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Hartwick Plans Junior Open House Event

Hartwick College will host a Junior Open House program on Saturday, April 26, 2014 geared toward current high school juniors who are interested in becoming part of Hartwick's Class of 2019. Read full text

Hartwick Athletics Hosts 11th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting Reception & Benefit Auction

Hartwick College Athletics will host its annual Wine & Beer Tasting Reception & Benefit Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 at Stella Luna Ristorante, 58 Market St. in Oneonta, NY. Read full text

Hartwick College Receives Grant from NYSCA

Hartwick College has received a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts in the amount of $5,000 over two years. The purpose of this grant is to support Hartwick College's Visiting Writers Series, which brings to the College and community emerging and established writers of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, including those who have won the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award. Read full text

Art Through Documentary: Richard Widmer ’91, an Agent for Change

Hartwick College alumnus Richard Widmer '91 recently showed his documentary film The Venice Interviews: 20 Years of Chinese Art at Venice at the 55th Venice Biennale, a major contemporary art exhibit that takes place every two years in Venice, Italy. Widmer's project consisted of more than 80 conversations with prominent artists, curators, and critics from China during the past 20 years, a video installation, and an exhibition of related artifacts. Read full text

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Hartwick Receives Second Grant from the Dean M. Graham Foundation

Hartwick College has recently received its second grant from the Dean M. Graham Foundation in the amount of $4,600. This funding will support the research of one science student and his or her faculty mentor at Hartwick College. Read full text

Elizabeth Greco '14 Again Wins Anna Sonder Poetry Prize

The Hartwick College Department of English and Theatre Arts is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013-14 Anna Sonder Prize of the Academy of American Poets: Elizabeth Greco '14. Greco took home the top prize for her sonnet, "Fire and Stars." This is the second year in a row in which Greco has won the highest Anna Sonder prize for her written work. Honorable mention in the competition was awarded to Jenna Rodrigues '14 for her poem "Tea House Tribute." Read full text

"Listen: The Movie" to be Screened at Hartwick

Independent documentary "Listen: The Movie" will be screened in the Celebration Room of Hartwick College's Shineman Chapel House on April 24, 2014 at 7 p.m. Ankur Singh, the 19-year-old film maker, will be on-hand for questions and discussion at the conclusion of the film. The event is free and all community members are invited to participate in the screening. Read full text

Dawn Rivers ’14 Wins Best Paper Award at National Conference

Hartwick student Dawn Rivers '14 presented her award-winning research paper during the IPE Undergraduate Research Competition at the Eastern Economic Association Conference in Boston, MA, on March 7-8, 2014. Her paper, titled "Behavioral Responses to Tax Incentives Among Small Business Taxpayers: An Analysis of the Sole Proprietor Capital Spending, 2000-2010," was selected post-event as the conference's best paper. Read full text

Hartwick’s Gamagedara Presents Next Faculty Lecture in Series

Hartwick College Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Sanjeewa Gamagedara will present a talk titled "Cancer Biomarkers: Understanding the Present and Predicting the Future" during the seventh lecture of the 2013-14 Faculty Lecture Series. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. in Bresee Hall's Eaton Lounge. The lecture is free and the public is invited to attend. Read full text

Hartwick’s Accepted Student Day Set for April 12

You’ve been accepted to Hartwick College. Congratulations! Now what? On Saturday, April 12, Hartwick will welcome accepted students and their families for a celebration of the Class of 2018 and its members’ accomplishments. Read full text

Hartwick to Host Devotional Music from Sufi Traditions

On Thursday, April 10, Hartwick College will host an evening of North Indian devotional music from the Hindu and Muslim (Sufi) traditions. The event will take place from 7 - 9 p.m. in the Celebration Room of Shineman Chapel House on the Hartwick College campus. The event, which will include performances by Dr. Krishna Kant Shukla accompanied by Ray Spiegel on Tabla and Maura Aziza Arraj on Tanbora, is free and the public is welcome to attend. Read full text

