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Documentary Explores Race, Class, Education and Service

The national non-profit groups Teach for America and City Year will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary "All The Difference" on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Fish Screening Room in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. The viewing will be followed by a facilitated discussion led by Teach for America and City Year representatives. Inspired by Wes Moore's New York ...
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Pasta Night Welcomes Students

This semester, the ever-popular Pasta Night at the Colleges will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 3, offering students the chance to enjoy a warm vegetarian pasta dinner, salad, fresh garlic bread and dessert. Hosted by HWS Chaplain Maurice Charles, the gathering will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Chaplain's Residence, located at 630 S. Main St. All students are welcome to attend. Reservation...
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Service Opportunities with Geneva Heroes

Geneva Heroes, the mentorship program that pairs HWS students with students from the Geneva City School District (GCSD), is actively recruiting more volunteers as the group finalizes its service and community engagement projects for the spring semester. From volunteering with local organizations and businesses, to engaging in on-campus activities with the larger HWS community, Geneva Heroes melds...
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Apply Now: Alternative Spring Break 2016

Applications are now open for the 2016 Alternative Spring Break programs, sponsored by the HWS Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL), with a number of locations across New York State and the East Coast. "Alternative Spring Breaks provide amazing opportunities for students to make connections with people they wouldn't necessarily meet in their everyday lives," says Jeremy Wa...
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McIntosh Presents on Privilege

Noted scholar, feminist and anti-racism activist Peggy McIntosh will visit Hobart and William Smith to deliver a guest talk and meet with HWS and local community members as part of the Colleges' series of events commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. McIntosh's talk, "Understanding Privilege Systems: The Surprising Journey," will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Va...
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