Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 03:08:09 GMTMon, 29 Aug 2016 03:08:09 GMTHWS Among Money's Top Liberal Arts Schoolshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19737Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26405.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named by Money magazine as one of the nation's "50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges" for the second year in a row. The Colleges were featured in the newly released list alongside schools like Amherst College, Colgate University, Bowdoin College, Hamilton College and Williams College. The recognition examines key areas suc...HWS "Best of" LGBTQ-Friendly Campuseshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19723Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26421.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named to Campus Pride's annual "Best of the Best" Top 30 list of the LGBTQ-friendly campuses across the nation. Campus Pride represents the leading national nonprofit for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students. The organization's premier listing showcases t...Ross '17 Interns with "The Late Show"http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19703Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26310.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Megan Ross '17 was selected as one of 17 undergraduate interns for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," the nightly talk show watched by millions of people each week. Based at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City, "The Late Show" has, along with its usual sketches and live musical performances, a star-studded list of guests that ranges from ...HWS Fribolin Farm Interns Make an Impacthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19708Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26312.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For Sarah Garcia '17, Lara Johnson '19 and Felicia Maybee '17, a shared passion for fresh produce has given them the opportunity this summer to sow the seeds for community outreach and involvement. The three HWS Fribolin Farm interns have been working diligently over the past few months to maintain the farm and all that has been planted there. Fribolin Farm i...A Summer at the Smithsonianhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19717Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26329.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Kathryn Hackett '17 completed an internship for the Smithsonian Institution, a collection of 19 museums, galleries, research facilities and educational centers of international renown, located in the District of Columbia. "I am interested in alternative forms of education that can be found outside of a traditional classroom setting," says Hackett...Pitifer Joins Reed Congressional Campaignhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19700Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26294.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With his eyes set on one day serving his community through an elected office, Mark Pitifer '18 is beginning his career in politics managing the Geneva office for Tom Reed for Congress. As a Finger Lakes Field Representative, Pitifer is responsible for five counties in the Finger Lakes region, working with individuals in these communities to spread Reed's mess...Gearan Announces Conclusion of Presidencyhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19709Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26300.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Mark D. Gearan, the longest serving president in the history of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, has announced to the Board of Trustees that he will conclude his duties as president at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. At the time of his appointment in 1999, Gearan was one of the youngest college presidents in the nation and a ‘non-traditional' choice g...DFS Internship in Hong Kong and L.A.http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19688Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26290.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With the help of the Bickley Family Endowed International Internship Fund, David Lahmani '17 is spending his summer as an intern for luxury retailer DFS Group, learning about the inner workings of an international corporation and gaining experience in the luxury retail market. Lahmani is splitting his time between Los Angeles and Hong Kong as a merchandising ...Williams '17 Explores Politics in Genevahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19697Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26273.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Kenan Williams '17 has been fostering his interest in politics through a local job shadowing experience with Geneva City Councilor Mark Gramling. "I know one day I want to work on the federal level, so I knew I had to start in localized government and then build my way up," Williams explains. Williams, who is majoring in political science, first ...12 Join AmeriCorps Networkhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19682Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26243.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "The importance that the Colleges place on giving back to something greater than ourselves in order to live ‘lives of consequence' has been one of the driving forces in leading me to where I am today," says William Degen '17, who is spending the summer working for AmeriCorps with the Great Basin Institute, a non-profit focused on conservation work in the West...