Public Service NEWS

Alums Team Up to Support Military Families

Twelve years after sharing a suite in Emerson Hall, Sara Wingerath-Schlanger '02 and Elyssa Koidin Schmier '04 collaborated to create a blog post on about Special Ops Survivors, a small nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to serving the surviving spouses of active duty Special Operations personnel who have died in combat or training since 1980. "I believe that if you have ...
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Community Engaged Scholarship Forum

The 2016 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum recently gave members of the HWS community and campus partners the chance to showcase the many mutually beneficial student partnerships and projects that have taken place locally and regionally throughout the past academic year. The forum also served as an opportunity to honor individual or group excellence in several areas. The honorees at this year's...
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Mizzoni '13 Bikes Finger Lakes for Parkinson's

This August, Devan Mizzoni '13 and her friend Elisabeth Geraci will embark on a six-day, 441-mile bicycle ride around all 11 of New York's Finger Lakes to raise awareness of Parkinson's Disease. Mizzoni and Geraci were inspired to organize the event after Geraci's father, an avid cyclist and Finger Lakes resident was diagnosed with the degenerative movement disorder, which has since made it diffi...
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20 Years of Peace Corps Response

This week, the Peace Corps is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Peace Corps Response, which was founded by HWS President Mark D. Gearan, former Director of the Peace Corps from 1995 until 1999. Formerly called Crisis Corps, Peace Corps Response sends experienced professionals on short-term, high-impact service assignments in communities across the globe. When the Peace Corps establishes new pro...
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Standing Together to Honor the Lost Lives

Students, faculty, staff, trustees and members of the Geneva community gathered to honor the victims of the tragedy in Orlando, Fla., during a multi-faith remembrance service in St. John's Chapel on Wednesday. Led by Chaplain Maurice Charles, the service included songs, readings and prayers from across Christianity, Islam and Judaism, with reflections offered by President Mark D. Gearan, Profess...
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