Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 04 Jul 2015 06:12:32 GMTSat, 04 Jul 2015 06:12:32 GMTReal Food Challenge Research Underwayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18868Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24154.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges continues to recognize and support a commitment to the Real Food Challenge (RFC) campaign, which provides campuses with structure and resources for serving "real food" -- that is, food that "truly nourishes producers, consumers, communities and the earth," according to the RFC website. In support of a more sustainable foo...Seven 2015 Grads Join City Yearhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18873Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24135.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Inspired by the service experiences they've had at Hobart and William Smith, seven seniors will continue the path of giving back as the newest members of AmeriCorps' City Year program following their graduation in May 2015. In August, seven graduates of the Classes of 2015 will begin their commitments with City Year, a program of AmeriCorps that strives ...Environmental Research Aids Town of Canandaiguahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18874Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24137.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After six weeks of field work and research, seven students from the environmental studies course, "Sustainable Community Development Methods & Tools," presented their recommendations about stormwater wetland development to the Town of Canandaigua in a special joint meeting of the Town's governing boards in May. The Town of Canandaigua is exploring how...Soule '15, Abagali '15 Create GHS Videoshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18836Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24141.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Recent graduates Megan Soule '15 and Bernard Abagali '15 spent a part of their final semesters at HWS working closely with community partner: Geneva High School (GHS). The two students created videos to highlight the opportunities and culture offered at the high school. Soule's video, a virtual tour of GHS, helps promote course offerings and academic enri...Barile Wins LGBT Research Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18870Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24127.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Director of Residential Education Brandon Barile has won the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Knowledge Community award for his doctoral research. Earning his Ed.D. from Northeastern University, Barile's thesis "LGBTQ Chief Student Affairs Officers: How Lived Experiences Affect Profe...EcoReps Advance Campus Sustainabilityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18865Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24125.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A new team of HWS Eco Representatives (EcoReps) will assemble this summer to help advance environmental sustainability on campus in addition to the Colleges' longstanding commitment to environmental leadership and sustainable practices. The EcoRep program employs a group of passionate HWS students of every class year to encourage economic, social and envi...Geneva Named All-America Cityhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18843Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24073.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For its inclusive, innovative and ongoing efforts to influence positive, communitywide change, Geneva has been named a 2015 All-America City, a highly-selective honor awarded annually by the National Civic League to only 10 cities across the country. Geneva earned the national designation following the All-America City Competition held in Denver, where a ...FLI Celebrates 10th Anniversaryhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18841Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24069.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For the past decade, 601 S. Main has been home to the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI), an organization dedicated to the promotion of environmental research and education about the Finger Lakes and surrounding region. "FLI has embodied a clearinghouse attitude," says Professor Environmental Studies John Halfman, who co-wrote most of the grants that created FL...Summer of Service Marks 5th Yearhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18835Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24057.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Summer of Service is one of the Colleges' most exciting yearly offerings to students committed to continuing the concept of service-learning into summer months. This June, five William Smith students begin their placements throughout Geneva as part of this civic engagement effort. Now in its fifth year, the program provides a 10-week commitment with o...HWS Hosts Community Barn Salehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18760Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23865.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With the conclusion of the academic year at Hobart and William Smith, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCSEL) is geared up to host its 10th annual Community Barn Sale on Thursday, May 21. The Barn Sale will take place at the Barn on St. Clair Street from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. "The Community Barn Sale is an incredible opportunity to eng...