Contact College Advancement
Jim Thornton, Vice President for College Advancement
Jim oversees the strategic efforts of the Alumni Relations and Development offices, leading the College's fundraising efforts. Contact Jim to talk about how you can best support Hartwick with a financial investment or engage in activities sponsored by the Office of College Advancement.
Office of Alumni & Donors Relations
Alicia (Martinez) Fish '91 , Senior Director of Alumni & Donor Relations
Alicia leads the team of individuals responsible for planning all alumni events as well as Homecoming & Reunion Weekend and maintaining The Wall, Hartwick's online community for alumni. Contact Alicia's office regarding on- and off-campus events, endowed scholarships and questions about The Wall.
Office of Individual Giving
Eric T. Shoen '99, CFRE, Executive Director of Individual Giving
Eric oversees the Annual Giving Program as well as the Major and Planned Giving Programs. Eric can be contacted regarding the Hartwick Fund, the Wick Athletic Association, the Hartwick College Faculty & Staff Campaign, Parent Giving, the Annual Report of Gifts or if you wish to make a gift to Hartwick College.
Patricia Dopazo, CTFA, Director of Planned Philanthropy
Pat works closely with Hartwick's Planned Giving Advisory Council and members of the Abraham L. Kellogg Society. If you would like notify Hartwick that you have included the College in your estate plans or if you wish to speak with someone about the options available to you in making a planned gift to the College, contact Pat.
Matthew Metzgar '10, MPA, Associate Director of Philanthropy
Matt is responsible for securing individual donor support for the Hartwick Fund and other fundraising initiatives through cultivation and stewardship activities, including in person meetings with alumni and parents and the coordination of Regional Alumni Councils. Contact Matt if you would like to discuss your Hartwick donation.
Office of Annual Giving
Karen Anderson, Associate Director of Annual Giving
Karen manages all aspects of the direct mail/marketing appeal programs including creative strategy and messaging, project management of each appeal, and the donor acknowledgment process. Contact Karen if you have a question about a direct mail piece, an electronic appeal, information found on The Wall website or other new and emerging media.
Faith (Critti) Tiemann '05, Leadership Annual Giving Officer
Faith oversees the coordination of the class volunteer program, the faculty and staff giving campaign, Wick Athletic Association fundraising events, and the corporate giving program. Contact Faith if you would like to be a reunion class volunteer or participate in fundraising events such as the Wine Auction, Golf Tournament, or to make a donation to the Hartwick Fund.
Jessica DeRico '14, Wickwire Phonathon Supervisor
Jess is responsible for WickWire, Hartwick's student calling program and the Class Scholarship Committee, which is Hartwick's student campaign for giving. Contact Jess if you have questions about WickWire; if you wish to be added to or removed from our calling lists or if you would like to update an address or telephone number.
Office of Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations
Margaret Arthurs, Director, Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations
Maggie is responsible for all grant-related activity of the College including sponsored research administration. Contact Maggie for assistance in obtaining external funding to enable research, curriculum development, capital projects, outreach programs, and special initiatives.