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CHILD ADVOCACY DEPARTMENT NEWS

Halter '16 Awarded "Drum Major for Service"

At the spring 2016 Day of Service, Sophie Halter '16 was presented with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Drum Major for Service" award in recognition of her commitment to community engagement and service during her time at Hobart and William Smith. Named for the "Drum Major Instinct" sermon that King delivered in 1968, the national service award honors "volunteers who perform extraordinary everyda...  More >>

Recognizing Academic Excellence

The annual Benjamin Hale dinner, named for a former president of Hobart College, was held on Tuesday, April 15. The traditional Hobart year-end event featured Jordan Printup '13, an admissions intern at HWS, who will present a talk titled, "Two Worlds, One Journey." Recognizing Hobart students who have excelled in academics, the dinner was held at 6:15 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling...  More >>

One Bead Cultivates One Life

In 2012, Sara Wroblewski '13 created a company called One Bead, a nonprofit organization established to raise money for education in East Africa through the sale of recycled glass beads. Given the success of her first entrepreneurial adventure, Wroblewski has teamed up with Caroline Dosky '12, MAT '13 to expand the initiative by developing the One Life Leadership program, a curriculum designed to...  More >>

Research Links Stress with Health Issues

Assistant Professor of Psychology Jamie Bodenlos completed research which explored the effects of stress on health and behavior, and at the potential of mindfulness. The research was conducted with two alumnae Marleah Noonan '12 and Stephanie Wells '10, while Noonan and Wells were students. Their research involved collecting data from more than 300 HWS students, who completed self-report measures...  More >>

Ellis’13 Undergoes TFA Training

Brianne Ellis '13, who was accepted into the Teach for America (TFA) Program this summer, was mentioned in an article in Tulsa World, which discusses the training program that TFA recruits are participating in at Key Elementary School in Tulsa, Okla., this summer. Ellis is one of 700 new Teach of America recruits participating in the five-week training program under the guidance of TFA's own inst...  More >>

 

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