Hartwick College view of Yager Bell Tower on sunny spring day

Opening Convocation

2021 Ceremony

The Hartwick community gathered on August 26, 2021 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 2021-22 academic year.

The ceremony included remarks from President Margaret L. Drugovich P’12, Hartwick faculty, Vice Presidents, Student Government President Pauller Musyoka ’22, Dr. Namita Sugandi, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Neiva Fortes ’22, and a musical interlude by the Hartwick Faculty Brass Quintet. Brianna Hawley ‘24 will sing the alma mater, Oyaron Hill of Dreams.