Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 30 Apr 2016 20:28:18 GMTSat, 30 Apr 2016 20:28:18 GMTGeneva 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...Cirra '17 to Research Climate Change and Policyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19509Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25752.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Alexandra Cirra '17 will join the Pace Energy and Climate Center (PECC) as a research intern, tackling projects on energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and policy initiatives related to sustainability. Affiliated with Pace Law School at Pace University, the PECC is a think tank focused on legal, regulatory and policy matters regarding ...Laundry Changes to Boost Energy Efficiencyhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19505Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25725.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Beginning this summer, laundry facilities in student residences will be updated to reflect the Colleges' commitment to responsible and sustainable energy use, with changes to be fully implemented by the fall 2016 semester. "Every year when we solicit students about the things on campus they'd like to change, laundry services are mentioned. After conducti...Hobart and William Smith Award Five Honorary Degreeshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19493Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25698.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 2016 Commencement ceremony, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will award five honorary degrees to individuals whose spirit of service enhances local, national and global communities. They include: Dr. Cheryl L. Dorsey, the president of Echoing Green and a global leader and innovator in the social entrepreneurship movement, who will offer this y...Social Entrepreneur to Deliver Commencement Addresshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19489Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25689.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. "Dr. Cheryl Dorsey's commitment to service and her creative vision in solving the pressing social ...HWS Day 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19486Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25679.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Colleges' annual social media extravaganza #HWSDay, a celebration of all things Hobart and William Smith, will take place on Wednesday, April 13. Members of the HWS community, including current students, faculty, staff and alums, are encouraged to show off their school spirit on social media. During the day, a portion of the main page of the HWS websi...Warren, Myrick Talk City Issueshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19462Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25627.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From revitalizing public transportation systems to combatting the heroin epidemic affecting cities across the nation, Mayor of Rochester Lovely Warren and Ithaca Mayor and HWS Presidential Fellow Svante Myrick opened the spring President's Forum Series with a discussion about the innovative solutions they've developed to address the challenges facing thei...Terres '16 Lands Job with Yelphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19468Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25646.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Isabel Terres '16 recently accepted a position in a sales training program with Yelp, a leading online guide for crowd-sourced reviews on local restaurants and businesses. "I'm really excited to be working for Yelp in New York City. I think it will be an awesome opportunity," Terres says. "I have always used Yelp to look up restaurants and other businesse...Three Miles Lost Named "Sing for Survivors" Finalisthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19473Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25637.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The music video created by the Colleges' all-female a cappella group, Three Miles Lost, has been named as one of just three finalists in the national "Sing for Survivors" contest to combat sexual assault. To enter the contest - which will announce the winning video on Wednesday, April 6 - the group created a music video to accompany their original renditi...