Social Justice Studies NEWS

Blacklock '79 Hosts Screening of "The Congressman"

During Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016, actress and comedian Kim Blacklock '79 returns to Geneva with former U. S. Congressman Robert Mrazek for a screening of "The Congressman," the new independent film written, co-directed, and produced by Mrazek. Nancy Zises P'92, P'93 is executive producer of the film. Blacklock -- who plays Matty Pierce, a female lobster boat captain in "The Congressman" ...  More >>

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...  More >>

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 >>

Scott '19 Named 2016 Newman Fellow

Saoirse Scott '19 has been named as one of Campus Compact's 2016 Newman Civic Fellows, a prestigious national honor awarded to student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities. "I am thrilled that Saoirse has been selected for the Newman Civic Fellow Award and believe that her demonstrated commitment to civic engagement and community advocacy will continue...  More >>

Fisher Center Kicks off Spring 2016 Series

The 2015-16 speaker series sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men continues its examination of the theme "Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene" on Wednesday, Feb. 24, with Kathryn Yusoff's talk "Towards the Idea of a Black Anthropocene." Since atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen popularized the term in 2000, the "anthropocene" has become a political marker, designating the ep...  More >>

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