Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSun, 24 Jul 2016 00:54:35 GMTSun, 24 Jul 2016 00:54:35 GMTSantinelli '18 Builds Business at MiddCOREhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19676Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26205.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the business skills and innovation summer program MiddCORE, Margaret Santinelli '18 worked with top business leaders, college educators and fellow entrepreneurial-minded students to develop creative solutions for real-world companies as well as their own "innovation ideas." Organized by Middlebury College and hosted at Sierra Nevada College, the four-w...Quintos '17 Interns at Nickelodeonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19679Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26203.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Gail Quintos '17 is spending her summer in Los Angeles, Calif., interning with the non-profit sector of The Television Academy, which works with students who aspire to work in the film and television industry. She is assigned to Nickelodeon's live-action casting department, which is responsible for hiring main actors, secondary actors and guest stars. "I've a...Patterson '17 Starts Clinical NICU Internshiphttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19659Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26163.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Before committing to medical school and the life of a doctor, Melanie Patterson '17 says that first "you really need to get a hands-on experience of what the life of a physician is like," since it "is not only important to get a feel for the actual role you will play, but to understand the lifestyle behind this career and what type of person it takes to becom...Cullina '86 to Receive Medal of Excellencehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19661Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26169.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart Alumni Association has selected award-winning author and horticulturalist William G. Cullina '86 as the most recent recipient of the Hobart Medal of Excellence. The Association's highest honor will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 6, during a regional HWS gathering in Boothbay, Maine, at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (CMBG), where Cullina serve...HWS Noted for Academic Excellencehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19662Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26191.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Highlighting several areas of distinction for HWS including an innovative curriculum, Honors program, an undergraduate research conference, numerous study abroad opportunities and guaranteed internships, the Colleges have been recognized for having excellent academic and co-curricular programs in the newly released Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017. At HWS, "you'l...Lambos '18 Talks Pokémon on ABC Newshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19658Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26165.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During his internship with ABC News Channel 9's morning talk show "Bridge Street" in Syracuse, N.Y., Peter Lambos '18 works with the show's guests, pitches ideas for segments, handles social media posts and assists in production, editing and online distribution. He also found himself in front of the camera this week. "Recently, the app, Pok√©mon GO, has gone e...HWS Wins National CASE Accoladeshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19638Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26155.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith recently earned two national honors from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence awards program. In the targeted fundraising category, the Colleges' Wheeler Society 25th Anniversary campaign won CASE Gold and Chief Photographer Kevin Colton was named as one of only seven finalists in the countr...Geneva Receives $10M to Revitalize Downtownhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19647Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26121.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The City of Geneva will receive a $10 million investment through the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, said New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo during a press conference at the Geneva Visitor Center on July 6. The grant is part of a $100 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative, launched by Cuomo to encourage development in 10 communities ac...Russian Program Departs for Siberiahttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19629Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26125.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Students and faculty from the Hobart and William Smith Russian Area Studies program, joined by K-12 teachers from upstate New York and Connecticut, recently departed for more than a month of cultural study and immersion in the Altai region of Siberia. With the support of a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad grant (GPA), Hobart and William Smith are again pa...Community Engaged Scholarship Forumhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19634Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26088.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2016 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum recently gave members of the HWS community and campus partners the chance to showcase the many mutually beneficial student partnerships and projects that have taken place locally and regionally throughout the past academic year. The forum also served as an opportunity to honor individual or group excellence in seve...