Mummies, History, and More with Tricia McEldowney

This week on The Seneca Scene we have an interesting discussion with  Tricia McEldowney who is the Colleges’ Archivist and Special Collections Librarian. Trisha discusses how her love of history, combined with her passion for learning, lead to her joining the HWS Archives. We also hear the story of how HWS came to be the home of a mummy and how the Archives records the history of … Continue reading Mummies, History, and More with Tricia McEldowney

Career Journeys: Jessica Knoll ’06

On this episode, we have Jessica Knoll ’06 on the phone from Los Angeles. Knoll graduated from HWS with a degree in English, concentrated in creative writing, as an Arts Scholar. She is the New York Times best-selling author of the novels Luckiest Girl Alive and The Favorite Sister. Her first novel was optioned for film by Lionsgate with Reese Witherspoon set to produce and … Continue reading Career Journeys: Jessica Knoll ’06

Abbe Center, Hillel, and Community with Julianne Miller

This week on The Seneca Scene we have an informative and passionate discussion with Julianne Miller, Director of the Abbe Center for Jewish Life and Hillel Advisor. Julianne discusses how she became a part of the HWS community and involved in Jewish Life on campus. She goes on to tell the amazing story of how Abbe Center has grown to be the place it is today. … Continue reading Abbe Center, Hillel, and Community with Julianne Miller

Orientation with Sophie Ritter ’20 and Steven D’Alterio ’21

This week on The Seneca Scene the Orientation Coordinators Sophie Ritter and Steven D’Alterio are giving insight into orientation including details on all the fun events planned, registration, and tips to be successful in college. Sophie is an English major with a double minor in child advocacy and public policy and is also pursuing a teaching certification in early childhood and special education. Steven is majoring in … Continue reading Orientation with Sophie Ritter ’20 and Steven D’Alterio ’21

Career Journeys: Michael Rawlins ’80 P’16

On this episode of Career Journeys, we have Trustee Michael E. Rawlins ’80 P’16 in the studio. Michael is the principal user experience design architect at the Walt Disney Company’s Direct to Consumer and International Division. Previously he worked at ESPN and worked on the company’s fantasy tools and design. Rawlins has remained involved at the Colleges, and returns each year to mentor students and … Continue reading Career Journeys: Michael Rawlins ’80 P’16

Reair-Year in Review with Alex Kerai ’19

The Seneca Scene is off this week and, in preparation for the upcoming school year, we are revisiting the second-annual “Year in Review” episode with our guest Alex Kerai ’19. Alex will be discussing topics including the presidential search, the coordinate system, diversity and inclusion, student activism, and graduation. A member of the class of 2019, Alex graduated with honors in English. He is a … Continue reading Reair-Year in Review with Alex Kerai ’19