Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:42:20 GMTMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:42:20 GMTHWS 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...HWS Ranks 8th in the Nation for Servicehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18254Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22630.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges are ranked eighth in the nation among liberal arts institutions in the category of community service in Washington Monthly's annual ranking. Since 2005, the policy magazine has rated U.S. colleges and universities based on how much good they do for the country, evaluating each college's contributions to society, taking into c...OneCard Reaches Milestoneshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18258Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22649.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> When students arrived on campus this semester, their student identification card were replaced by OneCard, a multi-purpose identification and debit card that provides a single source of access to a variety of campus and off-campus services. "It is extremely exciting to see this project take off. We are lucky that the OneCard team has been able to begin instal...Berkowitz '15 Interns at Top Real Estate Firmhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18222Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22602.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Michael Berkowitz '15 spent the summer before his senior year as an intern with CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the number one commercial real estate company in the world. Working in CBRE's Broker Services sector at the company's Washington D.C. headquarters, Berkowitz's responsibilities included assisting local brokers with keeping up-to-date listings of their agre...Ecofeminism, Veganism Discussionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18234Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22591.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hoping to broaden the focus of HWS Food Week 2014, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Joel Helfrich has organized a discussion titled, "Ecofeminism and Veganism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth." The event, which is open to the public, brings social ecofeminist educators and activists pattrice jones and Lori Gruen to campus t...Janet VanLone Honoredhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18235Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22594.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva (BGCG) will honor Janet VanLone, personal empowerment instructor for the Center for Counseling and Student Wellness, at its annual dinner October 16. VanLone will be recognized as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year. According to an article in the Finger Lakes Times, VanLone "has served as a board member for Happiness House and ...Italian Culture Event at The Smithhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18231Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22584.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The HWS Center for Global Education and the Geneva Sons of Italy Lodge are co-sponsoring "Paradise, Italian Style: A Night of Culture, Entertainment, Food and Wine," a special event focused on Italian culture and cuisine that will be held at the Smith Center for the Arts in downtown Geneva. Featuring an Academy Award-winning film, food, music and exhibits, "P...Mason ’14 Lands Media Positionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18221Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22557.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Shortly after graduating from Hobart College, Andrew Mason '14 landed a position with Big Picture Entertainment, a full service theatrical, brand, and consumer product marketing company specializing in producing movie trailers and television commercials. "My position allows me to gain a broad understanding of the company as a whole as my role is to assist var...