Hartwick College campus view of pergola on Founders' Way

Opening Convocation

2022 Ceremony

The Hartwick community gathered on August 25, 2022 at 10 a.m. under the tent on Miller Court outside of Binder Physical Education Center to welcome more than 400 new students during this year’s Opening Convocation. The time-honored ceremony marks the official start of the 2022-23 academic year.

The ceremony included remarks from President Darren Reisberg, Hartwick faculty, Vice Presidents, Student Government President Pauller Musyoka ’22, Dr. Barbara Kahl, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Chisomaga Emeh ’23.

Welcome Class of 2026

Hartwick students of the class of 2026 are welcomed by faculty before Opening Convocation
Class of 2026 Photo
Members of the Hartwick Class of 2026 being greeted by faculty before Opening Convocation Ceremony
Bagpipers lead Opening Convocation
President Darren Reisberg speaking at Opening Convocation
Presentation of the Matriculation Book during Opening Convocation Ceremony
Student speakers at Opening Convocation: Pauller Musyoka ’22 and Chisomaga Emeh ’23
Dr. Barbara Kahl, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts speaking at Opening Convocation
President Darren Reisberg during Opening Convocation
Student singing Hartwick alma mater during Opening Convocation
Dr. Laurel Bongiornol and Dr. Barbara Kahl, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts singing the Hartwick alma mater during Opening Convocation