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TurboVote Tracks, Boost Campus Voting

Through TurboVote, HWS has been helping students register to vote and engage consistently with the democratic process. In 2012, HWS Votes began working with TurboVote, a project of the nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit Democracy Works, to provide students with registration information and opportunities, including absentee ballots, and "make it easy for students and younger people to exercise civic ...
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October Day of Service

The second Day of Service of the academic year will take place on Saturday, Oct. 18. Continuing the theme of food, hunger and justice adopted for the service learning component of Orientation, participants will return to the Colleges' Fribolin Farm and the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church to resume efforts with community gardening, in addition to providing much-needed assistance at a number of...
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Corson '16 Works with City, Town

Simon Corson '16 is collaborating with the City and the Town of Geneva on a project the two municipalities have embarked on to assess shared services and find ways to drive down costs and improve efficiency. The project serves as a community-based research project for Corson, who will present his findings at a joint meeting between the City and the Town of Geneva. "I hope that the City and Town c...
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“Girl Rising,” Peace Corps at HWS

A film screening of "Girl Rising" will take place in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The documentary uses storytelling to inspire action that gets girls into classrooms worldwide in an effort to break cycles of poverty worldwide. The film will be screened from 7 to 9 p.m., and is free and open to the public. CNN Films' "Girl Rising" highlights the issues...
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Inaugural Teach for America Intern at HWS

This summer, Clover Quigley ‘15 worked for Teach for America at the Delta Institute in Cleveland, Miss., as operations coordinator of instructional resources. She has since been named the inaugural Teach for America 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 ...
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