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The sanctuary of Trinity Church was filled with the words, reflections and joyful notes of HWS students, faculty, staff and Geneva community members Saturday afternoon as the traditional Baccalaureate ceremony offered the Classes of 2012 and their families solace amidst the excitement of graduation. “Over the past 24 hours, I have heard over and over

More than 180 ninth-graders from Geneva High School visited campus to take part in mini-classes led by Hobart and William Smith faculty, learned about admissions and financial aid, and saw college through the eyes of Hobart and William Smith students. This is the second group of students from the Geneva City School District to participate

Pat Heieck P’88, Sodexo catering manager at HWS, was awarded the April winner of the Circle of Customer Excellence Star of the Month award. Through Circle of Customer Excellence, Sodexo has established a comprehensive effort targeted at the college dining segment that seeks to instill in its associates empathy for and understanding of not just

During Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ senior week, when the sun goes down, the lights come on and dinner is over, the President’s Garage band tunes up and starts to play. After the Senior Dinner at Houghton House, with the excitement of Commencement in the air, the Classes of 2010 packed into the Vandervort Room

With the excitement of Commencement in the air, the Classes of 2010 gathered for their Senior Dinner to share memories and listen to the advice of their professors and mentors, before gearing up for the Senior Toast and a performance by the President’s Garage Band. In their address before dinner Eugen Baer and Cerri Banks,

On Saturday, Oct. 17, following the dedication of the Seneca Society Donor Wall, the Emerson Society dinner was held in the Vandervort Room, where HWS community leaders, faculty, students and staff came together in celebration of a common purpose – the future of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Member of the Emerson Society are those

This is the second summer in a row that the NJ SEEDS program has taken place on the HWS campus. For two weeks, rising high school first years, sophomores, and juniors lived, learned and worked on campus. The most notable addition to this year’s program was work study. Each morning the SEEDS (Scholars, Educators, Excellence,

This spring, Daniel L. Rosensweig ’83 was named CEO and president of the Guitar Hero division of gaming giant Activision Blizzard. He hit the ground running, as the company was working toward the release of not one, but three new games within the next six months. On Sept. 1, the first of those games, Guitar

Speaking to this year’s Convocation theme of global citizenship, President and CEO of Direct Relief International and Convocation 2009 Keynote Speaker Thomas Tighe gave students, faculty, staff and community members three criteria of a global citizen: “First of all, you have to care. Second, you have to think. Third, you have to act.” Since October

Dan Rosensweig, operating principal for Quadrangle Capital Partners, former COO of Yahoo! and a member of the Hobart Class of 1983, will return to campus on Friday, March 7 as part of the Professionals in Residence series, sponsored by the Salisbury Center for Career Services. Rosensweig will discuss “Personal Leadership and Achieving Your Goals,” starting