Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 30 May 2015 18:29:53 GMTSat, 30 May 2015 18:29:53 GMTReunion 2015 Celebrationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18618Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23509.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After four years of pursuing academic interests, connecting with tremendous faculty and staff, building friendships and discovering newfound passions, Hobart and William Smith truly becomes a place to call home. Next weekend alumni and alumnae from the milestone class years ending in 0 and 5 will venture back to campus in celebration of Reunion 2015, whic...Barn Sale Aids Geneva 2020http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18800Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23958.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS's Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) raised a record amount of $8,736 at this year's Community Barn Sale, topping last year's success by almost $500. Over the 10-year life span of the sale, the HWS Community has managed to raise a total of $56,000 in support of local charities and education initiatives. This year's proceeds w...Geneva Music Festival to Return to HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18801Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23962.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Since the founding of Geneva Music Festival, HWS has served as the community project's home base. This June, with two chamber music concerts to be held in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library, the festival and its star-studded cast of musicians return to the Colleges. On Friday June 12 at 7:30 p.m., world-renowned performers Ani Kavafian an...Hobart Rowing Headed to IRAshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18804Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23966.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart College rowing team will travel to Mercer Lake in West Windsor Township, New Jersey, for the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships which are set to begin Friday, May 29. For the second straight year, the Statesmen will battle the nation's best crews in the varsity eight, second varsity eight, and third varsity eight eve...HWS Hosts Community Barn Salehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18760Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23865.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With the conclusion of the academic year at Hobart and William Smith, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCSEL) is geared up to host its 10th annual Community Barn Sale on Thursday, May 21. The Barn Sale will take place at the Barn on St. Clair Street from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. "The Community Barn Sale is an incredible opportunity to eng...Celebrating Baccalaureate 2015http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18746Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23858.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Baccalaureate, one of the most cherished traditions at the Hobart and William Smith Colleges, brought together the Classes of 2015, their families and friends, and members of the HWS and Geneva communities to celebrate the past, present and future of the Colleges through readings, song and reflection. This year's program was held at Trinity Church on Sou...Classes of 2015: Identities of Service and Passionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18745Sun, 17 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23854.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing." It was with these words, first spoken more than 130 years ago by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., that Hobart and William Smith Commencement Speaker David Gergen L.H.D. '15 - Harvard Professor ...Senior Dinner 2015http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18743Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23819.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In celebration of their time at the Colleges, the Classes of 2015 gathered Thursday for the annual Senior Dinner, where faculty speaker and Assistant Professor of Philosophy Rodmon King called upon the soon-to-be graduates to consider two points: first, to reflect deeply upon their time at HWS, and second, to understand how to make a difference in the wor...Touching the Future Awardshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18742Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23810.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Commencement 2015 ceremonies, Hobart and William Smith Colleges honored two educators for the role they played in the lives of a Hobart and a William Smith student who graduated on Sunday, May 17. Amanda Reusch '15 honored Orchard Park High School English teacher and Hobart alumnus Matt Bindig '98 with the Touching the Future Award, and Ryan Sollen...Food Trucks Keep Popping Up!http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18737Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23788.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Pizza, ice cream, meatballs and more: this week students have more dining options than ever, all without leaving campus. To keep students well-fed in a fun and entertaining way during reading days and finals week, the Rosensweig family, the Rosensweig Learning Commons and Chegg have sponsored the Food Truck Pit Stop. Ten different food trucks serving a ra...