Ronald Pleban

Ronald Pleban Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 607-431-4163

Recruitment Areas:
I work with students and their families from Pennsylvania and New York Counties: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugas, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Niagara, Orleans, Steuben, Tioga. 

Other Office Responsibilities: I work with Geneen Nelson to organize the Hartwick Overnight Program and am involved in various committees. I help out as needed with anything else too. 

Originally from: Oneonta, NY  

While in College: While in college, I was invovled in a little bit of everything. I was a Resident Assistant for a year, a member of the outdoor adventure club, an open mic night host for the Student Activities Board, and a mentor for a local agency to name a few things.  I also completed two internships including a month long program as an archaeological assistant in Spain. Before college I attended Oneonta High School.

Favorite Movie(s): Avatar, Divergent, & The Hangover

Favorite Book(s): The Hunger Games trilogy and anything by James Patterson

Favorite Quote: "When standing under a dark tree, look for the light between the branches"

Hobbies: I'm happiest when I'm  hiking, canoeing, working on my house, eating ice cream and walking my dog. I enjoy problem solving and anything that allows me to be creative.

Why Work at Hartwick? I grew up a little over a mile away from Hartwick College. I have always loved the campus and what it brings to the community. Transitioning to Hartwick College professionally was very natural for me!

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