ARTS AND EDUCATION NEWS
Colleges Celebrate Gearan Center Opening
On Saturday, Jan. 23, Hobart and William Smith celebrated the grand opening of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts, an extraordinary 65,000-square-foot facility that brings together music, dance, theatre and media and society in a unified academic space for the first time in HWS history.
"The performing arts have long been a vital part of the liberal arts education available at Hobart and W...
Levy Named President, Robin Hood Foundation
Reynold Levy '66, L.H.D. '14 has been named president of the Robin Hood Foundation, New York City's nonprofit organization focused on finding, funding and creating programs and schools for families in New York's poorest neighborhoods.
"The cause is so compelling and the work is so necessary, the number of strong advocates for the poor are so relatively few and the work that Robin Hood conducts so...
DePietro '15 Earns Fulbright to Brazil
Kathryn DePietro '15 is the seventh member of the Classes of 2015 to receive a prestigious 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award - a record number for a single year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In early 2016, DePietro will travel to Brazil where she will begin her Fulbright experience as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA).
"Few words can describe what I felt when I was chosen as a gran...
Honoring Faculty Teaching, Service and Scholarship
Members of the HWS faculty recently acknowledged the work and dedication of their peers by awarding faculty prizes. Recommended for the annual awards by their faculty colleagues to the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors, this year's recipients include, Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Edgar Paiewonsky-Conde, who received the faculty prize for teaching; Associate Professor...
Switzer '15 Joins Geneva Boys and Girls Club
Recent graduate Alison Switzer '15 launched her career in a familiar setting: the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva at Goodman Street. As a full-time staff member, Switzer is involved with the literacy efforts of Geneva 2020 and helps coordinate a Career Exploration project with the young people involved in the organization.
Switzer has been engaged in youth development work for some time. As an arts...