The Daily Update
Geneva 2020 Literacy

In partnership with Geneva 2020, the city’s school district and several regional charitable foundations, Hobart and William Smith hosted 17 local educators for an intensive professional development summit in July…

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During their first weekend at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, the newly arrived Classes of 2022 spread throughout the Finger Lakes Region for the 19th annual Orientation Day of Service.…

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With proposals for a quarter-mile stretch along the Castle Street Corridor in Geneva, students in the spring 2018 Sustainable Community Development (SCD) capstone course have created a series of inclusive,…

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On June 4, the Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) honored five academically and financially deserving scholarship recipients as well as recognized all who have supported GSA as the organization celebrates its…

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Rosa Blue meets with Hobart and William Smith President Mark D. Gearan.

Rosa Blue P’72, P’77, P’84, P’84, L.H.D.’12, a local civil rights leader whose efforts have benefited Geneva for 60 years, passed away this week. A mother of seven, four of whom…

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Recognizing Hobart and William Smith’s commitment to the City of Geneva and its continued revitalization, Empire State Development (ESD) has awarded the Colleges a $250,000 grant to support renovations at…

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On a fall morning in 2012, more than 250 members of the Geneva and Hobart and William Smith communities gathered at the shore of Seneca Lake to assemble what would…

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At a benefit concert organized by the HWS Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, students and community members came together to collect donations for families affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto…

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Kiara Gardiner, a Human Services major at Finger Lakes Community College and 2017 graduate of Geneva High School, has been working tirelessly to collect food to send to Puerto Rico…

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As part of a visit to the Boys and Girls Club, President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 helps Executive Director Chris Lavin ’81 (left) hand out HWS water bottles to students in the Summer University program.

This month, President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 visited the staff and more than 60 HWS Tutor Corps volunteers at the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva. As the Geneva Community…

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