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The HWS Update

Edie Falk ’21 has been accepted into City Year, a nonprofit organization partnered with AmeriCorps, that provides student support to high need urban schools. In August, Edie Falk ’21 will begin work as a mentor and teacher’s assistant for AmeriCorps’ City Year at a school in Buffalo, N.Y. In the position, she will provide classroom

The HWS Writing Colleagues Program recently welcomed a new cohort of 16 peer mentors. Hobart and William Smith held a welcome celebration for the newest members of the Writing Colleagues Program. Writing Colleagues are partners in learning through writing. Founded in 1994 by Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Cheryl Forbes, the program trains peer tutors who

The Mica Mine, a book of poetry by Michael Hettich ’75 has won the 2020 Lena Shull Book Award from the North Carolina Poetry Society and will be published by St. Andrews University Press. The Mica Mine by Michael Hettich ’75 is the 2020 recipient of the Lena Shull Book Award. Sponsored annually by the North

Three students have received the ASIANetwork Student-Faculty Fellows Program Award. This award will fund a travel grant to Tokyo, Japan, to study the city’s history of transformation and to develop proposals for the post-pandemic tourism industry.     Jonathan Garcia ’23, Roxana Peña ’23 and Tenzin Yonten ’23 are the 2021 recipients of the prestigious ASIANetwork

In conjunction with the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, Paine Lake Global founder Robert Philips ’88 invites students to apply for a summer program to learn about hotel and Airbnb management. Students interested in hotel and Airbnb management are invited to apply for summer internships with Paine Lake Global, a company that assists

In his first book of poetry, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Russian Area Studies David Galloway depicts “the moments that make life a work of art.” poyms for people, the debut collection of poetry by Associate Dean for Curricular Initiatives and Development David Galloway, was published in December by Kelsay Books. The book “is

Gina Perini ’95, the Chair of the Board of Directors and CEO of Somos Inc., was named the winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2020 Award, New Jersey Program. Perini leads Somos, a top provider of registry management and data solutions that administers more than 800 million local and wireless telephone numbers

The speculative fiction debut novel by Professor of English Melanie Conroy-Goldman is named a finalist in the Best Book Awards, while her new essay published on Medium explores the genre. Professor of English Melanie Conroy-Goldman’s debut novel has been named a finalist in the Best Book Awards from American Book Fest. The Likely World earned the

In his second novel, Fred Sokol ’69 picks up the story of two cantankerous friends as they embark on an impromptu road trip to the ocean where they find adventure and a new perspective on life. Published in August by Bellastoria Press, Destiny follows Morris Kahn and Mendel Greenbaum, the heroes of Sokol’s 2011 novel

In its role as “A Voice for the Students,” the Herald continues to serve as a platform for student journalism and prevalent discussions of campus issues, moving fully online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Editors-in-Chief of the Herald, Henry Duerr ’21 and Russell Payne ’21 have expanded the publication’s digital presence, relying on the newspaper’s website