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EDUCATION NEWS

GHS Ninth-Graders Visit

Geneva High School students visited Hobart and William Smith Colleges on March 27 as part of a Geneva 2020 program that provides an informative look at college life. The ninth graders spent the morning participating in sessions concerning the admissions process, financial aid and more. This was the fourth time students from this graduating class have visited campus. The goal of Geneva 2020 is to ...  More >>

Dezago '15 Awarded Fulbright to Ecuador

Jordyn Dezago '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ecuador, giving her a coveted once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow her passion for teaching while advancing her connection with Ecuadorian culture. Through the program, Dezago will work in higher education as an English teaching assistant at an institution where she will instruct and mentor student...  More >>

Arts Experience Offers Community Focus

This year, the sixth annual Arts Experience: A Festival Celebrating Inclusion & the Arts is set to take place Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 10, bringing together the HWS community and people from all across the Finger Lakes region to share in the common theme of "community." Facilitated through a partnership between HWS and the Collaborative of the Finger Lakes, The Arts Experience i...  More >>

HWS Hosts Public Education Forum

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host a Finger Lakes Community Forum for Public Education on Thursday, March 19. The event will bring together the Geneva Teachers' Association with other teachers' associations throughout the Finger Lakes region to discuss the current state of education and educational funding received by New York State. This conference is set to take place in Albright Auditorium at 7 p.m. The theme for this forum is titled, "Respect Public Education." The Colleges, a longt...  More >>

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 >>