Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:36:21 GMTFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:36:21 GMTHWS Named in Colleges That Pay You Backhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19335Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25255.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have recently been named among the nation's top colleges and universities for delivering the best in education, affordability, career preparation and outcomes. The recognition appears in Princeton Review's 2016 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck, which high...O'Brien '12 Joins Title IX Officehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19331Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25225.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Kaylyn O'Brien '12, coordinator of leadership programs for the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL), has taken on a new role as coordinator of Title IX programming. In her new position, O'Brien will assist the Title IX Office in implementing programs, outreach and other activities that support education and prevention efforts. She will continue to maintain ...Bird '17 Pursues Photography Internship Abroadhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19330Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25239.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In an effort to integrate more fully into the Danish culture while studying abroad in Copenhagen, Billy Bird '17 landed an internship as a student photographer with the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), where he was enrolled in the fall as a full-time student through the HWS Study Abroad Program. Much of his internship entailed accompanying classes on...Abramov '16 Covers N.H. Primary with NBChttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19327Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25251.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Following an internship with NBC News last summer, Nora Abramov '16 is currently working as a "runner" to support the network's coverage of the New Hampshire Primary. Abramov assisted with the Democratic debate hosted by MSNBC on Thursday, Feb. 4, and will help with coverage of the ballot results as voters take to the polls on Tuesday, Feb. 9. "I really love ...Cuony Scholarship Supports Aspiring Teachershttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19312Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25178.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith students from the local community who are in the Colleges' Teacher Education Program (TEP) have the chance for a $10,000 scholarship opportunity thanks to the generosity of a local fund established in the memory of the late Professor Emeritus of Education Edward Cuony, a beloved Geneva educator and coach, and his wife, Gerry Brennan C...FLI Redoubles Focus on Invasive Specieshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19292Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25181.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Thanks to funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service given to the Finger Lakes Lake Ontario Watershed Protection Alliance, the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) at Hobart and William Smith has added Emily Staychock to its staff. Staychock will serve as Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Coordinator. "It's has been fantastic doing work related to aquatics in th...Bell '16 Takes the Stagehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19291Tue, 26 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25118.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> A member of the Colleges' theatre and dance departments, Mariana Bell '16 is resuming her stage management and acting roles at HWS after taking an intermission from her studies this fall to spend more time on the professional stage. Bell, who is the stage manager for the inaugural dance performance in the new Gearan Center for the Performing Arts and is also ...Apply Now: Alternative Spring Break 2016http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19294Thu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25136.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Applications are now open for the 2016 Alternative Spring Break programs, sponsored by the HWS Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL), with a number of locations across New York State and the East Coast. "Alternative Spring Breaks provide amazing opportunities for students to make connections with people they wouldn't necessarily meet in...Service Opportunities with Geneva Heroeshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19290Thu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25142.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Geneva Heroes, the mentorship program that pairs HWS students with students from the Geneva City School District (GCSD), is actively recruiting more volunteers as the group finalizes its service and community engagement projects for the spring semester. From volunteering with local organizations and businesses, to engaging in on-campus activities with the lar...Frishman, Singal on Obama's State of the Unionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19284Thu, 14 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25106.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Offering their observations on President Barack Obama's final State of the Union Address, Professor of Economics Alan Frishman and Professor Emeritus of History Daniel Singal were quoted in the front-page Finger Lakes Times article, "How did Obama do? Locals have their say," on Wednesday, Jan. 13. "He obviously, in part, wanted to go after this incredibly dar...