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The HWS Update

Program focuses on student identity, social justice and change    With a focus on systematic change and social justice, a new Master of Arts in Higher Education Leadership program will begin in the fall. Building off Hobart and William Smith’s robust Educational Studies major and Teacher Education Program, the two-year master’s program analyzes and critiques the

Don’t miss a chance to get career advice from President and CEO of Chegg Dan Rosensweig ’83. Daniel L. Rosensweig ’83, president and CEO of Chegg and former HWS Trustee, will give a talk on Monday at 8 p.m. in Bartlett Theatre, where he will offer reflections on his professional journey and provide insights on

On April 15, seniors and graduate students will present their scholarship to the HWS community.    The Center for Teaching Learning will host the 13th annual Senior Symposium on April 15, a daylong conference where seniors and graduate students present their intellectual passions to the HWS community. At this year’s symposium, 123 students are slated

New software makes submitting and managing accommodations faster and easier. Thanks to the generosity of parents and an alumnus, the Center for Teaching and Learning has launched a new system that makes it easier for students with disabilities to request accommodations as they relate to all aspects of student life on campus. The Accommodate software system

The First Year Seminar Symposium caps students’ first semester at the Colleges.  The First Year Seminar is designed to build a foundation for skills in critical thinking and communication at the Colleges. At the First Year Seminar Symposium, students showcased their academic growth by presenting the projects that have catapulted them into the world of

At the 2021 Senior Symposium, more than eighty students and Masters of Teaching students shared their intellectual passions with the HWS community.  The Senior Symposium is a celebration of seniors and Masters of Education students’ capstone academic experiences at the Colleges. On Friday, April 16, students presented their findings on topics from extremism and social media,

The HWS Writing Colleagues Program recently welcomed a new cohort of 16 peer mentors. Hobart and William Smith held a welcome celebration for the newest members of the Writing Colleagues Program. Writing Colleagues are partners in learning through writing. Founded in 1994 by Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Cheryl Forbes, the program trains peer tutors who

Hobart and William Smith’ academic support program now spans 16 departments, with both in-person and remote sessions. Beyond the support of expert faculty and staff, HWS students rely on direct, ongoing academic assistance from their trained peers through the Teaching Fellows program. Coordinated by the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL), the program has been

Thanks to a collaboration between the Hobart and William Smith Athletics Departments and the HWS Center for Teaching and Learning, Statesmen and Heron student-athletes have a new resource in their quest for academic excellence, Athletic Study Mentors. [Of note: the photo above was taken in the Warren Hunting Smith Library in Feb. 2020 prior to