Hartwick NEH Lecture Series Concludes with Oakes

Later today, Hartwick College will conclude its year-long lecture series on emancipation titled "Henceforth and Forever Free: Reflections on the Sesquicentennial of Emancipation in the United States" with a lecture by Dr. James Oakes, Distinguished Professor in the Department of History at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He will present his lecture, "The Scorpion's Sting: The Irreconcilable Conflict Over Slavery." Read full text

Yarn Bombing Lecture to be Offered at Hartwick College

Associate Professor of Art History at SUNY-Fredonia Dr. Leesa Rittelmann will soon offer a lecture at Hartwick College entitled "Soft Subversions and Tiny Revolutions: Yarn Bombing and The Politics of Craft." The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 in Anderson Center for the Arts Room 149 (Auditorium) on the Hartwick College campus. Her presentation is free, and the public is encouraged to attend. Read full text

Hartwick Theatre To Present “Carrie: The Musical”

The Hartwick College Theatre Department, with participation from students spanning across a wide variety of academic disciplines, will soon perform "Carrie: The Musical." Based on Stephen King's bestselling novel, Carrie, the Musical features a book by Lawrence D. Cohen (screenwriter of the classic film) , music by Academy Award winner Michael Gore (Fame, Terms of Endearment), and lyrics by Academy Award winner Dean Pitchford (Fame, Footloose). Performance rights for the musical were granted by the Rogers and Hammerstein production library. Read full text

Hartwick To Show Film “Defensora”

On Friday, April 11, Hartwick College will hold a screening of the film "Defensora." The event will take place at 5 p.m. in the Celebration Room of Shineman Chapel House on the Hartwick College campus. Following the screening, Lee Toepfer of 6KidsProductions will be joined for a round table discussion by two film makers of the "Triple Divide" (to be shown at Hartwick the day prior on Thursday, April 10), Joshua B. Pribanic and Melissa Troutman. Read full text

Hartwick College To Screen “Triple Divide” Documentary

On Thursday, April 10, Hartwick College will screen the documentary "Triple Divide." The event will take place at 7 p.m. in Golisano Hall, Room 201 on the Hartwick College campus. Following the showing of the documentary, the filmmakers, Director Joshua B. Pribanic and Melissa Troutman, will hold a question and answer session. Read full text

Teagle Foundation Funds NY-PA CAFÉ Planning Proposal

Hartwick College has received a planning grant from The Teagle Foundation in the amount of $25,000. The funds will be used for planning and development of the project Promoting Technological Innovation at Liberal Arts Colleges, and will allow Hartwick to convene partner institutions across two states for additional discussions. Read full text

Hartwick’s Cooper Receives RCSA Cottrell Science Award

Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Eric Cooper has received a Cottrell College Science Single Investigator Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). The $35,000 funding provided by the RSCA in conjunction with this award will provide opportunities for Hartwick students to conduct research with Cooper for the next two summers. Read full text

Billman Scheduled as Part of Visiting Writers Series at Hartwick

Author Jon Billman will read from his work at Hartwick College on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The event, which is part of the 2013-2014 Visiting Writers Series, will be held at 8 p.m. in Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall on the Hartwick College Campus. The reading will be open to the public free of charge and refreshments will be served. Read full text

Hartwick College Receives Kemper Grant

Hartwick College has received a grant from The James S. Kemper Foundation of Chicago, IL in the amount of $25,000. The funding will be utilized for a program designed by The Center for Professional Service and Global Engagement (PSGE) staff and faculty from the Humanities Division, titled “Experience New York: the Liberal Arts in Practice.” This program will consist of a course for academic credit, an externship at a for-profit business in New York City, and individualized career planning. Read full text

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

What is more representative of spring than the oozy, gooey, sugary, marshmallow Peep? Hartwick's annual "Peep Show"! This year's sweet event will be held on Friday, April 25 in the Foyer of Anderson Center for the Arts on the Hartwick College campus. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend and participate! Read full text

