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The HWS Update

Through the FLX College Leader Program, HWS students assist Wayne County students through the college search process. The FLX College Leader Program is a 10-week course coordinated by HWS students who work remotely with high school juniors and seniors in Wayne County guiding them through the college search and application process. The program prepares HWS

The Trustee Community Service Award was presented this month to Betsy Hacker Dexheimer ’57, GP ’18 for her decades of service in Western New York communities. Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Board of Trustees recognized Betsy Hacker Dexheimer ’57, GP ’18 as the ninth recipient of the Trustee Community Service Award. The Board voted unanimously

Students in Rome, Italy contribute to the city’s vibrant ecosystem of urban gardens and public space.   As part of their “Italian Food and Culture” course, students studying abroad in Rome, Italy joined the nonprofit Retake Roma to restore the gardens of Piazza Quinto Curzio. The service-learning project gave students the opportunity to apply classroom analysis

Launching a career in diplomatic relations, Denzel Degollado’19 has been awarded a Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship that provides $90,000 in benefits, two internships and employment in the State Department as a Foreign Service Officer. Following a highly competitive national contest, Denzel Degollado ’19 has been selected as a 2022 Charles B. Rangel

New data shows impact of HWS Votes on increasing student-voter turnout in last year’s presidential election.  A national report recently issued by The Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) found that the number of students at Hobart and William Smith Colleges who voted in the 2020 presidential election rose 33.2% over the 2016 election.

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,

Two Veterans Day discussions pay tribute to U.S. Armed Forces. On Veterans Day, several members of the HWS Alum Veterans Committee will host a discussion to recognize and honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The discussion will be held on Zoom at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11. Panelists include Ret.

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

This fall, The Baltimore Sun inducted former HWS Board Chair and Honorary Trustee Thomas S. Bozzuto ’68, L.H.D.’18 and Barbara Bozzuto into the Business and Civic Hall of Fame. Honorary Trustee Thomas S. Bozzuto ’68, L.H.D.’18 and Barbara Bozzuto joined 11 other notable leaders honored this year by The Baltimore Sun. Named to the Sun’s