+ Student Life – Page 2 – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
The HWS Update

For her significant service in helping to advance young leaders in the nation’s capital, William Smith Dean Lisa Kaenzig receives PLEN’s 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award. For nearly three decades of work to advance and train the next generation of public policy leaders, William Smith Dean Lisa Kaenzig was honored with the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award

New software makes submitting and managing accommodations faster and easier. Thanks to the generosity of parents and an alumnus, the Center for Teaching and Learning has launched a new system that makes it easier for students with disabilities to request accommodations as they relate to all aspects of student life on campus. The Accommodate software system

 Shavonne Ward ’09, whose career has focused on creating educational equity, will serve as the keynote speaker for the annual Alger Adams Dinner. The annual Alger L. Adams ’32 Academic Excellence Award Dinner will bring together members of the Hobart and William Smith community in recognition of students’ achievements and to honor the legacy of

For the second consecutive year, the HWS EMS team brought home the second-place trophy in the Stryker Skills Classic. After competing in medical, trauma and team building scenarios at the national Stryker Skills Classic, members of HWS EMS finished second place among more than 19 colleges and universities. The competition, held this year in Pittsburgh,

Hobart and William Smith will launch the inaugural Finger Lakes Cup public debate on Friday, March 4. The inaugural Finger Lakes Cup, a public debate held in the British Parliamentary format, will kick off at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 4 in the Vandervort Room. Featuring the best debaters from HWS, Cornell, University of Rochester

For the Hobart hockey team, the Russian and Ukraine conflict is very personal. For Hobart hockey teammates and friends Artem Buzoverya ’24 and Gagik Malakyan ’24, the political relations between Ukraine and Russia, which culminated with the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces Thursday, have a personal connection. Buzoverya was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine, less

Competing against some of the largest universities in Upstate New York, William Smith places first and Hobart places fourth in Slalom in their home opener at Bristol Mountain. The Hobart and William Smith Alpine Ski Teams hosted a Mideast Crossover competition at Bristol Mountain on Feb. 5-6. The teams competed in the Grand Slalom and

In a profile by Barbados Today, Jada Smith-Padmore ’24 discusses squash and finding a home away from home at HWS. Barbados Today recently profiled international student Jada Smith-Padmore ’24 about her collegiate journey. “It’s a big deal,” Smith-Padmore says. “I hope people read it and more people from Barbados come to Hobart and William Smith.”

Teacher and former Peace Corps Volunteer Shanelle France ’11 to offer keynote address. Shanelle France ’11 will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Celebrating Excellence event on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. The annual event will highlight the achievements of William Smith students, induct the newest members of the Laurel Honor Society, and

For the second year in a row, Hobart and William Smith’s campus will be transformed into a winter wonderland to welcome students back for the spring semester. Winter Fest will take place on Saturday, Jan. 29, starting at 7 p.m. Different outdoor locations on campus will host fun seasonal events throughout the night. On the