Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 17 Dec 2014 14:53:46 GMTWed, 17 Dec 2014 14:53:46 GMTBrison Joins HWS Dialogue at President’s Forumhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18364Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22905.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sharing her scholarly perspective and personal reflections from an extensive career as a national expert on sexual violence, Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Dartmouth College Dr. Susan Brison joined the President's Forum Series at Hobart and William Smith Colleges as guest speaker and campus guest this week. Held on Tuesday, Dec. 9, Brison...Clemens '18 Earns Duke of Edinburgh Awardhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18341Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22852.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This fall, Conner "CoCo" Clemens '18 was among the first group of honorees at the inaugural National Gold Award Ceremony in the United States held in support of the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh's International Award USA. Founded in 1956 in the United Kingdom by Prince Philip, the international Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a highly regarded, self-development ...Gearan Quoted in The Chroniclehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18346Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22854.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> President Mark D. Gearan was recently quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education in a feature article about the White House's College Opportunity Day of Action that will convene leaders from around the nation to engage in a summit focusing on increasing college access and opportunity for disadvantaged students. The College Opportunity summit follows an inaug...Gearan at White House to Discuss Geneva 2020http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18347Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22856.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> HWS President Mark D. Gearan was invited by The White House to join other national leaders in higher education in Washington, D.C., for the White House College Opportunity Day of Action, a summit on Dec. 4 focusing on the continued efforts to expand college access for underserved and low-income students. For HWS and the Geneva City School District, efforts to...HWS Collecting School Supplieshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18313Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22805.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Coalition for Educational Equity (CEE) is sponsoring a school supplies drive to support the local Middle School and High School in Lyons, N.Y. The drive begins during Reading Days on Saturday, Dec. 13 and will continue through Exam Days until Friday, Dec. 19. Collection bins will be located in Scandling Campus Center as well as in residence halls on ...FLI’s Harvieux Receives Athenahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18309Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22812.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Nadia Harvieux, education program manager for the Finger Lakes Institute at HWS, was bestowed this year's Athena Canandaigua Young Professional Leadership Award. The award is given to individuals who serve as role models for young women personally and professionally. The award was presented at a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 21, Harvieux has seven years of experie...TurboVote Names HWS 'Top Campus'http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18280Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22766.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named the "Top Campus of all Time" by TurboVote, based on the percentage of enrolled students who have signed up to vote over the past two years - 51.8 percent. In this category, HWS beat out Juniata College, Harvard University, Vassar College and the University of Chicago, among others. In 2012, HWS Votes began wo...HWS Forms Alpha Phi Alpha Chapterhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18279Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22753.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This spring, Hobart and William Smith will establish the Upsilon Pi chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity on campus with the formation of the charter group of members. Alpha Phi Alpha, whose motto is "First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All," fosters the principles of leadership, academic excellence, service, and advocacy. The organization p...FLI Spearheads Storm Drain Projecthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18261Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22674.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In an effort to spread awareness about the Castle Creek Watershed and its quality, Finger Lakes Institute Community Outreach Coordinator Sarah Meyer spearheaded a storm drain labeling project to mark 500 storm drains throughout the Geneva community. The project was funded by a grant from the Ontario County Water Resource Council. "We want to shed light on the...15th Annual 'Ghosts in Togas'http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18264Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22678.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Assistant Professor of Art History Liliana Leopardi will present the 15th Annual "Ghosts in Togas" Halloween Lecture. Leopardi will discuss "What Hollywood Does Not Tell You About Ancient Egypt: Resurrection and the Sexual Life of Mummies." The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in Coxe 008. "Hollywood mummies are seemingly resurrected at...