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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

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association honored members of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges tennis teams by naming them scholar-athletes. The Herons were also named a 2021 Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team. In order to receive the designation of All-Academic Team, a team must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher on a

Incoming first-year students can start their time at the Colleges with an outdoor adventure by participating in the 2021 HWS Pre-Orientation Adventure Program. “As an incoming first-year I made incredible friends during POAP, gained knowledge and insight on HWS, and was able to imagine what my future at the Colleges could look like,” says Charli

Thomas Perich ’23 sheds the pandemic year and embraces freedom, cycling from campus to his home in Laurel, Maryland. At the end of the semester, Thomas Perich ’23 decided that he wanted to return home to Laurel, Maryland in an unconventional way. Rather than driving, he rode all 353 miles on his bicycle. Averaging about

Rising sophomore Samari Brown ’24 looks back at her first year at the Colleges, including how she found her passion for theatre. Brown wrote for and performed in the fall production “Supernatural Saunter.” This summer, as a research assistant in the Theatre Department, she is studying famous BIPOC members of the Geneva community and writing

Seven members of the Hobart College rowing team were among the 292 student-athletes named to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association All-Academic Team by the IRA Board of Stewards. Since 2015, the Statesmen have earned 27 IRA All-Academic Team Awards. To be eligible for recognition a student-athlete must have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.35 or higher,

A yearlong celebration — honoring the 1822 founding of Hobart College and the two-century history of Hobart and William Smith — begins in 2022. “There are fewer than 75 colleges and universities in the country that have stood longer than we have,” says Hobart College Dean and Professor of Philosophy Scott Brophy ’78, P’12. Brophy and