First-Year Seminar Symposium Presented at Hartwick

On Friday, December 5, 2014, Hartwick College will host a First-Year Seminar (FYS) Symposium from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Stevens-German Library, Yager Hall, on the College campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, will provide the opportunity for first-year students to show off their completed work, and progress made to date within their FYS classes. Read full text

Men’s Soccer Captures Sun Belt Conference Title; Hawks Earn First NCAA Title Berth Since 2005

Jamie O'Grady's (Falkirk, Scotland/Falkirk) goal in the 65th minute held up as Hartwick's men's soccer team won the 2014 Sun Belt Conference Championship defeating host Georgia Southern 1-0 at Eagle Field in Statesboro, GA. Read full text

Submissions for 2015 Student Showcase Open November 17

Have you conducted research? Created an original work of visual art or creative writing? Been part of a group project or performance? Did you complete an internship over the summer? Would you like to show your work or explain your experience to other students, faculty, staff, and the community? If so, view the details below in order to submit your work to the 8th annual Student Showcase. Read full text

Hartwick’s Anthony to Present Latest Installment of Faculty Lecture Series

Professor of Anthropology Dr. David Anthony will present a talk titled "Ancient Human DNA and the Prehistory of Language," as the third lecture of the 2014-15 Faculty Lecture Series. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. in Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, on the Hartwick College campus. Light refreshments will be served, and attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch. Read full text

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Hartwick Receives Booth Ferris Foundation Grant

Hartwick College has received a $150,000 grant from the Booth Ferris Foundation in New York City. Over two years, the grant will help the College enhance its SOAR (Start Out Academics Right) Program for first-generation and underrepresented students. Read full text

Hartwick Recognized as a Fair Trade College

On Friday, October 31, Hartwick College announced its recognition as a Fair Trade College –the 25th in the country – in a ceremony at Yager Hall. President Margaret L. Drugovich unveiled a framed certificate before members of the College’s staff and student body who helped lead the effort. The acknowledgement comes from Fair Trade Campaigns, an organization that recognizes towns, colleges, universities, schools, and congregations in the U.S. that adopt Fair Trade principles and practices. Read full text

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President Drugovich Delivers 2014 State of the College Address

Hartwick College President Margaret L. Drugovich addressed a full house of students, staff, and faculty, delivering this year's State of the College Address in Slade Theatre of Yager Hall on the Hartwick College campus. Read full text

5th Annual “Empty Bowls” Event To Take Place at Hartwick College

Hartwick College will host the fifth annual "Empty Bowls" event – a grass roots movement which aims to help raise awareness of hunger and poverty in local communities – on Friday, November 21st, 2014 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at The Music Circle, Anderson Center for the Arts on the Hartwick Campus. The event costs $15 and is open to the public. Read full text

Hartwick Hosts Hawks’ Night Fever 2

On Wednesday, November 5, Hartwick College will host the 2nd Annual Hartwick Hawks' Night Fever, a pep rally for all Hartwick athletic teams, in Lambros Arena on the College campus. The event runs from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., and is free and open to the community. The event is presented by Hartwick Athletics, Student Senate, Student Alumni Ambassadors, and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Read full text

Hartwick Plans 11/15 Open House for Prospective Students

Hartwick College will host an Open House program on Saturday, November 15, 2014 for all those interested in becoming a part of the Hartwick student community. Read full text

Hartwick College Theatre Arts Program Presents Brecht Play

The Hartwick College Theatre Arts program is pleased to announce its fall main stage production, “The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” written by Bertolt Brecht. The production will run from November 5th through November 8th, 2014, with performances at 8 p.m. each night in Slade Theatre, Yager Hall on the College campus. Admission is $5 for the Hartwick Community and $10 for the general public. Read full text

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Statement by President Drugovich on the Passing of Richard P. Miller, Jr.

It is with great sadness that the Hartwick College community acknowledges the untimely passing of former Hartwick College President Richard P. (Dick) Miller, Jr. President Miller's death is a loss to all of the communities to which he belonged, including our Hartwick College community. Read full text

Hartwick Dedicates Sally Griffiths Herbert ’88 Aquatic Center

On Friday, October 17, Hartwick students, scholar-athletes, faculty, staff, Trustees and friends of the College gathered to celebrate enhancements made to, and the renaming of, the aquatic center in the Binder Physical Education Center on the Hartwick College campus. The new Sally Griffiths Herbert ’88 Aquatic Center was formally unveiled in a ceremony led by Hartwick College President Margaret L. Drugovich. Read full text

Hartwick Art and Art History Department Presents Digital Artist Markell

The Hartwick College Department of Art and Art History presents Alyson Markell, artist and former senior creature modeler at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), a division of Lucas Digital in San Francisco, CA, on Tuesday, November 4 at 7 p.m., in the Anderson Center for the Arts on the Hartwick campus Read full text

Hartwick to Host New American Writing Festival

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis will be the featured reader at Hartwick College’s two-evening New American Writing Festival, being held on November 4 and 5 in the Celebration Room, Shineman Chapel House, on the Hartwick campus. Read full text

Hartwick Welcomes Sanbonmatsu for Rude Memorial Lecture

Kira Sanbonmatsu will be the guest lecturer for the 2014 Leslie Rude Memorial Lecture, to be held Thursday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre.  Read full text

Starna to Speak on Native American Studies

Dr. William Starna will speak at Hartwick College on the subject of “The Two-Row Wampum, a Fake Treaty, and Oral Traditions: The Shared Histories of Natives and Newcomers in New Netherland and Colonial New York,” on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Read full text

Hartwick Inducts Five Into Athletic Hall of Fame

A dinner celebration was held inside the Celebration Room of Shineman Chapel’s on Saturday, October 4 to welcome the Hartwick College Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014 during True Blue Weekend. The event served to honor the five inductees included in this year’s class. Read full text

USCTI Mini-Conference to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hartwick College will host a two-day student mini conference of the United States Colored Troops Institute for Local History and Family Research (USCTI) on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11.  Read full text

Rocknak’s Poe Sculpture Unveiled in Boston

Hartwick College Associate Professor of Philosophy Stefanie Rocknak's bronze sculpture of Edgar Allen Poe, Poe Returning to Boston, was unveiled October 5 in Boston during a ceremony held at the intersection of Boylston and Charles Street South, also known as Poe Square. Read full text

Hartwick’s Forster Rothbart to Present Thursday’s Faculty Lecture Series

Assistant Professor of Political Science Amy Forster Rothbart will present a talk titled "Nongovernmental Organizations and International Environmental Law: The Case of the Aarhus Convention,” during the second lecture of the 2014-15 Faculty Lecture Series.  Read full text

Hartwick Celebrates, Rededicates Elting Fitness Center

On Saturday, September 27, Hartwick students, scholar-athletes, faculty, staff, and friends of the College gathered to celebrate the rededication of the Elting Fitness Center in honor of Hartwick's former Board of Trustees Chair, Dr. James Elting. Read full text

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Hartwick Graduates ‘Make the World a Better Place’

The Washington Post has published a list of the top colleges for producing graduates who “make the world a better place.” According to the newspaper, the ranking is based on a survey administered by, which collects self-reported salary information. Read full text