Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 18 Apr 2015 00:55:11 GMTSat, 18 Apr 2015 00:55:11 GMTCollective 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...Gearan to Kick Off Nobles' Day of Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18648Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23580.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith President Mark D. Gearan has been invited to deliver the keynote address at Noble and Greenough School's community service day taking place on Tuesday, April 14, at more than 65 locations across the boarding school's hometown of Dedham, Mass., and in the surrounding Boston area. Head of Upper School Michael K. Denning says Gearan'...2015 Orientation Coordinators Namedhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18623Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23519.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Tasked with welcoming the Classes of 2019 to Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Peter Budmen '15, MAT'16 and Hannah Connolly '16 have been named the 2015 Orientation Coordinators. The duo is responsible for planning the first experiences that the Classes of 2019 will have as members of the HWS community. "We will work to create an experience that not only...HWS Named Geneva Reads 2015 Partnerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18627Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23535.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named Community Partner of the Year by Geneva Reads, the community's literacy coalition. The award will be presented at a reception that Geneva Public Library staff and the Geneva Reads board of directors are hosting jointly to honor their volunteers. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 17 in the Community ...CrossFit HWS Named Official Affiliatehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18600Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23555.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS CrossTraining Club is now an official CrossFit Affiliate and is one of the nation's 100 percent student-run CrossFit programs. "Persistence and a positive attitude were key in making CrossFit HWS a reality," says Morgan Bungerz '15, the founder and head coach of CrossFit HWS. Currently, CrossFit HWS offers two classes each day, with 10 to 20 peopl...HWS Group Attends AIPAC Conferencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18624Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23523.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Members from across the HWS community recently attended the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference. Harrison Schutzer '15, Max Feldman '15, Leah Segal '16, Professor of Religious Studies Michael Dobkowski, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Richard Salter '86, P'15, Dr. Alan Feldman P'15, and Ellen Ginsberg P'15 attended ...Two Hired by Credit Suissehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18596Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23432.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Marco Ronning '15 and Sean Bright '16 will join the international financial services holding company Credit Suisse; Ronning in a full-time position following graduation in May, and Bright as an intern. During his sophomore year Ronning met Craig Stine '81, HWS Trustee and Vice Chair of the Global Financial Institutions Group at Credit Suisse,...HWS Students, Canandaigua Collaboratehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18578Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23456.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Tapping into the exploration of land use, government, economics and the environment, Hobart and William Smith students taking ENV 351, "Sustainable Community Development Methods & Tools," have partnered with the Town of Canandaigua this spring to offer their advice and guidance on a pair of important sustainable community development projects. Through...New Initiative for Women Leadershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18580Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23448.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A new organization, called the Leadership League of Women (LLOW), has started on campus to help foster relationships between William Smith and Geneva High School women. Founded by junior Virginia DeWees '16, the initiative is dedicated to assisting women leaders in Geneva through mentorship, collaboration, and community outreach. LLOW is sponsored by the ...Geneva Heroes Help at Book Salehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18601Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23469.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Valentine's Day was extra special this year for the Geneva Heroes who spent the day giving back to Geneva. Showing their love for community, the Geneva Heroes, which includes students from both the Colleges and Geneva City Schools, offered their assistance at the Geneva Free Library during its annual book sale, including helping with set up and organizing...