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HWS, SLU to Share Course

Amy Forbes, associate director of the Centennial Center for Leadership, and Associate Professor of Education Jim MaKinster have been awarded a New York Six Blending Learning Project grant to offer an educational leadership course simultaneously at Hobart and William Smith and St. Lawrence University using video conferencing technology and online collaboration tools. The course, which will be taug...
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Senior Symposium 2014 on April 18

With 139 students scheduled to showcase their research that ranges from experiential education and health issues to the digital age and the environment, the Colleges' sixth annual Senior Symposium is having a record-breaking year for participation and engagement. Putting students in the spotlight, the day-long conference, which will be held on Friday, April 18, gives them the platform to share th...
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Community Supports Budding Writers

When Nikki Kersbergen, an English teacher with Geneva High School, found out she and colleagues could create new electives for students who pass the English Regents, she saw it as an "awesome opportunity," but quickly realized there was a significant obstacle. The school did not have enough money to purchase materials to support the electives. Kersbergen turned to DonorsChoose.org to request fund...
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Registration Open for Senior Symposium

What do hydrofracking, children's literature, community development and public health have in common? All these and more can be on the schedule for this year's Senior Symposium, which will be held Friday, April 18. Now in its sixth year, the day-long conference gives students the opportunity to showcase their intellectual interests to members of the HWS and Geneva communities. "I think that the S...
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First-Year Writing Prize Announced

The Writing Colleagues Program and Writing Fellows in the Center for Teaching and Learning will sponsor the inaugural First-Year Writing Prize this spring semester. Vying for top honors are 18 student finalists, who were nominated by a First-Year Seminar professor on the basis of exemplarily student writing in an essay assignment during fall 2012. After a vetting process, two students will be rec...
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Annual Senior Symposium April 19

At the Colleges, the annual Senior Symposium offers seniors and students in the Master of Arts in Teaching program the opportunity to showcase their intellectual passions to the entire campus community. Coordinated by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), this year's Senior Symposium is slated to take place on Friday, April, 19. Student presentations for the fifth annual event will be h...
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Comics Books Create Scholarly Inquiry

Students of HWS don't often begin the writing process by creating comic books, but that's exactly how they proceeded in preparing assignments for a major grant-funded project conducted in two writing and rhetoric courses this past semester. Led by assistant professors of writing and rhetoric, Hannah Dickinson and Margaret Werner, two fall classes participated in a project called "Comic Conversati...
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