True Blue Weekend 2020
What our Alumni and Friends Say
“I believe in Hartwick’s liberal arts to the core. Our graduates are adaptable and that’s marketable, especially in uncertain times.”
Sally Herbert ’88
“We have all heard the term ‘pay it forward.’ Well, it applies here. Be engaged. Make a difference. Return the favor that previous generations of philanthropists bestowed upon you.”
Francis Landrey P’06
“The faculty is the backbone of the college; that was our experience. Hartwick is not an institution; it’s people. My husband and I feel that giving to Hartwick is personal.”
Fran Sykes P’96, H’12
June 9, 2020
We, the Hartwick College Alumni Association Board of Directors, denounce racism and other forms of prejudice in all ways. We stand in solidarity with all victims of racial injustice and marginalization.
As a group tasked with connecting Hartwick Alumni to our college, our communities, and each other, we must listen to and uplift the voices of our ALANA (African, Latino, Asian, Native American) Alumni as they call upon us as an institution, community, and individuals do better to combat racial inequality. Whether intentional or the result of unconscious biases, racism is harmful and has adverse effects on our Hartwick community. We recognize that racism includes not only the actions of individuals, but also the policies and practices of groups and institutions such as ours. We challenge ourselves to understand and correct any inequalities we may discover within the Hartwick College Alumni Association Board of Directors.
We are committed to the following actions as starting points for our purposeful process: