State of the Union Viewing Gathering Set for January 25

January 19, 2011

The Hartwick College Office of Student Affairs, the Political Science Honor Society, and the Political Science Department will sponsor an opportunity for members of the Hartwick community to gather and watch President Obama's State of the Union Address and the Republican Response.

The event will be held at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25 in Stack Lounge, Dewar Union, on the College campus.

Drinks and light refreshments will be provided, including  popcorn, mini quiche, and cheese and crackers.

"This is an opportunity to get informed about the issues facing our nation, discuss policy and politics with other members of the Hartwick community, and become a more informed and engaged citizen," said Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science Laurel Elder.

For more information, contact Elder at  431-4887 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 a uniquely experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact: Christopher Lott
Phone: 607-431-4030