Professional Notes: July 2008

Professor of Sociology Katharine O'Donnell has published an article, "Weaving Solidarity from Oneonta to Oxchuc," in Antipode, a "Radical Journal of Geography," vol. 40, no. 3 of the journal.

Gary Robinson, Director of Counseling Services for Perrella Wellness Center, recently spoke of Hartwick's approaches to helping students cope with college stress and depression for an article in University Business magazine. The piece, titled "Alleviating Silent Suffering," was published in the July 2008 issue. Robinson discussed many aspects of Perrella's approach to ensuring student success, including 50/50 Peer Helping, Counseling Center staffing, case meetings, the 3333 hotline, and more.

Stefanie Rocknak, associate professor of philosophy and co-coordinator of the Cognitive Science Program, saw her dynamic sculptures included in a summer-long exhibit of the Sculptors Guild of New York. The show, which opened in July, has been timed to celebrate the transformation of historic Governor's Island into a New York City public park and cultural center. All summer, the park is filled with sculpture and multi-media work from more than 60 guild members hailing from across the globe. The Sculptors Guild of New York was founded in 1938, and has a renowned and rich history of supporting visionary artists of divergent aesthetics.

Admission to the ferry and island is free, and available via the Governors Island Ferry that runs from the Marine Terminal next to the Staten Island Ferry Building in lower Manhattan. The exhibition will continue until October 1, 2008. For information about The Sculptors Guild and the IN-SITE exhibition, go to For general information about visiting Governors Island, go to