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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!

Welcome Week Experience: Fun Day Monday
Monday, August 28, 2017

Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Pastries, fruit, juice and water
Siek Campus Center lobby and Williams Hall cafeteria
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sandwiches, chips, cookies and beverages
Siek Campus Center lobby
Karaoke with DJ Cool Cat
Campus Quad (outside the Siek Campus Center, near the flagpole)
 Visit the Student Senate information table
Learn about clubs, trips and events.
Campus Quad (outside the Siek Campus Center, near the flagpole)
2 – 3 p.m. Chips and dips
Siek Campus Center lobby
Attend an open Student Senate meeting
Meet your student government leaders and representatives.
Siek Campus Center lobby

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, August 28, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Welcome Week Experience: Welcome Back BBQ Day
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Conway Ice Rink
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Assorted pastries and whole fruit
Siek Campus Center lobby and Williams Hall cafeteria
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Welcome Back BBQ
Featuring BBQ chicken, corn on the cob, macaroni salad, cookies, brownies, cotton candy, snow cones and beverages.
Student Pavilion
Games and caricatures
Play corn-hole and Can-Jam; get a caricature done.
Student Pavilion
Jazz music by Art D’Echo Trio
Student Pavilion

 

Welcome Week Experience: Group Fair Day
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Pizza, pasta salad, cookies, cotton candy, snow cones and beverages
Clock Tower
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Club Tables
Visit student club information tables; meet club leaders and advisors; sign up for student activities; enjoy a balloon artist and pick up a free step counter.
Clock Tower
Erin Harkes Band
Clock Tower

 

Welcome Week Experience: Sports Challenge Day
Thursday, August 31, 2017

11:30 a.m. – noon Coach’s Challenge
Free throw competition with the Viking’s basketball coaches; accuracy and distance quarterback challenge with the Viking’s football coaches.
in front of Siek Campus Center
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Wiffle Ball with College President Drew Matonak
in front of Siek Campus Center
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs, cookies, cotton candy, snow cones and beverages
in front of Siek Campus Center
Games
Compete at Can-Jam or volleyball; get some free sports swag.
in front of Siek Campus Center
World jazz by Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius and Heard
in front of Siek Campus Center
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Screening of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2″
Maureen Stapleton Theatre

 

Welcome Week Experience: Music and Ice Cream
Friday, September 1, 2017

Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby and Conway Ice Rink
10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Relax to the American roots music from “Eli Hetko and the Five Mile String Band”
in front of Marvin Library Learning Commons
11 a.m. – noon Make your own ice cream sundae
in front of Marvin Library Learning Commons

 

9/11 Memorial and Reflection
Monday, September 11, 2017
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The campus community is invited to the Peace Pole (located in front of the Siek Campus Center) at noon for a moment of silence to honor and pay tribute to victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorists attacks in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania.

The event will provide students and staff an opportunity to reflect on the tragic event and share how they believe our lives have changed since.

 

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

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, September 18, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, September 25, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

NYC Day Trip
Saturday, September 30, 2017

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: Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Thursday, Sept. 21

 

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

Fall Fest and Viking Cup Challenge
Thursday, October 5, 2017
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium

There will be plenty of food, beverages, music and the Viking Cup Challenge – a faculty/staff vs. student softball game at noon.

If you are interested in playing in the game, sign up in the Student Activities Office with your HVCC ID!

 

Fright Fest at Great Escape
Saturday, October 7, 2017

Student Price: $35
Guest Price: $45

Price includes roundtrip transportation and park admission. The bus will depart from McDonough Sports Complex at 11 a.m. and will leave the Great Escape at 8 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: Thursday, Sept. 7 – Thursday, Sept. 28

 

9th Annual Race Away Stigma 5K Race & Fun Walk
Sunday, October 8, 2017
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Student Pavilion (located in front of Hudson Hall)

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Race/Walk begins at 10 a.m.
Awards and post-race snacks at 11 a.m.

Registration Fees
Before Sept. 15: $20

By Oct. 6: $25
Day of Race: $30 

HVCC Students are free, but need to register

Course Map

More Information/Print and Mail Registration Form

Register Online

 

Student Senate Meeting
Monday, October 16, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
 

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
 

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
5:00 pm – 7:30 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.

For more information, email pumpkins@hvcc.edu.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sponsored by the Student Senate

 

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
 

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

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
 

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.