At Hartwick College we take pride in our students’ accomplishments!
Each spring, at our Student Leadership Awards Ceremony, the College recognizes students for their contributions to the community.
Students are honored for their involvement in working with student organizations, student government, community service, campus arts, and more. Students, faculty and staff attend the awards ceremony that culminates with the presentation of the President’s Leadership Award.
Awards are presented by students and members of the faculty and staff.
2020 Student Leadership Awards Recipients
Student Experience Awards
Significant Contribution to the Quality of Life- Madison Germuska ’20
Outstanding Service to College and Community- Dominique Beverly ’20
The Robert Houghton ‘76 Memorial Scholarship- Trevaughn Smith ’21
The Robert Harlem Sr. Newman Foundation Award – Mukhammadali Fardaev ’22
The Susan Nesbitt Newman Foundation Award – Abigail Buck ’20
President’s Leadership Award- Natalie Migliore ’20
Center for Student Success Award
Outstanding New Student – Emily Edmunds ’22
Challenge Education Awards
New Staff Member of the Year- Maya Pomazal-Flanders ’20
Beylar of the Year- Caitlyn Herlihy ’20
Facilitator of the Year- Elliot Mallard 20
50/50 Peer Counselors Award
Outstanding 50/50 Member Award- Madison Paz ’20
Greek Life Awards
Greek Woman of the Year- Caitlyn Campbell ’20
Greek Man of the Year- Terrill Davis ’20
Greek Textbook Scholarship- Greta Worthington ’21
Student Government Association Awards
Excellence in Leadership- Madison Germuska ’20
Outstanding Programming- Alternative Realities, Esports, Baseball Club for the Labor Day Event
Outstanding Advisor- James Buthman, Associate Professor of Political Science/Coordinator of the Environment, Sustainability and Society P/Coordinator of the Environmental Science & Policy Program
Outstanding Student Club/Organization- RSO
Rising Star- Senator Steven Pisauro ’23 and Senator Morghan Strahley ’21
Residential Life Awards
Residence Life Student Staff Member of the Year- Tim Levy ’22
Programmer of the Year- Neiva Fortes ’22
George Goodwin Award- Emily Schaub ’22 and Kim Podlaski ’20
List of Awards
President’s Leadership Award
This award is given to the graduating senior whose scholarship, leadership, and service has led to a positive change within the Hartwick community.
Exceptional Student Engagement Award
This award is given to a student who has enriched other students’ lives by promoting engagement and personal growth.
Innovative Campus Programming
This student meets a cumulative GPA requirement and will have demonstrated success in two of the following areas: leadership, scholarship, service.
Outstanding Service to College and Community
This award is also given to the student who meets a cumulative GPA requirement and has demonstrated success in two of the following areas: leadership, scholarship, service.
Robert Houghton ’76 Memorial Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship is a rising sophomore, junior, or senior who has been elected to serve on the Student Senate and who has demonstrated financial need.
Significant Contribution to the Quality of Life
This award is given to a student who meets a cumulative GPA requirement and has demonstrated success in two of the following areas: leadership, scholarship, service.
The Barbara F. and Philip S. Wilder, Jr. Hartwick Citizen Award*
Awarded to a rising senior whose career at Hartwick is exemplified by outstanding leadership, citizenship, strong academic performance, and who has financial need.
The Dr. Robert E. and Mrs. Mary Alice McCue Mansbach Scholarship*
This award is given to a rising sophomore who has demonstrated scholastic achievement, commitment to the Liberal Arts, involvement in Oneonta community volunteerism with the promise of continuing through his/her Hartwick College career, and who has financial need.
The Robert Harlem Sr. Newman Foundation Award
Awarded to one male, full-time student, who has maintained GPA requirements, is involved in community service, and has financial need.
The Susan Nesbitt Newman Foundation Award
This award is for one female, full-time student, who has maintained GPA requirements, is involved in community service, and has financial need.
* The Barbara F. and Philip S. Wilder, Jr Hartwick Citizen Award and The Dr. Robert E. and Mrs. Mary Alice McCue Mansbach Scholarship are presented each year at Honors Convocation.