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Davis ’48 Creates Endowed Internship

A generous gift from Clarence "Dave" Davis Jr. '48 will remove a critical barrier for students interested in pursuing internships in the visual arts. Awarded for the first time this year, the Clarence A. Davis '48 Endowed Internship will provide two or three students with financial support to undertake internship opportunities. "We are grateful to Mr. Davis for his generosity and support of stude...  More >>

Recognizing Academic Excellence

The annual Benjamin Hale dinner, named for a former president of Hobart College, will be held on Tuesday, April 15. The traditional Hobart year-end event will feature Jordan Printup '13, a current admissions intern at HWS, who will present a talk titled, "Two Worlds, One Journey." Recognizing Hobart students who have excelled in academics, the dinner will be held at 6:15 p.m. in the Vandervort Ro...  More >>

Inventorying Geneva's Greenhouse Gases

In her internship this semester, Katie Paige '14 is working with the City of Geneva to update the city's greenhouse gas inventory. A double-major in economics and environmental studies, Paige has been extracting the city's electricity and natural gas usage from New York State Electric and Gas records. She then breaks down the city's energy use further into different categories to determine where ...  More >>

First Years to Explore Sustainable Living

When the Classes of 2018 arrive in the fall, more than 50 students will have the opportunity to explore sustainability and consumption through a new Learning Community, "Sustainable Living." The two-semester long program will have an emphasis on the relationship between local actions and global effects. "Sustainable Living gives students interested in any aspect of sustainability a strong start a...  More >>

Zitouns Make Charitable Giving Priority

Jordan Zitoun '10 and Erin (Houck) Zitoun '11 were recently featured in a video on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) for their commitment to giving to others regardless of their own financial difficulties. The video notes Jordan began a real estate business shortly after graduating from college and struggled to get that business off the ground. While he had given money to his church since ...  More >>

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