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The HWS Update

Through a 48-hour giving challenge, the HWS community showed up to support writing enrichment and peer writing mentorship. The Give Write Now Challenge, a 48-hour fundraising challenge to support the Writing Colleagues Program, was a breakout success. Through the generosity of the HWS community, $28,043 was donated to support writing excellence at the Colleges. “The

A 48-hour giving challenge will support the Writing Colleagues Program. The Colleges’ signature peer-to-peer writing mentorship program has prepared hundreds of graduates to become skilled writers, editors and communicators, and helped even more students refine their big ideas. Now, alums and families can give back to the Writing Colleagues Program during a 48-hour challenge that

This semester, 18 students were inducted to the Writing Colleagues Program. Founded by Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Cheryl Forbes in 1994, the Writing Colleagues Program is a curriculum-based, peer-tutoring program that trains and embeds peer tutors in courses across many disciplines. At the March induction ceremony for the 2022 cohort, 18 new members were

Fiction Writer Robert Glick to read from his work Two Californias. As part of the Trias Writers series and Writers Reading, award-winning fiction writer Robert Glick will give a reading from his collection of short stories Two Californias on Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Blackwell Room. Two Californias tells the “intricately woven

In Sins of the Fathers, the second in a planned trilogy of historical novels by Honorary Trustee Hebert J. Stern ’58, P’03, LL.D. ’74, Stern and co-author Alan A. Winter continue the story of Adolf Hitler’s political rise and the road to World War II. Bill Boyd reviews the new thriller below. Sins of the

Before he arrived on campus, Jackson Mischler ’24 had big expectations for HWS. His mom Linda ’83, brother Lucas ’20, grandfather Ronald Fitts ’52, aunt Margaret Fitts ’86 and cousin Rebecca Coons ’06 are all graduates of the Colleges. Promises kept, Mischler found a supportive community, a cool mentor, and a new interest in environmental

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

Isabella Eliot ’23 reflects on selecting a major, campus activities and being a member of Heron rowing. Although she has not yet officially declared her major, Isabella Eliot ’23 says taking a wide range of classes in her first semesters has helped her to now focus on economics and writing and rhetoric as her main

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

Writing and Rhetoric major and Statesman sailor Aidan Morgan ’21 has secured an internship with ESPN Radio in Ithaca, N.Y., an affiliate that covers such national and local teams as the New York Yankees, Syracuse Orange, Cornell Big Red, Ithaca Bombers and Cortland Red Dragons. Morgan, who plans to pursue a career in sports media