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William Smith Dinner Welcomes Students

As a capstone to Orientation weekend, the William Smith Class of 2018 joined with deans of the College, senior class student leaders and other HWS community members for the Welcome Dinner at Bristol Gym. With a history spanning more than 100 years, the annual tradition, which took place on Sunday, Aug. 31, unites the first-year students as they celebrate the beginning of their academic careers an...
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Matriculation for Hobart Class of 2018

As their first weekend on campus drew to a close, the Hobart Class of 2018 gathered in Albright Auditorium on Sunday evening for the Hobart Matriculation Ceremony where theyt were officially deemed members of Hobart College and welcomed into the community by HWS faculty, alumnus, and fellow students. "You join today the many thousands of men, who have since 1822 been proud to have studied at Hoba...
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Official Start for the Classes of 2018

Following their first day at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, the Classes of 2018 gathered with families and friends on Stern Hall Lawn where they were officially welcomed to campus at the traditional President's Welcome Ceremony. "Under the mentorship of faculty and guided by an interdisciplinary curriculum grounded in exploration and rigor, the next four years will give you the confidence and...
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The Classes of 2018 Have Arrived

It was a milestone moment this morning for the Hobart and William Smith Classes of 2018 as they arrived on campus to begin their collegiate careers and kick off Orientation 2014. Following in annual tradition, each first-year student received an individual welcome and handshake from President Mark D. Gearan on the steps of Coxe Hall - the very place where students will receive their diplomas upon...
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HWS First Generation Initiative

As the semester gets underway, the Hobart and William Smith First Generation Initiative (FGI) is expanding its reach as the campus resource that's focused on offering guidance, advice and support to acclimate students who are the first or one of the first in their immediate family to attend a four-year institution. Founded by Associate Dean of William Smith College Lisa Kaenzig in 2006, FGI helps...
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