Respected scholars, expert teachers and devoted mentors, our remarkable faculty will guide your intellectual growth while helping you carve a path to your most consequential future.
EXPLORE YOUR FASCINATIONS
Choose a major and a minor (or a double major) from 70+ academic programs. Help solve a vital local issue through service-learning and community-based research. Monitor water quality on a college-owned research vessel. Hone your craft alongside established fiction writers. Explore Italian art--in Italy.
Your undergraduate journey begins in Geneva, but your HWS experience will deepen your global citizenship and appreciation for difference.
Complement your liberal arts and sciences studies with real-world experiential learning opportunities at the 13 Centers for research, action and thought. Practice a second language at the Intercultural Affairs Center. Contribute to dialogue on equity at the Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Justice. Learn how to learn better at the Center for Teaching and Learning.
COMPETE AND COLLABORATE
Play for championship-caliber teams without sacrificing a bit of academic opportunity. Contribute to a legacy of 23 national titles. Show your pride from the sidelines or by joining a club team or intramural squad.
BECOME AN AGENT OF CHANGE
Transform into a well-rounded leader and innovative thinker through our entrepreneurship programs. Study leadership, turn your big idea into a successful business or non-profit, engage with the greater Geneva community on entrepreneurial ventures and meet alum mentors who are making waves in their industry.
We’ll prepare you for the road ahead by previewing emerging challenges. By building belonging in an increasingly pluralistic world. By teaching you how to create change on campus and in our local community. By helping you become a global citizen. By providing first-hand glimpses of the working world.
PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE
Sample a career before taking the job. Find funding for your unpaid internship. Develop relationships with a network of peers, professors and alums. Acquire the critical thinking and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your future career.
The better future is one we make together.
abroadThe Psychology of Sustainability: J-Term in Costa Rica
This January, HWS students are studying abroad in Costa Rica to learn how people who live in a vulnerable ecosystem are developing resiliency through conservation, sustainability and ecotourism.
AlumsExploring Media in NYC
During winter break, Hobart and William Smith students spent time in New York City exploring careers in the media industry during the annual Behind the Scenes program facilitated by the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education.
Bicentennial2022: A Remarkable Year
As our historic Bicentennial year comes to a close, we pause to look back on the many successes of the past year.
computer-scienceBrain Signals, Robotics and Research
Robotic testing of brain models plays an increasingly important role in developing medical treatments for neuromotor conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, as well as robotic prosthetics for patients managing paralysis and amputation.
Global-EducationEmbracing Italian Culture
Led by Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Ben Ristow and Associate Professor of Media and Society Lisa Patti, a group of students spent the fall semester studying Italian cinema, craft culture and other facets of Italian life throughout Rome.
debateHistoric Debate Performance at World Championships
At the world’s premier collegiate debate competition, HWS debaters finished with one of the team’s best performances ever at the tournament.