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EDUCATION NEWS

One Bead Receives Key Donation

One Bead, a nonprofit organization Sara Wroblewski '13 created to raise money for a school in Kenya, has received a $40,000 contribution from a private donor, enabling her to work for the organization full-time for the next year. While Wroblewski is the chief executive officer of One Bead, she has not drawn a salary from the organization and has been working in the development office of Massachus...  More >>

Collins Returns to Youth Theatre

After a 10-year hiatus from the Geneva Theatre Guild Youth Theatre, Professor of Education Pat Collins P'09 has returned to direct the Youth Theatre's production of "HONK!" this summer. Collins describes "HONK!" as a "poignant yet hilarious contemporary rock version of the Ugly Duckling." It will be performed at the Geneva High School Auditorium, Friday, Aug. 1 through Sunday, Aug. 3. The primary...  More >>

Moloney '13, MAT'14 Teaching in Singapore

Kathryn Moloney '13, MAT'14 will begin her career in education beginning this August as a first grade teacher at Stamford American International School in Singapore (SAIS). "I think children need to be taught by someone who can connect with them in and outside of the classroom, regardless of our upbringing," Moloney says. "I can't wait to teach in Singapore so that I can not only teach, but learn...  More >>

HWS Faculty Promotions

Effective June 30, 2014, Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members Kevin Dunn, Jim MaKinster and Nick Ruth will each be appointed to the rank of full professor. Dunn is a political scientist whose teaching and scholarship focus on international relations and politics in Africa. He is co-author of Inside African Politics (2013); Politics of Origin in Africa: Autochthony, Citizenship, and C...  More >>

Service Learning Workshop Attended

Six HWS community members attended a New York Campus Compact workshop held at Syracuse University earlier this month. The event included two half-day workshops, "Developing a Premier Service-learning Course," and "Getting Service-Learning Research and Community-Engaged Scholarship Published," led by Jeffrey Howard, the founder and editor of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. The ...  More >>