Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 28 Nov 2014 10:43:49 GMTFri, 28 Nov 2014 10:43:49 GMTFLI’s Harvieux Receives Athenahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18309Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22812.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Nadia Harvieux, education program manager for the Finger Lakes Institute at HWS, was bestowed this year's Athena Canandaigua Young Professional Leadership Award. The award is given to individuals who serve as role models for young women personally and professionally. The award was presented at a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 21, Harvieux has seven years of exp...TurboVote Names HWS 'Top Campus'http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18280Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22766.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named the "Top Campus of all Time" by TurboVote, based on the percentage of enrolled students who have signed up to vote over the past two years - 51.8 percent. In this category, HWS beat out Juniata College, Harvard University, Vassar College and the University of Chicago, among others. In 2012, HWS Votes bega...HWS Forms Alpha Phi Alpha Chapterhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18279Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22753.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This spring, Hobart and William Smith will establish the Upsilon Pi chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity on campus with the formation of the charter group of members. Alpha Phi Alpha, whose motto is "First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All," fosters the principles of leadership, academic excellence, service, and advocacy. The organizati...FLI Spearheads Storm Drain Projecthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18261Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22674.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In an effort to spread awareness about the Castle Creek Watershed and its quality, Finger Lakes Institute Community Outreach Coordinator Sarah Meyer spearheaded a storm drain labeling project to mark 500 storm drains throughout the Geneva community. The project was funded by a grant from the Ontario County Water Resource Council. "We want to shed light on...15th Annual 'Ghosts in Togas'http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18264Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22678.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Art History Liliana Leopardi will present the 15th Annual "Ghosts in Togas" Halloween Lecture. Leopardi will discuss "What Hollywood Does Not Tell You About Ancient Egypt: Resurrection and the Sexual Life of Mummies." The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in Coxe 008. "Hollywood mummies are seemingly resurrecte...HWS 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...OneCard Reaches Milestoneshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18258Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22649.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When students arrived on campus this semester, their student identification card were replaced by OneCard, a multi-purpose identification and debit card that provides a single source of access to a variety of campus and off-campus services. "It is extremely exciting to see this project take off. We are lucky that the OneCard team has been able to begin in...Berkowitz '15 Interns at Top Real Estate Firmhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18222Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22602.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Michael Berkowitz '15 spent the summer before his senior year as an intern with CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the number one commercial real estate company in the world. Working in CBRE's Broker Services sector at the company's Washington D.C. headquarters, Berkowitz's responsibilities included assisting local brokers with keeping up-to-date listings of their ...Ecofeminism, Veganism Discussionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18234Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22591.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hoping to broaden the focus of HWS Food Week 2014, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Joel Helfrich has organized a discussion titled, "Ecofeminism and Veganism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth." The event, which is open to the public, brings social ecofeminist educators and activists pattrice jones and Lori Gruen to camp...Janet VanLone Honoredhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18235Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22594.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva (BGCG) will honor Janet VanLone, personal empowerment instructor for the Center for Counseling and Student Wellness, at its annual dinner October 16. VanLone will be recognized as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year. According to an article in the Finger Lakes Times, VanLone "has served as a board member for Happiness House ...