Manny Pelligra

Senior Associate Director of AdmissionsManny Pelligra

Phone: 607-431-4037
E-mail: pelligrae@hartwick.edu
AIM: HartwickManny
Facebook: facebook.com/HartwickManny

 

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Recruitment areas: New York State counties: Albany, Clinton, Delaware, Essex, Fulton, Greene, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, and Washington.

Office Responsibilities: In addition to serving students and families from the above counties, I also oversee our Blue Key Tour Guide program. In addition, I coordinate travel for the office and am a member of a couple of campus committees.

Originally from: Manhattan, NYC, then went to high school in Long Beach, NY.

While in College: I was a biology major. I was a Resident Assistant (RA), a member of the yearbook staff, and played ice hockey on our club team.

Favorite Movie(s): The Wizard of Oz, City Lights, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Cinema Paradiso.

Favorite Books(s): Any by authors Kurt Vonnegut, J.R.R. Tolkien, Aldous Huxley, or Leo Buscaglia.

Favorite Quote: "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin

Hobbies: I enjoy being in the outdoors: hiking, cross-country skiing, gardening. I also play ice hockey, some golf, tennis, and racquetball. I play the guitar (60/70's music is the best!) and own both an acoustic and electric guitar.

Why Work at Hartwick? This is such a special, unique place. I love working with our students. Not a day goes by that I am not impressed with the things our students are doing and studying. When they tell me about their internships, research, study abroad trips, class work, I am always in awe. This is a college where students don't get lost; our small average class size, our 11:1 student to faculty ratio tells you a lot about us. But, once you visit and get the sense of community and friendliness that exists here, you get hooked and fall in love with Hartwick.

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