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Hartwick Athletics Hosts 12th Annual Wine, Beer Benefit Auction

Hartwick College Athletics will host its annual Wine & Beer Tasting Reception & Benefit Auction from 6:30 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 at Stella Luna Ristorante, 58 Market St. in Oneonta, NY. Admission is $40 per person; $70 per couple. Proceeds from the event benefit the Hartwick College Athletics program and enhance the scholar-athlete experience. Read full text

Glass Leads 2015 Rasmussen President’s Lecture

Professor and Associate Dean for Research at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Nancy Glass, Ph.D., MPH, RN, FAAN, will be the be the 2015 speaker for the Rasmussen President's Lecture to be held on Monday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre. Her lecture, titled "Protection of Women's Human Rights: Innovative Global Programs,” is free and open to the public. Read full text

Hartwick Student Arranges Mock DWI Crash Event

In recognition of National Alcohol Awareness Month (April), and the beginning of high school prom season (May), Hartwick College and several local agencies – including the Oneonta Police and Fire Departments and Otsego County STOP DWI – will conduct a mock DWI crash at Oneonta High School (OHS) on Friday, April 17 at 12:30 p.m. The exercise is meant to serve as a vivid, realistic reminder of the dangers of drinking and driving for students as they prepare for traditional end-of-school-year activities. Read full text

Hartwick to Host Local Trade Fair

Hartwick College will host its first Local Trade Fair in the Anderson Center for the Arts Lobby on Thursday, April 23 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. More than 25 local businesses will sell and promote their products and services, from handmade crafts to food to outdoor equipment rentals. The event is free and open to the public. Read full text

Drugovich Appointed to NCAA Advisory Group

Hartwick College President Margaret L. Drugovich has been appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Chancellors/Presidents Advisory Group. Her appointment is effective immediately and runs through January 2017. Read full text

Hartwick Hosts An Evening With Gayle Huntress ’99

Members of the Hartwick College and Catskill area communities are invited to attend “An Evening with Gayle Huntress ’99” on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m., in Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre on the College campus. The event is free and open to the public. Read full text

Awards Presented at Hartwick’s Annual Peep Show

Peep fans hailing from the Hartwick and Oneonta communities alike gathered on Friday, April 10 in the foyer of the Anderson Center for the Arts building on campus to partake in the College's annual "Peep Show." To celebrate the arrival of spring and the unique confection, all members of the college and surrounding communities were welcome to create a work of art representing, interpreting, defacing, mocking, celebrating, or analyzing the infamous marshmallow treat. Read full text

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Hartwick College to Honor Business, Community, Arts Leaders May 23

Hartwick College will award three honorary degrees during its 84th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Recipients include Commencement Speaker Mr. Stephen L. Green ’59 PM ‘05, a Hartwick alumnus and founder and chairman of SL Green Realty Corporation in New York City. Green will receive a Doctor of Laws (LL.D.). Read full text

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Russo Receives Third Grant From Corning Incorporated Foundation

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Anthony (A.J.) Russo has received a $2,000 grant recently from Corning Incorporated Foundation (Corning Glass Inc.) to continue the implementation of a new immunochemistry biology course at the College. This is the third grant in three years that Hartwick has received from the Foundation, with total funding close to $12,000. Read full text

Hartwick College PSGE Center to Offer Career Prep Events

Hartwick College’s Center for Professional, Service and Global Engagement’s (PSGE) Career Services division will offer a series of events designed to prepare students for the workforce, and highlight available opportunities for valuable work experience. From conducting mock interviews to getting resume writing help to hearing from guest speakers imparting their wisdom, students will be able to fine-tune a host of key skills that will help them be successful in the next phase of their job search. Read full text

Malek Charchour '16 Wins Anna Sonder Poetry Prize

The Hartwick College Department of English and Theatre Arts is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014-15 Anna Sonder Prize of the Academy of American Poets: Malek Charchour ‘16. Charchour took home the top prize for his poem, "The Purple Ram." Honorable mention in the competition was awarded to Martha Daniel ‘17 for her poem "Porcelain." Read full text

Hartwick to Conduct Community Day of Service

Hartwick College’s Office of Community Involvement and Volunteerism (CIV) is holding its first annual Community Day of Service on Saturday, April 11 from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. All members of the College community are invited to take part in a host of activities designed to promote giving back within the Hartwick and greater Oneonta communities. Read full text

Hartwick College Theatre Arts Presents Updated Version of Corneille Comedy

The Hartwick College Theatre Arts Program is pleased to announce its spring main stage production, The Liar, written by Pierre Corneille and adapted by David Ives. This production will run from April 15 through April 18, with performances at 8 p.m. each night in Slade Theater, Yager Hall, on the college campus.  Read full text

Cosima Compton ’16 Knows How To Take Advantage of Opportunities

When business administration major Cosima Compton ’16 of Windham, NY was nominated recently for the John Christopher Hartwick (JCH) Scholarship Award by the professors of the Business Administration and Accounting Department, it was just the latest in a string of accomplishments that have highlighted her successful career at the College.  Read full text

Hartwick’s Accepted Student Day Set for April 18

On Saturday, April 18, Hartwick will welcome accepted students and their families for Accepted Student Day, a celebration of the incoming class and its members' accomplishments. Online registration is now available. Read full text

Call for Submissions to Hartwick’s Annual "Peep Show"

Hartwick's annual oozy, gooey, sugary, marshmallow “Peep Show" will be held on Friday, April 10 in the Foyer of Anderson Center for the Arts on the Hartwick College campus. The yearly ode to the marshmallow treat is free and the public is encouraged to attend and participate. Read full text

Hartwick’s Ploutz to Present Latest Faculty Lecture

Associate Professor of Nursing Cynthia Ploutz will present a talk titled "Conversations with Grandma: How to Communicate with Someone Who Has Dementia," the seventh in the 2014-15 Faculty Lecture Series. The event will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015, 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

Hartwick Students Build Houses on Spring Break

While many students opt to spend Spring Break relaxing, catching up with friends back home, or even getting ahead in their school work, a group of 19 Hartwick students and one staff advisor are spending the week in North Carolina hammering, painting, and putting up siding. While it’s not necessarily relaxing, according to the students it is definitely fulfilling. Read full text

Poets Rayher, Cutler to Read at Hartwick Visiting Writers Series

Poets Ed Rayher and Abbot Cutler will read from their work on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 8 p.m. in Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, on the Hartwick College campus. Admission to the reading is free of charge and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served. Read full text

Hartwick to Host Campus Theme Lecture on Pesticides

Renowned researcher, Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California at Berkley, and "whistleblower scientist" Dr. Tyrone Hayes will present a lecture titled “From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale Of Toads And Men,” on Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m. in the Celebration Room of Shineman Chapel House on the College campus.  Read full text

Hartwick College Names New Director of Global Education & Service Learning

Hartwick College Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Michael G. Tannenbaum has announced the appointment of Dr. Godlove Fonjweng as Director of Global Education & Service Learning, effective March 2, 2015. Read full text

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Hartwick College Names New Vice President for Enrollment Management

Hartwick College President Margaret L. Drugovich announced today that Karen P. McGrath has been named Vice President for Enrollment Management. The appointment is effective May 26, 2015. Read full text