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News Regarding President Joyce P. Jacobsen

The third season of Pulteney Street Podcast kicks off with Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham, whose new book explores the parallels between the internet and the human brain. On the latest issue of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham discuss how the brain


The presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium member institutions have sent a joint letter to the United States Congress members representing their districts, asking them to support doubling the Pell Grant for qualified students. The letter reads: We, the presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium member institutions, write to


“For generations, education about the significance of Juneteenth has gone hand-in-hand with celebrations of Juneteenth. We can all be a part of this tradition by learning and teaching about this extraordinary holiday,” says Associate Professor of Education and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Khuram Hussain,


President Joyce P. Jacobsen discussed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s new workforce report tonight (June 1) on the daily economics radio program from American Public Media. This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce published “The America Works Report: Quantifying the Nation’s Workforce Crisis,” which cites employers’ “unprecedented challenges trying to find workers to fill jobs.”


Per tradition, members of the graduating Classes of 2020 returned to Saga for a champagne toast and remarks from a member of the faculty.  On the eve of their commencement, the Classes of 2020 returned to the Saga Dining Hall to reminisce, toast and receive well wishes from President Joyce P. Jacobsen, Chaplain Nita Byrd,


The founder and director of the Geneva Music Festival Geoffrey Herd reflects on musical education, the festival’s 10th anniversary and his 300+ year old violin. For 10 years, the Geneva Music Festival has presented acclaimed international artists in venues throughout the Finger Lakes and brought culturally diverse programming and educational concerts to local school districts.


Design plans for a renovation of the HWS Intercultural Affairs Center are now underway. For generations of students and alums, the “IC,” as it’s known on campus, has provided a welcoming environment with support for personal growth, academic success and leadership skills as well as programming designed to broaden cross-cultural understanding, foster an appreciation for


On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Professor of Women’s Studies Betty Bayer delve into key figures, moments and policies in women’s history in the Finger Lakes and the U.S. Professor of Women’s Studies Betty Bayer joins the Pulteney Street Podcast with President Joyce P. Jacobsen to discuss Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell,


Charter Day marks the launch of a yearlong celebration of the 1822 founding of Hobart College and the two-century history of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Each spring, while honoring student achievements, service and leadership, the Colleges observe the institution’s history and the granting of Hobart’s charter by the State of New York. This year’s


“Our new varsity Esports program will open up important avenues for students to learn, compete and build community,” says HWS President Joyce P. Jacobsen. “Alongside teamwork and leadership skills, Esports exposes students to new media, cutting edge technology and strategic thinking that intersects with classroom lessons and post-grad opportunities.”