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The HWS Update

Podcast highlights the HWS community’s response during the early days of the pandemic. A study authored by HWS faculty, staff and students is in the spotlight again as “GovLove,” a podcast focused on local government produced by Engaging Local Government Leaders, recently hosted a conversation about the findings. In August of 2020, the International Journal of

Thanks to the generosity of the Fred L. Emerson Foundation and other benefactors who value the work HWS performs both on campus and in the community, the Colleges’ floating laboratory will continue its educational voyage. The William Scandling, a 65-foot vessel built for the U.S. Navy in 1954 and launched by HWS in 1976, recently

The latest recipients of the Geneva Scholarship Associates fund are beginning to explore a variety of academic fields and interests during their first semester. With interests spanning art history, economics and entrepreneurial studies, three Geneva High School graduates – the latest recipients of scholarships from Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) – are engaging with campus during

Architecture and studio art double major Courtney Page ’22 is painting an imaginative underwater scene in the halls of the Geneva Lakefront Childcare Center. Courtney Page ’22 began painting an epic underwater scene in the hallways of the Geneva Lakefront Childcare Center in May. Several months in to the work, she has painted cartoon dolphins,

Hobart and William Smith students turned out in full force for the annual Fall Day of Service on Saturday. More than 160 students volunteered at 14 sites throughout the greater-Geneva area, raking, weeding and cleaning areas such as the shores of Seneca Lake, public gardens and cemeteries. Indoors they assisted at St. Peter’s Church and

A $150,000 grant from StriveTogether will support programs to improve racial equity in the Geneva community as well as the appointment of a fulltime Geneva 2030 director. Geneva 2030 recently received a $150,000 grant that will fund work around racial equity in the Geneva City School District and the efforts of Geneva 2030’s six Action

A three-year, $150,000 gift from former Genevan Dr. Philip Breitfeld will support Geneva 2030’s efforts to foster success for local students. Over the next three years, Dr. Philip Breitfeld’s gift will enable Geneva 2030 to expand and deepen its work to improve education opportunity for students in the Geneva City School District. The grant also

Based in Geneva, three recent graduates will join an impressive cohort of alums serving AmeriCorps. The alums will dedicate a year to supporting underserved people in Geneva in collaboration with local schools and community-building projects through the one-year federal anti-poverty service program. Shannon Drew ’21, Faith Hicks ’21 and Emma Ibbotson ’21 landed one-year AmeriCorps

HWS Votes partners with StudentVote.org and Congress to Campus for Fall 2021. After a massive get-out-the-vote bipartisan effort during last year’s election, HWS Votes is excited to announce that the 2021-22 year will continue the GOTV love with a new voter registration partnership and the return of Congress to Campus programming. HWS Votes is launching

Hobart and William Smith recognize students, faculty and partners in Geneva for their investment in the local community.