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The HWS Update

In honor of Black History Month, Sankofa will host S.O.U.L. Week, beginning Monday, Feb. 23. “S.O.U.L. Week stands for ‘stories of untold lives.’ It’s a unique way for our campus to celebrate Black history,” explains Vice President of Sankofa Innis Baah ‘10. Activities begin with “Soul Night at SAGA” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on

Carmen Ballarte ’12, Katherine Burgos ’12, and Daina Spencer ‘12 spent their Friday evening lacing up their skates and hitting the ice with more than 30 Genevan youngsters from the Boys and Girls Club as part of HWS’s JumpStart Program.  “This is our third season on the ice,” said organizer Michael Bersani. “I used to

Among the struggles in the world, there is a growing Latin Education Crisis. To address this problem, the Intercultural Affairs Office and the Latin American Organization will welcome Annalisa Allegro, coordinator for the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development at BOCES Monroe County, as the 2009 Anita Canizares Lecturer at 5 p.m. on Friday,

In an article in the Finger Lakes Times, the Festival of Nations held at the Geneva Middle and High Schools last Friday was featured. The second annual event featured booths with activities and/or foods based on a particular culture. Some were sponsored by businesses or organizations from the community, including one from Intercultural Affairs and

Do you have something to say about Gender? If so, come observe prose drawings, art, dance and photographs and participate in workshops and conversations as part of the Social Justice Collective and Women’s Collective Conference on Building Community and Envisioning Possibilities. Events will take place on Saturday, March 28, Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March

Martin Espada, hailed as the “Pablo Neruda of North American authors,” and the “Latino poet of his generation,” will read from his work at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov.  7  in the Sanford Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library.  He is a poet, essayist, translator, editor, and the author of several books. His work

How have recent immigration raids and detentions affected the work you do in the community? What impact do you think immigration policy is having in the community as a whole? What kind of support can community members and government officials provide? These and other questions will be answered at the forum, “Immigration Policy: Its Impact on

Every year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America holds Day for Kids to celebrate the importance of creating strong relationships between adults and young people and encourage them to spend meaningful, quality time together. On Saturday, Sept. 13, partners from Intercultural Affairs at HWS and the Geneva community are helping to sponsor the Day

Last Friday, Sept. 12, the Intercultural Affairs Center was overflowing with members of the HWS community who came together to celebrate an important Ramadan ritual. More than 100 faculty, staff and students gathered for Iftar, the evening meal that breaks a day-long fast. The event began with words and songs performed by Assistant Professor of