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HWS to Award Five Honorary Degrees

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will award five honorary degrees to individuals who, by virtue of their significant service toward improving the public good at the local and national levels, are powerful role models for the graduating seniors of the Classes of 2015. They include: the Commencement Speaker, David Gergen who is Harvard Professor of Public Policy and CNN political analyst; The Rev....
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'Out of the Darkness' Raising Suicide Awareness

In support of suicide awareness and defeating harmful stigmas around mental illness, the second annual "Out of the Darkness Suicide" Awareness Walk will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, on the Quad. Organized by the HWS Health Promotions Club and supported by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the second annual event will bring together allies, relatives, fri...
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Celebrate Moving Up Day 2015

One of the oldest and most treasured traditions of William Smith College, the annual Moving Up Day ceremony will bring together members of the HWS community to recognize the many achievements of William Smith students, as well as induct new members to the Hai Timiai and Laurel honor societies. This year, Moving Up Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 24. Students will gather at 4:15 p.m. on Wi...
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"Breaking the Silence": An A cappella Fundraiser

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, three Hobart and William Smith student a cappella groups -- Perfect Third, Three Miles Lost, and the Hobartones -- will host "Breaking the Silence," a performance to raise money on behalf of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes and the HWS Student Hotline Volunteers. "The main hope for ‘Breaking the Silence' is to have these three groups come together and ‘b...
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William Smith wins twice in Worcester

The William Smith College rowing team captured a pair of victories and finished second in two other races in a second day of racing on Lake Quinsigamond Sunday morning. Building on the strengths of Saturday's racing, the Herons hit the water with clear goals on how to evolve their race execution. The novice eight of Alyssa Deem, Kylie Wyskochil, Emily O'Brien, Emily Smith, Jennifer Sullivan, Kath...
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