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Being a HOP Host

02.28.18


The Hartwick Overnight Program (HOP) is offered twice every February, and March for high school students accepted into Hartwick College. This program allows the current students of Hartwick College, from freshman to seniors, to introduce prospective students to the ins and outs of the campus. 


By Olivia Roth

Commencement Speaker Announced

02.21.18


Commencement: an important date in any graduate’s life where family and friends gather to watch students receive their degree. The Commencement ceremony consists of baccalaureate, and the awarding of degrees to students who are graduating Hartwick College. Of course, this is also the moment where students officially become alumni so Commencement weekend is not only packed full of events for graduating seniors, but a very exciting and nerve-wracking time in someone’s life as they begin their life-long journey.


By Julia Marquis

Campus Safety Officer Receives Naval Honor

02.21.18


On October 15th, 2017, Hartwick College’s newest Campus Safety officer Casey Cole was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (NAM). The NAM is awarded “for meritorious service or achievement in combat or non-combat circumstances based on sustained performance or specific achievement of a superlative nature.”


By Courtney Mallard

Hartwick’s Stefanie Rocknak a Finalist in National Design Competition

02.14.18


Professor of philosophy and department chair Dr. Stefanie Rocknak received her BA in American Studies, Art History and Studio Art from Colby College in 1988. Her major in American Studies gave her the opportunity to take a number of courses that covered Native American peoples and their cultures. She later received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Boston University; her work has been featured in a number of philosophical publications.


By Hannah Erbe Smith

Blog Post Reveals Alleged Bias-Related Harassment at Hartwick

03.01.17


On February 26, a blog post titled “Refusing to Be Broken: Hartwick College Criminalizes Black Female Self-Defense against Racist White Male Assaults”, was published on AbolitionJournal.com detailing allegations made during an ongoing student conduct process at Hartwick College. The post describes four black female students as charged with “harm to persons”, “after they protected themselves during a violent attack by white student athletes,” wrote the article writer, and older sister of two of the black female students, Jallicia Jolly.


By  Joanne Georges