Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 26 May 2016 10:36:44 GMTThu, 26 May 2016 10:36:44 GMTSolar Energy at HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19567Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25896.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith are taking another meaningful step toward climate neutrality with the creation of two local solar farms, which will not only deliver 50 percent of the Colleges' power through renewable energy, but will also provide new hands-on curricular opportunities for students. The first solar array on Route 14 in the Town of Geneva will have...Commencement 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19489Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25844.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dr. Cheryl L. Dorsey, a Harvard trained physician who started a community-based mobile health unit and who, as the president of Echoing Green, is a global leader in the social impact movement, will deliver this year's Commencement address on Sunday, May 15. The HWS Commencement ceremony with procession will begin in the Robert A. Bristol '31 Field House, ...Touching the Future Awards 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19542Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25835.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the Colleges' 2016 Commencement ceremonies, two area teachers will be honored with the Touching the Future Award, which recognizes educators for the significant and enduring role they've played in the lives of Hobart and William Smith students. This year's recipients are Laura Van Niel, a New Vision Medical Careers Program (NVMCP) instructor at Geneva...Halter '16 Awarded "Drum Major for Service"http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19530Tue, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25828.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> At the spring 2016 Day of Service, Sophie Halter '16 was presented with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Drum Major for Service" award in recognition of her commitment to community engagement and service during her time at Hobart and William Smith. Named for the "Drum Major Instinct" sermon that King delivered in 1968, the national service award honors "vo...HWS Students Join J.P. Morganhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19535Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25807.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Taking them one step closer to fulfilling their career aspirations in finance, four HWS students have secured highly coveted summer internships with J.P. Morgan, one of the world's leading financial firms. This summer, Margaret Cameron '17, Justin Partyka '16 and Grant Soucy '17 will join J.P. Morgan at its New York City headquarters, while Nate Gliedman ...cIcu Honors President Gearan's Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19527Thu, 05 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25770.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This month, the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York (cIcu) presented Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark D. Gearan with its Distinguished Service Award. "Time and again President Gearan has served the cause of independent higher education in the State of New York. This year he completed a second term of service on ...Alums Organize Pride Festivalhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19469Mon, 02 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25793.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Last year, the inaugural Finger Lakes Pride Festival brought more than 500 visitors from across the Upstate New York region to Geneva. For the second annual event, founder Amy Hickey '97 and organizer Kate Morse '98 are working closely with surrounding counties, local business and organizations like the Smith Opera House, to celebrate the LGBTQ community ...Solomon '17 Lands Internship with Chegghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19508Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25733.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sam Solomon '17, a sociology major and entrepreneurial studies minor, will join Chegg as a marketing generalist intern this summer. The position will allow Solomon to gain a comprehensive understanding of marketing through a variety of platforms and strategies. Chegg, which is overseen by President and CEO Daniel L. Rosensweig '83, specializes in online t...Geneva Second Graders Visit Campushttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19515Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25741.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> On Friday, April 29, the Hobart and William Smith community will host students from Geneva-area elementary schools as part of Geneva 2020's efforts to build a stronger community and better prepare students for academic success. The day's events will introduce more than 100 local second graders to a college setting, with activities focusing on literacy and...Scott '19 Named 2016 Newman Fellowhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19492Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25747.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Saoirse Scott '19 has been named as one of Campus Compact's 2016 Newman Civic Fellows, a prestigious national honor awarded to student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities. "I am thrilled that Saoirse has been selected for the Newman Civic Fellow Award and believe that her demonstrated commitment to civic engag...