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Day of Service

Seven 2015 Grads Join City Year

Inspired by the service experiences they've had at Hobart and William Smith, seven seniors will continue the path of giving back as the newest members of AmeriCorps' City Year program following their graduation in May 2015. In August, seven graduates of the Classes of 2015 will begin their commitments with City Year, a program of AmeriCorps that strives to improve classroom environments and enco...  More >>

Summer of Service Marks 5th Year

The Summer of Service is one of the Colleges' most exciting yearly offerings to students committed to continuing the concept of service-learning into summer months. This June, five William Smith students begin their placements throughout Geneva as part of this civic engagement effort. Now in its fifth year, the program provides a 10-week commitment with one particular organization in the communit...  More >>

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 >>