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Denzel Degollado ’19 was recently published on the Newman’s Own Foundation’s fellowship website, NOGoodFellows, in an article that details his experience as a Newman’s Own Fellow. In his position, Degollado has been working with Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), one of the foundation’s grantees and an organization that works to transform urban informal settlements by

With a double major in international relations and dance theory and performance, Ruby Verbitsky ’21 developed a project that combines her two seemingly dissimilar majors while studying abroad in Brussels. With support from a Student International Initiative Fund grant, Verbitsky analyzed the differences in European and American dance class and performance culture while studying in

Two members of the William Smith College soccer team were named D3soccer.com All-Americans as announced by the website this afternoon. Junior defender Maialen Martinez was named the Defender of the Year and earned a spot on the first team. Senior defender Emilie Sauvayre was named to the third team. Martinez is the fourth Heron to be named the defender

While studying abroad in Belgium, Shelia Uría Veliz ’21 completed an internship with The Brussels Times. A writing and rhetoric major with a concentration in journalism, Uría Veliz also enrolled in courses at Vesalius College. The Brussels Times is an English-language news media website in the heart of Brussels. As a writing intern, Uría Veliz

Three members of the William Smith College soccer team were named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Scholar All-East Region teams. Seniors Emilie Sauvayre and Elizabeth Moore and junior Maialen Martinez were all selected to the first team. To be named to the scholar all-region teams, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on

Adam Tusin ’21 describes himself as a global citizen: born in California, he was raised in Singapore and has studied in France, Singapore and the U.S. That expansive world view led him recently to an internship with the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. A double major in international relations and French, Tusin learned of the

Denzel Degollado ‘19 has received a fellowship through the Newman’s Own Foundation. He is placed at one of the Foundation’s grantees, Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), a non-governmental organization based in New York City. In the position, he is working with the development team to design and implement a strategy to grow the organization’s donor

Baseball—the focus of 1985 grad Benjie Meleras’ first book, The Golden Moment—plays a key role in the author’s second book, Sandborne’s Boys. “Everything starts with baseball but the journey is [about] more than baseball,” says Meleras. Published in August, Sandborne’s Boys tells the story of a handful of individuals—including a Hall of Fame pitcher, a

In her most recent work, Catherine Gallouët, Professor of French and Francophone Studies and the John Milton Potter Professor of the Humanities, looks at African resistance to colonialism and its lingering effects. Gallouët recently reviewed a new biography of Queen Njinga, the 17th century ruler of Ndongo (now Angola) who resisted colonizing forces and left

Ten members of the 2018-19 Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team were recently named to end of the year all-academic teams. Ten sailors were named to the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association while seven earned Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association academic honors. To earn a spot on the MAISA All-Academic Team, sailors must have a GPA