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The HWS Update

For the past six years, the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation has been helping local HWS students who are the first in their families to attend college reach their academic goals debt-free. The Farash First in Family Scholarship supports the full cost of attending college by covering tuition, room and board, textbooks, and any

On the 50th Anniversary of the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 gave a talk in the Vandervort Room about the First Amendment and its link to King’s last speech, the contours of free speech and its impact on academic freedom. “As we celebrate the life of Dr.

In February, while addressing civic concerns with community leaders and local students in Akron, Ohio, President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 will be inducted to Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society. “Dr. Vincent represents the best elements of ODK, from his scholarship to his integrity to his character — and definitely his service,” says

President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 — a former civil rights attorney and law professor and a national expert on diversity and inclusion — will offer the keynote address that will highlight a series of events planned by the HWS and Geneva community in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Just as many

Pass the Plate, a food pantry established by the Office for Spiritual Engagement, will host an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Jan. 26. The new campus pantry is currently collecting nonperishable donations to address food insecurity. All are welcome to attend the open house on Friday, which will take place from 9 a.m.

At the Finger Lakes Forum this January, President Gregory J. Vincent ’83 delivered a talk exploring the intersections of community, free speech and the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Held in conjunction with a number of Martin Luther King Day events, Vincent’s presentation addressed the First Amendment’s role in magnifying “what

Recognizing Hobart and William Smith’s commitment to the City of Geneva and its continued revitalization, Empire State Development (ESD) has awarded the Colleges a $250,000 grant to support renovations at the Bozzuto Center for Entrepreneurship, the new downtown space dedicated to the Colleges’ entrepreneurial studies programming. ESD is New York’s chief economic agency and the grant was

Throughout the 2017-18 academic year, the inaugural class of Salisbury Diversity Fellows is undertaking a robust new program guided by HWS staff and alums to explore everything from résumé writing and networking to developing a personal brand and applying to jobs and graduate schools. “This important new initiative is a critical part of our mission

This fall, Hobart and William Smith Colleges officially established the Upsilon Pi charter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter organization established for African American Men. “Hobart and William Smith are very excited to initiate this charter, and I am particularly proud that the Colleges will be a part of Alpha Phi

With a $4 million gift, Chair of the Board of Trustees Thomas S. ’68 and Barbara M. Bozzuto and their family seek to sustain the future of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and their legacy of academic innovation while also expanding access for first generation students. Three million dollars of the total gift will endow