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HWS Grads Join AmeriCorps Network

Following their passion for service in locations across the country, five graduates from the Classes of 2015 are beginning their tenures with AmeriCorps. With a focus on community-building and volunteerism, the students join the ranks of many alumni and alumnae who have served in AmeriCorps. Kicking off their service with AmeriCorps are Liam Allman '15, Lauren Darcy '15, Jordan Mueller '15, Rache...
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Three Accepted to FoodCorps

As staunch advocates of implementing more sustainable food practices and making healthy, locally grown food a priority, Stacey Davis '15, Mollie Kenerson '15 and Abbe Lentz '15 have worked relentlessly over the past four years to further the Colleges' commitment to sustainability and bring new initiatives to campus. Now, they'll work to create a more sustainable food system at the national level ...
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NJ SEEDS Provides College Prep Guidance

More than 50 high-achieving high school students who come from low-income families spent two weeks on campus this month as part of the New Jersey SEEDS (Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication and Success) College Preparatory Program. The program, which concluded on July 11, fully immerses the students in college life while providing them with guidance and advice on the college admissions pro...
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Flowers Discusses All-America City Designation

To discuss the recent designation of Geneva as an 2015All-America City, Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) Director Katie Flowers joined City Manager Matt Horn and Geneva Director of Neighborhood Initiatives Sage Gering for the WXXI radio program "Connections with Evan Dawson." Dawson, a resident of Rochester, N.Y., framed the program as an inquiry into the success of Ge...
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Expanded Summer Academy Marks 11th Year

The two-week HWS Summer Academy enters its 11th year of providing Geneva High School (GHS) students the opportunity to experience college-level content at the Colleges as well as establish valuable connections for college preparation. Founded by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer and funded in part by The Wyckoff Family Foundation and the Office of the President, the Summer Academy has grown fr...
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