS with a degree in finance. She is a regular speaker and panelist at the “Finance Experience” New York and has worked closely with Career Services as a Professional in … Continue reading Career Journeys: Aileen D. Gleason ’85

Tommy the Traveler 10: The End

Join the Herald and Seneca Scene as they trace one of the most altering times in America and its effect on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Beginning in 1968 and continuing until 1972, Tommy Tongyai went to campuses all across upstate New York, riling up students and inciting violence. It wasn’t until he arrived on the HWS campus that the violence really started. … Continue reading Tommy the Traveler 10: The End

Tommy the Traveler 9: The Trial

Join the Herald and Seneca Scene as they trace one of the most altering times in America and its effect on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Beginning in 1968 and continuing until 1972, Tommy Tongyai went to campuses all across upstate New York, riling up students and inciting violence. It wasn’t until he arrived on the HWS campus that the violence really started. … Continue reading Tommy the Traveler 9: The Trial

Career Journeys: Hon. Shireen Avis Fisher ’70

On this episode of Career Journeys we have Hon. Shireen Avis Fisher ’70 on the phone from Ireland. Judge Fisher graduated from HWS with a degree in History before attending the Catholic University of America for Juris Doctor and then University College London for her LLM and Ph.D. in International Law. Judge Fisher was appointed to the Appellate Bench of the Special Court for Sierra Leone in 2009, … Continue reading Career Journeys: Hon. Shireen Avis Fisher ’70