• Yager Bell Tower, Hartwick College
  • Professor discussed Botany with a Student.
  • Hartwick students studying rock formations
  • Hartwick students giving a presentation in front of the class.

Our Alumni

Hartwick College’s roots reach back to 1797, when John Christopher Hartwick provided resources for the founding of a seminary. Through its more than 200 years, Hartwick has produced engaged, active, successful alumni who fondly remember their time as students.

Today, the alumni body numbers more than 17,000 in all corners of the globe. About half of them reside in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, with another quarter in New England. Hartwick supports alumni networks in all major areas where they live, hosting networking and social events that keep the Hartwick spirit alive.

The most common professional fields among Hartwick alumni are management, education, healthcare, marketing/sales, and science/technology. A few of Hartwick’s more prominent alumni are listed below. To read more about our notable alumni, visit the "Alumni at the Forefront Wall of Fame" on The Wall, Hartwick's online alumni community.

Scott Adams ’79
Creator of Dilbert, Syndicated Cartoonist

Isaac Newton Arnold, HS 1831-1832 (deceased)
Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois
Abolitionist who joined with Abraham Lincoln to introduce a resolution in 1864 calling for a constitutional amendment ending slavery throughout the United States.

Jason Boltus ’08
National Football League prospect

George Bruno ’64
Retired U.S. Ambassador to the Central American nation of Belize

John Doelp ’76
VP Operations, Sony Records

Julian Finkelstein ’63
Retired Director NBC (National Broadcasting Company)

Bob Fiske ’82
Assistant Attorney General/Connecticut Attorney General

S.L. Green ’59
Chairman, S.L. Green Realty Corporation, New York City, NY

Christopher Knight ’72
Art Critic, Los Angeles Times

Jaclyn Lambros ’02
Radio City Music Hall Rockette and former New Jersey Nets cheerleader

Cyrus Mehri ’83
Nationally renowned civil rights attorney, Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, Washington, DC

Nancy Morris ’74, H'06
Formerly the first women Secretary of U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission; currently, the
Executive Vice President and Chief Regulatory Counsel at Allianz Global Investors of America

Glen Myernick ’77 (deceased)
Assistant Coach, U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team

Dr. Katherine Ordonez ’72
President, Celera Diagnostics

Rory Read ’83
President and CEO, Advanced Micro Devices

Barbara Risser 73
President, Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY

James Seward ’73
New York State Senator

Wendell Shawler ’50
Retired/Executive Advisor, National Test Pilot School

George Miller Sternberg, HS 1853 (deceased)
Brigadier General & Surgeon General of the U.S. Army

Jeff Tipping ’78
National Technical Director of Coaching Education, National Soccer Coaches Association of America

Daniel Weinberg 71
State Senator, Montana

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