Amber Smith earns BA degree

Published 10:37 am Tuesday, July 26, 2016

GENEVA, NY – Amber R. Smith of Ahoskie received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian Area: History & Society and Anthropology during the 2016 commencement ceremonies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, held on Sunday, May 15.

Smith, the child of Dana R. Smith and Martin L. Smith, graduated Cum Laude.

Commencement 2016 marked the 191st graduation for Hobart and the 105th for William Smith. The Classes of 2016 included 260 William Smith and 236 Hobart undergraduates, as well as seven MAT students.

Dr. Cheryl L. Dorsey L.H.D. ’16, a Harvard trained physician and president of Echoing Green, delivered the 2016 commencement address.

Hobart and William Smith are small, residential colleges. Nearly all of the 2,247 students live on campus and many live in learning communities and theme houses that focus on community-building. HWS offers 45 majors and 68 minors. Sixty percent of students create an independent course or major and many courses provide service-learning experiences, internships and job opportunities.