The Daily Update
Published April 25th, 2017 by

During Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ 2017 Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 14, the Colleges will bestow honorary degrees to individuals who exemplify the values set forth by the institution’s…

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Published April 12th, 2017 by

President Mark D. Gearan announced today that President Bill Clinton, the founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd president of the United States, will deliver this year’s Commencement Address at…

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Published April 13th, 2017 by

As part of the Geneva 2020 initiative, sixth-graders from Geneva City School District arrived on campus on Monday, April 10 to learn about the opportunities for enrichment and growth in…

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Geneva 2020 Radio Interview-0115
Published April 5th, 2017 by

Geneva 2020, the community-wide initiative to increase graduation rates, improve literacy, boost college and career readiness, and ensure every child enters school ready to learn, was the center of an…

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FILE - This handout photo provided by the Newseum, and the estate of Jacques Lowe, shows John F. Kennedy at a news conference in Omaha, Neb. in 1959.  Three cities loom large in the life and death of John F. Kennedy: Washington, D.C., where he served as U.S. president and as a senator; Dallas, where he died, and Boston, where he was born. With the 50th anniversary of his Nov. 22, 1963 assassination at hand, all three places are worth visiting to learn more about him or to honor his legacy.(AP Photo/Newseum, estate of Jacques Lowe)
Published March 17th, 2017 by

Steven Rothstein, the executive director of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, will deliver President’s Forum remarks and participate in a panel discussion examining how Kennedy’s presidency shaped the future…

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Published March 6th, 2017 by

On Wednesday, March 8, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Mark D. Gearan awarded 16 President’s Medals to members and institutions of the Geneva community who have harnessed the power…

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Peace Corps New and Impoved
Published February 28th, 2017 by

Today, the Peace Corps announced that Hobart and William Smith Colleges rank fourth among small schools on the agency’s 2017 list of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities. Since the Peace…

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The fist year class of 2020 come together at the Smith's Opera House to enjoy performances by current HWS groups
Published March 3rd, 2017 by

This year’s “Simply Piano” event at the Smith Opera House featured a music selection to honor President Mark D. Gearan, who also played in the series. The music selection, titled…

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Published February 24th, 2017 by

Daniel L. Rosensweig ’83, President and CEO of Chegg and former HWS Trustee, will serve as the next guest of the President’s Forum Series. Rosensweig’s talk, “From Sherrill Hall to…

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Published February 7th, 2017 by

After six years of progress, the Geneva City School District boasts an 87.6 percent graduation rate, up from 70.7 percent in 2010. The results are the efforts of dedicated teachers…

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