True Blue Weekend
True Blue is when we come together to celebrate memories of our time on Oyaron Hill.
Hartwick’s True Blue Weekend 2023
A true Hartwick community celebration where students, alumni, family and friends can connect with Hartwick campus life, athletics, academics, Pine Lake and more!
True Blue Weekend Events
Kellogg Society Luncheon
Celebrating Abraham L. Kellogg Society members (by invitation only).
The Abraham L. Kellogg Society honors and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to Hartwick College and its future by including the College in their estate plans. For more information please contact Pat Dopazo, Director of Planned Giving, firstname.lastname@example.org.
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Golden Jubilee Reunion and 50 Year Club Induction.
Salute members of the class of 1973 as they are inducted into the 50 Year Club. Join us for the ceremony, along with dinner, cocktails, a class photo, and entertainment.
6:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball.
Binder Physical Education Center
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Presidential Kick-off – Awards & Recognition.
Start off True Blue with awards and recognitions, and a champagne toast celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Hartwick College nursing program, desserts, and refreshments.
9:00 – 10:30 p.m. Big Prize Bingo
Come to The Commons for a chance to win amazing prizes!
10:00 a.m. – noon NEW! “Flying First.”
A celebration of first-generation Hartwick Hawks and their families.
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. NEW! Writing Center, 45th Anniversary Gathering.
Celebrate the work of the Writing Center, which has supported Hartwick students for nearly a half century.
10:00 a.m. – noon Blue Key Ambassador Campus Shuttle Tour.
Explore the Hartwick campus with a current student Blue Key Ambassador. Tours run every 1/2 hour.
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Dedication of the Judith Day Apartments.
Please join us as we write a new chapter of Hartwick history: the ribbon-cutting and naming ceremony for The Judith Day Apartments, funded by Trustee Raymond “Larry” Miller ’73 – in honor of his wife, Dr. Judith Day.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. NEW! Meet the NetWICK.
Brings together faculty/staff, parents, students, and alumni to make connections in their fields of interest.
Noon – 3:00 p.m. Brooks’ BBQ Tailgate.
A True Blue favorite!
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Faculty Emeritus Gathering
Co-located with Brooks BBQ lunch; stop by and say hello to retired faculty and coaches.
Noon – Women’s Field Hockey.
3:00 p.m. Men’s Soccer.
3:00-5:00 Print Your Own T-Shirt with Art and Art History Alumni
Anderson Center for the Arts lobby
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. NEW! ALANA Chat & Chew.
A time for ALANA (African, Latin/o/e/x, Asian, Native American) alumni and students to celebrate and interact.
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. NEW! Harry Bradshaw Matthews Event.
Celebrate Harry Bradshaw Matthews’ impactful Hartwick tenure as the Associate Dean and Director of the Office of Intercultural Affairs and, the new “It Can Be Done” Award that his former students started to honor his legacy.
6:00 p.m. Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner and Inductions.
2023 inductees are Former Women’s Field Hockey & Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Anna Meyer, the 1996 Women’s Field Hockey Team, and the 1998 Women’s Lacrosse Team.
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. NEW! Parent & Family Social.
Enjoy dinner with your students and fellow Hartwick parents and families.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Memorial Reflection.
Pay homage to those from our campus community whom we have lost since our last memorial.
9:00 – 12:00 noon Farewell Breakfast.
Say farewell to your rekindled and newly created Hartwick connections with breakfast in The Commons.
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pine Lake Fall Festival.
Enjoy music, hiking, boating, a horse-drawn wagon ride around the lake, the Honey Harvest with our Pine Lake bees, apple cider pressing, and much more!
1:00 p.m. Women’s Tennis.
Coordinate a Reunion Group - Make Memories!
Create opportunities for your reunion group to meet up and celebrate together at True Blue. Alumni Relations will work with you to provide space and ideas for a unique experience..Be a Reunion Representative
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 607-431-4045 or email email@example.com.