Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usThu, 05 Mar 2015 11:03:56 GMTThu, 05 Mar 2015 11:03:56 GMTOneCard Now Accepted Off-Campushttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18507Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23288.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Starting immediately, three off-campus businesses will accept the HWS OneCard, a multi-purpose identification and debit card that provides the campus a single source of access to a variety of campus and off-campus services, as payment. Mark's Pizzeria, Opus Espresso & Food Bar and Char Burrito Bar are the first off-campus businesses to work with OneCa...Love Your Body Weekhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18518Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23255.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges will participate in the campaign for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, hosting "Love Your Body" events from Tuesday, Feb. 24 through Thursday, Feb. 26. The annual campaign was founded by the national organization, National Eating Disorder Awareness. The events are sponsored by the Center for Counseling and Student ...Students Attend PLEN Conferenceshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18496Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23218.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Each year, several groups of William Smith students attend seminars sponsored by the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), a national organization that prepares college women for leadership roles in public policy and regularly brings them together at professional events held in Washington, D.C. In recent months, students had the opportunity to atten...HWS Named a 2014 Tree Campushttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18509Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23226.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named a 2014 Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota. This is the third consecutive year that the Colleges have obtained the recognition. Tree Campus USA is a national program that was launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota to honor colleges and universities for their leadership p...Black History Month Gospel Celebrationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18512Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23239.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In commemoration of Black History Month, a concert featuring the Geneva MLK Memorial Choir and the HWS International Gospel Ensemble will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 at St. John's Chapel. The performance, Lift Ev'ry Voice, will be the fourth annual gospel celebration to benefit the Geneva Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund for graduating s...Job Shadowing Offers: A Day in the Lifehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18485Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23181.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During this year's winter break, more than 150 Hobart and William Smith students went to work, shadowing alums and parents and exploring a wealth of professions in hands-on settings. An integral part of the Pathways Career Development Plan through the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, job shadowing "provides students wi...Pichardo '15 Receives National Service Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18472Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23173.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Jericsson Pichardo '15 was recently awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award for his work in creating the Rochester River School to benefit the urban community of Rochester. The national award is the premier volunteer awards program, which encourages young people and adults to perform community service to take positive actions to shape the world. P...Interim Director of Abbe Center Namedhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18487Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23177.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have named Julianne H. Miller as interim director of the Abbe Center for Jewish Life and Hillel adviser. Miller, who is director of education at Temple Beth-El in Geneva and a teacher at Hillel Community Day School in Rochester, succeeds Lorinda Weinstock P'01, who after many years of service to the HWS community, particu...Former Peace Corps Directors Offer Counselhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18469Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23144.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet met with the eight former agency directors, including HWS President Mark D. Gearan, at Peace Corps headquarters on Thursday, Feb. 5 for a day of reconnection and strategic planning. "I was honored to join with past Peace Corps Directors at this important strategic session discussing the future of the Peace Corps...Middleton '14: Software Developer at Markithttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18463Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23132.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In the summer of 2013, the Hobart and William Smith Salisbury International Internship Stipend took Kathryn Middleton '14 from New York to London to India, thanks to an internship with Markit, a leading global financial information services company. Markit, whose chief operating officer is HWS Trustee Calvin "Chip" Carver Jr. '81, serves clients in the m...