Public Service NEWS
Uwicyeza '16 to Serve in Peace Corps
When her two-year commitment as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia begins in January, Cynthia Uwicyeza '16 will develop public-health projects focused on water, sanitation and hygiene, as well as educational initiatives promoting reproductive health.
Uwicyeza, who graduated with a B.A. in public policy with a concentration in healthcare policy and biology, is the fifth HWS graduate to be accepte...
Perkins Recognized for Local Impact
For his significant work to enhance the understanding of local youth, Professor of Sociology Wesley Perkins has been awarded the "Community Collaboration Award" from Success for Geneva's Children, a local organization dedicated to mobilizing the community to improve the health and well-being of local children and their families.
For the third time in eight years, Perkins has advised student resea...
Intro to Higher-Ed: NJ SEEDS Returns to HWS
For the ninth consecutive year, the New Jersey SEEDS (Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication and Success) will return to the Hobart and William Smith campus this summer for an immersive academic experience and introduction to college life.
"Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been such a wonderful supporter of our College Preparatory Program," explains Imani Gilliam, dean of programs at t...
Geneva Receives $10M to Revitalize Downtown
The City of Geneva will receive a $10 million investment through the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, said New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo during a press conference at the Geneva Visitor Center on July 6.
The grant is part of a $100 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative, launched by Cuomo to encourage development in 10 communities across the state.
"A thriving downtown c...
Alums Team Up to Support Military Families
Twelve years after sharing a suite in Emerson Hall, Sara Wingerath-Schlanger '02 and Elyssa Koidin Schmier '04 collaborated to create a blog post on MomsRising.org about Special Ops Survivors, a small nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to serving the surviving spouses of active duty Special Operations personnel who have died in combat or training since 1980.
"I believe that if you have ...