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EDUCATION NEWS

Moloney '13, MAT'14 Teaching in Singapore

Kathryn Moloney '13, MAT'14 will begin her career in education beginning this August as a first grade teacher at Stamford American International School in Singapore (SAIS). "I think children need to be taught by someone who can connect with them in and outside of the classroom, regardless of our upbringing," Moloney says. "I can't wait to teach in Singapore so that I can not only teach, but learn...  More >>

HWS Faculty Promotions

Effective June 30, 2014, Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members Kevin Dunn, Jim MaKinster and Nick Ruth will each be appointed to the rank of full professor. Dunn is a political scientist whose teaching and scholarship focus on international relations and politics in Africa. He is co-author of Inside African Politics (2013); Politics of Origin in Africa: Autochthony, Citizenship, and C...  More >>

Service Learning Workshop Attended

Six HWS community members attended a New York Campus Compact workshop held at Syracuse University earlier this month. The event included two half-day workshops, "Developing a Premier Service-learning Course," and "Getting Service-Learning Research and Community-Engaged Scholarship Published," led by Jeffrey Howard, the founder and editor of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. The ...  More >>

William Smith Alums Welcome Seniors

The William Smith Alumnae Association will host a brunch to welcome graduating William Smith seniors into the Association. The Senior Brunch, now in its 37th year, is a hallmark moment for graduating women at William Smith and will take place on May 13, at 12 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. During the brunch, select students will receive awards, the deans will toast th...  More >>

Second-graders Visit HWS

When second grade students from Geneva's West Street School and St. Francis - St. Stephen's School arrived at the Vandervort Room for the Geneva 2020 program on May 5, they happily took their places at the tables awaiting them. As it turned out, most had been to the Colleges before. But organizers of the campus visit, including Katie Flowers, director of the Center for Civic Engagement and Servic...  More >>