Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Community Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 01 Aug 2014 07:50:14 GMTFri, 01 Aug 2014 07:50:14 GMTOne 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...Sculptures to be Displayed at Lakefront Parkhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17336Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res20648.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This fall, Andrew Hellmund '14 will pursue graduate studies at the University of Alberta in Canada, but before he leaves Geneva he ensured that he would leave a lasting mark on the City he called home for four years. Two of Hellmund's metal sculptures will be installed at Geneva's Lakefront Park, between Castle Creek and the Events and Visitor Center. Hellmun...Star-Studded Summer Internshiphttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17991Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22152.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With an office location on Sunset Blvd. and clients like Will Ferrell and January Jones, Kelley Hartmann '16 is living the "California dream" this summer. Hartmann is spending her summer in West Hollywood, Calif. interning with Luke Esselen '11 at Mosaic Media Group. "It's so different than anything I've ever done before," says Hartmann, an English and media ...Fitzgerald '14 Lands 5th Avenue Jobhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18003Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22122.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Fresh out of college, Siobhan Fitzgerald '14 has landed a full-time position at Saks Fifth Avenue, a designer retail outlet located in Manhattan. As an employee at the company's Fifth Avenue Club, Fitzgerald is tasked with helping managers conduct customer service responsibilities and maintaining client relationships that are vital to the company. The Saks Fi...Russo '17 Named Church's First Internhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17994Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22126.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, Amy Russo '17 is learning what it means to be a community leader in the City of Syracuse. Russo has been named Park Central Presbyterian Church's first college intern and is working with the parish's associate for Christian education to further the church's outreach. During her internship, Russo will help to facilitate the church's Summer Bible S...Gallouët Awarded Kinghorn Global Fellowshiphttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18002Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22086.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Catherine Gallou√ęt, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, is the recipient of the 2014-15 John Readie & Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. Established in 1970 and generously endowed by Dr. and Mrs. William Reckmeyer in honor of John Readie and Florence B. Kinghorn, the fellowship honors outstanding faculty at ...Summer Sees Farm Developmenthttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17996Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22082.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, students are taking part in many of the activities surrounding the recently-acquired Fribolin Farm. Members of the HWS community are helping to plant several different crops for the Colleges' use. In addition to maintaining portions of the farm, faculty, staff and students are working to collaborate and brainstorm ideas for utilizing the property...Blocker Fellows Conclude Year Abroadhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17978Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22040.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Three HWS students are finishing up one of the most extensive study abroad programs that the Colleges offer. Elizabeth Kniffin '15, Matthew Colfax '15 and Katherine Gallagher '15 have spent the full academic year studying in Bremen, Germany, as this year's Blocker Fellowship recipients. The intensive program is centered around cross-cultural learning and refl...HWS Greek System Gives Backhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17986Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22057.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During the 2013-2014 academic year, the seven fraternities at Hobart and William Smith Colleges volunteered more than 5,000 hours of community service; raised nearly $8,000 for Autism Speaks, American Cancer Society, The V Foundation and other charities; supported the Festival of Nations; and collected musical instruments for local students in need. On campus...