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Cuony Scholarship Supports Aspiring Teachers

Hobart and William Smith students from the local community who are in the Colleges' Teacher Education Program (TEP) have the chance for a $10,000 scholarship opportunity thanks to the generosity of a local fund established in the memory of the late Professor Emeritus of Education Edward Cuony, a beloved Geneva educator and coach, and his wife, Gerry Brennan Cuony '33, who was also an admired Gene...  More >>

Wediko Opportunities Discussed

Recent graduate Kendra Napierala '15, MAT '16 will discuss her experience working for Wediko Children's Services as a part of the Professionals in Residence series presented by the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education. Napierala's talk will take place from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4 in the Sanford Room at the Warren Hunting Smith Library. The following day,...  More >>

Supporting Literacy in Tanzania

For Professor of Education Charlie Temple, "the purpose of literacy is for people to be able to think and communicate and consider multiple points-of-view, to sniff out prejudice and bias, to be able to talk about complex ideas." But among groups supporting global literacy, the abiding emphasis on developing low-level skills like phonics is misplaced, Temple says, "wasting money and putting poor ...  More >>

Kelly and Napierala '15, MAT '16 "Making All the Difference"

At the 2015 New York State Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) convention -- titled “Making All the Difference” -- Associate Professor of Education Mary Kelly and Kendra Napierala ’15, MAT’16 presented research exploring accessibility in the classroom, which, as the CEC notes, “is key to ensuring true participation in society and helps remove barriers for all.” “As a professor, I want to make ...  More >>

Colleges Seek Local Teachers for Fulbright-Hays in Russia

For the fourth time in the past decade, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund an immersive educational excursion to Siberia. The HWS Russian Area Studies program is now recruiting local K-12 public school teachers in the fields of humanities, social sciences, foreign languages, and/or ar...  More >>

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