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The HWS Update

This year marks the 19th anniversary of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. To commemorate the victims of the attacks, as well as their loved ones and families, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) invites the HWS community to join the 9/11 Day at Home Initiative by doing a good deed. The

As a show of support for a Kappa Alpha Society (KA) alumnus Charles Ruehl ’15 who is battling a rare degenerative muscular disease, the HWS chapter of the international fraternity recently hosted a successful charity basketball tournament in his honor. With 30 two-player teams participating, the KA fundraiser brought in $1,400 in donations for the

With a goal of raising $5,000 for the HWS Relay for Life event in the spring semester, Sigma Chi Epsilon launched its initial fundraising efforts at Homecoming and Family Weekend 2015 with a “Pie a Sigma Chi” event. At $2 per pie, the brothers took more than 100 pies in the face to raise a

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.

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, the Kappa

Jeremy Cooney ’04 has been named chief of staff to the City of Rochester’s new Mayor Lovely Warren. He was most recently vice president of development for the YMCA of Greater Rochester. Cooney graduated with honors in public policy from Hobart. He was a member of the Druid Society, Chi Phi fraternity and was president

In the spirit of Autism Awareness Month, the brothers of Theta Delta Chi (TDX) fraternity are partnering with Autism Speaks U for their second annual charity 5K walk/run. The 5K will take place at noon on Sunday, April 28. Autism Speaks U is a program created to support college students in their efforts to raise

Christopher Edwards ’13, who serves as the president of Delta Chi fraternity, recently received the Outstanding “A” award from the National Delta Chi Fraternity during the Region VII Leadership Conference in Massachusetts. The award recognizes an outstanding Delta Chi fraternity president. “While I am personally humbled and wish I had been there to have received

On Friday morning of Reunion weekend, members of the former Phi Phi Delta fraternity came together and sang the words of their official fraternity song from memory, “Our hearts are filled with true devotion…the bonds of Phi shall never die.”   Returning Phi Phi Delta brothers gathered in Geneva to place a plaque on their former

At the 164th Theta Delta Chi National Convention recently held in Boston, the Hobart Charge of Theta Delta Chi was awarded the Academic Excellence Award, which recognizes them for having the highest cumulative average among the 31 active national charges. Apart from achieving academic success nationally, the Hobart Charge also had the highest GPA among