Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 29 Jul 2016 00:06:12 GMTFri, 29 Jul 2016 00:06:12 GMTHWS at National Conventionshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19674Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26197.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As the 2016 election cycle presses on with the national conventions of the Democratic and Republican parties, Hobart and William Smith students and alums are taking active roles in the democratic process -- inside on the convention floors, out in campaign offices and in the field. "It was a very surreal experience to attend the Republican National Convent...WEOS-FM Covers Dance Workshopshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19678Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26210.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In a recent segment on WEOS-FM, the Finger Lakes region's public radio station highlighted the 18th Annual Bill Evans Teachers Institute and the 4th Annual Somatic Dance Conference and Performance Festival, which brought nearly 150 educators and artists from across North American to the HWS campus in July. The radio segment, "Workshops Bring Dance to Hoba...Pre-Orientation Adventure Programhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19644Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26123.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Pre-Orientation Adventure Program (POAP) has created an opportunity for members of the Classes of 2020 to engage in hiking, kayaking or volunteer projects before the official Orientation excitement begins. Ranging from beginner to advanced, POAP trips are co-guided by one Hobart and one William Smith student enthusiastic about the outdoors. Studen...Intro to Higher-Ed: NJ SEEDS Returns to HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19640Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26092.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> 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," exp...Dance in the Spotlight at HWShttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19642Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26094.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Dance educators and artists from across North America will convene at Hobart and William Smith Colleges this month for back-to-back professional dance workshops: the 18th Annual Bill Evans Teachers Institute (BETI I & II), followed by the 4th Annual Somatic Dance Conference and Performance Festival. During the two BETI workshops, July 6-9 and July 10-...Standing Together to Honor the Lost Liveshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19613Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26039.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Students, faculty, staff, trustees and members of the Geneva community gathered to honor the victims of the tragedy in Orlando, Fla., during a multi-faith remembrance service in St. John's Chapel on Wednesday. Led by Chaplain Maurice Charles, the service included songs, readings and prayers from across Christianity, Islam and Judaism, with reflections of...Dance Alumnae/i Weekend 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19605Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26028.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 2016 Homecoming & Family Weekend, the Hobart and William Smith Dance Department will host a Dance Alumnae/i Weekend. Beginning Friday, Sept. 16, three days of classes, lecture presentations, panel discussions and performances will enable HWS alums active in the dance and movement fields to share their work with colleagues and the broader HW...Tribute to Orlandohttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19607Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26012.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In honor of the victims of the tragedy in Orlando, Fla., the American flag on the HWS campus will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, June 16. A remembrance service will also be held at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15 in St. John's Chapel. The Colleges' observance is in line with the proclamation issued by President Barack Obama who ordered f...Reunion 2016 Propelled by Milestoneshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19603Thu, 09 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25989.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "What's not to like - I'm here!" said renowned author Eric Lax '66, who was among the many accomplished alums who returned to Hobart and William Smith for a record-breaking Reunion 2016. Framed by beautiful weather, this year's celebration had unprecedented attendance with more than 1,200 members of the HWS community, including alums representing 50 class...Vietnam Veterans Remembered During Reunionhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19597Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25979.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Reunion Weekend, Hobart and William Smith Colleges honored four alumni and one faculty member who died during the Vietnam War, paying tribute with their families, loved ones, classmates and Reunion guests. "We celebrate the cardinal Hobart traits of loyalty and leadership that these men demonstrated in their life and we honor their memory," said Dr...