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Student Activities

Upcoming Events

If you have any questions regarding these listings, please contact the Student Activities Office at (518) 629-7348.

The following events are sponsored by the Student Senate and/or an official club or organization. View the complete Calendar of Events for other events happening on campus/sponsored by the college.

Student Senate Meeting • 2 p.m. • Every Monday (while classes are in session)
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
All students are encouraged to attend!

Discounted Regal Movie Tickets • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. • Every Tuesday (beginning the second week of Fall and Spring classes)
Student Activities Office (Siek Campus Center, Room 210)
Each student may purchase two movie tickets at $5 each totaling $10.
Regal Theater movie tickets are sold on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 4 to 6 p.m. for evening students only.
Ticket Information

Free Pizza • 11:50 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. • Every Wednesday (beginning the second week of Fall and Spring classes)
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Cafe
Come enjoy the noon hour with other Hudson Valley students and some free pizza - while it lasts!

Salem Day Trip
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Student Price: $25
Guest Price: $35

Price includes round-trip transportation.

Ticket Information
On sale: Thursday, Sept. 14 – Thursday, Oct. 12

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, October 23, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Meet the Student Senate Candidates Forum
Monday, October 23, 2017
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150

Come and meet the students that are running to become your Student Senate Representatives! The forum allows students and staff to ask questions and learn more about the students running for student leadership positions.

Voting is open starting at 10 a.m. on Oct. 25 and closes at 5 p.m. on Oct. 26.

 

Freshmen Elections
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Vote online at www.hvcc.edu/vote.

Freshman students are encouraged to pick up a freshman officer election petition if they are interested in running for freshman class president and/or freshman senator. Petitions are available in the Student Activities Office (CTR 210).

 

Freshmen Elections
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Vote online at www.hvcc.edu/vote.

Freshman students are encouraged to pick up a freshman officer election petition if they are interested in running for freshman class president and/or freshman senator. Petitions are available in the Student Activities Office (CTR 210).

 

Pumpkin Palooza Student Festival
Thursday, October 26, 2017
11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby

Students can start picking up their pumpkins Monday, Oct. 16 in the Student Activities Office (CTR 210), to decorate. Bring your decorated pumpkin to the Siek Campus Center Lobby on Wednesday, Oct. 25 by 12:45 p.m. to enter the contest.

Student Prizes:
1st: TBA
2nd: TBA
3rd: TBA

Staff Prizes:
1st: TBA
2nd: TBA
3rd: TBA

Also, in front of the Campus Center there will be a pumpkin catapult. Stop by to see which pumpkin catapult hits the target.

 

Pumpkin Palooza Family Festival
Thursday, October 26, 2017
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex

This fall festival is free and open to the public and campus community.

  • Caricatures
  • Mr. Twisty
  • Carnival Games
  • Prizes
  • Music
  • Magician Jim Snack
  • Heartfelt Clowns
  • Free Refreshments
  • Bike Give-Away

We will also be accepting donations of non-perishable food items for the college’s food pantry.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sponsored by the Student Senate

 

Animal Outreach Club Meeting
Monday, October 30, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Brahan Hall, Room 214

Club Advisors:
Alan Joseph, MRV 103, (518) 629-7233
Val Waldin, MRV 141, (518) 629-7319

 

Chemistry Rocks!
Monday, October 30, 2017
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Science Center, Room 385

The American Chemical Society Club warmly welcomes you to join the webinar “Chemistry Rocks!” This free webinar will explore the chemistry of rocks and minerals. There will be a drawing for prizes! No need to register, just show up to rock it out!

Bring your questions about what makes some rocks hard or soft or why some minerals are essential for life or semi-conductors!

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, October 30, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Boston Day Trip
Saturday, November 4, 2017

Student Price: $20
Guest Price: $30

Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Quincy Market in Boston at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: Wednesday, Sept. 27 – Wednesday, Oct. 25

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, November 6, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, November 13, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Chemical Composition of Honey
Monday, November 20, 2017
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Science Center, Room 385

The American Chemical Society Club is asking you: What is the buzz about honey? Learn the chemistry behind this gooey, sweet substance made by our favorite pollinator: Honey Bees! Honey has a long history with humans. Even the Egyptians were bee keepers. Some believe it has medicinal properties. Come learn more about the chemistry of sticky substance that bears and humans love.

