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The HWS Update

Campus may be quiet, but the kitchen at Scandling Campus Center is alive with activity. The Colleges are hosting food preparation for the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva, providing hot meals to more than 300 local families during the COVID-19 crisis. The partnership between the Boys & Girls Club, the Colleges and Sodexo was

Geneva 2030, the community partnership to support Geneva’s school children and their families, has new leadership. Karen Fahy, a highly-respected teacher and administrator with a 35-year career in education, including 20 years in the Geneva City School District, will lead the initiative as a consultant, working with the Geneva 2030 Executive Board, which is led

At its 23rd annual dinner, the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva honored Director of the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) Katie Flowers with the 2019 Friend of Geneva Public Service Award. Presented to a member of the community in appreciation for service to the families of Geneva, the award is given

The annual Festival of Nations returns for its 13th year with activities celebrating the diverse cultures of the Geneva community. Highlighting the creativity of local students, the festival offers area residents and visitors a chance to engage with school clubs, community organizations and resources while enjoying foods, traditions and music from around the world. In

Episode 6: Sage Gerling For nearly 200 years, the histories of HWS and the City of Geneva have been intertwined. On the newest episode of the “Pulteney Street Podcast: Inside HWS with Joyce Jacobsen,” President Joyce P. Jacobsen discusses Geneva’s identity, diversity, strengths and future development, as well as the legacy of collaboration between the Colleges

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome youth from the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva for a summer college experience on Friday, Aug. 9. During the event, 75 children in grades one through three will participate in such activities as leadership training on the Quad, a movement workshop with Professor of Dance Donna Davenport

On Monday, June 10, Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) hosted its annual celebration to honor donors and past recipients, and to introduce the newest class of scholars. The GSA Board, alongside members of the Geneva and HWS communities, applauded this year’s recipients — Kate Equinozzi, Aliscia Richardson, Jacob Singleton, Nate Trowbridge and Morgan Wright, all of

Dr. Timothy J.  Ryan ’72, who grew up in Geneva, matriculated into Hobart College in 1968 as one of the first recipients of funding from Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA). Since graduation, he has been a loyal supporter of the GSA, and in June, during the annual GSA celebration, the Colleges announced that Ryan has increased

This month, Hobart and William Smith Colleges announced that Stuart S. Piltch ’82, P’11, a past trustee of the Colleges, has pledged to fund a third endowed scholarship in honor of HWS staff members who transformed his life. The Piltch Family Endowed Scholarship Fund in Honor of Saga Employees will support qualifying Hobart and William

Last week, more than 170 second-graders from North Street Elementary School toured Hobart and William Smith to experience a day in the life of a college student. The immersive campus visit on May 31, which included tours of campus, four activities and a personal empowerment course, was designed to incorporate literacy throughout the day, furthering