When two or more entities join forces and resources, a kind of alchemy is ignited that, when tended carefully, can bubble into extraordinary outcomes. A new way to think about non-profit management. A unique piece of performance art. Life-changing reconstructive surgeries. A universe-expanding gravitational wave detector. Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Every partnership has its own individual narrative that is driven in large part by the chemistry of the people and ideas involved. But what they all have in common is the belief that by sharing a vision, by jointly owning success and failure, the whole that emerges truly is greater than the parts.
The stories on the following pages are just some of the many partnerships that make up the Hobart and William Smith community.