Ruth Colvin Receives Volunteer Award – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Ruth Colvin Receives Volunteer Award

Ruth Colvin, 1992 honorary degree recipient at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and founder of Literacy Volunteers of America-New York State, was recently recognized at a 25th anniversary celebration in Saratoga Springs.

Colvin, of Syracuse, founded Literacy Volunteers in the early 1960s after reading what she calls shocking statistics. The Saratogian reported on the event. Read the story “Celebrating 25 years of helping people read” from the Sept. 24Saratogian.