Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/news/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 25 Apr 2014 05:04:31 GMTFri, 25 Apr 2014 05:04:31 GMTGearan First FLX Guest of Connectionshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17753Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21551.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> President Mark D. Gearan will be the first guest of "Connections with Evan Dawson," a new radio show WEOS-FM 89.5 is launching in the Finger Lakes on Monday, April 28. The live two-hour call-in talk show is produced by WXXI in Rochester, N.Y., and covers a vast array of topics including regional issues such as fracking, education, agriculture, and the wine in...High Schoolers Spend Day Shadowinghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17729Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21505.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As part of the Geneva 2020 initiative, nearly a dozen professionals from throughout the community hosted Geneva High School students for job shadowing experiences. The program, held on Wednesday, April 16, gave students a view of careers across a number of professions, including graphic design, law, radio news media, educational administration and the nonprof...400 Pounds “Swept” out of Landfillshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17671Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21548.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS officially kicked-off RecycleMania earlier this semester with the Sustainability Sweep. Now in its fifth year, the Sweep is a recycling sprint designed to help boost the Colleges' recycling effort as students return from winter break. The event, sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, collected more than 400 pounds of recyclables, diverting them away f...Eyle '15 Starts Radio Show in Spainhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17720Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21485.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Maximilian Eyle '15 is the writer, producer, editor and host behind a new English language radio program about study abroad experiences that's being aired in Barcelona, Spain. Titled "The Iberian Injection-Your Show Away From Home" and recorded at the Colleges' radio station WEOS-FM, Eyle's weekly radio show is currently running in a series of eight, half-hou...Students Volunteer at Neighbors’ Nighthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17612Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21222.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., students from HWS visit St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Geneva to continue a longstanding tradition. Neighbors' Night allows students and other volunteers the opportunity to engage and entertain local children. The program, which has been run by congregation member Sue Adams since 1986, welcomes children in grades K-8. "The k...Fisher Center April Discussionshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17705Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21446.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will continue its theme of "Our Bodies, Ourselves" this April with discussions of popular video game culture and on the international trajectory of the book that inspired this year's Fisher Center theme, "Our Bodies, Ourselves." Fisher Center Predoctoral Fellow Brianne Gallagher will present "De-militarizing Ga..."Glee" Creator HWS Commencement Speakerhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17680Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21385.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Emmy-award winning writer, producer and director Brad Falchuk '93 will deliver this year's Commencement address on Sunday, May 18. The Hobart alumnus is the co-creator, writer, executive producer and director of the Fox series "Glee" and is co-creator, executive producer and writer of FX network's "American Horror Story." Falchuk's work has received 11 Emmys...Green Mug Campaign Cominghttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17662Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21356.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> To encourage the use of reusable coffee mugs as a means of decreasing environmental impact, the Office of Sustainability will soon give the more environmentally friendly mugs to anyone who signs a pledge to use one instead of disposable cups. The "Green Mug Campaign" looks to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of disposable coffee cups, and how simp...HWS Student Trustees Namedhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17659Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21340.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Following campaigns that were both impressive and spirited, Maxwell Gorton '16 and Nicole O'Connell '16 have been named the Junior Student Trustees to serve on the HWS Board of Trustees for the next academic year. The two were elected by their peers and will serve on the Board, which governs the Colleges' policies, financial health, and overall welfare. Every...Youth Leadership College at West Streethttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17668Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21348.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For much of the spring semester, Madeline Buckley '15 and Dana Williams '16 are co-leading Youth Leadership College (YLC) sessions for second graders involved in student government at West Street Elementary School. The initiative serves as their practicum for the Centennial Center for Leadership's (CCL) HWS Leads Certificate Program and utilizes a curriculum ...