Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Headlines Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:54:59 GMTFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:54:59 GMTHWS Ranks 8th in the Nation for Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18254Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22630.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges are ranked eighth in the nation among liberal arts institutions in the category of community service in Washington Monthly's annual ranking. Since 2005, the policy magazine has rated U.S. colleges and universities based on how much good they do for the country, evaluating each college's contributions to society, taking in...Saperstein '04 to Speak on Autismhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18251Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22621.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Author, speaker and autism advocate Jesse Saperstein '04 will return to campus to give a lecture about the strength of individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as the importance of accepting and including people of all unique abilities and characteristics. The talk is part of the series of disability-related events run by the HWS Global Initiative on D...Semester Explores Ancient Romehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18250Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22647.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Kevin Teel '17, who has taken Italian language courses since he was in seventh grade, is excited to have the opportunity to use his language skills on a daily basis while spending the fall semester in Rome. He is one of 15 students participating in the Rome Global Education program led by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer. "This is one of the best grou...HWS Regatta Honors Arnoff '82http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18257Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22636.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In memory of the late David Lee Arnoff '82, a loyal Hobart alum and passionate sailor, the HWS Fall Regatta has been renamed the David Lee Arnoff Regatta in his honor. The HWS sailing team recently gathered with members of the Arnoff family, who are establishing the David Lee Arnoff Endowment Fund, for a special dinner event earlier this month to celebrat...Neveldine ’95 Returns to Classhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18164Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22655.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hollywood director and writer Mark Neveldine '95 has returned to his alma mater a number of times to share his knowledge and passion with students. Most recently, he and personal assistant Daniel Webb '13 spent a Tuesday evening with students in Professor of English Grant Holly's course, "The Art of the Screenplay." Neveldine has directed and filmed comme...Latin American Organization Hosts Fundraiserhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18263Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22676.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Latin American Organization will host the annual Heritage Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 1 in the Vandervoort Room from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will fund supplies for elementary schools within the Geneva community. "The Latin American Organization has helped bridge the gap between campus life and life in the community," says LAO President Ste...Christie '14 Pursues Architecturehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18201Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22653.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Laura Christie '14 is putting her architecture skills to use in a unique way. She was recently hired as a full-time design assistant with David Howell & Company, where she is working to design and manufacture museum gifts. "I'm thrilled and so excited to start," says Christie, an architecture major. "I'm learning how a company produces a product from...Students Help at Accessible Halloween Eventhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18255Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22684.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With Halloween just around the corner, a group of HWS students volunteered at an accessible trick-or-treat event for the community members that's sponsored by the Center for Disability Rights. Held in conjunction with the Geneva Halloween Parade, the accessible event took place from 6 to 8 p.m. at 34 Castle St. in Geneva. The trick-or-treating experience ...Castro Joins Trias Serieshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18240Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22626.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Adrian Castro, the Cuban-Dominican poet, performer and interdisciplinary artist, will read from his work as a guest of the Trias Series, curated by Trias Writer-in-Residence Chris Abani. Castro's talk will take place on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hirshson Ballroom; it is free and open to the public. "Adrian Castro weaves myth, history, music, ...Community Based Literacy Workshophttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18177Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22672.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning (CCESL) and The Syracuse University Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service (Shaw Center) will present an interactive workshop on Community Based Literacy Tutoring Initiatives on Friday, Nov. 21. The workshop is a collaboration of the two institutions and New York Campus Compact, a reg...