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Critical Social Studies NEWS

Youth Leadership College at West Street

For much of the spring semester, Madeline Buckley '15 and Dana Williams '16 are co-leading Youth Leadership College (YLC) sessions for second graders involved in student government at West Street Elementary School. The initiative serves as their practicum for the Centennial Center for Leadership's (CCL) HWS Leads Certificate Program and utilizes a curriculum originally designed by Caroline Dosky ...
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HWS Alums Join AmeriCorps

More than 150 young men and women from all walks of life came together this summer in Philadelphia, Penn., to be sworn in as AmeriCorps VISTAS. What all of them share is a passion for social change and a commitment to serving full-time for a year at a non-profit organization, expanding programs designed to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Among the group were two 2010 HWS graduat...
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Bonner Leaders Attend VA Conference

Active members of the community, Michael Austerlitz '10 and Clifford Gardner '10, recently conducted a workshop on Race, Class and Gender at the Bonner Conference at the University of Richmond, Virginia. Bonner Leaders, such as Austerlitz and Gardner, are part of a movement of students dedicated to service. The workshop, according to Gardner, was "All about the ability to diversify minds" and i...
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Simpson on International Governance

Matt Simpson '04 was recently named an associate in the international trade and arbitration group at Weil Gotshal and Manges, LLP. Simpson is located in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. He was also recently appointed a Peace Fellow with the Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG), where he previously worked. He will continue his close relationship with PILPG as an adviser on the gro...
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Modesto Makes Music

This summer, Pablo Modesto '09 is leaving his mark at K-Rock Radio Station in New York City. The only radio production intern for the rock music station, Modesto has a lot of responsibilities. "I'm learning all the ins and outs of recording, editing and preparing audio for use on-air during sweeps and show intros," he says. Modesto worked with staff at the Salisbury Center for Career Services to ...
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