Convocation Begins a New Academic Year

Literally a "calling together," the tradition of Convocation brings the entire Hobart and William Smith community together to celebrate the new semester and to set the tone for the academic year ahead. The annual ceremony will take place on Monday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. on the Stern Lawn, where President Mark D. Gearan and Provost Titilayo Ufomata will be joined by HWS Board Chair Maureen Collins Zu...
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Introducing the Classes of 2019

The Hobart and William Smith Classes of 2019, who arrive for Orientation on Friday, Aug. 28, include high school class presidents and team captains, filmmakers and editors of school papers, volunteers for national nonprofits and an outdoor enthusiast who hiked the entire Appalachian Trail this summer. The 645 new Statesmen and Herons hail from 35 states and 18 countries - as far away Thailand, Li...
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Hobart golf to host alumni and friends golf outing

The Hobart College golf team will host an alumni and friends golf outing on Friday, August 28, at Clifton Springs Country Club in Clifton Springs, New York. The two-man scramble is scheduled for a 10 a.m. start time and will pair an alum with a current member of the team. The cost of the golf outing will be $100 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, lunch and prizes following the round. Prize...
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Kana hired as assistant sailing coach

Hobart and William Smith Colleges Sailing Head Coach Scott Iklé '84 will welcome back Patrick Kana '12 as an assistant coach this season. "I'm looking forward to Patrick returning to campus," said Iklé. "Given his experience and expertise, he will be a great mentor for the younger student-athletes." A 2012 Hobart graduate and four-year member of the sailing team, Kana was presented with the Class...
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Steward announces establishment of William Smith Athletics Endowment Fund

In advance of the 35th anniversary of the Heron nickname, William Smith College Director of Athletics Deb Steward recently announced the creation of the William Smith Athletics Endowment Fund. The campaign is the first step toward providing important permanent financial support for the College's 12 varsity athletic teams. 35 Years As Herons"As we celebrate 35 years as Herons, this is the perfect ...
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