Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 07:11:13 GMTSat, 30 Jul 2016 07:11:13 GMTUwicyeza '16 to Serve in Peace Corpshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19667Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26217.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When her two-year commitment as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia begins in January, Cynthia Uwicyeza '16 will develop public-health projects focused on water, sanitation and hygiene, as well as educational initiatives promoting reproductive health. Uwicyeza, who graduated with a B.A. in public policy with a concentration in healthcare policy and biolog...Howarth '16 Interns with the National Weather Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19668Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26224.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a summer intern with the National Weather Service's Forecast Office in Binghamton, N.Y., Macy Howarth '16 is using state-of-the-art technology to predict weather events and social media platforms to bring that information directly to the public. The National Weather Service (NWS) is the organization within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr...Santinelli '18 Builds Business at MiddCOREhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19676Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26205.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the business skills and innovation summer program MiddCORE, Margaret Santinelli '18 worked with top business leaders, college educators and fellow entrepreneurial-minded students to develop creative solutions for real-world companies as well as their own "innovation ideas." Organized by Middlebury College and hosted at Sierra Nevada College, the fo...Quintos '17 Interns at Nickelodeonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19679Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26203.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gail Quintos '17 is spending her summer in Los Angeles, Calif., interning with the non-profit sector of The Television Academy, which works with students who aspire to work in the film and television industry. She is assigned to Nickelodeon's live-action casting department, which is responsible for hiring main actors, secondary actors and guest stars. "I'...Patterson '17 Starts Clinical NICU Internshiphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19659Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26163.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Before committing to medical school and the life of a doctor, Melanie Patterson '17 says that first "you really need to get a hands-on experience of what the life of a physician is like," since it "is not only important to get a feel for the actual role you will play, but to understand the lifestyle behind this career and what type of person it takes to b...Cullina '86 to Receive Medal of Excellencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19661Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26169.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart Alumni Association has selected award-winning author and horticulturalist William G. Cullina '86 as the most recent recipient of the Hobart Medal of Excellence. The Association's highest honor will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 6, during a regional HWS gathering in Boothbay, Maine, at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (CMBG), where Cullina s...HWS Noted for Academic Excellencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19662Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26191.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Highlighting several areas of distinction for HWS including an innovative curriculum, Honors program, an undergraduate research conference, numerous study abroad opportunities and guaranteed internships, the Colleges have been recognized for having excellent academic and co-curricular programs in the newly released Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017. At HWS, "y...Lambos '18 Talks Pokémon on ABC Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19658Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26165.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During his internship with ABC News Channel 9's morning talk show "Bridge Street" in Syracuse, N.Y., Peter Lambos '18 works with the show's guests, pitches ideas for segments, handles social media posts and assists in production, editing and online distribution. He also found himself in front of the camera this week. "Recently, the app, Pok√©mon GO, has go...HWS Wins National CASE Accoladeshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19638Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26155.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith recently earned two national honors from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence awards program. In the targeted fundraising category, the Colleges' Wheeler Society 25th Anniversary campaign won CASE Gold and Chief Photographer Kevin Colton was named as one of only seven finalists in the co...Geneva Receives $10M to Revitalize Downtownhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19647Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26121.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The City of Geneva will receive a $10 million investment through the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, said New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo during a press conference at the Geneva Visitor Center on July 6. The grant is part of a $100 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative, launched by Cuomo to encourage development in 10 communitie...