Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Events Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 23 May 2015 04:48:35 GMTSat, 23 May 2015 04:48:35 GMTHeron Sailers Vie for Nationalshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18788Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23929.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> William Smith sailors will compete in the 2015 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Women's National Semifinals in Newport, Rhode Island, May 25-26. The Herons will be vying for a spot in the national championship which will be held May 27 and 28. William Smith earned a spot in the semifinals after a finishing fifth at the MAISA Women's Dinghy Cham...HWS Hosts Community Barn Salehttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18760Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23865.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> With the conclusion of the academic year at Hobart and William Smith, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCSEL) is geared up to host its 10th annual Community Barn Sale on Thursday, May 21. The Barn Sale will take place at the Barn on St. Clair Street from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. "The Community Barn Sale is an incredible opportunity to engage ...Celebrating Baccalaureate 2015http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18746Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23858.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Baccalaureate, one of the most cherished traditions at the Hobart and William Smith Colleges, brought together the Classes of 2015, their families and friends, and members of the HWS and Geneva communities to celebrate the past, present and future of the Colleges through readings, song and reflection. This year's program was held at Trinity Church on South M...Classes of 2015: Identities of Service and Passionhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18745Sun, 17 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23854.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> "Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing." It was with these words, first spoken more than 130 years ago by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., that Hobart and William Smith Commencement Speaker David Gergen L.H.D. '15 - Harvard Professor of P...Senior Dinner 2015http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18743Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23819.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In celebration of their time at the Colleges, the Classes of 2015 gathered Thursday for the annual Senior Dinner, where faculty speaker and Assistant Professor of Philosophy Rodmon King called upon the soon-to-be graduates to consider two points: first, to reflect deeply upon their time at HWS, and second, to understand how to make a difference in the world d...Touching the Future Awardshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18742Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23810.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> During Commencement 2015 ceremonies, Hobart and William Smith Colleges honored two educators for the role they played in the lives of a Hobart and a William Smith student who graduated on Sunday, May 17. Amanda Reusch '15 honored Orchard Park High School English teacher and Hobart alumnus Matt Bindig '98 with the Touching the Future Award, and Ryan Sollenne '...Food Trucks Keep Popping Up!http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18737Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23788.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Pizza, ice cream, meatballs and more: this week students have more dining options than ever, all without leaving campus. To keep students well-fed in a fun and entertaining way during reading days and finals week, the Rosensweig family, the Rosensweig Learning Commons and Chegg have sponsored the Food Truck Pit Stop. Ten different food trucks serving a range ...Senior Week 2015http://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18738Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23790.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> From musical performances and food trucks to outdoor movies and toasts, Senior Week at HWS is offering up a range of activities for the Classes of 2015 as excitement builds toward Commencement. The fun continues Thursday, May 14, with Senior Field Day on the Scandling Café Patio from 2 until 4 p.m. for an afternoon of games and snacks under the sun. The tradi...Wozer '15 Uses Dance to Raise AIDS Awarenesshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18670Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23773.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Featuring dozens of dancers and cast members alongside live musicians, William Smith senior Kaitley Wozer's honors project, "Viral Bodies," was a visual representation of the human immunodeficiency virus' (HIV) progress in a host T-cell, as well as an educational tool and a tribute to the dancers infected during the early years of the AIDS epidemic. After tak...Lifeguard Certification Camp Registrationhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18733Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23775.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, the American Red Cross in conjunction with Hobart and William Smith Colleges are hosting the Finger Lakes Aquatics Camp, which provides participants with comprehensive training and certification in several areas of lifeguarding and water safety. This is a rare opportunity to get all of the training necessary to be a lifeguard in just one place, d...