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After building it entirely from scratch, Matthew Nusom ’23 launches his fishing boat on Seneca Lake and reflects on the two-year project. “I spent my whole life out on Block Island. My parents would never buy me a boat, so I knew the only way to get out there off-shore would be to build one

Join students, classmates, faculty and staff on campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021. From athletics to art exhibits to admissions tours, HWS Homecoming and Family Weekend (Sept. 24-26) has a wide range of events on campus and around Geneva. “We have some great things planned — great opportunities to reconnect with friends, professors and

At home on Wednesday, the second-ranked William Smith College soccer team rolled to a 10-0 win over Oneonta, Hobart soccer dominated Keuka in a 1-0 contest, and William Smith field hockey topped St. John Fisher 5-4 in double overtime. On Cozzens Field, William Smith College senior forward Julia Keogh had a career day, finishing the soccer game

An Orientation tradition, new students and families gather on Stern Hall Lawn for a warm welcome by HWS faculty, staff, alums and students. The President’s Welcome is both a hello to new members of the HWS community – the Classes of 2025 and their families – and a goodbye, as students say goodbye to their

On Thursday morning, the Classes of 2025 arrived on campus. Orientation weekend includes welcome get togethers, a day of service and time in the classroom.  Orientation 2021 has arrived. The Classes of 2025 began their HWS experience on the Quad, first meeting President Joyce P. Jacobsen, the Hobart and William Smith Deans and other campus faculty and

William Smith College lacrosse defender Mekayla Montgomery is the Liberty League’s nominee for the prestigious NCAA Women of the Year Award. As the Liberty League’s Female Scholar Athlete of the Year, she was voted as the conference’s Woman of the Year nominee by the league’s athletic directors. Last Wednesday, the NCAA announced the 154 conference honorees for

Before he arrived on campus, Jackson Mischler ’24 had big expectations for HWS. His mom Linda ’83, brother Lucas ’20, grandfather Ronald Fitts ’52, aunt Margaret Fitts ’86 and cousin Rebecca Coons ’06 are all graduates of the Colleges. Promises kept, Mischler found a supportive community, a cool mentor, and a new interest in environmental

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association announced its 2020-21 academic award winners today. William Smith College was one of 285 schools across NCAA Divisions I, II and III, and NAIA to merit the IWLCA Academic Honor Squad award. In addition, 11 Herons earned a spot on the IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll. To be

The William Smith College soccer team will begin the 2021 season ranked second in the United Soccer Coaches poll which was released this afternoon. It’s the 13th consecutive season that the Herons have been ranked in the coach’s association preseason poll. Due to the pandemic, William Smith was limited to a pair of scrimmages during

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