In today’s feature we focus on recent graduate Rose Cherubin 15′ who was hired by the office of Admissions after graduation. In the video below she shares with us her life as an alumni and her transition from student to staff here at HWS. Cherubin’s involvement on campus included being Prime Minister of the Caribbean Student Association, working at the admissions office, and being a part of the William Smith Laurel Society.
Stacey Davis ’15
On Tuesday August 25th, there was a fire demonstration for the Resident Assistants and the House Managers right next to the IC. Here are some pictures and videos from the demonstrations,
Some of our students have already been back on campus this year. We asked them how it felt to be back. Here are their answers,
“It’s good to be back!” – Taner H’18
“It feels good to back. I feel that I have has enough time to reflect on how my first year was and I am ready to take on another year of challenges.” – Kely H’18
This summer some of our students where able to have incredible opportunities abroad. This week, we spoke with Adriana Ureña WS’16 who told us about her Theater internship in Italy. Here is what she had to say.
” It was an experience that I will never forget. I learned how to be more direct in the theater role between leading and participating”
We have the pleasure of introducing the Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants of this year to you. We have the privilege of having three FLTA’s this year, teaching German, French and Arabic. Here is what they had to say about their incoming year,
“Amazing opportunity to be here.” – Yvonne Brieger, German FLTA
“I feel eager to share cultural aspects from many different areas” – Mathias Valiente, French FLTA
“Excited to live in a smaller city and get more of a community feel” – Hiba Amro, Arabic FLTA
Here is a picture of them visiting the Intercultural Affairs Center,
As part of the Intercultural Affairs Summer 2015 Programs and trip, this 4th of July weekend the IC sponsored a trip to the American Legion in Geneva for students who are spending their summer on campus. Students were able to enjoy a night of music, laughter, food, games and of course, Fireworks!
“The IC always has fun programs and trips for students and I’m happy to have spent my fourth of July surrounded by such awesome people brought together by the IC.” – Jerlin Garo ’17
“It was so nice to have participated in this awesome community event, got to know Geneva so much better.” – Genesis Gonzalez ’17
As part of the Intercultural Affairs Summer 2015 Programs and Trip, this 4th of July weekend we hosted a picnic at the IC for students on Campus this summer. Students were excited to celebrate with their peers for the national holiday. They enjoyed great food from Bagels & Cakes while talking in anticipation for the night of fireworks ahead.
Many students spend their summer here at HWS and they are sharing their experience with us!
Today’s spotlight is on Lesly Rivero ’17, who is double majoring in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Social Justice.
“I will be working as a Summer of Service Intern with the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning. For most of the summer, I will be working with the Assistant Principal of Geneva High School, Nate Schneckenburger. My responsibilities involve assisting in data collection efforts, conducting reports, proctoring exams, facilitating summer school programs, among other tasks. I will also be working with the HWS Summer Academy, which is a two week program provided by the colleges for low-income students who are driven to pursue higher education.
This weekend our students came together to celebrate Ramadan: the ninth month of the Muslim year, during which strict fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset. To celebrate students gathered at the IC for a sunset breaking fast BBQ, in which they enjoyed some traditional food.
As the sun began to set students Mohamed Daajneh ’16 and Banan Otaibi ’18 explain a little bit about Ramadan and their own reasons for fasting.
Here are some comments from students who attended the event:
“Awesome!<3” – Genesis Gonzalez ’17
“Superb” – Olikoye Akanle ’16