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Quigley '15 works with Teach for America

This summer, Clover Quigley ‘15 worked for Teach for America (TFA) at the Delta Institute in Cleveland, Miss., as operations coordinator of instructional resources. She has since been named the inaugural TFA intern at HWS, the student coordinator and liaison for HWS recruitment efforts. At the Delta Institute, Quigley underwent intensive training with other newly hired employees who work across t...
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Abramov ’16 Raises $25K for Family

Nora Abramov '16 recently responded to a regional tragedy by setting up a fund for the victim's young daughter. An article in the Ithaca Times explains how Abramov ultimately raised more than $25,000 for the family. "After the horrendous accident on June 20 in downtown Ithaca, when a brakeless tractor trailer crashed into Simeon's restaurant and took the life of young Amanda Bush, many people wan...
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Voter Registration Day

Every year, millions of Americans are not allowed to vote because they miss a deadline or don't know how to register. HWS Votes has collaborated with National Voter Registration Day to ensure that members of the HWS and local community get signed up. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, HWS Votes will assist students and others in registering to vote in the Scandling Campus Center. A non-partisan student group...
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Demuth '51 Honored for Service

This summer, Dr. Robert Demuth '51 was presented with the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Community Service Award in recognition of a nearly 40-year career distinguished by dedication to impoverished individuals throughout the world. The prestigious award is given to members of the HWS family who have shown extraordinary commitment as volunteers, serving their local communities and soci...
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Introducing #HWSRefresh

Starting this week, the HWS social media accounts will begin to use a new hashtag, #HWSRefresh. The hashtag aims to spread messages of comfort, community, and motivation to the student body - spreading the message that no one is alone and that comfort can be found around every corner, whether in the Sunken Garden at Houghton House, by the fireplace in the Scandling Campus Center, or at one's plac...
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