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HWS President Emeritus Mark D. Gearan, L.H.D. ’17, P’21 will join other former Peace Corps directors in celebration of the international service program’s 60th anniversary. In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Peace Corps, President Emeritus Mark D. Gearan, L.H.D. ’17, P’21, who now serves as the Director of the Institute of Politics (IOP)

Mary Herlihy Gearan L.H.D. ’17, P’21, an interim faculty dean of Winthrop House at Harvard University, is one of the 2020 recipients of the John R. Marquand Award for Excellence in Advising and Support. Each year, Harvard’s Undergraduate Council, Advising Programs Office and Dean of Students Office recognize advisers who have positively shaped the Harvard experiences of

HWS President Emeritus Mark D. Gearan L.H.D. ’17, P’21 and Mary Herlihy Gearan L.H.D. ’17, P’21 have been named interim faculty deans of Winthrop House at Harvard University. Gearan, who serves as the Director of the Institute of Politics (IOP) at Harvard Kennedy School, told The Harvard Gazette, “Mary and I were honored by the

This month, Hobart and William Smith unveiled new portraits of the Colleges’ longest serving president and his wife. On Saturday, June 15, HWS hosted a reception to celebrate the installation of a photograph of President Emeritus Mark D. and Mary Herlihy Gearan L.H.D. ’17, P’21 in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts, and of

HWS President Emeritus Mark D. Gearan L.H.D. ’17 has been named by Harvard University as the Director of the Institute of Politics (IOP) at Harvard Kennedy School. In an announcement made by Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf, Gearan will begin his role as director in March 2018. He has spent the past year as the

In June, the Geneva community gathered downtown at Lynch Furniture for a final farewell to President Mark D. Gearan L.H.D. ’17 and his family. The evening included reflections from many Geneva residents about the Gearans’ impact on the city, as well as the announcement of Gearan Way, the result of a resolution by the city

The Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith recognized retired State Sen. Michael F. Nozzolio L.H.D. ’07 and President Mark D. Gearan L.H.D. ’17 for their innovative leadership in establishing the environmental research and education center 15 years ago. Nearly 70 people attended the event on the shore of Seneca Lake on June 14.

The City of Geneva will move forward with a $10 million economic investment for downtown revitalization and an additional $5 million for the creation of the Finger Lakes Welcome Center said New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo who was joined on June 16 by HWS President Mark D. Gearan and Geneva City Manager Matt Horn

President Mark D. Gearan was the center of an hour-long conversation on WXXI radio’s “Connections with Evan Dawson” on Friday June 9. A guest of the noon-hour segment Gearan discussed topics ranging from the cost of higher education and how to make it more accessible, to his thoughts on the Clintons and the current political

On Monday, June 5, the Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) will award three academically and financially deserving Geneva High School seniors with endowed scholarships to support their education at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Quinn Eighmey ’21, Angel Ochoa Palma ’21 and Mark Suchewski ’21 join more than 20 GSA scholars currently attending HWS with assistance