Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 30 May 2015 12:38:48 GMTSat, 30 May 2015 12:38:48 GMTHWS 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...HWS Award Five Honorary Degreeshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18695Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23678.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges awarded five honorary degrees to individuals who, by virtue of their significant service toward improving the public good at the local and national levels, are powerful role models for the graduating seniors of the Classes of 2015. They included: the Commencement Speaker, David Gergen who is Harvard Professor of Public Po...Two Join Bank of Americahttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18677Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23643.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Ryan Farrell '15 and Julie-Anne Baghajian '15 will be heading to New York City following graduation this May to work full time with Bank of America, one of the nation's leading financial institutions. The two will commence their employment with Bank of America's Global Transaction Services team, which provides integrated liquidity, treasury and debt solut...National Recognition Kicks Off Earth Weekhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18671Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23627.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges' longstanding commitment to environmental leadership and sustainable practices are in the national spotlight this month. Recognized as one of North America's most environmentally responsible schools, HWS has been included among the select institutions featured in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's "Guide to 353 Gr...Collective Impact at the President's Forumhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18646Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23578.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In her President's Forum talk, "Early Lessons in Achieving Collective Impact in Education," Chancellor of the State University of New York Nancy L. Zimpher engaged with Hobart and William Smith and the Geneva community about the struggles in education facing the country and the strides the government, institutions of learning, and local communities can ta...Gearan to Kick Off Nobles' Day of Servicehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18648Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23580.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith President Mark D. Gearan has been invited to deliver the keynote address at Noble and Greenough School's community service day taking place on Tuesday, April 14, at more than 65 locations across the boarding school's hometown of Dedham, Mass., and in the surrounding Boston area. Head of Upper School Michael K. Denning says Gearan'...2015 Orientation Coordinators Namedhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18623Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23519.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Tasked with welcoming the Classes of 2019 to Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Peter Budmen '15, MAT'16 and Hannah Connolly '16 have been named the 2015 Orientation Coordinators. The duo is responsible for planning the first experiences that the Classes of 2019 will have as members of the HWS community. "We will work to create an experience that not only...HWS Named Geneva Reads 2015 Partnerhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18627Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23535.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named Community Partner of the Year by Geneva Reads, the community's literacy coalition. The award will be presented at a reception that Geneva Public Library staff and the Geneva Reads board of directors are hosting jointly to honor their volunteers. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 17 in the Community ...CrossFit HWS Named Official Affiliatehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18600Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23555.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS CrossTraining Club is now an official CrossFit Affiliate and is one of the nation's 100 percent student-run CrossFit programs. "Persistence and a positive attitude were key in making CrossFit HWS a reality," says Morgan Bungerz '15, the founder and head coach of CrossFit HWS. Currently, CrossFit HWS offers two classes each day, with 10 to 20 peopl...HWS Group Attends AIPAC Conferencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18624Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23523.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Members from across the HWS community recently attended the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference. Harrison Schutzer '15, Max Feldman '15, Leah Segal '16, Professor of Religious Studies Michael Dobkowski, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Richard Salter '86, P'15, Dr. Alan Feldman P'15, and Ellen Ginsberg P'15 attended ...