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Barn Sale Aids Geneva 2020

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 will support the Geneva 2020 initiative, a ...  More >>

DeBolt to Receive Community Service Award

Hobart and William Smith Colleges Director of Athletic Communications Ken DeBolt will be presented with the 2015 Bob Kenworthy Community Service Award at this year's College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) convention in June. The Bob Kenworthy Community Service Award is presented annually to a member of CoSIDA for civic involvement and accomplishments outside of the sports inform...  More >>

HWS Hosts Community Barn Sale

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 engage in community service, enhance one's en...  More >>

Students, Alums Join Peace Corps

Following a highly competitive admissions process, Amanda Reusch '15, Emily Surprenant '15, Anna Dorman '14 and Nicolas Walker '13 will soon kick off their tenures of service with the Peace Corps, continuing a fruitful connection between the Colleges and the renowned international service organization. The four will begin their stateside training this summer before embarking on a two-year service...  More >>

DeBenedetto '16 Awarded State Dept. Critical Language Scholarship

The latest HWS student to earn a Critical Languages Scholarship for Intensive Summer Institutes (CLS) from the U.S. Department of State, Charles DeBenedetto '16 will spend the summer of 2015 in Xi'an, China, where he will undertake an intensive Chinese language program at Shaanxi Normal University. The CLS Program was launched in 2006 as an overseas language and cultural immersion program for Ame...  More >>