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Grounded in the campus values of equity, service and living lives of consequence, the Center is deeply invested in developing young leaders who are globally aware, community centric and exceedingly capable of leadership with significant, social implications.

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HWS Celebrates 10 Years of the Centennial Center

Centennial Center Fish 1During the fall gathering of the Board of Trustees, Hobart and William Smith celebrated 10 years of success and growth at the Centennial Center, home to the Colleges’ flagship programs…
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Fish ’82 Honored with Centennial Bowl

FishDuring the fall meeting of the HWS Board of Trustees, the William Smith College Alumnae Association will present Cynthia Gelsthorpe Fish ’82 with the Centennial Bowl in recognition of her…
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HWS Dedicates Bozzuto Center for Entrepreneurship

Bozzuto CenterHobart and William Smith will officially dedicate the Bozzuto Center for Entrepreneurship in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Oct. 19. The Center — which features new classrooms, discussion spaces, workspaces…
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Entrepreneurial Capstone Develops Strategies for Local Change

Soapy2In this spring’s Entrepreneurial Studies capstone, HWS students took a hands-on approach to developing ideas to impact the Geneva community and the local region. Taught by Professor of Economics and…
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Summer Sandbox

Summer Sandbox-00095Through the Centennial Center’s inaugural HWS Summer Sandbox Idea Accelerator, a cohort of 12 students are refining their business ideas in hopes of launching new for-profit or non-profit ventures. Over…
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