Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 30 Jun 2015 06:03:40 GMTTue, 30 Jun 2015 06:03:40 GMTSeven 2015 Grads Join City Yearhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18873Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24135.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Inspired by the service experiences they've had at Hobart and William Smith, seven seniors will continue the path of giving back as the newest members of AmeriCorps' City Year program following their graduation in May 2015. In August, seven graduates of the Classes of 2015 will begin their commitments with City Year, a program of AmeriCorps that strives ...EcoReps Advance Campus Sustainabilityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18865Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24125.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A new team of HWS Eco Representatives (EcoReps) will assemble this summer to help advance environmental sustainability on campus in addition to the Colleges' longstanding commitment to environmental leadership and sustainable practices. The EcoRep program employs a group of passionate HWS students of every class year to encourage economic, social and envi...Geneva Named All-America Cityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18843Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24073.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For its inclusive, innovative and ongoing efforts to influence positive, communitywide change, Geneva has been named a 2015 All-America City, a highly-selective honor awarded annually by the National Civic League to only 10 cities across the country. Geneva earned the national designation following the All-America City Competition held in Denver, where a ...FLI Celebrates 10th Anniversaryhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18841Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24069.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For the past decade, 601 S. Main has been home to the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI), an organization dedicated to the promotion of environmental research and education about the Finger Lakes and surrounding region. "FLI has embodied a clearinghouse attitude," says Professor Environmental Studies John Halfman, who co-wrote most of the grants that created FL...Summer of Service Marks 5th Yearhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18835Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24057.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Summer of Service is one of the Colleges' most exciting yearly offerings to students committed to continuing the concept of service-learning into summer months. This June, five William Smith students begin their placements throughout Geneva as part of this civic engagement effort. Now in its fifth year, the program provides a 10-week commitment with o...HWS Hosts Community Barn Salehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18760Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23865.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With the conclusion of the academic year at Hobart and William Smith, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCSEL) is geared up to host its 10th annual Community Barn Sale on Thursday, May 21. The Barn Sale will take place at the Barn on St. Clair Street from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. "The Community Barn Sale is an incredible opportunity to eng...HWS Award Five Honorary Degreeshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18695Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23678.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges awarded 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 included: the Commencement Speaker, David Gergen who is Harvard Professor of Public Po...Two Join Bank of Americahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18677Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23643.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Ryan Farrell '15 and Julie-Anne Baghajian '15 will be heading to New York City following graduation this May to work full time with Bank of America, one of the nation's leading financial institutions. The two will commence their employment with Bank of America's Global Transaction Services team, which provides integrated liquidity, treasury and debt solut...National Recognition Kicks Off Earth Weekhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18671Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23627.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges' longstanding commitment to environmental leadership and sustainable practices are in the national spotlight this month. Recognized as one of North America's most environmentally responsible schools, HWS has been included among the select institutions featured in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's "Guide to 353 Gr...Collective Impact at the President's Forumhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18646Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23578.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In her President's Forum talk, "Early Lessons in Achieving Collective Impact in Education," Chancellor of the State University of New York Nancy L. Zimpher engaged with Hobart and William Smith and the Geneva community about the struggles in education facing the country and the strides the government, institutions of learning, and local communities can ta...