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Hartwick College Welcomes New Class and Returning Students

The Hartwick College experience began on Thursday, August 27 for new students. As they moved in, they saw new sights, made new friends, and began taking part in a variety of Welcome Weekend activities. Read full text

Princeton Review Names Hartwick a Best Northeastern College

Hartwick College has again been recognized as one of the best colleges in the Northeast, according to national education services company The Princeton Review. Hartwick is one of 225 colleges chosen for the "Best in the Northeast" section of the website feature, "2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region." Read full text

Hartwick’s Sessions Earns Prestigious Fulbright Grant

Hartwick College Professor of Biology Dr. Stanley K. Sessions has been awarded a grant from the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program to conduct research on the developmental biology of the Blind Cave Salamander, also known as the Olm, or Proteus. The grant, Sessions' first Fulbright, is effective for him and his research collaborators to conduct the research in the laboratory of Dr. Lilijana Bizjak Mali at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia during the 2015-16 academic year. Read full text

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Hartwick to Host 25th Annual Summer Institute of Theology

The 25th annual Hartwick Seminary Summer Institute of Theology will be held on the College campus from Sunday, July 26 to Friday, July 31. The Institute features hour-long courses, two-and-a-half hour seminars, training for Deacon Candidates, and a special banquet with a guest speaker. More than 30 church leaders and educators from across the country will lead the program. Read full text

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Hartwick College Selected for Digital Archive Consortium

Hartwick College has been selected as one of 42 colleges and universities that will help digitally preserve previously out-of-view collections, part of the Council of Independent Colleges’ (CIC) new Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research. The Consortium seeks to improve teaching and learning, enhance faculty and student/faculty research, and streamline administrative capabilities through a uniform digital system of cataloging important research material collections. Read full text

Hartwick College Names New Director of Center for Craft Food and Beverage

Hartwick College President Margaret L. Drugovich has announced the appointment of Aaron MacLeod as Director of the Center for Craft Food and Beverage, effective July 13, 2015. Read full text

Hartwick’s Huntington Authors Debut Novel

Hartwick College Professor of Religious Studies Dr. Sandy Huntington has seen the publication of his debut novel, titled Maya. Published by Wisdom Books/Simon & Schuster, Maya is set in India in 1975, and is an extended meditation on the unraveling of identity. Read full text

Hartwick Featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2016

Hartwick College is featured in the 2016 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The highly selective guide includes more than 300 colleges and universities selected for their strength in a broad range of subjects such as academics, social life, financial aid, campus setting, housing, extracurricular activities, and more. Read full text

Howard’s New Book Chronicles History of American Department Stores

Hartwick College Associate Professor of History Dr. Vicki Howard has published a new book analyzing the history of department stores in the American retail industry. Titled From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store, Howard offers the first national study of the department store industry. The work looks at retailing from a new vantage point, advancing our understanding of the role department stores like Macy's and Marshall Field's played in the industry, according to the book’s publisher, the University of Pennsylvania Press.  Read full text

Hartwick’s Quinn Authors Book on ‘Black Civil War Soldiers’

Hartwick College Professor of History Dr. Edythe Ann Quinn has seen the publication of her new book, titled FREEDOM JOURNEY: Black Civil War Soldiers and The Hills Community, Westchester County, New York. Quinn’s meticulously-researched manuscript is the story of 36 African American men who drew upon their shared community of The Hills for support as they fought in the Civil War. The work was published by SUNY Press, and released six weeks ahead of schedule due to a large number of pre-orders. Read full text

Commencement Ceremony Makes Alumni of Hartwick Class of 2015

Saturday, May 23 was the summit of a uniquely transformative experience for the members of the Hartwick College Class of 2015. Their parents, families, friends, and College faculty and staff gathered under the gala tent on Elmore Field to celebrate, as the members of the class made the transition from students to alumni in the culmination of their time at Hartwick. Read full text

Class of 2015 Reflects on Hartwick at Baccalaureate

Hartwick College faculty, staff, friends and family gathered with the members of the Class of 2015 at Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center for this year's Baccalaureate ceremony on Friday, May 22. The event continued a series of weekend celebrations marking the Class' final days as Hartwick students, and their first as Hartwick alumni. Read full text

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Hartwick Students' Best Work on Display During Showcase 2015

Subjects ranging across the academic divisions of Arts & Humanities, Physical and Life Sciences, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences were covered by Hartwick College students as they put their best work of the 2014-15 academic year on display during the College's eighth annual, day-long "Student Showcase: An Exhibition of Liberal Arts in Practice." Read full text