Hartwick's Kolenda Selected As Mellon Fellow

Hartwick College Professor of Business Administration and Accounting Stephen A. Kolenda has been selected as a Mellon Fellow and will accompany several other Asian Studies faculty in a study tour of India this June and July. Titled "India: Religion, Globalization, and the Environment in the 21st Century" and funded primarily by the Mellon Foundation, the 2014 India Seminar is part of the ASIANetwork Faculty Enhancement Program, Deepening Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts. Read full text

Travisano Lecture on Bishop Presented by Hartwick Honors Program

Professor of English Thomas Travisano will present a talk titled "Questions of Travel: My Journey with Elizabeth Bishop" on Thursday, March 20, at 4 pm in Bresee Hall's Eaton Lounge on the Hartwick College Campus. The event is sponsored by the Hartwick College Honors Program, and is free open to the public. Read full text

Hartwick College 2015 January Term Application Period Open

The 2015 Off-Campus January Term (J Term) Program application submission period is officially open. This year marks the second year in which the application process is online. The 2015 programs will offer 21 courses to 18 countries, providing a view of the world through a wide range of Hartwick disciplines. Nationally, Hartwick is ranked 27th in the number of students who study abroad. Read full text

Hartwick’s Wallace Presents Sixth Installment in Faculty Lecture Series

Hartwick College Professor of History Dr. Peter Wallace will present a talk titled "The Fronde in the Upper Rhine Valley: Defining Loyalty, Identity and Neighborliness at the Beginning of the French Lordship, 1648-54" during the sixth lecture of the 2013-14 Faculty Lecture Series. The event will take place on Thursday, March 13 at 12:30 p.m. in Bresee Hall's Eaton Lounge. The lecture is free, light refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to attend. Read full text

Hartwick NEH Lecture Series Continues with Barbara J. Fields

On Friday, March 14, Hartwick College will continue its lecture series titled "Henceforth and Forever Free: Reflections on the Sesquicentennial of Emancipation in the United States." The event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Celebration Room of Shineman Chapel House on the Hartwick College campus. Hors d'oeuvres will be served during the event, which is free and open to the general public. Read full text

Hartwick Basketball Teams to Compete in NCAA Tournament

Both of Hartwick's basketball teams will compete in their respective NCAA Tournaments beginning Friday, March 7. Read full text

Hartwick Theatre Students Present “Italian American Reconciliation”

Hartwick College Theatre Arts will perform "Italian American Reconciliation," written by John Patrick Shanely and directed by Kyrie McCormick '14. Performances will be held from March 13 - 15 at 7 p.m. (house opens at 6:30 p.m.) in the Lab Theatre in the basement of Bresee Hall. On March 16, there will be a matinee performance at 2 p.m., (house opens at 1:30 p.m.). Admission to the show is free and the performance is open to the public. Read full text

Hartwick Offers Summer College for High School Students

Are you a high school student ready to gain college experience while living on campus and participating in classes that highlight experiential learning? Are you interested in getting a head start on college and developing skills to help you succeed? If so, then you should apply for Hartwick's Summer College for High School Students! Read full text

Elizabeth Greco ‘14 to Present at National LACAS Conference

Hartwick senior, Elizabeth Greco ‘14, will present at the Second LACAS Latin American, Caribbean, Latin@, and Indigenous Undergraduate Student Conference at Binghamton University on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Read full text

Hartwick’s O’Connor Chair Lecture to Feature Emily Edelman

The Hartwick College Department of Nursing will soon host Emily Edelman, MS, CGC Associate Director, Clinical & Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory, as she presents on the topics of genetics and genomics. The event will take place from March 19-20, 2014, and will serve as the spring 2014 installment of the Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Chair of Nursing Lecture Series. Read full text

