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Many Ways to Celebrate Earth Week

From films to lectures, drum presentations to races, the Colleges' celebration of Earth Week this year represents an array of sustainability issues and themes. Earth Week kicked off Monday, April 21, with a showing of the documentary, "Dirt!" Inspired by William Bryant Logan's acclaimed book, "Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth," the movie takes a humorous and substantial look into the history ...  More >>

High Schoolers Spend Day Shadowing

As part of the Geneva 2020 initiative, nearly a dozen professionals from throughout the community hosted Geneva High School students for job shadowing experiences. The program, held on Wednesday, April 16, gave students a view of careers across a number of professions, including graphic design, law, radio news media, educational administration and the nonprofit sector. The program was organized b...  More >>

Students Volunteer at Neighbors’ Night

Every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., students from HWS visit St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Geneva to continue a longstanding tradition. Neighbors' Night allows students and other volunteers the opportunity to engage and entertain local children. The program, which has been run by congregation member Sue Adams since 1986, welcomes children in grades K-8. "The kids each have their own story, persona...  More >>

Get Ready for Day of Service: April 12

Join this year's third Day of Service, which will be held on Saturday, April 12. Volunteers are asked to meet on the Quad at 12 p.m. before heading to 18 different sites across the greater Geneva area. A Geneva tradition for 20 years, Day of Service became Days of Service in 2008, when students and the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning added additional Days of Service throughou...  More >>

Zitouns Make Charitable Giving Priority

Jordan Zitoun '10 and Erin (Houck) Zitoun '11 were recently featured in a video on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) for their commitment to giving to others regardless of their own financial difficulties. The video notes Jordan began a real estate business shortly after graduating from college and struggled to get that business off the ground. While he had given money to his church since ...  More >>