Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 28 Mar 2015 21:08:15 GMTSat, 28 Mar 2015 21:08:15 GMTNew Initiative for Women Leadershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18580Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23448.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A new organization, called the Leadership League of Women (LLOW), has started on campus to help foster relationships between William Smith and Geneva High School women. Founded by junior Virginia DeWees '16, the initiative is dedicated to assisting women leaders in Geneva through mentorship, collaboration, and community outreach. LLOW is sponsored by the ...Geneva Heroes Help at Book Salehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18601Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23469.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Valentine's Day was extra special this year for the Geneva Heroes who spent the day giving back to Geneva. Showing their love for community, the Geneva Heroes, which includes students from both the Colleges and Geneva City Schools, offered their assistance at the Geneva Free Library during its annual book sale, including helping with set up and organizing...O'Connell, Dragomir Attend Clinton Conferencehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18566Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23371.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gyuri Dragomir '17 and Nicole O'Connell '16 made their way to Miami, Fla. to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University from March 6-8. The two students were selected to attend from an international pool of applicants representing young entrepreneurs set to shape the world with innovative ideas. Hosted by former President Bill Clinton and Che...Performing Arts Center in Spotlighthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18583Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23409.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The significant progress of the Colleges' new 65,000-square-foot Performing Arts Center that will be at the heart of the HWS campus was recently highlighted in a feature article published in the Finger Lakes Times. Senior Project Manager and Associate Director for Planning and Construction Chris Button was quoted about the project's development. "Things w...Board Welcomes Gomez '17, Grattan '17http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18575Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23395.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sydney Gomez '17 and Zach Grattan '17 have been elected as junior Student Trustees for the next academic year. As representatives of the HWS student body, Gomez and Grattan will sit on the Board of Trustees in governing the Colleges. A tradition at HWS each spring semester, the Student Trustee Election is a capstone practice that embodies the Colleges' va...Gearan Quoted in Hugh Hewitt Profilehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18573Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23385.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS President Mark D. Gearan was recently quoted in a National Journal cover story profiling nationally syndicated talk radio host, Hugh Hewitt. As the 2016 election cycle gets underway, Hewitt, host of the "The Hugh Hewitt Show," is quickly becoming the right wing's go-to pundit. Hewitt, a conservative, is known for his ability to ask tough, yet reasona...Gearan Addresses International Summithttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18558Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23338.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith President Mark D. Gearan recently served as keynote speaker at the International Service Learning Summit (ISL), a multiday conference in Durham, N.C., that convened leaders and practitioners worldwide to discuss service, particularly at the global level. Hosted by DukeEngage at Duke University, this year's event centered on global...Writing Colleagues Celebrate New Cohorthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18474Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23467.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This semester, several faculty, staff, and current and former participants gathered in the Seneca Room for a late afternoon reception to honor students entering the Writing Colleagues Program at Hobart and William Smith. As the name suggests, a Writing Colleague is a partner in learning through writing. Ben Ristow, assistant profess...Leadership and Public Service at PFShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18564Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23353.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the President's Forum event on March 6, Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, a senior adviser to Secretary of State John Kerry, engaged in a conversation on leadership, public service and her career as a diplomat, with a panel of interviewers that included HWS President Mark D. Gearan; Ithaca Mayor and HWS Presidential Fellow Svante L. Myrick; and Kelly Mauch...Sellers Joins Geneva 2020http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18539Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23326.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Amy Jackson Sellers, vice president for the Geneva City Schools Board of Education, has been named Hobart and William Smith Colleges' first-ever program coordinator for Geneva 2020, a community-wide initiative focused on increasing graduation rates, improving literacy and boosting college readiness for local students. As program coordinator, Sellers will ...