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Hudson Valley Community College Counseling Center Sponsors Noon Film Series in April

CONTACT: Eric Bryant, (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Wednesday, March 26, 2009

Hudson Valley Community College’s Center for Counseling and Transfer will show movies that help depict the profession of counseling and/or mental health related issues during April, which is designated as Counseling Awareness Month.

This is the second year that the counseling center has organized the film festival, and the movies shown were specifically requested by Hudson Valley Community College students. All movies will be shown at noon in the Exhibition Room, which is located on the second floor of the Siek Campus Center. Free popcorn will be available.

The film festival is open to the public and free of charge.

  • April 8 – Batman Begins
  • April 15 – Anger Management
  • April 22 – Fight Club
  • April 29 – What About Bob?

The office will kick off the Counseling Awareness Month celebration with a Wellness Fair in the Campus Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1. The Wellness Fair will include exhibits from a variety of community organizations as well as Reiki demonstrations, health assessments, and information from spiritual wellness and aesthetic beauty services.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 65,000 alumni.