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EDUCATION NEWS

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 >>

Four Students Join City Year

Inspired by the service experiences they’ve had at Hobart and William Smith, four seniors will continue the path of giving back as the newest members of AmeriCorp’s City Year program following their graduation in May 2015. For the 2015-2016 school year, Dominque Miller ’15 will serve with City Year in Tulsa, Okla.; Devon O’Brien ’15 and Natalie Singer ’15 will serve with City Year in Boston; and ...  More >>

HWS Collecting School Supplies

The HWS Coalition for Educational Equity (CEE) is sponsoring a school supplies drive to support the local Middle School and High School in Lyons, N.Y. The drive begins during Reading Days on Saturday, Dec. 13 and will continue through Exam Days until Friday, Dec. 19. Collection bins will be located in Scandling Campus Center as well as in residence halls on campus. Stephanie Kenific ‘17, preside...  More >>

Pichardo ’15, Helfrich Design a School

Since the spring, Jericsson Pichardo '15 and Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Joel Helfrich have worked on a project to help the nearby Rochester City School District (RCSD) open a new public school, the Rochester River School. Its curriculum will draw from that being developed by the Institute for Humane Education for schools it plans to open in New York City in two years, as well as...  More >>