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Architecture and studio art double major Courtney Page ’22 is painting an imaginative underwater scene in the halls of the Geneva Lakefront Childcare Center. Courtney Page ’22 began painting an epic underwater scene in the hallways of the Geneva Lakefront Childcare Center in May. Several months in to the work, she has painted cartoon dolphins,

A $150,000 grant from StriveTogether will support programs to improve racial equity in the Geneva community as well as the appointment of a fulltime Geneva 2030 director. Geneva 2030 recently received a $150,000 grant that will fund work around racial equity in the Geneva City School District and the efforts of Geneva 2030’s six Action

Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Khuram Hussain will participate in a retrospective panel discussion about the PBS documentary Lessons of September: One School Remembers 9/11 (2002). On Sept. 11, 2001, Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y. experienced enormous loss. Ten alums and one parent died in the terrorist attacks on the

A three-year, $150,000 gift from former Genevan Dr. Philip Breitfeld will support Geneva 2030’s efforts to foster success for local students. Over the next three years, Dr. Philip Breitfeld’s gift will enable Geneva 2030 to expand and deepen its work to improve education opportunity for students in the Geneva City School District. The grant also

Biology major Taylor Szatko ’21 accepted into Master of Science focusing on Adolescence Education. Taylor Szatko ’21, who majored in biology and minored in health professions and education, has begun a Master of Science in Education program in adolescence education at St. Bonaventure University. In this program, Szatko intends to deepen her understanding of developmental

Environmental educator Anna Moreau ’20 is the naturalist at Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center. After graduating with her B.A. in environmental studies, Anna Moreau ’20 landed a position as a naturalist at Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center in the Adirondacks Region. Moreau leveraged her experience coordinating the Pre-Orientation Adventure Program (POAP) and working

Rylee Wernoch ’21 has secured a position at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center through the Chesapeake Conservation Corps. In a position hosted by the Chesapeake Conservation Corps, Rylee Wernoch ’21 has joined a cohort of 30 recent college graduates who are working to conserve the Chesapeake Bay. Wernoch will work at the Smithsonian Environmental Research

An article about Muhammad Speaks by Khuram Hussain, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is featured in JSTOR Daily. In an article this month, Associate Professor of Education and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Khuram Hussain details how the official newspaper of the Nation of Islam “combined investigative journalism and Black

With their degrees, Master of Arts in Teaching graduates can now apply for state teaching certification. At this year’s Commencement, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will confer Master of Arts in Teaching degrees to 10 students: Claire Abelson ’20, MAT ’21, Gavin Flood ’20, MAT ’21, Sophie Kaufman ’20, MAT ’21, Sarah Linsner ’20, MAT