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Connections: Joyce Jacobsen, the new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Joyce Jacobsen, the new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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We’re broadcasting from WEOS in Geneva, as we sit down with the new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Joyce Jacobsen. Jacobsen is the 29th president of Hobart College and the 18th president of William Smith College. She is the Colleges' first female president.

Jacobsen started the job on July 1. We talk to her about her career in higher education, what drew her to Geneva, her vision for the future of HWS, and more. 

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Evan Dawson joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack the producer of Connections with Evan Dawson and Unleashed: The Pet Show. She joined the WXXI News team from WHEC-TV, where she produced newscasts and The Olympic Zone, and from the University of Rochester, where she served as an assistant director of public relations. Her background extends to television sports and entertainment, and to communications and social media management for non-profits.