2017 Hartwick Midnight Madness Event a Success

Each year, the Division of Student Affairs and Aramark Food Services host “Midnight Madness” in The Commons – an event for students to take a well-deserved break from a long night of studying for their week of final exams that lies ahead.

Sunday night, 20 faculty and staff volunteers, along with Aramark workers, served 528 students 864 slices of pizza, 4,050 chicken wings, 25 pounds of celery, and six gallons of blue cheese dressing. Also, 175 cups of coffee and an untold amount soda and other drinks were also consumed.

“I look forward to this event every year, to see our students before finals and wish them good luck,” said Associate Director of Campus Activities Paul J. Habernig. “It’s a great study break, and I think the students look forward to the event as well. This is a tradition that gets better each year.”

Hartwick faculty and staff who stayed up late to serve students included the following: Area Coordinator Jeff Barker; Area Coordinator Aimee Boyd-Hall; Director of Residence Life and Housing Zach Brown; Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing Biama Charles; Internship Program Advisor Alison Dodge; Dean of Assessment and Retention Kimberly Yousey-Elsener; Athletics Director Kim Fierke; Area Coordinator Ed Gabrys; Associate Director of Campus Activities/Commencement Coordinator Paul Habernig; and Director of Campus Safety Tom Kelly.

Also volunteering were Alumni Engagement Officer Sabrina Lawrence; Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness Amanda Moske; Vice President for Enrollment Management Karen McGrath; Director of Campus Activities Joshua Nelson; Native Adujunct (French) Clemence Ratto; Counselor Sydney Scalici; Coordinator of Health Promotions and Campbell Fitness Center Heidi Tanner; Director of Counseling Services Gary Robinson; Administrative Assistant for the Perella Wellness Center Sandy Rorick; and Technology Services Specialist Walt Smith.

For more information on Midnight Madness, contact Habernig at 607-431-4874 or habernigp@hartwick.edu.

Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick’s expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact:     David Lubell
E-mail:       lubelld@hartwick.edu
Phone:        607-431-4031

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