Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 01 Sep 2014 21:55:56 GMTMon, 01 Sep 2014 21:55:56 GMTHWS First Generation Initiativehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18084Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22275.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> As the semester gets underway, the Hobart and William Smith First Generation Initiative (FGI) is expanding its reach as the campus resource that's focused on offering guidance, advice and support to acclimate students who are the first or one of the first in their immediate family to attend a four-year institution. Founded by Associate Dean of William Smith C...WEOS, WHWS in Scandling Campus Centerhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18072Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22265.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges' radio station, home of WEOS-FM and WHWS-FM, has officially moved to the Scandling Campus Center. Originally located in a house on Hamilton Street, the station is now situated next to the Post Office. "I'm ecstatic about this move to a more centralized location - not just because it's brand new with top-notch equipment, but ...Digital Marketing in Londonhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18081Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22267.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With support from the Bickley Family Endowed International Internship Fund, Talia Azour '16 interned this summer with the digital marketing firm IgnitionOne, at the company's headquarters in New York City as well as the London office. IgnitionOne offers digital marketing solutions to optimize media across search engines, social media and mobile devices, creat...Witcher '15 Interns at Ocean Conservancyhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18070Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22271.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Eddie Witcher '15 is using his passion for conservation biology to make a global impact this summer as an intern with the Ocean Conservancy. Working on the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) team, Witcher is helping with the organization's efforts to reach their goal of maintaining a healthy, thriving ocean. "The Ocean Conservancy focuses on cleaning up the ...Winant '15 Interning for MSNBChttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18045Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22263.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Sara Winant '15 is interning this summer for MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski. Mika and her team have recently launched a new brand- Know Your Value. Her second book, "Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth," encourages women to recognize the value they bring to a company and provides them with strategies and advice to ef...Working with Senator Nozzoliohttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18068Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22238.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Daniel "Griffin" Marsh '17 is currently exploring political career options as an intern in the district office of New York Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette). Located in Seneca Falls, the district office is an ideal location for him to learn about the intricacies of local government, Marsh says. Marsh's position within the office focuses primarily on con...FLI to Host Harmful Algal Blooms Talkhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18053Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22214.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Finger Lakes Institute at HWS will host a discussion on blue-green algae, the cause of the recent drinking water ban that affected hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan. Measurable amounts of similary types of toxins were found in Honeoye and Owasco Lake samples in recent years. "The HABs and HAB Nots - Impact of the Built Environment on Bl...Students Reflect on Clinton Global Initiativehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18056Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22216.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Nicole O'Connell '16 and Meaghan Mahoney '14 were among approximately 1,000 undergraduate students from around the world selected to take part in the Clinton Global Initiative University this year. Former President Bill Clinton launched the University in 2007, modeled after the Clinton Global Initiative which brings together world leaders to take action on gl...One Bead Receives Key Donationhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18018Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22159.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> One Bead, a nonprofit organization Sara Wroblewski '13 created to raise money for a school in Kenya, has received a $40,000 contribution from a private donor, enabling her to work for the organization full-time for the next year. While Wroblewski is the chief executive officer of One Bead, she has not drawn a salary from the organization and has been working ...Youth Court Internship Has Impacthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17228Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res20428.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During her time at HWS, Abby Tills '14 interned at the Ontario County Youth Court in Canandaigua, N.Y., for three years, working to make a positive impact on the community's youth. Deb Holland, director of the Ontario County Youth Court, explains that youth courts exist as an alternative to the traditional criminal justice system for youths that have committe...