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Opening Convocation at Hartwick: Welcoming the Class of 2018

The Hartwick community gathered today to welcome new students during this year's Opening Convocation. The time-honored ceremony, held in Lambros Arena of Binder Physical Education Center, marks the official start of the 2014-15 academic year and the first full day for incoming freshman and transfer students at Hartwick College. Read full text

Washington Monthly Rankings Cite Hartwick as a Top Liberal Arts College

Hartwick College has been listed among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine in its 2014 College Guide. The College’s focus on service – a key metric in this year’s ranking methodology – received a particularly high ranking among liberal arts colleges. Read full text

Hartwick’s Foreman Gallery Hosts “Uische Beatha: Water of Life”

The Foreman Gallery in the Anderson Center for the Arts on the Hartwick College campus will open its fall season with a new three-artist exhibit titled “Uische Beatha: Water of Life”. The exhibit runs from September 11 to October 17, 2014. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, September 11 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. Read full text

Hartwick Welcomes Class of 2018 to Oyaron Hill

This year's first-year class at Hartwick College boasts an academically accomplished and diverse group of more than 444 students. Interest in Hartwick continues to climb locally, nationally, and globally, according to recent statistics from Hartwick's Office of Enrollment Management. Read full text

Hartwick College Welcome Weekend Begins August 28

The Hartwick College experience will begin on Thursday, August 28 for new students. As they move in, they will see new sights, make new friends, and begin taking part in a variety of Welcome Weekend activities. Read full text

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Hartwick Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-2015

Hartwick College will welcome nine new faculty members for the 2014-2015 academic year. Read full text

Appalachian Regional Commission Funds Hartwick Center for Craft Food and Beverage Project

Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-chair Earl Gohl has announced that Hartwick College is the recipient of a $123,525 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission. The funds will be used to establish the Center for Craft Food and Beverage at Hartwick College. 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 226 colleges The Princeton Review has chosen for its "Best in the Northeast" section of the website feature, "2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region." Read full text

Hartwick’s Russo Receives Eighth Grant from Autism Research Institute

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Anthony (A.J.) Russo has received another grant from the Autism Research Institute (ARI) in the amount of $9,650. This funding will allow Russo to continue a study of anti-GAD antibodies in autism. Read full text

Hartwick Featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015

Hartwick College is featured in the 2015 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

Hartwick Hires Coaches for Women’s Basketball, Soccer

Hartwick College Director of Athletics Dr. Kim Fierke has announced that Jackie Craft has been named Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Brian Gordon has been name Head Coach for Hartwick Women’s Soccer. They succeed Missy West and Matt Verni, respectively. Read full text

Drugovich Named to Steering Committee on the Future of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges

Hartwick is pleased to announce that College President Margaret L. Drugovich has been named to a new steering committee of college and university presidents that will assess the future of independent colleges. The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has organized the 22-member panel to develop a plan that encourages independent colleges and universities to revitalize their missions and business models. The project on the Future of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges is funded by the Lumina Foundation. Read full text

Hartwick’s Cooper Receives Funding from the National Science Foundation

Hartwick College has been named as a recipient of a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the amount of $25,000 through a sub-agreement with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The funding will be used for a project called "Development of a Build-a-Genome Network to Teach Synthetic Biology at Diverse Undergraduate Institutions." Read full text

Hartwick to Host Summer Open House for Prospective Students 8/2

Hartwick College will host an Open House program on Saturday, August 2, 2014 for all those interested in becoming a part of the Hartwick College student community Read full text

Commencement Ceremony Makes Alumni of Hartwick's Class of 2014

Saturday, May 24 was the beginning of a new experience for the members of the Hartwick College Class of 2014. 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

Hartwick’s Russo Receives Seventh Grant from Autism Research Institute

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Anthony (A.J.) Russo has received another grant from the Autism Research Institute in the amount of $5,520. This funding will allow Russo to continue his studies on the role of biomarkers in the etiology of autism. The grant, a study to investigate Neuregulin 1 (NRG1) in autistic children, will be used in part to fund projects which will involve cooperative research with undergraduate students at Hartwick College. Read full text

Baccalaureate a Celebration of Hartwick for Class of 2014

Hartwick College faculty, staff, friends, and family gathered today with the members of the Class of 2014 at Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center for this year's Baccalaureate ceremony. 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

Hartwick’s Pine Lake to Host Field Day for K-12 Students

Hartwick College's Pine Lake Institute for Environmental and Sustainability Studies (PLI) will hold a TAP-US ("Think, Act, Protect the Upper Susquehanna River") Field Day, with events focused on learning about the regional watershed, on Friday, June 6, 2014. The day's activities will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hartwick College Pine Lake Environmental Campus located at 1894 Charlotte Creek Road in Oneonta, NY. The event, which is designed for kindergarten - 12th grade teachers and students in the Upper Susquehanna River basin, is free and open to the general public. Read full text

Graduating from Hartwick College is a Mele Family Affair

On May 24, 2014, the senior class will don their caps and gowns and graduate together as the Hartwick College Class of 2014. Of those seniors, four have a closer bond than most. The Mele siblings, quadruplets Bobby, Danny, Erin, and Grace, came to Hartwick in the fall of 2010 with high hopes and expectations. Now, as they prepare to leave Oyaron Hill four years later, they are appreciative of their shared-but-separate experiences, and have maintained those same high hopes for their futures. Read full text

Hartwick Students' Best Work on Display During Showcase 2014

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 2013-14 academic year on display during the College's seventh annual, day-long “Student Showcase: An Exhibition of Liberal Arts in Practice.” Read full text