Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:06:23 GMTWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:06:23 GMTKoshare 2014: Record-Setting Productionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18317Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22817.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In back-to-back performances - each one featuring 175 students across 27 dazzling pieces of choreography- this year's annual Koshare Dance Collective production had a record-setting weekend with the most student contributors and largest attendance in program history. Held at the Smith Center for the Arts in downtown Geneva, Koshare drew nearly 2,000 atten...Holiday Gift Project Underwayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18319Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22825.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each holiday season since 2004, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) at HWS conducts an annual Holiday Gift Project with generous campus support. This year, while celebrating the 10th anniversary of the program, CCESL seeks to generate enough donations for 104 children and family members in the Geneva community. Jeremy Wattles,...Dunn and Gress'15 Join Talloires in Cape Townhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18312Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22796.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Paige Gress '15, an international relations major from Buffalo, N.Y., has been selected as the HWS student representative who will join the Talloires Network Leaders Conference, "Live Engagement, Transform Lives," taking place this December in Cape Town, South Africa. The international conference will bring together leaders of colleges and universities fr...Enjoy a Thai International Dinnerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18314Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22801.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The next International Dinner at the Intercultural Affairs House will take place on Monday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. Students will enjoy Thai food, conversation and a Henna tattoo workshop. The International Students Association (ISA) mission is to provide a forum for the discussion and celebration of international diversity and multiculturalism on campus. Its ac...“Girl Rising” Informed, Inspiredhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18307Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22803.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Girl Rising," a documentary that uses the power of storytelling to share the simple truth that educating girls can transform societies, inspired more than 100 attendees during a screening recently held on campus. Paige Gress '15, senior civic leader in the Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning (CCESL), introduced the film and highlighted ...HWS Collecting School Supplieshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18313Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22805.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Coalition for Educational Equity (CEE) is sponsoring a school supplies drive to support the local Middle School and High School in Lyons, N.Y. The drive begins during Reading Days on Saturday, Dec. 13 and will continue through Exam Days until Friday, Dec. 19. Collection bins will be located in Scandling Campus Center as well as in residence halls...Celebrating the Season of Gratitudehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18306Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22807.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In addition to the annual dinner with President Mark D. Gearan and Mary Herlihy Gearan, the Hobart and William Smith community celebrated Thanksgiving early this year with The Grateful Plate, a new event exploring how different cultures express gratitude. Featuring a panel of student speakers, as well as a special lunch for faculty and students, the event...Colleges Receive Russian Culture Granthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18299Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22769.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have received a $94,176 grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program that will enable a group of HWS students to attend an intensive study program in the Altai region of Russia. Awarded to the Colleges' Russian Area Studies Program, for "Siberian Culture in the Golden Al...Students Excel in Business Contesthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18303Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22773.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Five Hobart and William Smith students participated in the two-day Early Leaders Case Competition (ELCC) at Rochester's Simon Business School earlier this month. For the third consecutive year, HWS students were members of the first, second and third-place teams, exceling among a pool of students from some of the top-ranked business schools in the country...President's Forum to Host Brisonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18300Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22763.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> An expert on sexual violence, Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Dartmouth College Dr. Susan Brison will join the Colleges' ongoing dialogue about enhancing a culture of respect as she visits HWS as the next guest of the President's Forum Series. The forum will take place beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the Vandervort Room of...