Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:52:57 GMTTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:52:57 GMTYouth Court Internship Has Impacthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17228Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res20428.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During her time at HWS, Abby Tills '14 interned at the Ontario County Youth Court in Canandaigua, N.Y., for three years, working to make a positive impact on the community's youth. Deb Holland, director of the Ontario County Youth Court, explains that youth courts exist as an alternative to the traditional criminal justice system for youths that have comm...Sculptures to be Displayed at Lakefront Parkhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17336Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res20648.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This fall, Andrew Hellmund '14 will pursue graduate studies at the University of Alberta in Canada, but before he leaves Geneva he ensured that he would leave a lasting mark on the City he called home for four years. Two of Hellmund's metal sculptures will be installed at Geneva's Lakefront Park, between Castle Creek and the Events and Visitor Center. Hel...Fitzgerald '14 Lands 5th Avenue Jobhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18003Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22122.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Fresh out of college, Siobhan Fitzgerald '14 has landed a full-time position at Saks Fifth Avenue, a designer retail outlet located in Manhattan. As an employee at the company's Fifth Avenue Club, Fitzgerald is tasked with helping managers conduct customer service responsibilities and maintaining client relationships that are vital to the company. The Sak...Russo '17 Named Church's First Internhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17994Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22126.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Amy Russo '17 is learning what it means to be a community leader in the City of Syracuse. Russo has been named Park Central Presbyterian Church's first college intern and is working with the parish's associate for Christian education to further the church's outreach. During her internship, Russo will help to facilitate the church's Summer Bib...Gallouët Awarded Kinghorn Global Fellowshiphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18002Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22086.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, is the recipient of the 2014-15 John Readie & Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. Established in 1970 and generously endowed by Dr. and Mrs. William Reckmeyer in honor of John Readie and Florence B. Kinghorn, the fellowship honors outstanding faculty...Summer Sees Farm Developmenthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17996Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22082.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, students are taking part in many of the activities surrounding the recently-acquired Fribolin Farm. Members of the HWS community are helping to plant several different crops for the Colleges' use. In addition to maintaining portions of the farm, faculty, staff and students are working to collaborate and brainstorm ideas for utilizing the prop...Blocker Fellows Conclude Year Abroadhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17978Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22040.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Three HWS students are finishing up one of the most extensive study abroad programs that the Colleges offer. Elizabeth Kniffin '15, Matthew Colfax '15 and Katherine Gallagher '15 have spent the full academic year studying in Bremen, Germany, as this year's Blocker Fellowship recipients. The intensive program is centered around cross-cultural learning and ...HWS Greek System Gives Backhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17986Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22057.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 2013-2014 academic year, the seven fraternities at Hobart and William Smith Colleges volunteered more than 5,000 hours of community service; raised nearly $8,000 for Autism Speaks, American Cancer Society, The V Foundation and other charities; supported the Festival of Nations; and collected musical instruments for local students in need. On ca...Sustainability Issues Discussed in Genevahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17990Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22063.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center (GNRC) hosted the first of five focus groups for the City of Geneva Parks Master Plan on June 19. The discussion for the focus group was based around sustainability, and was facilitated by five interns from the Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Finger Lakes Institute Community Design Center, Stacey Davis ‘15, Carol...Summer Academy Kicks Off 10th Yearhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17969Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22034.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a neighbor and community partner of the Geneva City School District, the Colleges continue to seek multi-faceted ways to contribute to the success and well-being of young people living in Geneva. One such program, the two-week HWS Summer Academy, will embark on its 10th year of offering Geneva High School students of color the chance to take part in co...