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Fisher '70 Receives Highest Alumna Honor

During Reunion 2015, The Hon. Shireen Avis Fisher '70, Justice of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, was awarded the highest and most prestigious honor bestowed by the William Smith Alumnae Association: Alumna Achievement Award. "This is an extreme honor for me," Fisher said during a ceremony before the State of the Colleges address. "It is so important to me because it's being bestowed...  More >>

Fisher '70 Receives Alumna Achievement Award

During Reunion 2015, the William Smith College Alumnae Association will grant the Alumna Achievement Award to the Honorable Shireen Avis Fisher '70, currently a Justice of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone to which she was appointed by U.N. Secretary General Ban Kimoon in October 2013. The Award is the Alumnae Association's highest honor. "The Alumna Achievement Award recognizes alumnae...  More >>

Salisbury Winners on the Go

The Charles H. Salisbury Jr. '63, P'94, L.H.D.'08 Summer International Internship Stipend will send three recipients -- Talia Azour '16, Caitlin Petty '16 and John (Jack) Slattery '16 -- to a combined total of nine countries on three continents to pursue their passions. Azour, a double major in international relations and sociology, will travel to New York, Argentina and Malaysia to intern with I...  More >>

Decker '15 Earns Fulbright to Malaysia

Georgia Decker '15 has been selected for a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Malaysia, affording her the chance of a lifetime to serve abroad as an English teaching assistant while immersing herself in Malaysian culture. Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program. This s...  More >>

DeBenedetto '16 Awarded State Dept. Critical Language Scholarship

The latest HWS student to earn a Critical Languages Scholarship for Intensive Summer Institutes (CLS) from the U.S. Department of State, Charles DeBenedetto '16 will spend the summer of 2015 in Xi'an, China, where he will undertake an intensive Chinese language program at Shaanxi Normal University. The CLS Program was launched in 2006 as an overseas language and cultural immersion program for Ame...  More >>

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