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Perrine '15 Commissioned in U.S. Marine Corps

This spring, Trent Perrine '15 was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps. "There's a particular pride in being a Marine," says Perrine. "The Marine Corps is distinct from other branches of the military because it puts an emphasis on its history and culture, the esprit de corps. We walk a little different, talk a little different -- you can always tell a Marine." While at HW...  More >>

Honoring Veterans at The Wall

As director of events at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), JoAnn Waller '04 oversees the organization's commemorative tributes at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, commonly known as The Wall. Located in Washington, D.C., The Wall draws millions of visitors each year to pay respect to the more than 58,000 service members who gave their lives in Vietnam. The names of these men and women are i...  More >>

McDowell '15 Earns Fulbright

In September, Emma McDowell '15 will arrive in Bangkok, Thailand to begin her tenure as an English Teaching Assistant with the support of a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. "It was a goal of mine to apply for a Fulbright since sophomore year, and it's an honor to have been chosen," explains McDowell, who double-majored in environmental studies and Spanish & Hispanic studies, with a minor...  More >>

HWS Grows Peace Corps Numbers

As Commencement 2016 approaches, Elizabeth C. Lunderman '16 and Thomas A. Ramage '16 prepare for their two-year commitments to the Peace Corps, the preeminent international service organization of the U.S. Both Lunderman and Ramage will serve as teachers, in Tanzania and China respectively. They join William Smith alumnae Eliss Mañon '14 and Tess M. O'Leary '14, who will also begin Peace Corps se...  More >>

DeWees '16 Earns Fulbright to Malaysia

Supported by a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Virginia DeWees '16 will travel to rural Malaysia to teach English and promote cultural exchange. "Fulbright's emphasis on ambassadorship linked with teaching is what drew me to their program," says DeWees, a writing and rhetoric, and educational leadership double major. "Representing the U.S. State Department through Fulbright is a tremendous ...  More >>

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