West Tabbed Empire 8 Women's Basketball Coach of the Year; Foglia, Dumas Land on First Team

Hartwick was rewarded for its exceptional season on Wednesday with the release of the 2014 Empire 8 Women's Basketball All-Conference Teams. The Hawks' head coach Missy West was named the 2014 Empire 8 Coach of the Year for guiding her squad to a program record 13 wins and a share of the league regular season title. Senior guard Maria Foglia (Rensselaer, NY/Catholic Central) and sophomore forward Brittney Dumas(Easton, CT/Joel Barlow) were selected to the First Team. Hartwick was the only program in the league with multiple players on the First Team. Read full text

Starna to Offer Haan Memorial Lecture on Native American Studies

Dr. William Starna will speak at Hartwick College on the subject "Discovery and Dispossession, or Whatever Happened to American Indian Lands?" on Thursday, March 13, 2014. The talk will be given at 8 p.m. in the Foreman Gallery, Anderson Center for the Arts, on the Hartwick College campus. Admission is open to the community free of charge. The event is the 2013-14 lecture sponsored by The Richard L. Haan Fund for Native American Studies. Read full text

Core Ensemble to Perform Tres Vidas at Hartwick

The Core Ensemble, a chamber music theatre ensemble, will perform "Tres Vidas" on Saturday, March 1 at 7 p.m. in Hartwick College's Anderson Theater. The performance, which celebrates the lives of three legendary Latin American women, is free and open to the public. Read full text

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Hartwick College Receives Emerson Foundation Challenge Grant

The Board of Directors of the Fred L. Emerson Foundation of Auburn, NY, has authorized a challenge grant of $250,000 to Hartwick College. To receive the funds, Hartwick must meet a 1:1 challenge by raising an additional $250,000 to match the grant. Read full text

Hartwick’s Russo Receives Sixth 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 $7,040. This funding will allow Russo to continue his studies on the roles of biomarkers in the etiology of Autism. Read full text

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Hartwick College Receives Grant from the Mellon Foundation

In December, Hartwick College was awarded a $50,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Read full text

Hartwick Celebrates Campaign Funded Construction and Renovation Projects

On Saturday, February 15, hundreds of Hartwick students, alumni, faculty, staff, trustees, and friends of the College gathered to celebrate the official dedication of the new William V. Campbell H'10 Fitness Center and the fully renovated Stack Lounge. Read full text

Hartwick Student Receives National Order of Omega Scholarship

Hartwick College student Joanna Piscitella '14, member of Sorority Gamma Phi Delta and the Eta Chi Chapter of the Order of Omega at Hartwick College, has recently been awarded the Patrick W. Halloran scholarship by the National organization of the Order of Omega. Piscitella is the first ever Hartwick student to receive such an award. Read full text

Hartwick’s Cody Presents Fifth Installment in Faculty Lecture Series

Hartwick College Babcock Professor of English Dr. David Cody will present a talk titled "'One last and horrible scream': Hawthorne's Science Fictions" during the fifth lecture of the 2013-14 Faculty Lecture Series. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 19 at 12:30 p.m. in Bresee Hall's Eaton Lounge. The lecture is free and the public is invited to attend. Read full text

African American History Month Celebrated at Hartwick College

At Hartwick College, the 2014 African American History theme "Civil Rights" will be celebrated with a series of events throughout the month that explore the past and present dynamics of Civil Rights in America. Read full text

Hartwick’s Accepted Student Day Set for April 12

You’ve been accepted to Hartwick College. Congratulations! Now what? On Saturday, April 12, Hartwick will welcome accepted students and their families for a celebration of the Class of 2018 and its members’ accomplishments. Read full text

Men's Soccer Gains Affiliate Membership in Sun Belt Conference

Hartwick College's Division I men's soccer team will join the Sun Belt Conference as an affiliate member at the start of the 2014 season. The Sun Belt will reinstitute the sport of men's soccer this fall. Read full text