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, November 20, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Animal Outreach Club Meeting
Monday, November 27, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Brahan Hall, Room 214

Club Advisors:
Alan Joseph, MRV 103, (518) 629-7233
Val Waldin, MRV 141, (518) 629-7319

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, November 27, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Holiday Banquet
Friday, December 1, 2017

More information TBA.

 

NYC Radio City Music Hall/Shopping Trip
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Student Price: $55 includes ticket to Radio City Music Hall or $20 for just shopping/visit
Guest Price: $75 includes ticket to Radio City Music Hall or $30 for just shopping/visit

Price includes round-trip bus transportation. Bus leaves from McDonough Sports Complex at 7:30 a.m. and leaves NYC from Bryant Park at 6 p.m. Students can purchase tickets to either go shopping or attend the Christmas Spectacular Show at Radio City Music Hall.

Ticket Information
On sale: Monday, Oct. 23 – Monday, Nov. 20

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, December 4, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Chemistry Ornament Award Ceremony
Monday, December 11, 2017
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Science Center, Room 385

The American Chemical Society Club is hosting its annual Ornament Competition Award Ceremony. Winners will receive prizes!

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, December 11, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, January 22, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, January 29, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, February 5, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, February 12, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, February 19, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, February 26, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, March 5, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, March 12, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, March 19, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

NYC Day Trip
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Student Price: $20
Guest Price: $30

Spend the day exploring the city’s shops, museums and restaurants! Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Bryant Park in NYC at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: Wednesday, Feb. 21 – Wednesday, March 21

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, April 9, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, April 16, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Boston Day Trip
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Student Price: $20
Guest Price: $30

Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Quincy Market in Boston at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: Wednesday, March 7 – Wednesday, April 11

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, April 23, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Elections
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

More details TBA.

Vote online at www.hvcc.edu/vote.

 

Spring Fest
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Student Pavilion (located in front of Hudson Hall)

Students are invited to attend and enjoy free food, a local DJ, caricature artists, games and give-a-ways. Student club information tables also will be set up.

 

Student Senate Elections
Thursday, April 26, 2018

More details TBA.

Vote online at www.hvcc.edu/vote.

 

End of the Year Banquet
Friday, April 27, 2018

Details TBA.

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, April 30, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, May 7, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Honors and Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 11, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex

This ceremony recognizes the college’s highest achieving graduates who have earned a G.P.A. of 3.5 or above as well as special award recipients. Invited students and their guests are welcome to attend this special event.

Students must wear their academic honors regalia to the ceremony. All students attending the ceremony should check-in by 5 p.m. at the Conway Ice Rink, located in the McDonough Sports Complex. Guests should arrive prior to the start of the 6 p.m. ceremony, go into the field house and be seated. There is no limit to the number of guests who may attend.

Students and guests are invited to enjoy refreshments in the ice rink following the ceremony.

 

64th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 12, 2018
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium

Doors open to family/guests at 7:30 a.m.
Graduates assemble in the McDonough Sports Complex field house at 7:30 a.m.
Procession begins at 8:45 a.m. 

 

Student Honors and Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex

This ceremony recognizes the college’s highest achieving graduates who have earned a G.P.A. of 3.5 or above as well as special award recipients. Invited students and their guests are welcome to attend this special event.

Students must wear their academic honors regalia to the ceremony. All students attending the ceremony should check-in by 5 p.m. at the Conway Ice Rink, located in the McDonough Sports Complex. Guests should arrive prior to the start of the 6 p.m. ceremony, go into the field house and be seated. There is no limit to the number of guests who may attend.

Students and guests are invited to enjoy refreshments in the ice rink following the ceremony.

 

65th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 18, 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium

Doors open to family/guests at 7:30 a.m.
Graduates assemble in the McDonough Sports Complex field house at 7:30 a.m.
Procession begins at 8:45 a.m.