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EDUCATION NEWS

Tutoring at the Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva wants to hire 25 HWS students this fall to tutor local first- through 12th-graders twice a week during afterschool programs. The Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club and the Geneva Community Center Chris Lavin '81 says the new tutoring effort is part of a closer collaboration between HWS, the Boys & Girls Club and the Geneva City School District ...  More >>

Community Education, with Pumpkins

This summer's collaboration between Associate Professor of Education Mary Kelly and Hillside Children's Center is starting to bear fruit -- literally. Based in Rochester and serving central and western New York, Hillside is a network of agencies that provide support for children and families with emotional, behavioral or life-circumstance challenges. In July, Hillside Children Center's residentia...  More >>

Summer Academy College Prep

High school students can sometimes be "intimidated by the fact that they are on a college campus, and that is sometimes enough to discourage them from working to their greatest potential," says Lesly Rivero '17. But with the HWS Summer Academy, students from Geneva High School (GHS) are offered the guidance and skills to help prepare them academically and socially for the next step of their educa...  More >>

"Culture of Respect" Film Series

This fall, a film series titled "The Culture of Respect" will shine a spotlight on issues of race, class, gender, sexuality and ability. Open to the HWS community, each screening will feature an HWS faculty or staff presenter who will contextualize the film, highlight topical themes and discuss historical and contemporary resonances with the audience. "For a culture of respect to be truly inclusi...  More >>

Hussain on Education Quality Indicators

Associate Professor of Education Khuram Hussain was recently featured in theWallethub article, "2016's States with the Best and Worst Education Systems," sharing his expertise on what factors often have the most significant impact on the quality of education in schools across the country. The articleanalyzes the quality of education in each state by examining metrics such as student-teacher ratio...  More >>

 

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