FIFTY-FIFTY: A PEER COUNSELING SERVICE

The Hartwick College counseling center offers students who may feel more comfortable talking with a fellow student the option to meet with a trained peer.

50-50 members are extensively trained and will “meet you halfway” (50-50) by offering you information and support in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere.

How it Works

50-50 Peer Helpers maintain your privacy at all times and signs a confidentiality agreement with Hartwick College. Members are supervised by and have access to the counseling center staff for support and guidance.

HOW CAN A 50-50 PEER COUNSELOR HELP YOU?

  • Offer support and guidance
  • Listen and understand from a peer point of view
  • Problem solve with you
  • Provide education, information and/or resources
  • Referrals to campus professionals

WHY WOULD YOU GO TO 50-50?

  • Stress
  • Homesickness
  • Adjustment issues
  • Roommate conflict
  • Classroom challenges
  • Future planning & goals
  • Time management
  • Campus involvement
  • Relationship problems

HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH A 50-50 PEER COUNSELOR?

No appointment is needed to meet with a 50-50 peer counselor. Stop by the office on the 3rd Floor, Dewar Union.

If you wish to schedule an appointment, call or email the 50-50 office.
Campus Extension: 5050
Email: fiftyfifty@hartwick.edu

MEET THE 2021-2022 FIFTY-FIFTY PEER COUNSELORS

Hannah Bosman ’22 

50-50 Peer Counselor

Faith Cartisano ’22

50-50 Peer Counselor

Meg Delehanty ’23

50-50 Peer Counselor

Nick Eiler ’23

50-50 Peer Counselor

Steven Pisauro ’23

50-50 Peer Counselor

Lauryn Pianelli ’22

50-50 Peer Counselor

Paige Furman ’23

50-50 Peer Counselor

Frances Molina ’23

50-50 Peer Counselor

Peyton Seiler ’22

50-50 Peer Counselor

Lillian Whelan ’23

50-50 Peer Counselor

HOW CAN I BECOME A 50-50 PEER COUNSELOR?

Each spring semester, the counseling center accepts applications for students interested in becoming a member of the Fifty-Fifty Peer Counseling program. Interviews are conducted each spring. New members are carefully selected and extensively trained.