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Pichardo '15 Receives National Service Award

Jericsson Pichardo '15 was recently awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award for his work in creating the Rochester River School to benefit the urban community of Rochester. The national award is the premier volunteer awards program, which encourages young people and adults to perform community service to take positive actions to shape the world. Pichardo was honored with the award at a fa...  More >>

Teacher Education Program Seeks Applicants

The HWS Education Department will host three informational sessions for students seeking to enter its Teacher Education Program. Interested first-year and sophomore students are invited to attend any of three informational meetings, taking place on Monday, Feb. 23 at 12:15 p.m. or at 5:15 p.m. or Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 5:15 p.m. Each session will be held in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smit...  More >>

DeWees '16 Lands Top Teaching Internship

Breakthrough Collaborative, a college access organization, has honored Virginia DeWees '16 with a teaching fellow position in its consequential summer program. Repeatedly named as one of the Princeton Review's "Top 10 Internships in America," Breakthrough Collaborative also is acclaimed for its vast and innovative impact on youth as recognized by the White House. DeWees is one of only 30 students...  More >>

Dagle '14 Teaches at North Street School

Though she graduated in May, Christina Dagle '14 returned to classes in Geneva this fall--this time in a different role--as a teacher at North Street School. After a semester of student teaching in the Special Education program, Dagle was hired as a long-term special needs substitute teacher. Soon after, she was offered a position as an English teacher in the school's dual language immersion prog...  More >>

Geneva, South Africa and UN Goals

This spring, HWS students and faculty will collaborate with their counterparts in South Africa in a unique independent study program, "Beyond Borders." The semester-long academic partnership with the Stellenbosch University's Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Institute for Leadership Development (FVZS) was developed by Solomé Rose, the Global and Community Leadership Fellow at the Centennial Center for L...  More >>

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