Public Service NEWS
Hobart to Honor Curry '75 with Medal of Excellence
During his visit to campus this November to deliver a President's Forum Series lecture, the Hobart College Alumni Association will bestow its highest honor, the Medal of Excellence, on Michael B. Curry '75, the 27th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States.
A former member of the HWS Board of Trustees, Curry was installed to his current role on Nov. 1, 2015, becoming the fir...
Mary Herlihy Gearan Honored by Ability Partners Foundation
At the Ability Partners Foundation's third annual "Evening of Stars Gala" fundraiser, Mary Herlihy Gearan was presented with the Outstanding Board Member of the Year Award.
Since 2002, Gearan has served on the board of directors of Happiness House-Finger Lakes Cerebral Palsy Association, which is supported by Ability Partners Foundation. Happiness House, an educational, residential, health and hu...
William Smith Seniors Participate with Avon 39
Alexandra Baird '17, Elizabeth Barnard '17, Madeleine Booth '17, Lucy Carr '17, Maddy Kapp '17, Gabrielle Steinhardt '17 and Grace Thompson '17 are participating in The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in Manhattan this weekend.
The 39.9-mile walk is a fund raising event to benefit breast cancer research and awareness for an organization called Avon 39. The organization provides assistance and care fo...
10 Years of Festival of Nations
On Saturday, Oct. 15, the community-wide, annual Festival of Nations sponsored by the Geneva City School District and Hobart and William Smith Colleges marks its 10th year of celebrating the diverse cultures of the Geneva community.
"Over the past 10 years, we have partnered with just about every organization in Geneva," says Nikki Kersbergen, grants coordinator for the Geneva City School Distric...
Peace and Social Justice in Indonesia
The members of the HWS One-on-One Friendship Club are currently preparing an event, "Youth Dialogue: Indonesia and the United States," to feature the service trip to Indonesia of Associate Professor of Religious Studies Etin Anwar and Colleen Moore '16. Their work with the Global Aliya Indonesia Foundation (GAIF) will be presented on Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m. The location is forthcoming.
Founded by An...