Residence Director Aimee Boyd and Residence Life Area Coordinator Paul Habernig pause for a photo while serving students during the 2013 Midnight Madness event

Annual Hartwick Midnight Madness Event a Success

December 10, 2013

Each year, the Division of Student Affairs along with Aramark hosts "Midnight Madness" - an event held for students to take a well-deserved break from a long night of studying for their week of final exams that lies ahead. This past Sunday night, 20 faculty and staff volunteers served 591 students 7,360 chicken wings, 1,024 slices of pizza, five gallons of blue cheese dressing, 480 celery sticks, 455 cups of coffee, hot chocolate, or tea, and 560 cups of soda, milk and juice.

"Student Affairs and Aramark are always excited to host Midnight Madness for our students," said Assistant Director of Campus Activities Alicia Bates. "We enjoy speaking with them as they head into finals and giving them an extra boost to kick start the week."

Residence Life Area Coordinator Alice Vanerio and Residence Director Jenna Ventura pause for a photo while serving students during the 2013 Midnight Madness event

Hartwick Faculty and Staff who stayed up late to serve students included Associate Director of Annual Giving Karen Anderson, Bates, Library Public Services Assistant Amy Blechman, Residence Director Aimee Boyd, Director of Residential Life and Housing Zach Brown, Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Ann Deisler, Hartwick College President Margaret L. Drugovich, Director of Campus Activities and Dewar Union Megan Fallon, Residence Life Area Coordinator Paul Habernig, Director of Campus Safety Tom Kelly, Dean of Student Life Tara Loewenguth, Administrative Assistant for Campus Activities Carmen McCormick, Director of the Perrella Wellness Center Liz Morley, Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Meg Nowak, Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Sara Rinfret, Executive Director of Individual Giving Eric Shoen, Assistant Controller Pat Thorne, Residence Life Area Coordinator Alice Vanerio, Residence Director Jenna Ventura, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Sarah Whiteford.

For more information, contact Bates at 607-431-4874 or

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

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