Language and Culture in Seville

More than 20 Hobart and William Smith students studying abroad in Seville, Spain, are advancing their Spanish-language skills and cultivating a deeper understanding of Spain's culture as they use their new surroundings as an extension of the classroom this semester. "There's truly no better way to learn a language than to be fully immersed in it and using it every day," says Jeremiah Piersante '1...  More >>


Paiewonsky-Conde to Host Hispanic Radio Series

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Edgar Paiewonsky-Conde is hosting a three-part radio series on selected popular music of the Hispanic Caribbean. The programs air on Oct. 3, Oct. 17, and Oct. 24 from 10 to 11 a.m. on WHWS-FM. "The programs are oral histories of Hispanic Caribbean music and ...  More >>


DePietro '15 Earns Fulbright to Brazil

Kathryn DePietro '15 is the seventh member of the Classes of 2015 to receive a prestigious 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award - a record number for a single year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In early 2016, DePietro will travel to Brazil where she will begin her Fulbright experience as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA). "Few words can describe what I felt when I was chosen as a gran...  More >>


Molina Named Kinghorn Fellow

Since joining the Colleges over two decades ago, Director of Intercultural Affairs Alejandra Molina has consistently worked to build a more global community as she's forged relationships between and across students and community members of all cultures and nationalities. To honor her work, Molina has been named the 2015-16 recipient of John Readie & Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. E...  More >>


Honoring Faculty Teaching, Service and Scholarship

Members of the HWS faculty recently acknowledged the work and dedication of their peers by awarding faculty prizes. Recommended for the annual awards by their faculty colleagues to the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors, this year's recipients include, Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Edgar Paiewonsky-Conde, who received the faculty prize for teaching; Associate Professor...  More >>