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Largest Class in College History to Graduate on Saturday at Hudson Valley; 2,325 Students Eligible to Participate

CONTACT: Dennis Kennedy (518) 629-8071 or Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, May 15, 2012

2012 Graduating Class Facts and Figures

58th Commencement Program

Commencement Remarks by President Andrew J. Matonak, Ed.D.

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Hudson Valley Community College will celebrate its 58th Commencement on Saturday, May 19 at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. 2,325 students, an all-time high for the college, and 460 honors students are eligible to participate. 85 percent of those graduates live in the Capital Region.


Saturday, May 19, 2011

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. to family and guests

Graduates assemble at 7:30 a.m. in G-Lot behind McDonough Sports Complex; ***This is an ideal time to interview graduates.

Ceremony begins at 8:45 a.m.

Where: Joseph L. Bruno StadiumCampus map:
Inclement weather location: McDonough Sports Complex
Speakers: Drew Matonak, president, Hudson Valley Community College
Conrad H. Lang, Jr., chairman, Hudson Valley Community College Board of Trustees
Kathy Jimino, Rensselaer County Executive
Martin Reid, chairman, Rensselaer County Legislature

Producers/News Directors: To download video highlights after the ceremony, utilize an FTP program and visit - enter the username: "hvccevents" and password: "hvccevents"