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After moving to the front of the classroom, Matt Charleston ’22 found himself more engaged during his classes. PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON 24/THE HAWK

From the back of class to front-and-center; Student finds sitting in front of the class positively affects his learning

Matt Charleston January 26, 2022

For the majority of my academic career, I have sat in the back row of my classes where nobody can see me. I typically stay engaged in that post, but sometimes it’s challenging when I am so far away...

Elizabeth Morgan, Ph.D stands with her unvaccinated children, Graham (left), 5, and Thomas (right), 8, at their home on Sept 12. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/ THE HAWK

Faculty with unvaccinated children express back-to-school concerns

Allison Kite September 14, 2021

Laura Crispin, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, sent her 5 year-old daughter to kindergarten for the first time last week. Crispin said she is remaining optimistic about the upcoming year of face-to-face...

Backpack Girls Nation was founded in 2018. PHOTO COURTESY OF MALICKA BARRO

Graduate student’s nonprofit empowers young women in Ivory Coast

Olivia Robinson June 1, 2020

Malicka Barro, an incoming St. Joe’s graduate student in the Health Administration Program, started her nonprofit, Backpack Girls Nation, in 2018 to empower and promote education among Ivorian women...

Q&A with new Health Studies and Education Dean

Q&A with new Health Studies and Education Dean

Erin Breen April 30, 2019

Angela Rowe McDonald, Ph.D., was announced as the inaugural dean of the School of Health Studies and Education on April 24. McDonald currently holds the position of interim dean of the College of...

Words to live by

Amber Denham June 2, 2017

Six seniors share their mantras Words are some of the most powerful tools we have at our fingertips. They have the ability to make us laugh, cry and evoke both the most raw and most simplistic...

Graphic by Krista Jaworski, 17.

Signing off the Survival Guide

Ciarra Bianculli April 25, 2017

Making the most of one’s time on Hawk Hill I started writing this column last year because I love school and everything about it. I love going to class, learning new things, meeting different people,...

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