Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:50:08 GMTThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:50:08 GMTHWS "A" Rating Reaffirmed by S&Phttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19785Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26523.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In August, Standard & Poor's Global Ratings (S&P) affirmed its "A" long-term rating and underlying rating on Hobart and William Smith Colleges' outstanding fixed rate bonds and its AA+ rating on the Colleges' variable rate bonds. The report cited a very strong enterprise profile characterized by historically stable enrollment and moderate selectiv...Mosaic NY Fall 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19773Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26503.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Heather May, Mosaic NY – a student theatre company focused on promoting dialogue, developing community, celebrating diversity, and encouraging the pursuit of social justice – began the semester with several new performances during Orientation 2016 and has begun preparing for shows later this fall. The opening per...Serving Children at Wediko Summer Programhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19776Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26507.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the Wediko Summer Program, six William Smith students and recent graduates earned a combined total of 4,500 clinical hours as they worked at the AmeriCorps placement site with more than 100 youth, ages nine to 19, to build self-esteem and discover their strengths. Cassidy Smith '16, Emma Flynt '18, Julianne Peebles '19, Sarah Banta '19, Elizabeth Hawes...Sloane '17 Interns at People Magazinehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19766Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26480.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During her summer internship at People Magazine, Rebecca Sloane '17 interviewed several sports and musical giants such as Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks, Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. Women's soccer team, actor Corbin Bleu, musical artist 50 Cent and Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin. "I was so surprised and flattered that they offered me the ...HWS Ranks 17th for Best College Radiohttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19768Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26484.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith's college radio station has been ranked 17th in the nation by Princeton Review. The ranking appears in "The Best 381 Colleges 2017" and is based on student survey results which solely determined which schools make the list and at what rank. Students answered the question: "How popular is the college radio station?" The HWS radio ...Spotlighting Education with Chegghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19750Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26445.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Through an internship with the educational-tech leader Chegg, aspiring entrepreneur Sam Solomon '17 has bolstered his business savvy with newfound confidence and honed his marketing skills. Chegg, which is overseen by President and CEO Daniel L. Rosensweig '83, specializes in online textbook rentals, homework help, online tutoring, and scholarship and int...Scally '17 Interns with Hallmark Channelhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19758Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26478.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As a marketing intern for Crown Media Family Networks this summer, Meegan Scally '17 helped create essential marketing materials to promote programming events, series and movies for the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. At the media production company's New York City offices, Scally had a firsthand look at the media world and how marke...Amnesty International Internshiphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19754Mon, 05 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26464.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During a summer internship at Amnesty International, Kelly Mauch '17 helped take action against some of today's pressing injustices, ranging from the humanitarian crisis in Syria to inequities in the U.S. justice system. Mauch, who has crafted an individual major - "Public Health: Communities, Policy and Cultural Contexts," and is double-minoring in polit...Shapiro '17 Interns with Philly DAhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19751Mon, 05 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26468.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is the largest prosecutor's office in Pennsylvania and one of the largest in the nation, handling more than 75,000 criminal cases every year. This summer, Jake Shapiro '17 interned in the office's south division, working alongside more than 300 attorneys, as well as police officers, parole officers and witnesses...HWS Study Abroad Ranks 7th in Nationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19752Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26447.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Delivering dynamic academic experiences around the world, Hobart and William Smith have been ranked seventh in the nation for study abroad opportunities and global programming in Princeton Review's "The Best 381 Colleges 2017." HWS stands alongside schools like Bates College, Syracuse University, Carleton College and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. From ...